New York Jets vs Indianapolis Colts Prediction, 9/27/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 3
Game: New York Jets vs Indianapolis Colts
Date: Sunday, September 27, 2020
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Indianapolis -7
Sam Darnold and the New York Jets head to Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis opens this matchup as 7-point favorites. The O/U opens at 47.5.
The New York Jets step onto the field holding a record of 0-2 for this season. In their last contest they played the San Francisco 49ers and were defeated 31-13. Sam Darnold went 21/32 with 179 yards passing and added 1 TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Frank Gore paced the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 63 yards via 21 carries which had him averaging 3.0 yards per carry. Chris Hogan was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 75 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 12.5 yards per catch for that contest. The New York Jets rushed the ball a total of 29 times and earned 104 yards giving them an average of 3.6 yards per run. In all, they ran 62 plays which added up to 277 yards. For the game, the Jets earned a total of 17 first downs and they had 5 penalties for 65 yards. In terms of defense, New York allowed 22 completions on 27 attempts totaling 171 yards, and a completion percentage of 81.0%. Against the run, the Jets allowed 182 yards on 29 tries which gave them an average of 6.3 yards per attempt allowed. For the game, they gave up 353 yards and forced 1 turnover.
The Jets currently have 531 total yards over the course of this season. As a team they hold an average of 78.0 yards rushing ranking them 31st in the NFL. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, New York has totaled 2 passing touchdowns and 1 touchdown. Regarding scoring, the New York Jets have an average of 15.0 points per contest. Concerning passing yards, the Jets are conceding 483 yards which puts them in 16th in the NFL. For the year, they have yielded 381.5 yards/game which puts them 19th in the league. The Jets rank 24th in the NFL regarding the opposition scoring, conceding 29.0 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.6 yards per rush and 140.0 rushing yards per game this season. In their 2 games, they have given up 241.5 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 75.3%. During this campaign, they have allowed 280 rushing yards through 2 games.
The Colts come into this matchup with a record of 1-1 this season. The last time they took the field they played the Minnesota Vikings and ended up getting the victory by a score of 28-11. Jonathan Taylor paced the team on the ground during the game. He broke a long run for 13 yards and he notched 1 touchdown in the game. He rushed for 101 yards by way of 26 carries which gave him an average of 3.9 yards per tote. Mo Alie-Cox was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 111 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 22.2 yards per reception during the game. Philip Rivers went 19/25 with 214 yards passing and threw 1 TD. He walked away with 1 interception in the game. The Indianapolis Colts ran the football 40 times and earned 151 yards which earned them an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt. For the contest, the Colts racked up a total of 24 first downs and they had 9 penalties for 93 yards. Overall, they ran 67 plays which gave them a total of 354 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Indianapolis allowed 11 completions on 26 tries for a total of 95 yards, and a completion percentage of 42.0%. In the game, they conceded a total of 175 yards and earned 3 turnovers. On the ground, the Colts allowed 80 yards on 18 carries which is an average of 4.4 yards per attempt allowed.
For the season thus far, the Colts currently sit at 560 passing yards along with an average of 280.0 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 7th in the league. The Indianapolis Colts hold an average of 399.5 yards/outing ranking them 11th out of all teams in the NFL. They are averaging 119.5 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 239 yards for this year. When looking at their ability to score points, the Colts currently rank 18th out of all teams in football averaging 24.0 points per contest. Concerning passing yardage, the Colts have allowed 245 yards which puts them in 1st in the National Football League. Over the course of this season, they are surrendering 208.0 yards per outing ranking them 1st in the league. The Colts are ranked 8th in the league concerning team defense, giving up 19.0 points per contest. the opposition is running for an average of 4.2 yards per rush and 85.5 yards on the ground per game for the season. During their 2 games played, have relinquished 122.5 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 65.2%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 171 yards on the ground through 2 games.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Colts NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Colts -7
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