Jacksonville Jaguars at Dallas Cowboys Week 6 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/14/2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018
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AT&T Stadium is the venue for the game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 14, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Jacksonville as 1.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 41.5.
The Cowboys are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-4-0. The Jaguars are 3-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-3-0.
Valuable Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Trends
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 3-2-0 against the spread
Important Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
The Dallas Cowboys are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Dallas Cowboys are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Jacksonville Jaguars Injuries
10/09/18 OL Josh Wells Groin is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
10/08/18 TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Abdominal IR
10/08/18 RB Corey Grant Foot is out for season
10/08/18 RB Leonard Fournette Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Dallas
10/07/18 CB D.J. Hayden Toe is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
10/07/18 CB Tre Herndon Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
10/07/18 S Tashaun Gipson Hamstring left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
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
Key Dallas Cowboys Injuries
10/07/18 DT Maliek Collins Knee is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
10/06/18 WR Terrance Williams Personal IR
10/06/18 C Travis Frederick Illness IR
09/26/18 DE Datone Jones Knee IR
09/24/18 LB Sean Lee Hamstring is OUT 2-4 weeks
09/07/18 G Parker Ehinger Knee IR
09/04/18 WR Cedrick Wilson Shoulder IR
09/04/18 S Jameill Showers Knee IR
09/04/18 G Marcus Martin Toe IR
09/04/18 WR Noah Brown Hamstring IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Jacksonville Jaguars have run for 555 yards as a unit, which ranks 1st in the league. They've run 122 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 40 times for 399 yards so far this year, which has them 11th in the NFL in penalties. They are 5th in the National Football League in points scored with 102. They have run 344 plays this year for 2,022 yards, which ranks them 6th in the NFL in total offense. The Jaguars average 5.9 yards per play, which is 11th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 108 1st downs this season, ranking them 7th overall as an offensive unit. Blake Bortles has completed 130 throws while attempting 211 passes for a completion percentage of 61.6%. He has passed for 1,525 yards this year. He averages 11.7 yards per completion and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 82.4.
The Jaguars rush defense has given up 126 attempts for 506 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the NFL against the run. They have had 29 penalties for 246 yards on defense this year. That places them 29th in the league. They've allowed a score on 33.3% of possessions on defense, which is 1st in the NFL. Jacksonville is 2nd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 86. They have given up a total of 1,461 yards on D, which is 2nd in the league. The Jaguars are 1st in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Their pass defense has allowed 5.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 1st in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 99 throws on 165 attempts against the Jacksonville Jaguars defense this season, ranking them 1st and 4th in the league. The Jacksonville pass defense has also surrendered a total of 955 yards in the air, which is 1st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Jacksonville Jaguars have tried 8 field goals this season and made 8, which is 12th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 100.0%. Jacksonville Jaguars kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 10 for 10 this season. Their punters have accumulated 936 yards on 23 punts, averaging 40.7 yards per punt. That ranks them 26th in the NFL in punting average. Jacksonville is 14th in the NFL in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 59 punt return yards and are averaging 5.4 yards per return, which is 8th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 16 yards. They have returned 10 kicks for 157 yards on special teams, placing them 29th in kick return yardage. The Jaguars average 15.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 27 yards this season. They are 9th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 2,296.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Dallas Cowboys are 14th in the NFL in points scored with 83. They have run 290 plays this season for 1,539 yards, which ranks them 14th in the league in total offense. The Cowboys average 5.3 yards per play, which is 14th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 90 1st downs this year, placing them 13th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Dallas has run for 679 yards as a team, which ranks 2nd in the NFL. They've run 130 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 32 times for 279 yards so far this season, which has them 24th in the league in penalties. Dak Prescott has thrown for 961 yards this season. He has completed 89 passes on 144 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 81.4. He averages 6.7 yards per pass attempt and 10.8 yards per completion.
Dallas is 13th in the league in points allowed on defense with 96. They have surrendered a total of 1,687 yards on D, which is 8th in the NFL. The Cowboys are ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has given up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 7th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 123 passes on 170 attempts against the Dallas defense this season, placing them 31st and 22nd in the National Football League. The Cowboys pass defense has also given up a total of 1,208 yards through the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 139 attempts for 479 yards this year, putting them in 8th place in the league against the run. The Dallas Cowboys have committed 35 penalties for 254 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 12th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 35.2% of possessions on defense, which is 10th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Dallas is ranked 21st in the league in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 55 punt return yards and average 6.1 yards per return, which is 11th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 22 yards. They have returned 4 kicks for 98 yards on special teams, ranking 20th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 24.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 18th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,793. The Dallas Cowboys have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 11, which is 22nd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 91.7%. Dallas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,004 yards on 22 punts, averaging 45.6 yards per punt. That places them 24th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys +1.5
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