Miami Dolphins at New York Jets Week 2 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/16/2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018
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The Miami Dolphins head to MetLife Stadium to play the New York Jets on Sunday, September 16, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has New York as 1 point favorites. The total has been set at 45.5.
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The Dolphins are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Jets are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0.
Valuable Miami Dolphins Betting Trends
The Miami Dolphins are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Miami Dolphins are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Miami Dolphins Injuries
09/09/18 WR DeVante Parker Finger is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
09/09/18 LS John Denney Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
09/06/18 TE MarQueis Gray Achilles IR
09/04/18 C Jake Brendel Calf IR
09/04/18 LB Mike Hull Knee IR
Key New York Jets Injuries
09/10/18 WR Jermaine Kearse Abdominal is questionable Sunday vs Miami
09/10/18 LB Josh Martin Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Miami
09/10/18 S Marcus Maye Foot is questionable Sunday vs Miami
09/04/18 RB Elijah McGuire Foot IR
08/15/18 T Ben Ijalana Shoulder IR
08/03/18 S Rontez Miles Knee PUP
07/27/18 WR ArDarius Stewart Suspension 2-game suspension (elgible to return 9/20 vs Cleveland)
07/25/18 CB Rashard Robinson Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 10/7 vs Denver)
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miami Dolphins are 28th in the National Football League in points scored with 27. They have run 58 plays this year for 342 yards, which ranks them 25th in the NFL in total offense. The Dolphins average 5.9 yards per play, which is 22nd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 18 1st downs this season, ranking them 25th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 120 yards as a unit, which ranks 29th in the league. They've run 29 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Dolphins have been penalized on offense 7 times for 51 yards so far this year, which has them 2nd in the NFL in penalties. Ryan Tannehill has passed for 230 yards this year. He's completed 20 throws while attempting 28 passes for a completion percentage of 71.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 89.9. He averages 11.5 yards per completion and 8.2 yards per pass attempt.
Miami is 29th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 20. They have given up a total of 336 yards on D, which is 16th in the league. The Dolphins are 21st in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 5.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 23rd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 20 throws on 38 attempts against the Miami Dolphins defense this season, ranking them 16th and 9th in the league. The Miami pass defense has also surrendered a total of 220 yards in the air, which is 16th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 29 attempts for 116 yards this season, putting them in 14th place in the NFL against the run. The Dolphins have had 5 penalties for 48 yards on defense this year. That places them 30th in the league. They've allowed a score on 30.8% of possessions on defense, which is 23rd in the NFL.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets have run for 169 yards as a team, which ranks 19th in the NFL. They've run 36 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 7 times for 49 yards so far this season, which has them 5th in the league in penalties. They are 24th in the NFL in points scored with 48. They have run 59 plays this season for 349 yards, which ranks them 28th in the league in total offense. The Jets average 5.9 yards per play, which is 19th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 18 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. Sam Darnold averages 9.4 yards per pass attempt and 12.4 yards per completion. He has completed 16 passes on 21 attempts for a completion percentage of 76.2%. His quarterback rating is 116.8. He has thrown for 198 yards this season.
The Jets rush defense has allowed 15 attempts for 39 yards this year, putting them in 24th place in the league against the run. New York has committed 3 penalties for 15 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 25th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 14.3% of possessions on defense, which is 15th in the league. They are 22nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 17. They have surrendered a total of 339 yards on D, which is 25th in the NFL. The New York Jets are ranked 22nd in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has given up 5.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 21st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 29 passes on 52 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 300 yards through the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Dolphins/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jets -1
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