New York Jets at New England Patriots NFL Tips 9/22/2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Gillette Stadium is the venue where Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will play the New York Jets on Sunday. New England opens this game as 10-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 46. The Jets are 0-2-0 ATS and 0-2-0 when betting on the total. The Patriots are 0-2-0 when wagering on the over/under and 2-0-0 against the spread.
Key New York Jets Injuries
09/17/19 QB Luke Falk None has been named the starter Sunday vs New England
09/17/19 LB Jordan Jenkins Calf is questionable Sunday vs New England
09/16/19 DE John Franklin-Myers Foot is questionable Sunday vs New England
09/16/19 LB C.J. Mosley Groin is questionable Sunday vs New England
09/16/19 DL Quinnen Williams Ankle is questionable Sunday vs New England
09/15/19 QB Sam Darnold Mononucleosis is out indefinitely
09/11/19 WR Quincy Enunwa Neck IR
09/10/19 DL Nathan Shepherd Suspension is out next 6 games (eligible to return Oct 8th)
09/03/19 OL Brent Qvale Knee IR
08/21/19 LB Brandon Copeland Suspension is out first 4 games of season
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
Key New England Patriots Injuries
09/16/19 OL Isaiah Wynn Foot is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
09/15/19 OL Marcus Cannon Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
09/15/19 RB Brandon Bolden Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
09/03/19 TE Benjamin Watson Suspension is out the first 4 games of the season
09/03/19 C David Andrews Blood Clot IR
09/03/19 OL Yodny Cajuste Quad PUP
09/03/19 OL Hjalte Froholdt Shoulder IR
09/03/19 WR Cameron Meredith Knee PUP
09/02/19 WR N'Keal Harry Ankle IR
08/23/19 LB Brandon King Quad is out indefinitely
In their last outing, the New York Jets faced the Cleveland Browns and were defeated 23-3. Le'Veon Bell paced the team on the ground during the game. His longest run of the day went for 8 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for 68 yards via 21 carries which meant he was running for 3.2 yards per carry. Robby Anderson led the team in receiving yardage by earning 81 yards on 4 receptions. He averaged 20.3 yards per catch during the game. Running the show from under center for the Jets was Luke Falk who went 20/25 with 198 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He ended the game with no interceptions.
The Jets step onto the field holding a record of 0-2 this year. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league with an average of 9.5 points per game, ranking them 30th in the NFL. As a team, they are averaging 80.5 rushing yards per contest which is 3rd in the AFC. For total yardage, they rank 15th in the conference and 31st in the NFL with 485 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Jets have compiled a total of 1 passing TD and 0 rushing touchdowns. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board in the AFC East and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output.
The Jets have one of the best defenses in the NFL, allowing 20 points per game putting them 7th in the AFC. When it comes to yards rushing, New York is giving up 99 yards per contest which has them at 3rd in the division and 11th in the NFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.3 yards per rush putting them 6th in the AFC and 14th in the NFL overall. In total, they have allowed 161 yards rushing through 2 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Jets have conceded 547 yards. Teams are completing 59.7% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.2 yards per attempt. They have allowed 2 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns.
In their last contest, the New England Patriots took on the Miami Dolphins and earned the victory by a score of 43-0. Sony Michel paced the team on the ground in the game. He had a long run of 12 yards and he tallied 1 TD during the game. He rushed for a total of 85 yards by way of 21 carries which gave him an average of 4.0 yards per tote. Antonio Brown was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 56 yards on 4 receptions. He averaged 14.0 yards per catch in the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Patriots was Tom Brady who went 20/28 with 264 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
The reigning Super Bowl Champs head into this matchup 2-0. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Patriots have one of the best offenses in the league. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Patriots are currently ranked 1st among AFC East teams and 2nd out of all the teams in the league averaging 38 points per game. New England hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 112.5 yards on the ground per contest, which has them at 13th in the NFL. As a unit, they have a total of 225 rushing yards through 2 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Patriots average 423 yards per contest overall putting them 5th in the NFL and 4th among AFC teams.
The Patriots are allowing 1.5 points per contest ranking them 1st in the AFC East and 1st in the NFL. When it comes to points allowed, they have allowed 3 total points. When talking about rushing yards, they are allowing 37 yards per contest ranking them 2nd among NFL teams and 1st among AFC East teams. For this year, they have allowed 74 rushing yards and 0 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the middling groups in the league. They are allowing 209 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Patriots currently sit at 5th among AFC teams. They have conceded 0 passing touchdowns for this year.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Patriots NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Patriots -10
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