Las Vegas Raiders vs New York Jets Prediction, 12/6/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 13
Game: Las Vegas Raiders vs New York Jets
Date: Sunday, December 6, 2020
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: New York +8
MetLife Stadium is the site where Sam Darnold and the New York Jets (0-11) will play the Las Vegas Raiders (6-5) on Sunday. New York opens this contest as 8-point underdogs. The over/under opens at 48.
The Las Vegas Raiders head into this matchup 6-5 this year. In their last contest they went up against the Atlanta Falcons and lost 43-6. Derek Carr went 22/34 with 215 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He walked away with 1 pick during the game. Josh Jacobs led the team on the ground during the game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 27 yards on 7 carries which gave him an average of 3.9 yards per tote. Hunter Renfrow was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 73 yards on 7 receptions. He earned an average of 10.4 yards per reception during the game. The Las Vegas Raiders ran the ball 14 times and racked up a total of 40 yards earning them an average of 2.9 yards per rushing attempt. In all, they ran 58 plays for a total of 243 yards. On the day, the Raiders racked up a total of 13 first downs and they had a total of 11 penalties for 141 yards. When discussing the defense, Las Vegas gave up 22 completions on 39 throws totaling 179 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.0%. In the running game, the Raiders gave up 125 yards on 32 runs which is an average of 3.9 yards per carry allowed. In the game, they allowed 304 yards and earned 1 turnover.
The Raiders have tallied 3,937 total yards for the season. As a team they average 125.6 yards on the ground ranking them 8th in the National Football League. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, Las Vegas has compiled 19 touchdowns via the pass and 13 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding putting points on the board, the Las Vegas Raiders are averaging 26.5 PPG. The Raiders are ranked 28th in the league regarding their opponents scoring, conceding 29.0 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 113.4 yards on the ground per game for the year. Overall, they have allowed 1,247 rushing yards through 11 games. In terms of yards through the air, the Raiders have surrendered 2,915 yards which has them ranked 25th in the NFL. In their 11 games played this year, they have yielded 265.0 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 62.7%. For the year, they are surrendering 378.4 yards per contest which puts them 22nd in the league.
The Jets head into this matchup 0-11 this season. In their last game they played the Miami Dolphins and lost 20-3. Frank Gore paced the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 17 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He racked up a total of 74 yards on 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.1 yards per tote. Breshad Perriman led the team in receiving yardage by earning 79 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 19.8 yards per reception for that game. Sam Darnold went 16/27 with 197 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He tossed 2 interceptions on the day. The New York Jets ended up rushing 23 times and earned 87 yards which gave them an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, the Jets had a total of 10 1st downs and they had a total of 6 penalties for 74 yards. In all, they finished with a total of 53 plays which gave them a total of 260 yards. When discussing the defense, New York allowed 24 catches on 39 tries for a total of 241 yards, and a completion percentage of 62.0%. On the day, they gave up 345 yards and forced 2 takeaways. In the running game, the Jets allowed 104 yards on 25 attempts which is an average of 4.2 yards per attempt allowed.
For the year thus far, the Jets have compiled 1,873 yards through the air along with holding an average of 170.3 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 32nd in the league. The New York Jets hold an average of 267.8 yards/contest which has them ranked 32nd in football. They are averaging 97.5 yards per game via the ground game and have toted the ball for 1,073 yards for the year. When it comes to how much they score, the Jets currently rank 32nd out of all teams in the league with 13.8 points per contest. The Jets rank 29th in the NFL in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 29.3 PPG. They are allowing 3.8 yards per running attempt and 111.0 yards on the ground per contest for the season. Over the course of this year, they have given up 1,221 yards via the ground game in 11 games. Concerning passing yards, the Jets have given up 3,124 yards which has them sitting in 30th in football. During their 11 games, they have conceded 284.0 yards per outing through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 71.8%. In total, they have surrendered 395.0 yards per contest putting them at 28th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Raiders/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jets +8
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