Denver Broncos vs New York Jets Prediction, 10/1/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 4
Game: Denver Broncos vs New York Jets
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
TV: NFL Network
Odds/Point Spread: New York -2.5
Sam Darnold and the New York Jets (0-3) host the Denver Broncos (0-3) at MetLife Stadium on Thursday, October 1, 2020. The spread on this contest has New York as 2.5-point favorites. The total is set at 41.
The Denver Broncos come into this matchup with a record of 0-3 for this season. The last time they took the field they took on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and lost 28-10. Jeff Driskel went 17/30 with 176 yards passing and tossed 1 touchdown. He walked away with 1 interception in the game. Melvin Gordon III paced the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 9 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 26 yards via 8 carries which meant he averaged 3.3 yards per carry. Jerry Jeudy was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 55 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 11.0 yards per reception for that contest. The Denver Broncos ended up rushing 14 times and racked up 42 yards which gave them an average of 3.0 yards per rushing attempt. For the game, they finished with a total of 59 plays which gave them a total of 226 yards. For the contest, the Broncos earned 13 first downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 30 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Denver gave up 25 catches on 38 throws for a total of 285 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.0%. In the running game, the Broncos gave up 68 yards on 25 carries which is an average of 2.7 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they conceded a total of 353 yards but weren't able to force a turnover.
The Broncos currently have 868 total yards for the year. As a team they average 84.3 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 29th in the NFL. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Denver has compiled 4 passing touchdowns and 1 rushing touchdown. Regarding putting points on the board, the Denver Broncos have an average of 15.0 points per game. The Broncos rank 12th in the NFL in terms of their opponents scoring, giving up 23.3 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.8 yards per attempt on the ground and 102.3 rushing yards per contest for the year. During this campaign, they have given up 307 rushing yards through 3 contests. Regarding passing yardage, the Broncos are conceding 833 yards which ranks them 29th in the league. In their 3 games played, they have surrendered 277.7 yards per outing via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 68.0%. Overall, they are conceding 380.0 yards per outing which puts them 20th in the league.
The Jets head into this matchup 0-3 for this season. In their last contest they took on the Indianapolis Colts and were defeated 36-7. Frank Gore paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 10 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for a total of 57 yards by way of 15 carries which had him averaging 3.8 yards per run. Braxton Berrios led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 64 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 16.0 yards per catch for the game. Sam Darnold went 17/29 with 168 yards passing and threw 1 TD. He gave away 3 interceptions in the game. The New York Jets ran the ball 29 times and totaled 109 yards earning them an average of 3.8 yards per run. Overall, the Jets earned 15 1st downs and they had 7 infractions for 57 yards. Overall, they ran 60 plays for 260 yards. When discussing the defense, New York allowed 19 catches on 25 tries for a total of 234 yards, and a completion percentage of 76.0%. For the game, they gave up 353 yards but weren't able to force a turnover. In the running game, the Jets allowed 119 yards on 31 tries which means they had an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
For the season so far, the Jets have thrown for a total of 526 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 175.3 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 31st in the league. The New York Jets hold an average of 263.7 yards per game which has them ranked 32nd in the league. They maintain an average of 88.3 rushing yards per game and have run for 265 yards for this season. When it comes to how much they score, the Jets are ranked 32nd in the NFL by tallying 12.3 points per outing. The Jets sit in 28th in the league in relation to the opposition scoring, giving up 31.3 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.3 yards per run and 133.0 yards on the ground per game over the course of this year. For the year, they have allowed 399 rushing yards through 3 games. When talking about yards through the air, the Jets have given up 717 yards which has them ranked 15th in the NFL. In their 3 games played, they have surrendered 239.0 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 75.5%. During the season, they have allowed 372.0 yards per game ranking them 17th in football.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Broncos +2.5
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