New York Jets vs Kansas City Chiefs Prediction, 11/1/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 8
Game: New York Jets vs Kansas City Chiefs
Date: Sunday, November 1, 2020
Location: Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas City -12.5
Arrowhead Stadium is the venue where Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs (6-1) will take on the New York Jets (0-7) on Sunday. Kansas City opens this contest as 12.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 5.5.
The New York Jets head into this game 0-7 for this season. In their last contest they played the Buffalo Bills and took the loss by a score of 18-10. Sam Darnold went 12/23 with 120 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He tossed 2 picks in the game. Frank Gore led the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 60 yards on 11 carries which meant he averaged 5.5 yards per run. Denzel Mims was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 42 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 10.5 yards per reception for that contest. The New York Jets ended up rushing 22 times and totaled 99 yards giving them an average of 4.5 yards per run. In the game, they ran 51 plays for a total of 190 yards. In the game, the Jets earned a total of 17 first downs and they had 6 infractions for 49 yards. When discussing the defense, New York allowed 30 completions on 43 attempts for a total of 296 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. Against the run, the Jets allowed 126 yards on 27 tries which is an average of 4.7 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For this contest, they gave up 422 yards and earned 1 turnover.
Regarding putting points on the board, the New York Jets are sitting at 12.1 points per contest. As a unit they have an average of 104.4 yards on the ground which is 23rd in the NFL. The Jets currently have 1,850 total yards this year. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, New York has earned 4 touchdowns via the pass and 3 rushing touchdowns. The Jets rank 25th in the National Football League regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 29.0 points per game. They are allowing 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 125.6 rushing yards per game for the season. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 879 yards via the running game in 7 outings. Regarding yards via the pass, the Jets have surrendered 1,816 yards which has them ranked 27th in the NFL. During their 7 games played, they have given up 259.4 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 71.4%. In total, they are granting 385.0 yards per outing putting them at 23rd in the NFL.
The Chiefs step onto the field holding a record of 6-1 for this season. In their last game they played the Denver Broncos and earned the victory by a score of 43-16. Clyde Edwards-Helaire led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 27 yards and he ran for 1 TD for the game. He scurried for 46 yards via 8 carries which meant he averaged 5.8 yards per carry. Mecole Hardman was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 57 yards on 2 receptions. He notched an average of 28.5 yards per catch for the game. Patrick Mahomes went 15/23 with 200 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception. The Kansas City Chiefs ran the ball 22 times and totaled 101 yards which earned them an average of 4.6 yards per carry. On the day, the Chiefs racked up 17 1st downs and they had 1 infraction for 15 yards. On the day, they ran 51 plays which added up to 286 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Kansas City allowed 24 completions on 40 attempts totaling 234 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. For this contest, they conceded a total of 411 yards and earned 4 takeaways. In the running game, the Chiefs allowed 177 yards on 33 attempts which gave them an average of 5.4 yards per attempt allowed.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Chiefs are sitting 5th in the league scoring 31.1 PPG. For the season thus far, the Chiefs have compiled 1,845 yards through the air as well as an average of 263.6 throwing yards per outing, which is ranked 12th in the NFL. They hold an average of 134.7 run yards per game and have run for 943 yards for the year. The Kansas City Chiefs have an average of 398.3 yards/game which ranks them 7th out of all teams in the league. When it comes to yards through the air, the Chiefs have conceded 1,482 yards which puts them in 11th in the league. Overall, they have allowed 361.6 yards/game which puts them 18th in football. The Chiefs are ranked 9th in the NFL when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 20.4 points per contest. They are giving up 4.9 yards per run and 149.9 rushing yards per contest this year. In their 7 games played this year, they are giving up 211.7 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 60.1%. Over the course of this year, they have given up 1,049 rushing yards through 7 games.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Chiefs NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jets +12.5
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