Patriots vs Jets Predictions, Picks, Week 7 Odds 10/21/2019
MetLife Stadium is the site where Sam Darnold and the New York Jets will play the New England Patriots on Monday. The odds on this contest have New England as 10-point favorites. The over/under is set at 43.5. The Patriots are 6-0-0 ATS and 2-4-0 when betting on the total. The Jets are 2-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 1-4-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the New England Patriots took on the New York Giants and won 35-14. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Patriots was Tom Brady who went 31/41 with 334 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He tossed 1 interception during the game. Sony Michel led the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 26 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 86 yards by way of 22 carries which meant he averaged 3.9 yards per carry. Julian Edelman was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 113 yards on 9 catches. He averaged 12.6 yards per catch for that contest. The New England Patriots ran the ball a total of 34 times and racked up a total of 114 yards which gave them an average of 3.4 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, they ran 78 plays for a total of 427 yards. On the day, the Patriots earned a total of 27 first downs and they totaled 3 penalties for 20 yards. In terms of defense, New England gave up 15 catches on 31 attempts for a total of 164 yards, and a completion percentage of 48.0%. In the running game, the Patriots gave up 52 yards on 16 runs which gave them an average of 3.3 yards per run allowed. In the game, they allowed a total of 216 yards and earned 4 takeaways. Another game you may want to bet on is the pick from Guy Bruhn on the Rams vs Falcons game.
Patriots Improve to 6-0 After Win
The Patriots head into this matchup 6-0 for 2019. They are one of the dangerous teams in the division and they have the ability to run the score up on teams. For total yardage, they rank 4th in the AFC and 7th in the league with 2,318 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Patriots currently have a total of 10 passing TDs and 9 rushing touchdowns. They are one of the most potent offenses in the league with an average of 32 points per game, which has them at 1st in the league. As a unit, they have an average of 102 yards on the ground per game which is 2nd in the conference.
The Patriots have one of the top tier defenses in the NFL, allowing 8.0 points per game which has them at 1st in the conference. When it comes to rushing yards, New England is allowing 73.7 yards per game which has them at 1st in the AFC East and 3rd in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.2 yards per rush which has them at 5th among AFC teams and 12th in the NFL overall. In total, they have allowed 442 rushing yards through 6 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Patriots have conceded 966 yards. Opponents are completing 53.3% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 4.1 yards per attempt. They have allowed 1 passing TD and 2 rushing touchdowns.
The last time they took the field, the New York Jets played the Dallas Cowboys and ended up getting the win by a score of 24-22. Le'Veon Bell led the team in rushing during the game. His longest run of the day went for 13 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for the game. He scurried for 50 yards on 14 carries which meant he was running for 3.6 yards per tote. Robby Anderson led the team in receiving yardage by earning 125 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 25.0 yards per catch during the game. Leading the way at QB for the Jets was Sam Darnold who went 23/32 with 338 yards through the air and completed 2 TD's. He walked away with 1 pick in the game. Check out where the Jets are ranked in Doc's Week 7 NFL power rankings. The New York Jets ended up running the ball 20 times and totaled 56 yards giving them an average of 2.8 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, the Jets racked up a total of 20 first downs and they totaled 8 penalties for 105 yards. For the game, they ran 54 plays which added up to 382 yards. In terms of defense, New York allowed 28 completions on 40 throws for a total of 269 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. Overall, they gave up a total of 398 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways. In the running game, the Jets allowed 129 yards on 34 runs which is an average of 3.8 yards per carry allowed.
Jets Go to 1-4 After Win
The Jets step onto the field holding a record of 1-4. In discussing the offensive production, the Jets have one of the most lackluster offenses in the NFL. When looking at their ability to score points, the Jets are ranked 3rd in the division and 31st out of all the teams in the league averaging 12.6 points per contest. New York needs to do more to make teams respect their running game by averaging 64 rushing yards per contest, ranking them 30th in the NFL. As a team, they have compiled a total of 320 rushing yards through 5 contests, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Jets average 220 yards per game overall ranking them 32nd in the NFL and 16th among AFC teams.
The Jets are giving up 24.6 points per contest ranking them 3rd among AFC East teams and 21st in the league. When it comes to points given up, they have given up 123 total points. In terms of yards rushing, they are conceding 96 yards per contest ranking them 13th in the league and 3rd in the division. In 2019, they have conceded a total of 479 yards rushing and 7 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road groups in the league. They are giving up 262 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Jets are currently ranked 12th in the conference. They have conceded 5 passing touchdowns for the 2019 season.
Who will win tonight's Patriots/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jets +10
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