New York Jets at New England Patriots Week 17 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/30/2018
Sunday, December 30, 2018
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The New England Patriots host the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, December 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has New England as 14 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 48.
The Patriots have an over/under record of 5-10-0 and they are 8-7-0 against the spread. The Jets have an ATS record of 5-9-1 while their over/under record is 10-5-0.
Valuable New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 10-5-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 5-9-1 against the spread
Important New England Patriots Betting Trends
The New England Patriots are 5-10-0 against the over/under
The New England Patriots are 8-7-0 against the spread
Key New York Jets Injuries
12/24/18 WR Jermaine Kearse Achilles injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs New England
12/24/18 WR Quincy Enunwa Ankle is doubtful Sunday vs New England
12/23/18 LB Kevin Pierre-Louis Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs New England
12/19/18 T Brandon Shell Knee IR
12/14/18 RB Isaiah Crowell Foot IR
12/07/18 LB Darron Lee Suspension is out for season
12/05/18 S Marcus Maye Shoulder IR
11/29/18 G James Carpenter Shoulder IR
10/24/18 RB Bilal Powell Neck IR
10/24/18 S Doug Middleton Pectoral IR
10/03/18 LB Josh Martin Head IR
09/26/18 WR ArDarius Stewart Ankle IR
08/15/18 T Ben Ijalana Shoulder IR
Key New England Patriots Injuries
12/23/18 LB Brandon King Knee is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
12/23/18 WR Cordarrelle Patterson Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
12/20/18 WR Josh Gordon Personal is out indefinitely
11/06/18 C Brian Schwenke Foot IR
10/31/18 DB Eric Rowe Groin IR
09/26/18 LB Ja'Whaun Bentley Undisclosed IR
09/12/18 RB Jeremy Hill Knee IR
09/04/18 WR Braxton Berrios Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 LB Christian Sam Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 T Isaiah Wynn Achilles IR
09/04/18 TE Ryan Izzo Ankle IR
09/04/18 OL Ulrick John Foot IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets have run for 1,511 yards as a team, which ranks 19th in the NFL. They've run 386 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 110 times for 918 yards so far this season, which has them 5th in the league in penalties. They are 24th in the NFL in points scored with 330. They have run 915 plays this season for 4,541 yards, which ranks them 28th in the league in total offense. The Jets average 5 yards per play, which is 19th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 245 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. Sam Darnold averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 12.1 yards per completion. He has completed 223 passes on 386 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.8%. His quarterback rating is 77.8. He has thrown for 2,698 yards this season.
The Jets rush defense has allowed 410 attempts for 1,890 yards this year, putting them in 24th place in the league against the run. New York has committed 91 penalties for 787 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 25th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 38.7% of possessions on defense, which is 15th in the league. They are 22nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 403. They have surrendered a total of 5,711 yards on D, which is 25th in the NFL. The Jets are ranked 22nd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has given up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 21st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 343 passes on 549 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 3,821 yards through the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Jets have attempted 35 field goals this season and made 32, which is 18th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 91.4%. New York Jets kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 30 for 33 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,526 yards on 77 punts, averaging 45.8 yards per punt. That places them 10th in the NFL in punting average. New York is ranked 7th in the league in punt returns with 23. They've accumulated 324 punt return yards and average 14.1 yards per return, which is 32nd in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 78 yards. They have returned 42 kicks for 1,168 yards on special teams, ranking 14th in kick return yardage. The Jets average 27.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 99 yards this year. They are 28th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,240.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New England Patriots are 2nd in the National Football League in points scored with 398. They have run 1,009 plays this year for 5,920 yards, which ranks them 1st in the NFL in total offense. The Patriots average 5.9 yards per play, which is 3rd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 341 1st downs this season, ranking them 1st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New England has run for 1,906 yards as a unit, which ranks 10th in the league. They've run 448 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Patriots have been penalized on offense 89 times for 714 yards so far this year, which has them 26th in the NFL in penalties. Tom Brady has passed for 4,105 yards this year. He's completed 351 throws while attempting 537 passes for a completion percentage of 65.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 95.4. He averages 11.7 yards per completion and 7.6 yards per pass attempt.
New England is 5th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 322. They have given up a total of 5,507 yards on D, which is 29th in the league. The Patriots are 28th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 20th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 354 throws on 577 attempts against the New England defense this season, ranking them 28th and 30th in the league. The Patriots pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,808 yards in the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 344 attempts for 1,699 yards this season, putting them in 20th place in the NFL against the run. The New England Patriots have had 87 penalties for 808 yards on defense this year. That places them 27th in the league. They've allowed a score on 34.3% of possessions on defense, which is 6th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
New England is 18th in the NFL in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 171 punt return yards and are averaging 7.8 yards per return, which is 17th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 25 yards. They have returned 28 kicks for 755 yards on special teams, placing them 19th in kick return yardage. The Patriots average 27 yards per kick return and have a long of 95 yards this season. They are 4th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 6,987. The New England Patriots have tried 31 field goals this season and made 26, which is 4th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 83.9%. New England kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 44 for 45 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,727 yards on 60 punts, averaging 45.5 yards per punt. That ranks them 27th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Patriots NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jets +14
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