Green Bay Packers at New York Jets Week 16 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/23/2018
Sunday, December 23, 2018
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MetLife Stadium is the venue for the game between the Green Bay Packers and the New York Jets on Sunday, December 23, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Green Bay as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 46.
The Jets are 5-8-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 9-5-0. The Packers are 5-8-1 ATS and their over/under record is 7-7-0.
Valuable Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The Green Bay Packers are 7-7-0 against the over/under
The Green Bay Packers are 5-8-1 against the spread
Important New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 9-5-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 5-8-1 against the spread
Key Green Bay Packers Injuries
12/17/18 QB Aaron Rodgers Groin is probable Sunday vs NY Jets
12/17/18 T Jason Spriggs Concussion injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
12/17/18 DL Kenny Clark Elbow is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs NY Jets
12/17/18 WR Randall Cobb Concussion injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
12/16/18 RB Aaron Jones Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
12/16/18 T Bryan Bulaga Knee is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
12/12/18 T Byron Bell Knee IR
12/12/18 S Raven Greene Ankle IR
12/06/18 CB Kevin King Hamstring IR
12/06/18 WR Trevor Davis Hamstring IR
11/24/18 LB Nick Perry Knee IR
11/20/18 DL Mike Daniels Foot IR
11/06/18 WR Geronimo Allison Groin IR
09/29/18 DL Muhammad Wilkerson Ankle IR
09/25/18 CB Davon House Knee IR
08/10/18 LB Jake Ryan Knee IR
Key New York Jets Injuries
12/16/18 T Brandon Shell Knee is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Green Bay
12/16/18 CB Darryl Roberts Toe is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
12/16/18 WR Quincy Enunwa Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
12/14/18 RB Isaiah Crowell Foot IR
12/07/18 LB Darron Lee Suspension is out for season
12/05/18 S Marcus Maye Shoulder IR
11/29/18 G James Carpenter Shoulder IR
10/24/18 RB Bilal Powell Neck IR
10/24/18 S Doug Middleton Pectoral IR
10/03/18 LB Josh Martin Head IR
09/26/18 WR ArDarius Stewart Ankle IR
08/15/18 T Ben Ijalana Shoulder IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Bay Packers have run for 1,494 yards as a unit, which ranks 17th in the league. They've run 300 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Packers have been penalized on offense 93 times for 813 yards so far this year, which has them 25th in the NFL in penalties. They are 21st in the National Football League in points scored with 332. They have run 891 plays this year for 5,190 yards, which ranks them 26th in the NFL in total offense. The Packers average 5.8 yards per play, which is 25th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 288 1st downs this season, ranking them 18th overall as an offensive unit. Aaron Rodgers has completed 332 throws while attempting 537 passes for a completion percentage of 61.8%. He has passed for 3,974 yards this year. He averages 12 yards per completion and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 97.2.
The Packers rush defense has given up 388 attempts for 1,738 yards this season, putting them in 17th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 78 penalties for 586 yards on defense this year. That places them 6th in the league. They've allowed a score on 36% of possessions on defense, which is 31st in the NFL. Green Bay is 26th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 331. They have given up a total of 4,895 yards on D, which is 22nd in the league. The Packers are 24th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has allowed 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 29th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 291 throws on 459 attempts against the Green Bay Packers defense this season, ranking them 21st and 6th in the league. The Green Bay pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,157 yards in the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Green Bay Packers have tried 34 field goals this season and made 27, which is 32nd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 79.4%. Green Bay Packers kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 31 for 33 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,746 yards on 62 punts, averaging 44.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 20th in the NFL in punting average. Green Bay is 29th in the NFL in punt returns with 28. They've totaled 198 punt return yards and are averaging 7.1 yards per return, which is 2nd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 24 yards. They have returned 22 kicks for 457 yards on special teams, placing them 10th in kick return yardage. The Packers average 20.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 30 yards this season. They are 21st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 6,178.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets are 24th in the NFL in points scored with 292. They have run 858 plays this season for 4,171 yards, which ranks them 28th in the league in total offense. The Jets average 4.9 yards per play, which is 19th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 222 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New York has run for 1,464 yards as a team, which ranks 19th in the NFL. They've run 366 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 94 times for 746 yards so far this season, which has them 5th in the league in penalties. Sam Darnold has thrown for 2,357 yards this season. He has completed 199 passes on 351 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 72.8. He averages 6.7 yards per pass attempt and 11.8 yards per completion.
New York is 22nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 359. They have surrendered a total of 5,171 yards on D, which is 25th in the NFL. The Jets are ranked 22nd in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has given up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 21st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 306 passes on 494 attempts against the New York defense this season, placing them 11th and 21st in the National Football League. The Jets pass defense has also given up a total of 3,408 yards through the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 390 attempts for 1,763 yards this year, putting them in 24th place in the league against the run. The New York Jets have committed 81 penalties for 701 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 25th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 37.1% of possessions on defense, which is 15th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
New York is ranked 7th in the league in punt returns with 21. They've accumulated 312 punt return yards and average 14.9 yards per return, which is 32nd in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 78 yards. They have returned 36 kicks for 932 yards on special teams, ranking 14th in kick return yardage. The Jets average 25.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 86 yards this year. They are 28th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,604. The New York Jets have attempted 33 field goals this season and made 31, which is 18th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 93.9%. New York kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 25 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,350 yards on 73 punts, averaging 45.9 yards per punt. That places them 10th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Packers/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jets +3
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