Jacksonville Jaguars vs Cincinnati Bengals Prediction, 10/4/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 4
Game: Jacksonville Jaguars vs Cincinnati Bengals
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020
Location: Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati -3.5
Gardner Minshew and the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) travel to Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the Cincinnati Bengals (0-2-1). The odds on this contest have Cincinnati as 3.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 48.
The Jacksonville Jaguars come into this matchup with a record of 1-2 for this season. The last time they took the field they played the Miami Dolphins and lost 31-13. Gardner Minshew II went 30/42 with 275 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away with 1 pick in the game. James Robinson paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 11 yards and he tallied 2 touchdowns during the game. He racked up a total of 46 yards via 11 carries which gave him an average of 4.2 yards per carry. Robinson was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 83 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 13.8 yards per catch for the game. The Jacksonville Jaguars ran the ball a total of 17 times and generated 72 yards which had them averaging 4.2 yards per run. For the game, they totaled 63 plays for 318 yards. For the contest, the Jaguars totaled 22 first downs and they had a total of 8 penalties for 63 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Jacksonville gave up 18 completions on 20 tries for a total of 156 yards, and a completion percentage of 90.0%. Against the run, the Jaguars gave up 138 yards on 36 runs which is an average of 3.8 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they allowed 294 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the Jacksonville Jaguars hold an average of 23.3 points per contest. As a team they're holding an average of 109.3 yards on the ground which has them sitting 19th in the league. The Jaguars have racked up 1,039 total yards for the season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Jacksonville has totaled 6 touchdowns through the air and 3 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to yards through the air, the Jaguars have surrendered 744 yards which has them sitting in 19th in football. Overall, they are giving up 364.3 yards per game putting them 16th in the league. The Jaguars sit in 20th in the NFL regarding team defense, conceding 28.0 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 3.8 yards per rush on the ground and 116.3 yards on the ground per contest this season. In their 3 games played this year, they have conceded 248.0 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 80.0%. During this campaign, they have allowed 349 running yards through 3 games.
The Bengals head into this game 0-2-1 for this season. In their last outing they went up against the Philadelphia Eagles and left there with a tie by a score of 23-23. Joe Mixon led the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 11 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 49 yards on 17 carries which gave him an average of 2.9 yards per tote. Tyler Boyd was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 125 yards on 10 catches. He averaged 12.5 yards per catch for that game. Joe Burrow went 31/44 with 312 yards passing and tossed 2 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Cincinnati Bengals ran the ball 18 times and totaled 48 yards which earned them an average of 2.7 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, the Bengals got 24 first downs and they totaled 9 infractions for 73 yards. For the game, they ran 70 plays which gave them a total of 304 yards. In terms of defense, Cincinnati allowed 29 completions on 47 attempts for a total of 206 yards, and a completion percentage of 62.0%. On the day, they allowed a total of 381 yards and forced 2 takeaways. On the ground, the Bengals allowed 175 yards on 36 carries which gave them an average of 4.9 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
For the year thus far, the Bengals have compiled 714 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 238.0 passing yards per game, ranking them 20th in the league. The Cincinnati Bengals hold an average of 317.3 yards per contest which has them ranked 27th in the NFL. They maintain an average of 79.3 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 238 yards overall. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Bengals are sitting 25th out of all teams in football by scoring 22.0 points per contest. In terms of passing yardage, the Bengals have conceded 632 yards which ranks them 6th in the NFL. During this campaign, they are surrendering 392.3 yards per outing ranking them 24th in the NFL. The Bengals are ranked 15th in the National Football League in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 24.7 points per game. They are giving up an average of 5.0 yards per running attempt and 181.7 rushing yards per game this season. During their 3 games played this season, they have yielded 210.7 yards per game through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 61.0%. Overall, they have conceded 545 yards via the running game in 3 outings.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Bengals NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jaguars +3.5
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