New England Patriots vs New York Jets Prediction, 11/9/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 9
Game: New England Patriots vs New York Jets
Date: Monday, November 9, 2020
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: New York +7
MetLife Stadium is the venue where Sam Darnold and the New York Jets (0-8) will play the New England Patriots (2-5) on Monday. The odds on this matchup have New England as 1-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 41.5.
The New England Patriots step onto the field holding a record of 2-5 for this season. In their last contest they played the Buffalo Bills and ended up taking the loss by a score of 24-21. Cam Newton went 15/25 with 174 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Damien Harris led the team in rushing in the game. He broke a long run for 22 yards and he added 1 touchdown for the contest. He ran for a total of 102 yards by way of 16 carries which had him averaging 6.4 yards per tote. Jakobi Meyers was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 58 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 9.7 yards per catch in the game. The New England Patriots ended up running the ball 34 times and added 188 yards which gave them an average of 5.5 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, they totaled 61 plays which gave them a total of 349 yards. For the contest, the Patriots had a total of 20 1st downs and they totaled 5 penalties for 35 yards. When discussing the defense, New England gave up 11 catches on 18 throws totaling 149 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. In the running game, the Patriots gave up 190 yards on 38 attempts which gave them an average of 5.0 yards per run allowed. Overall, they conceded a total of 339 yards and earned 1 turnover.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the New England Patriots are sitting at 19.4 points per game. As a unit they're averaging 159.7 yards in the run game ranking this team at 3rd in the National Football League. The Patriots have earned 2,462 yards in total for the season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, New England has compiled 3 touchdowns via the pass and 10 rushing touchdowns. In terms of passing yards, the Patriots have given up 1,518 yards which ranks them 4th in the NFL. Overall, they are giving up 357.3 yards/game ranking them 14th in the league. The Patriots are ranked 12th in the league concerning the opposition scoring, allowing 23.9 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.6 yards per run and 140.4 rushing yards per game this season. During their 7 games played this year, they are allowing 216.9 yards per contest via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 67.2%. Overall, they have conceded 983 rushing yards through 7 games.
The Jets come into this game with a record of 0-8 for this season. In their last game they played the Kansas City Chiefs and were defeated 35-9. Frank Gore paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 7 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 30 yards on 10 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.0 yards per carry. Denzel Mims led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 42 yards on 2 catches. He earned an average of 21.0 yards per reception for the game. Sam Darnold went 18/30 with 133 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away with no picks. The New York Jets ran the football 25 times and added 94 yards which gave them an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt. For the contest, the Jets earned a total of 13 1st downs and they totaled 3 penalties for 25 yards. Overall, they totaled 56 plays for a total of 222 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, New York allowed 35 catches on 47 throws totaling 446 yards, and a completion percentage of 74.0%. In the game, they allowed 496 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways. In the running game, the Jets allowed 50 yards on 20 carries which is an average of 2.5 yards per attempt allowed.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Jets are ranking 32nd in the league maintaining an average of 11.8 points per outing. During this campaign thus far, the Jets have racked up 1,247 passing yards along with holding an average of 155.9 passing yards per game, ranking them 32nd in the NFL. They hold an average of 103.1 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 825 yards for this season. The New York Jets hold an average of 259.0 yards per game ranking them 32nd in the league. Concerning yards through the air, the Jets have conceded 2,262 yards which has them ranked 30th in the NFL. In total, they have yielded 398.9 yards/game which puts them 26th in the NFL. The Jets sit in 28th in the National Football League in relation to team defense, giving up 29.8 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.1 yards per rush and 116.1 rushing yards per contest for the season. In their 8 games played, they have given up 282.8 yards per outing via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 71.9%. During this campaign, they have conceded 929 running yards through 8 games.
Who will win tonight's Patriots/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jets +7
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