Miami Dolphins vs New York Jets Prediction, 11/29/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 12
Game: Miami Dolphins vs New York Jets
Date: Sunday, November 29, 2020
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: New York +6.5
MetLife Stadium is the venue where Joe Flacco and the New York Jets (0-10) will take on the Miami Dolphins (6-4) on Sunday. The odds on this matchup have Miami as 6.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 46.
The Miami Dolphins step onto the field holding a record of 6-4 for this season. In their last game they went up against the Denver Broncos and took the loss by a score of 20-13. Ryan Fitzpatrick went 12/18 with 117 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He tossed 1 pick on the day. Salvon Ahmed led the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 14 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 43 yards on 12 carries which meant he averaged 3.6 yards per carry. DeVante Parker was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 61 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 10.2 yards per reception in the game. The Miami Dolphins ran the ball 17 times and racked up a total of 56 yards which had them averaging 3.3 yards per carry. On the day, they ran 61 plays which added up to 223 yards. For the game, the Dolphins racked up 17 first downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 50 yards. When discussing the defense, Miami gave up 18 completions on 30 tries for a total of 270 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. Against the run, the Dolphins gave up 189 yards on 33 tries which is an average of 5.7 yards per run allowed. For the game, they allowed 459 yards and forced 2 takeaways.
Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Miami Dolphins are averaging 26.4 points per contest. As a unit they're holding an average of 94.4 yards on the ground which has them sitting 30th in the league. The Dolphins currently have 3,086 total yards this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Miami has totaled 16 touchdowns via the pass and 9 touchdowns on the ground. The Dolphins are ranked 4th in the league in relation to their opponents scoring, giving up 20.2 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 4.8 yards per running attempt and 134.2 yards on the ground per contest over the course of this year. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 1,342 running yards through 10 outings. When talking about yards through the air, the Dolphins have surrendered 2,464 yards which has them ranked 18th in the league. During their 10 games played, they are giving up 246.4 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 62.6%. For the year, they are surrendering 380.6 yards/outing ranking them 21st in the NFL.
The Jets come into this game with a record of 0-10 for this season. In their last contest they played the Los Angeles Chargers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 34-28. Frank Gore led the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 14 yards and he tallied 1 TD for the contest. He racked up a total of 61 yards on 15 carries which meant he averaged 4.1 yards per carry. Denzel Mims was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 71 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 23.7 yards per catch for that game. Joe Flacco went 15/30 with 205 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He threw 1 pick during the game. The New York Jets ran the football 24 times and generated 96 yards earning them an average of 4.0 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, the Jets got 20 1st downs and they had a total of 8 penalties for 88 yards. On the day, they ran 55 plays which added up to 292 yards. In terms of defense, New York gave up 37 completions on 49 throws totaling 347 yards, and a completion percentage of 76.0%. For the game, they conceded 376 yards and forced 1 takeaway. In the running game, the Jets gave up 29 yards on 26 attempts which is an average of 1.1 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
When it comes to their ability to score points, the Jets currently rank 32nd in the league with an average of 14.9 points per contest. Over the course of the season thus far, the Jets currently have a total of 1,700 yards through the air as well as an average of 170.0 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 32nd in the league. They have an average of 98.6 yards per game via the ground game and have rushed for 986 yards overall. The New York Jets hold an average of 268.6 yards per contest ranking them 32nd in the league. The Jets sit in 31st in the league in relation to team defense, allowing 30.2 points per game. The opposition is running for 3.8 yards per rushing attempt and 111.7 rushing yards per game this year. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 1,117 yards on the ground through 10 games. Regarding yards via the pass, the Jets have allowed 2,883 yards which has them sitting in 30th in the NFL. In their 10 games played, they have surrendered 288.3 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 72.9%. During this campaign, they are granting 400.0 yards/contest which ranks them 28th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Dolphins/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jets +6.5
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