Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars Week 13 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/2/2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
TIAA Bank Field
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The Jacksonville Jaguars host the Indianapolis Colts at TIAA Bank Field on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The opening line for this game has Indianapolis as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 48.5.
The Jaguars have an over/under record of 5-6-0 and they are 3-6-2 against the spread. The Colts have an ATS record of 5-5-1 while their over/under record is 6-5-0.
Valuable Indianapolis Colts Betting Trends
The Indianapolis Colts are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Indianapolis Colts are 5-5-1 against the spread
Important Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Trends
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 3-6-2 against the spread
Key Indianapolis Colts Injuries
11/25/18 LB Darius Leonard Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
11/25/18 TE Erik Swoope Knee is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
11/25/18 RB Marlon Mack Concussion left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
11/25/18 C Ryan Kelly Knee is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
11/25/18 TE Ryan Hewitt Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
10/16/18 WR Marcus Johnson Ankle IR
10/12/18 S Matthias Farley Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/08/18 C Matt Slauson Undisclosed IR
09/28/18 T Joe Haeg Ankle IR
09/12/18 T J'Marcus Webb Hamstring IR
09/04/18 DE Anthony Johnson Back IR
09/04/18 QB Brad Kaaya Back IR
09/04/18 DE Chris McCain Ankle IR
09/04/18 WR Deon Cain Knee IR
09/04/18 T Jared Machorro Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 LB Jeremiah George Back IR
09/04/18 DT Johnathan Calvin Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 RB Josh Ferguson Groin IR
09/04/18 WR Matt Hazel Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 TE Ross Travis Knee IR
09/04/18 DT Tyquan Lewis Toe IR
Key Jacksonville Jaguars Injuries
11/26/18 OL Andrew Norwell Ankle IR
11/26/18 QB Cody Kessler None Will start Sunday vs Indianapolis
11/26/18 RB Leonard Fournette Suspension is OUT Sunday vs Indianapolis
11/25/18 WR D.J. Chark Jr. Quad is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
11/25/18 OL Josh Walker Foot is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
11/25/18 DE Lerentee McCray Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
11/25/18 DT Marcell Dareus Back is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
11/25/18 CB Quenton Meeks Knee is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
11/14/18 OL Brandon Linder Knee IR
10/25/18 LB Donald Payne Knee IR
10/20/18 OL Will Richardson Knee IR
10/18/18 OL Josh Wells Groin IR
10/16/18 WR Jaydon Mickens Ankle IR
10/15/18 TE Niles Paul Knee is out indefinitely
10/12/18 LS Carson Tinker Knee IR
10/10/18 RB Corey Grant Foot IR
10/08/18 TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Abdominal IR
09/23/18 OL Cam Robinson ACL IR
09/04/18 G Brandon Thomas Knee IR
09/04/18 CB Kenneth Acker Ankle IR
09/04/18 WR Marqise Lee Knee IR
09/04/18 DT Michael Hughes Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 WR Tevaun Smith Undisclosed IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Indianapolis Colts have run for 1,242 yards as a team, which ranks 22nd in the NFL. They've run 278 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Colts have been penalized on offense 81 times for 649 yards so far this season, which has them 27th in the league in penalties. They are 30th in the NFL in points scored with 325. They have run 731 plays this season for 4,270 yards, which ranks them 31st in the league in total offense. The Colts average 5.8 yards per play, which is 32nd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 252 1st downs this year, placing them 31st overall as an offensive unit. Andrew Luck averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 10.4 yards per completion. He has completed 299 passes on 437 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.4%. His quarterback rating is 102.7. He has thrown for 3,112 yards this season.
The Colts rush defense has allowed 296 attempts for 1,170 yards this year, putting them in 26th place in the league against the run. Indianapolis has committed 92 penalties for 833 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 5th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 40.2% of possessions on defense, which is 30th in the league. They are 30th in the league in points allowed on defense with 273. They have surrendered a total of 3,963 yards on D, which is 30th in the NFL. The Colts are ranked 30th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has given up 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 31st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 272 passes on 379 attempts against the Indianapolis Colts defense this season, placing them 5th and 5th in the National Football League. The Indianapolis pass defense has also given up a total of 2,793 yards through the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Indianapolis Colts have attempted 21 field goals this season and made 17, which is 15th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81.0%. Indianapolis Colts kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 32 for 34 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,624 yards on 36 punts, averaging 45.1 yards per punt. That places them 22nd in the NFL in punting average. Indianapolis is ranked 26th in the league in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 154 punt return yards and average 11.8 yards per return, which is 28th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 51 yards. They have returned 13 kicks for 248 yards on special teams, ranking 25th in kick return yardage. The Colts average 19.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 28 yards this year. They are 32nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,758.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 5th in the National Football League in points scored with 197. They have run 726 plays this year for 3,811 yards, which ranks them 6th in the NFL in total offense. The Jaguars average 5.2 yards per play, which is 11th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 213 1st downs this season, ranking them 7th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Jacksonville has run for 1,256 yards as a unit, which ranks 1st in the league. They've run 295 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 70 times for 751 yards so far this year, which has them 11th in the NFL in penalties. Cody Kessler has passed for 156 yards this year. He's completed 21 throws while attempting 30 passes for a completion percentage of 70%. His quarterback rating this season is 79.3. He averages 7.4 yards per completion and 5.2 yards per pass attempt.
Jacksonville is 2nd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 243. They have given up a total of 3,522 yards on D, which is 2nd in the league. The Jaguars are 1st in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 1st in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 205 throws on 341 attempts against the Jacksonville defense this season, ranking them 1st and 4th in the league. The Jaguars pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,262 yards in the air, which is 1st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 302 attempts for 1,260 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the NFL against the run. The Jacksonville Jaguars have had 65 penalties for 482 yards on defense this year. That places them 29th in the league. They've allowed a score on 35.9% of possessions on defense, which is 1st in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Jacksonville is 14th in the NFL in punt returns with 21. They've totaled 179 punt return yards and are averaging 8.5 yards per return, which is 8th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 25 yards. They have returned 21 kicks for 417 yards on special teams, placing them 29th in kick return yardage. The Jaguars average 19.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 47 yards this season. They are 9th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,584. The Jacksonville Jaguars have tried 19 field goals this season and made 17, which is 12th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 89.5%. Jacksonville kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,394 yards on 55 punts, averaging 43.5 yards per punt. That ranks them 26th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Colts/Jaguars NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Colts -2.5
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