Miami Dolphins vs New York Jets Pick, Odds, Week 14 Prediction 12/8/2019
Game: Miami Dolphins vs New York Jets
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: New York -7.5
MetLife Stadium is the site where Sam Darnold and the New York Jets will take on the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Miami opens this contest as 7.5-point underdogs. The O/U has been set at 44. The Dolphins are 3-9-0 ATS and 6-6-0 when betting on the total. The Jets are 6-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 4-8-0 against the spread.
In their last outing, the Miami Dolphins played the Philadelphia Eagles and ended up getting the win by a score of 37-31. Running the show from under center for the Dolphins was Ryan Fitzpatrick who went 27/39 with 365 yards through the air and added 3 touchdowns. He threw 1 interception on the day. Albert Wilson paced the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 28 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 31 yards by way of 2 carries which gave him an average of 15.5 yards per carry. DeVante Parker was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 159 yards on 7 receptions. He earned an average of 22.7 yards per reception for that game. The Miami Dolphins rushed the ball a total of 20 times and racked up 58 yards earning them an average of 2.9 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, they totaled 63 plays which added up to 409 yards. In the game, the Dolphins got 26 1st downs and they had 7 infractions for 59 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Miami allowed 28 catches on 46 throws for a total of 294 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. Against the run, the Dolphins allowed 92 yards on 19 runs which gave them an average of 4.8 yards per run allowed. In the game, they allowed a total of 386 yards and earned 1 takeaway. Another prediction you may want to look into is the free NFL pick from Tony Sink on the Colts vs Buccaneers contest.
Dolphins are Now 3-9 After Win
The Dolphins step onto the field holding a record of 3-9 for 2019. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board among AFC East teams and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output. For total yardage, they rank 15th among AFC teams and 30th in the league with 3,323 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Dolphins currently have a total of 15 passing TDs and 8 rushing touchdowns. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league averaging 17 points per game, ranking them 29th in the league. As a unit, they have an average of 63 yards on the ground per game which is 16th among AFC teams.
The Dolphins have one of the most lackluster defenses in the league, giving up 31.4 points per contest putting them 16th among AFC teams. When it comes to passing yards, the Dolphins have conceded 3,074 yards. Teams are completing 64.3% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.5 yards per try. They have conceded 29 passing TDs and 11 rushing touchdowns. When talking about yards on the ground, Miami is giving up 143.5 yards per game ranking them 4th in the AFC East and 31st in the NFL. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.7 yards per carry putting them 12th in the AFC and 25th in the NFL overall. In total, they have conceded 753 rushing yards through 12 contests.
In their last game, the New York Jets played the Cincinnati Bengals and were beaten 22-6. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Jets was Sam Darnold who went 28/48 with 239 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Le'Veon Bell led the team on the ground in the game. His longest run of the day went for 7 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 32 yards by way of 10 carries which had him averaging 3.2 yards per carry. Robby Anderson was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 101 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 14.4 yards per reception in the game. The New York Jets ran the ball a total of 17 times and racked up 62 yards which gave them an average of 3.6 yards per carry. For the game, the Jets earned 15 1st downs and they totaled 10 penalties for 106 yards. In the game, they totaled 69 plays which gave them a total of 271 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, New York conceded 22 completions on 37 throws for a total of 233 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.0%. On the ground, the Jets conceded 44 yards on 25 tries which is an average of 1.8 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they conceded a total of 277 yards but weren't able to force a turnover. Guy Bruhn has a free pick for the game between the Chargers and Jaguars.
Jets Now 4-8 After Loss
The Jets come into this game with a record of 4-8. In discussing the offensive production, the Jets have one of the most lackluster offenses in the NFL. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Jets are ranked 3rd in the division and 28th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 17.0 points per game. New York hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 73 rushing yards per game, putting them 31st in the NFL. As a unit, they have a total of 871 yards rushing through 12 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Jets average 263 yards per game overall putting them 31st among NFL teams and 16th in the AFC.
The Jets are giving up 23.3 points per game which puts them at 3rd in the AFC East and 19th in the league. Their passing defense is one of the middle of the road groups in the NFL. They are conceding 242 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Jets currently sit at 11th among AFC teams. They have conceded 19 passing TDs for this season. In discussing points given up, they have given up 280 total points. When it comes to yards rushing, they are giving up 75 yards per game which puts them at 1st in the NFL and 1st in the division. This season, they have given up a total of 903 rushing yards and 11 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Dolphins/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dolphins +7.5
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