Jets vs Redskins Picks, Predictions, Week 11 Odds 11/17/2019
Game: New York Jets vs Washington Redskins
Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Location: FedExField in Landover, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Washington -1.5
Dwayne Haskins and the Washington Redskins host the New York Jets at FedExField on Sunday, November 17, 2019. The odds on this game have Washington as 1.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 37.5. The Jets are 2-7-0 ATS and 5-4-0 when betting on the total. The Redskins are 3-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 1-8-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the New York Jets faced the New York Giants and ended up getting the victory by a score of 34-27. Leading the way at QB for the Jets was Sam Darnold who went 19/30 with 230 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Le'Veon Bell led the team in rushing in the game. He broke a long run for 4 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the game. He ran for a total of 34 yards via 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 1.9 yards per tote. Demaryius Thomas led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 84 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 14.0 yards per catch in the game. The New York Jets rushed the ball a total of 29 times and racked up a total of 76 yards earning them an average of 2.6 yards per rushing attempt. For the contest, the Jets had a total of 18 1st downs and they totaled 7 infractions for 54 yards. In all, they ran 61 plays which added up to 294 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, New York allowed 26 completions on 40 throws for a total of 258 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. Against the run, the Jets allowed 23 yards on 17 attempts which means they had an average of 1.4 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they gave up a total of 281 yards and earned 2 takeaways. Another matchup you may want to look into is the free NFL pick from Guy Bruhn on the Falcons vs Panthers contest.
Jets Rise to 2-7 After Win
The Jets head into this matchup 2-7 for the 2019 season. 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. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 16th in the AFC and 32nd among all NFL teams with 2,082 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Jets currently have a total of 7 passing TDs and 4 rushing touchdowns. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league averaging 14 points per contest, ranking them 30th among all NFL teams. As a unit, they have an average of 67 yards on the ground per contest which is 15th in the conference.
The Jets have one of the middle tier defenses in the NFL, allowing 26.4 points per game ranking them 13th in the AFC. In terms of yards rushing, New York is giving up 81.9 yards per contest which has them at 1st in the AFC East and 2nd in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.0 yards per carry which has them at 1st among AFC teams and 1st in the NFL overall. Overall, they have conceded 606 yards rushing through 9 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Jets have conceded 2,362 yards. Teams are completing 64.8% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.6 yards per attempt. They have allowed 16 passing TDs and 10 rushing touchdowns.
In their last game, the Washington Redskins played the Buffalo Bills and took the defeat by a score of 24-9. Adrian Peterson led the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 28 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 108 yards via 18 carries which meant he averaged 6.0 yards per tote. Paul Richardson Jr. was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 42 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 10.5 yards per catch for that game. Leading the way at QB for the Redskins was Dwayne Haskins who went 15/22 with 144 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away with no picks. The Washington Redskins ran the ball a total of 23 times and racked up a total of 127 yards earning them an average of 5.5 yards per rush. For the game, the Redskins had a total of 12 1st downs and they had a total of 3 penalties for 15 yards. Overall, they finished with a total of 49 plays for 243 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Washington allowed 14 completions on 20 attempts totaling 146 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. On the ground, the Redskins allowed 122 yards on 39 carries which is an average of 3.1 yards per attempt allowed. Overall, they gave up 268 yards but didn't get any takeaways. Tony Sink has a free pick for the game between the Steelers and Browns.
Redskins Worsen Their Record to 1-8 After Loss
The Redskins come into this game with a record of 1-8. Washington hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 89 yards on the ground per contest, putting them 25th among NFL teams. As a unit, they have a total of 805 rushing yards 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 Redskins average 259 yards per game overall ranking them 30th in the league and 16th in the NFC. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Redskins are currently ranked 4th in the division and 32nd out of all the teams in the league with an average of 12.0 points per contest.
The Redskins are giving up 24.3 points per contest which puts them at 3rd in the NFC East and 20th in the league. When talking about points allowed, they have given up 219 total points. In regard to yards rushing, they are allowing 136 yards per game which puts them at 28th in the NFL and 4th in the division. For 2019, they have conceded 1,224 rushing yards and 8 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the middling units in the league. They are allowing 230 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Redskins are ranked 5th in the conference. They have conceded 15 passing TDs for this season.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Redskins NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jets +1.5
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