Washington Redskins at Jacksonville Jaguars Week 15 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/16/2018
Sunday, December 16, 2018
TIAA Bank Field
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The Washington Redskins travel to TIAA Bank Field to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Jacksonville as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 36.
The Redskins have an ATS record of 7-6-0 while their over/under record is 6-7-0. The Jaguars have an over/under record of 6-7-0 and they are 4-7-2 against the spread.
Valuable Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins are 6-7-0 against the over/under
The Washington Redskins are 7-6-0 against the spread
Important Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Trends
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 6-7-0 against the over/under
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 4-7-2 against the spread
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
12/11/18 TE Jordan Reed Toe is out indefinitely
12/11/18 WR Josh Doctson Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
12/10/18 QB Josh Johnson None has been named the starter Sunday vs Jacksonville
12/10/18 LB Shaun Dion Hamilton Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
12/09/18 LB Ryan Anderson Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
12/09/18 OL Tony Bergstrom Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Jacksonville
12/05/18 CB Quinton Dunbar Shin IR
12/05/18 WR Trey Quinn Knee IR
12/03/18 QB Colt McCoy Fibula is out for season
11/18/18 QB Alex Smith Ankle is out for season
11/13/18 T Geron Christian Knee IR
11/06/18 G Brandon Scherff Shoulder IR
11/06/18 WR Paul Richardson Shoulder IR
11/06/18 G Shawn Lauvao Knee IR
09/19/18 RB Rob Kelley Toe IR
09/12/18 WR Cam Sims Ankle IR
09/04/18 G Arie Kouandjio Quad IR
09/04/18 G Tyler Catalina Shoulder IR
08/15/18 WR Robert Davis Knee IR
08/11/18 RB Derrius Guice ACL IR
08/11/18 TE Manasseh Garner ACL IR
Key Jacksonville Jaguars Injuries
12/09/18 DT Abry Jones Shin is questionable Sunday vs Washington
12/09/18 WR D.J. Chark Jr. Quad is questionable Sunday vs Washington
12/09/18 OL Josh Walker Foot is questionable Sunday vs Washington
12/09/18 CB Tre Herndon Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Washington
11/26/18 OL Andrew Norwell Ankle IR
11/14/18 OL Brandon Linder Knee IR
10/25/18 LB Donald Payne Knee IR
10/20/18 OL Will Richardson Knee IR
10/18/18 OL Josh Wells Groin IR
10/16/18 WR Jaydon Mickens Ankle IR
10/15/18 TE Niles Paul Knee is out indefinitely
10/12/18 LS Carson Tinker Knee IR
10/10/18 RB Corey Grant Foot IR
10/08/18 TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Abdominal IR
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins are 16th in the NFL in points scored with 249. They have run 803 plays this season for 4,169 yards, which ranks them 16th in the league in total offense. The Redskins average 5.2 yards per play, which is 15th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 239 1st downs this year, placing them 27th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington has run for 1,483 yards as a team, which ranks 28th in the NFL. They've run 335 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Redskins have been penalized on offense 99 times for 896 yards so far this season, which has them 28th in the league in penalties. Josh Johnson has thrown for 195 yards this season. He has completed 11 passes on 16 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.8%. His quarterback rating is 104.9. He averages 12.2 yards per pass attempt and 17.7 yards per completion.
Washington is 28th in the league in points allowed on defense with 297. They have surrendered a total of 4,811 yards on D, which is 21st in the NFL. The Redskins are ranked 17th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has given up 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 15th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 307 passes on 461 attempts against the Washington Redskins defense this season, placing them 4th and 12th in the National Football League. The Washington pass defense has also given up a total of 3,351 yards through the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 326 attempts for 1,460 yards this year, putting them in 32nd place in the league against the run. The Redskins have committed 87 penalties for 701 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 14th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 34.5% of possessions on defense, which is 20th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Washington is ranked 23rd in the league in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 79 punt return yards and average 6.6 yards per return, which is 27th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 30 yards. They have returned 23 kicks for 456 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The Redskins average 19.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 44 yards this year. They are 17th in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,903. The Washington Redskins have attempted 23 field goals this season and made 20, which is 21st in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87.0%. Washington Redskins kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 23 for 24 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,971 yards on 66 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 13th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Jacksonville Jaguars have run for 1,395 yards as a unit, which ranks 1st in the league. They've run 342 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 85 times for 892 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 212. They have run 847 plays this year for 4,277 yards, which ranks them 6th in the NFL in total offense. The Jaguars average 5 yards per play, which is 11th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 241 1st downs this season, ranking them 7th overall as an offensive unit. Cody Kessler has completed 64 throws while attempting 97 passes for a completion percentage of 66%. He has passed for 546 yards this year. He averages 8.5 yards per completion and 5.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 83.1.
The Jaguars rush defense has given up 350 attempts for 1,565 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the NFL against the run. They have had 74 penalties for 577 yards on defense this year. That places them 29th in the league. They've allowed a score on 34.2% of possessions on defense, which is 1st in the NFL. Jacksonville is 2nd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 273. They have given up a total of 4,213 yards on D, which is 2nd in the league. The Jaguars are 1st in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 1st in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 256 throws on 417 attempts against the Jacksonville Jaguars defense this season, ranking them 1st and 4th in the league. The Jaguars pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,648 yards in the air, which is 1st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Jacksonville Jaguars have tried 21 field goals this season and made 19, which is 12th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 90.5%. Jacksonville kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 19 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,973 yards on 67 punts, averaging 44.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 26th in the NFL in punting average. Jacksonville is 14th in the NFL in punt returns with 24. They've totaled 187 punt return yards and are averaging 7.8 yards per return, which is 8th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 25 yards. They have returned 24 kicks for 467 yards on special teams, placing them 29th in kick return yardage. The Jaguars average 19.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 47 yards this season. They are 9th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,171.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Jaguars NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Redskins +7
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