Buffalo Bills at New York Jets NFL Point Spread Picks 9/8/2019
Sunday, September 8, 2019
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The New York Jets host the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, September 8, 2019. The opening line for this game has New York as 3.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 38.5. The Jets had an over/under record of 10-6-0 and they were 5-10-1 against the spread last year. The Bills had an ATS record of 7-9-0 while their over/under record was 7-9-0.
Valuable Buffalo Bills Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bills were 7-9-0 against the over/under last season
The Buffalo Bills were 7-9-0 against the spread last year
Important New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets were 10-6-0 against the over/under last season
The New York Jets were 5-10-1 against the spread last year
Key Buffalo Bills Injuries
08/09/19 CB Phillip Gaines Groin IR
08/06/19 OL LaAdrian Waddle Quad IR
Key New York Jets Injuries
08/27/19 WR Robby Anderson Calf is questionable Sunday vs Buffalo
08/21/19 LB Brandon Copeland Suspension is out first 4 games of season
08/20/19 CB Trumaine Johnson Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Buffalo
08/16/19 LB Avery Williamson Knee is out for season
07/12/19 TE Chris Herndon Suspension is out first 4 games of season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffalo Bills ran for 1,984 yards as a team last year, which ranked 6th in the NFL. They ran 468 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bills were penalized on offense 116 times for 992 yards last season, which had them 23rd in the league in penalties. They were 22nd in the NFL in points scored with 269. They ran 1,008 plays last season for 4,778 yards, which ranked them 29th in the league in total offense. The Bills averaged 4.7 yards per play, which was 27th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 283 1st downs last year, placing them 26th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Allen averaged 6.5 yards per pass attempt and 12.3 yards per completion last season. He completed 169 passes on 320 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.8%. His quarterback rating last season was 67.9. He threw for 2,074 yards.
The Bills rush defense allowed 440 attempts for 1,839 yards last year, putting them in 29th place in the league against the run. Buffalo committed 99 penalties for 976 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 10th in the NFL. They gave up a score on 33.3% of possessions on defense, which was 25th in the league. They were 18th in the league in points allowed on defense with 374. They surrendered a total of 4,706 yards on D, which was 26th in the NFL. The Bills were ranked 15th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Their pass defense gave up 5.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 17th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 313 passes on 492 attempts against the Buffalo Bills defense last season, placing them 30th and 29th in the National Football League. The Buffalo pass defense also gave up a total of 2,867 yards through the air, which was 20th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Buffalo Bills attempted 28 field goals last season and made 22, which was 14th in the National Football League. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 78.6%. Buffalo Bills kickers made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 last year. Their punters totaled 3,513 yards on 82 punts, averaging 42.8 yards per punt. That placed them 17th in the NFL in punting average. Buffalo was ranked 31st in the league in punt returns last season with 31. They accumulated 207 punt return yards and averaged 6.7 yards per return, which was 10th in the NFL. Their longest punt return last year was 31 yards. They returned 38 kicks for 807 yards on special teams, ranking 17th in kick return yardage. The Bills averaged 21.2 yards per kick return and had a long of 49 yards last year. They were 30th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,080.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets were 24th in the National Football League in points scored with 333 last year. They ran 971 plays for 4,787 yards, which ranked them 28th in the NFL in total offense. The Jets averaged 4.9 yards per play, which was 19th in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 258 1st downs last season, ranking them 29th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New York ran for 1,622 yards as a unit, which ranked 19th in the league. They ran 410 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Jets were penalized on offense 114 times for 948 yards last year, which had them 5th in the NFL in penalties. Sam Darnold passed for 2,865 yards last year. He completed 239 throws while attempting 414 passes for a completion percentage of 57.7%. His quarterback rating last season was 77.6. He averaged 12 yards per completion and 6.9 yards per pass attempt.
New York was 22nd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense last year with 441. They gave up a total of 6,086 yards on D, which was 25th in the league. The Jets were 22nd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense allowed 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 21st in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 367 throws on 582 attempts against the New York defense last season, ranking them 11th and 21st in the league. The New York Jets pass defense also surrendered a total of 4,065 yards in the air, which was 21st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 440 attempts for 2,021 yards last season, putting them in 24th place in the NFL against the run. The Jets had 95 penalties for 817 yards on defense last year. That placed them 25th in the league. They allowed a score on 39.1% of possessions on defense, which was 15th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
New York was 7th in the NFL in punt returns with 25 last year. They totaled 324 punt return yards and averaged 13 yards per return, which was 32nd in the league. Their longest punt return last season was 78 yards. They returned 46 kicks for 1,238 yards on special teams, placing them 14th in kick return yardage. The Jets averaged 26.9 yards per kick return and had a long of 99 yards last season. They were 28th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 6,588. The New York Jets tried 36 field goals last season and made 33, which was 18th in the league. Their kickers had a FG percentage of 91.7%. New York kickers made 91% of their extra points, going 30 for 33 last season. Their punters accumulated 3,763 yards on 82 punts, averaging 45.9 yards per punt. That ranked them 10th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bills/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bills +3.5
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