Jaguars vs Bengals Predictions, Picks, Week 7 Odds 10/20/2019
Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals host the Jacksonville Jaguars at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Cincinnati opens this contest as 3-point dogs. The total has been set at 47.5. The Jaguars are 2-4-0 ATS and 3-3-0 when betting on the total. The Bengals are 2-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 0-6-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Jacksonville Jaguars took on the New Orleans Saints and were defeated 13-6. Leonard Fournette paced the team in rushing during the game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 72 yards via 20 carries which had him averaging 3.6 yards per carry. Dede Westbrook led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 53 yards on 3 catches. He earned an average of 17.7 yards per catch during the game. Leading the way at QB for the Jaguars was Gardner Minshew II who went 14/29 with 163 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 1 pick in the game. The Jacksonville Jaguars ended up running the ball 24 times and earned a total of 75 yards which gave them an average of 3.1 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, the Jaguars had a total of 11 1st downs and they had a total of 2 penalties for 15 yards. In all, they finished with a total of 55 plays which gave them a total of 226 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Jacksonville gave up 24 catches on 36 tries totaling 222 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.0%. In the running game, the Jaguars gave up 104 yards on 26 tries which gave them an average of 4.0 yards per run allowed. For the game, they conceded a total of 326 yards but didn't force any takeaways. Alan Matthews has a free NFL pick ATS for the contest between the Chiefs and Broncos.
Jaguars Now 2-4 After Loss
The Jaguars come into this game with a record of 2-4 this year. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the league with an average of 20 points per contest, which has them at 23rd in the league. As a team, they are averaging 128 yards on the ground per game which is 3rd in the conference. For total yards, they currently sit at 6th among AFC teams and 13th in the league with 2,189 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Jaguars have compiled a total of 10 passing TDs and 1 rushing touchdown. They are a low scoring offensive team in the division and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output.
The Jaguars have one of the best defenses in the league, giving up 21.8 points per game putting them 7th among AFC teams. In terms of yards on the ground, Jacksonville is allowing 131.2 yards per game ranking them 4th in the AFC South and 25th in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.2 yards per carry putting them 14th in the conference and 30th among NFL teams overall. In total, they have allowed 765 yards rushing through 6 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Jaguars have conceded 1,449 yards. Opponents are completing 61.1% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.4 yards per attempt. They have conceded 8 passing TDs and 6 rushing TDs.
The last time they took the field, the Cincinnati Bengals played the Baltimore Ravens and took the loss by a score of 23-17. Joe Mixon paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 17 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 10 yards on 8 carries which had him averaging 1.3 yards per tote. Auden Tate led the team in receiving yardage by earning 91 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 18.2 yards per catch for the game. Leading the way at QB for the Bengals was Andy Dalton who went 21/39 with 235 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 1 interception during the game. See where the Bengals are ranked in Doc's Week 7 NFL power rankings. The Cincinnati Bengals ended up running the ball 14 times and earned 33 yards giving them an average of 2.4 yards per run. For the game, the Bengals racked up 18 1st downs and they had 4 penalties for 20 yards. Overall, they ran 55 plays for a total of 250 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Cincinnati gave up 21 completions on 33 attempts totaling 228 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. On the ground, the Bengals gave up 269 yards on 43 runs which is an average of 6.3 yards per run allowed. On the day, they allowed 497 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
Bengals Now 0-6 After Loss
The Bengals step onto the field holding a record of 0-6. Cincinnati is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 57 rushing yards per game, ranking them 32nd in the league. As a team, they have a total of 339 rushing yards through 6 games, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Bengals average 308 yards per game overall putting them 26th in the NFL and 12th in the conference. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Bengals sit in 4th in the AFC North and 29th out of all the teams in the league averaging 16.2 points per contest.
The Bengals are conceding 26.5 points per contest which puts them at 4th in the AFC North and 26th in the league. In terms of points given up, they have given up 159 points in total. In regard to rushing yards, they are giving up 185 yards per game which puts them at 32nd in the NFL and 4th in the AFC North. For this season, they have conceded a total of 1,107 yards on the ground and 9 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the middling units among NFL teams. They are allowing 242 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Bengals are ranked 7th in the AFC. They have allowed 8 passing touchdowns for this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bengals +3 and over 47.5 total points
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