Jacksonville Jaguars at Kansas City Chiefs Week 5 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/7/2018
Sunday, October 7, 2018
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The Kansas City Chiefs host the Jacksonville Jaguars at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas City as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 48.5.
The Chiefs have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 4-0-0 against the spread. The Jaguars have an ATS record of 3-1-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-0.
Valuable Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Trends
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 3-1-0 against the spread
Important Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
The Kansas City Chiefs are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Chiefs are 4-0-0 against the spread
Key Jacksonville Jaguars Injuries
10/01/18 RB Leonard Fournette Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Kansas City
09/30/18 OL Brandon Linder Back injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Kansas City
09/30/18 CB D.J. Hayden Toe is questionable Sunday vs Kansas City
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 Kansas City Chiefs Injuries
10/01/18 DB Eric Berry Heel is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
10/01/18 WR Sammy Watkins Hamstring left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
09/04/18 WR Byron Pringle Hamstring IR
09/04/18 DB Daniel Sorensen Knee IR
09/04/18 OL Dillon Gordon Shoulder IR
09/04/18 RB J.D. Moore Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 OL Tejan Koroma Knee IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Jacksonville Jaguars have run for 454 yards as a team, which ranks 1st in the NFL. They've run 105 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 35 times for 354 yards so far this season, which has them 11th in the league in penalties. They are 5th in the NFL in points scored with 88. They have run 261 plays this season for 1,520 yards, which ranks them 6th in the league in total offense. The Jaguars average 5.8 yards per play, which is 11th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 79 1st downs this year, placing them 7th overall as an offensive unit. Blake Bortles averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 11.3 yards per completion. He has completed 97 passes on 150 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.7%. His quarterback rating is 93.6. He has thrown for 1,095 yards this season.
The Jaguars rush defense has allowed 96 attempts for 380 yards this year, putting them in 21st place in the league against the run. Jacksonville has committed 18 penalties for 141 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 29th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 30.4% of possessions on defense, which is 1st in the league. They are 2nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 56. They have surrendered a total of 1,037 yards on D, which is 2nd in the NFL. The Jaguars are ranked 1st in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Their pass defense has given up 4.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 1st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 77 passes on 127 attempts against the Jacksonville Jaguars defense this season, placing them 1st and 4th in the National Football League. The Jacksonville pass defense has also given up a total of 657 yards through the air, which is 1st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Jacksonville Jaguars have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 8, which is 12th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100.0%. Jacksonville Jaguars kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 828 yards on 20 punts, averaging 41.4 yards per punt. That places them 26th in the NFL in punting average. Jacksonville is ranked 14th in the league in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 53 punt return yards and average 5.3 yards per return, which is 8th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 16 yards. They have returned 8 kicks for 127 yards on special teams, ranking 29th in kick return yardage. The Jaguars average 15.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 27 yards this year. They are 9th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,729.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas City Chiefs are 6th in the National Football League in points scored with 145. They have run 249 plays this year for 1,641 yards, which ranks them 5th in the NFL in total offense. The Chiefs average 6.6 yards per play, which is 2nd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 96 1st downs this season, ranking them 10th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas City has run for 452 yards as a unit, which ranks 9th in the league. They've run 106 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Chiefs have been penalized on offense 34 times for 267 yards so far this year, which has them 6th in the NFL in penalties. Patrick Mahomes has passed for 1,200 yards this year. He's completed 90 throws while attempting 138 passes for a completion percentage of 65.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 126.5. He averages 13.3 yards per completion and 8.7 yards per pass attempt.
Kansas City is 15th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 115. They have given up a total of 1,807 yards on D, which is 28th in the league. The Chiefs are 26th in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Their pass defense has allowed 7.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 25th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 114 throws on 174 attempts against the Kansas City defense this season, ranking them 9th and 27th in the league. The Chiefs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,314 yards in the air, which is 29th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 86 attempts for 493 yards this season, putting them in 25th place in the NFL against the run. The Kansas City Chiefs have had 36 penalties for 307 yards on defense this year. That places them 8th in the league. They've allowed a score on 48.8% of possessions on defense, which is 17th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas City is 15th in the NFL in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 185 punt return yards and are averaging 30.8 yards per return, which is 26th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 91 yards. They have returned 3 kicks for 58 yards on special teams, placing them 1st in kick return yardage. The Chiefs average 19.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 26 yards this season. They are 1st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,895. The Kansas City Chiefs have tried 4 field goals this season and made 4, which is 1st in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 100.0%. Kansas City kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 611 yards on 13 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 14th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Chiefs NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jaguars +3
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