New York Jets at Cleveland Browns Week 3 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/20/2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018
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The New York Jets travel to FirstEnergy Stadium to take on the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, September 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 3.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 40.
The Jets have an ATS record of 1-1-0 while their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Browns have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 2-0-0 against the spread.
Valuable New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Cleveland Browns Betting Trends
The Cleveland Browns are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Browns are 2-0-0 against the spread
Key New York Jets Injuries
09/16/18 WR ArDarius Stewart Suspension Served is probable Thursday vs Cleveland
09/16/18 LB Josh Martin Concussion is questionable Thursday vs Cleveland
09/16/18 S Marcus Maye Foot is questionable Thursday vs Cleveland
09/16/18 TE Neal Sterling Head left last game, is questionable Thursday vs Cleveland
09/04/18 RB Elijah McGuire Foot IR
08/15/18 T Ben Ijalana Shoulder IR
08/03/18 S Rontez Miles Knee PUP
07/25/18 CB Rashard Robinson Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 10/7 vs Denver)
Key Cleveland Browns Injuries
09/16/18 LB Christian Kirksey Shoulder is questionable Thursday vs NY Jets
09/16/18 DL Emmanuel Ogbah Ankle is questionable Thursday vs NY Jets
09/16/18 TE Seth DeValve Hamstring is questionable Thursday vs NY Jets
09/15/18 WR Josh Gordon Hamstring has bee released
08/03/18 DB Howard Wilson Knee IR
08/03/18 OL Kevin Zeitler Calf is out indefinitely
07/25/18 WR Ricardo Louis Neck IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets are 24th in the NFL in points scored with 60. They have run 122 plays this season for 711 yards, which ranks them 28th in the league in total offense. The Jets average 5.8 yards per play, which is 19th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 39 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New York has run for 211 yards as a team, which ranks 19th in the NFL. They've run 55 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 14 times for 99 yards so far this season, which has them 5th in the league in penalties. Sam Darnold has thrown for 532 yards this season. He has completed 41 passes on 62 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.1%. His quarterback rating is 88.9. He averages 8.6 yards per pass attempt and 13 yards per completion.
New York is 22nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 37. They have surrendered a total of 596 yards on D, which is 25th in the NFL. The Jets are ranked 22nd in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Their pass defense has given up 5.3 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 21st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 46 passes on 75 attempts against the New York Jets defense this season, placing them 11th and 21st in the National Football League. The New York pass defense has also given up a total of 422 yards through the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 46 attempts for 174 yards this year, putting them in 24th place in the league against the run. The Jets have committed 5 penalties for 25 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 25th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 19.2% of possessions on defense, which is 15th in the league.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cleveland Browns have run for 270 yards as a unit, which ranks 18th in the league. They've run 65 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Browns have been penalized on offense 15 times for 130 yards so far this year, which has them 13th in the NFL in penalties. They are 32nd in the National Football League in points scored with 39. They have run 145 plays this year for 654 yards, which ranks them 24th in the NFL in total offense. The Browns average 4.5 yards per play, which is 23rd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 38 1st downs this season, ranking them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. Tyrod Taylor has completed 37 throws while attempting 70 passes for a completion percentage of 52.9%. He has passed for 443 yards this year. He averages 12 yards per completion and 6.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 70.1.
The Browns rush defense has given up 58 attempts for 221 yards this season, putting them in 7th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 16 penalties for 169 yards on defense this year. That places them 16th in the league. They've allowed a score on 22.6% of possessions on defense, which is 22nd in the NFL. Cleveland is 31st in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 42. They have given up a total of 747 yards on D, which is 14th in the league. The Browns are 10th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 24th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 51 throws on 76 attempts against the Cleveland Browns defense this season, ranking them 23rd and 8th in the league. The Browns pass defense has also surrendered a total of 526 yards in the air, which is 19th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Browns NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jets +3.5
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