Jaguars vs Colts Picks, Predictions, Week 11 Odds 11/17/2019
Game: Jacksonville Jaguars vs Indianapolis Colts
Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Indianapolis -3.5
Nick Foles and the Jacksonville Jaguars head to Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Indianapolis Colts. The line on this game has Indianapolis as 3.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 44. The Jaguars are 4-5-0 ATS and 4-5-0 when betting on the total. The Colts are 5-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-4-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Jacksonville Jaguars played the Houston Texans and were beaten 26-3. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Jaguars was Gardner Minshew II who went 27/47 with 309 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 2 interceptions on the day. Leonard Fournette led the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 11 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 40 yards via 11 carries which meant he averaged 3.6 yards per run. Keelan Cole was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 80 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 16.0 yards per catch for that game. The Jacksonville Jaguars ran the football 15 times and added 75 yards which earned them an average of 5.0 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, the Jaguars totaled 21 1st downs and they had 4 penalties for 34 yards. In all, they finished with a total of 66 plays which added up to 357 yards. When discussing the defense, Jacksonville allowed 22 completions on 28 attempts for a total of 194 yards, and a completion percentage of 79.0%. In the game, they allowed 410 yards and forced 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Jaguars allowed 216 yards on 33 tries which is an average of 6.5 yards per attempt allowed. for the game between free pick against the spread from Guy Bruhn on the Chiefs vs Chargers game.
Jaguars Dip to 4-5 After Loss
The Jaguars come into this game with a record of 4-5 for this season. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board in the AFC South and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output. For total yards, they rank 5th in the AFC and 14th in the NFL with 3,395 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Jaguars have compiled a total of 14 passing TDs and 1 rushing touchdown. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the league with an average of 20 points per game, putting them 24th in the NFL. As a unit, they are averaging 130 yards on the ground per contest which is 4th among AFC teams.
The Jaguars have one of the best defenses in the league, allowing 21.0 points per game which has them at 8th among AFC teams. When it comes to rushing yards, Jacksonville is allowing 120.2 yards per contest which has them at 4th among AFC South teams and 22nd in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.9 yards per carry ranking them 14th among AFC teams and 29th among NFL teams overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,167 rushing yards through 9 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Jaguars have allowed 2,068 yards. Opponents are completing 62.1% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.1 yards per try. They have allowed 13 passing TDs and 8 rushing touchdowns.
In their last game, the Indianapolis Colts took on the Miami Dolphins and were beaten 16-12. Marlon Mack paced the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 20 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 74 yards on 19 carries which meant he was running for 3.9 yards per carry. Eric Ebron was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 56 yards on 5 receptions. He averaged 11.2 yards per catch for that game. Leading the way at QB for the Colts was Brian Hoyer who went 18/39 with 204 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He gave away 3 picks in the game. The Indianapolis Colts ended up running the ball 29 times and generated 109 yards which had them averaging 3.8 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, the Colts earned 19 1st downs and they had a total of 3 penalties for 25 yards. On the day, they ran 69 plays which added up to 300 yards. In terms of defense, Indianapolis allowed 21 catches on 33 throws totaling 159 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. Overall, they conceded a total of 229 yards and earned 2 turnovers. Against the run, the Colts allowed 70 yards on 26 attempts which gave them an average of 2.7 yards per rushing attempt allowed. Tony Sink has a free NFL pick ATS for the contest between the Bears and Rams.
Colts Worsen Their Mark to 5-4 After Loss
The Colts head into this game 5-4. Indianapolis has built a respectable ground game this year by averaging 127 rushing yards per game, ranking them 10th among NFL teams. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 1,147 yards rushing through 9 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Colts average 339 yards per game overall which has them at 22nd in the league and 9th in the conference. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Colts are ranked 2nd among AFC South teams and 18th out of all the teams in the league averaging 21.6 points per game.
The Colts are conceding 21.4 points per game ranking them 4th in the division and 17th in the league. When it comes to points allowed, they have given up 193 points in total. In discussing yards rushing, they are giving up 104 yards per game ranking them 15th in the NFL and 3rd among AFC South teams. This season, they have given up a total of 939 yards rushing and 6 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the mediocre units in the NFL. They are conceding 223 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Colts are currently ranked 7th in the AFC. They have conceded 12 passing touchdowns for this year.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Colts NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jaguars +3.5
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