New York Jets vs Miami Dolphins Prediction, 10/18/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 6
Game: New York Jets vs Miami Dolphins
Date: Sunday, October 18, 2020
Location: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Miami -8
Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Miami Dolphins (2-3) host the New York Jets (0-5) at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, October 18, 2020. New York opens this matchup as 8-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 50.
The New York Jets head into this game 0-5 this season. In their last outing they faced the Arizona Cardinals and took the defeat by a score of 30-10. Joe Flacco went 18/33 with 195 yards through the air and tossed 1 touchdown. He walked away with no picks. Le'Veon Bell paced the team on the ground in the game. His longest run of the day went for 13 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 60 yards via 13 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.6 yards per tote. Jamison Crowder led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 116 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 14.5 yards per reception in the game. The New York Jets ran the ball a total of 28 times and earned 123 yards which gave them an average of 4.4 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, they ran 64 plays which gave them a total of 285 yards. In the game, the Jets racked up 21 1st downs and they had a total of 6 penalties for 30 yards. In terms of defense, New York gave up 27 catches on 37 attempts totaling 369 yards, and a completion percentage of 73.0%. On the ground, the Jets gave up 127 yards on 30 carries which gave them an average of 4.2 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they allowed a total of 496 yards and forced 1 takeaway.
The Jets have racked up 1,397 yards in total for the year. As a unit they maintain an average of 103.4 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 22nd in the NFL. When it comes to notching touchdowns, New York has earned 4 passing touchdowns and 2 touchdowns on the ground. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the New York Jets are sitting at 15.0 points per game. Concerning yards via the pass, the Jets have conceded 1,328 yards which ranks them 25th in the National Football League. Over the course of this year, they are granting 394.2 yards per contest which ranks them 25th in football. The Jets are ranked 30th in the National Football League regarding team defense, giving up 32.2 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.2 yards per rushing attempt and 128.6 rushing yards per game this season. Over the course of their 5 games, they are giving up 265.6 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 72.3%. For the year, they have allowed 643 running yards through 5 outings.
The Dolphins step onto the field holding a record of 2-3 this season. The last time they took the field they took on the San Francisco 49ers and notched a win by a score of 43-17. Myles Gaskin paced the team on the ground during the game. He had a long run of 21 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in the game. He rushed for a total of 57 yards by way of 16 carries which gave him an average of 3.6 yards per carry. Preston Williams was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 106 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 26.5 yards per catch during the game. Ryan Fitzpatrick went 22/28 with 350 yards through the air and added 3 TD's. He walked away with no picks. The Miami Dolphins ended up rushing 33 times and earned a total of 94 yards which gave them an average of 2.8 yards per carry. On the day, the Dolphins earned 22 1st downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 69 yards. In the game, they ran 63 plays which gave them a total of 436 yards. When discussing the defense, Miami gave up 16 completions on 35 throws totaling 128 yards, and a completion percentage of 46.0%. For the game, they allowed a total of 259 yards and earned 3 takeaways. On the ground, the Dolphins gave up 131 yards on 19 runs which gave them an average of 6.9 yards per attempt allowed.
When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Dolphins sit 13th out of all teams in the NFL holding an average of 27.2 points per game. During the season thus far, the Dolphins have racked up 1,303 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 260.6 passing yards per outing, ranking them 16th in the league. They are averaging 104.2 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 521 yards for this season. The Miami Dolphins have an average of 364.8 yards/outing which has them ranked 20th out of all teams in the league. The Dolphins rank 9th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, allowing 22.6 PPG. They are allowing an average of 5.0 yards per attempt on the ground and 126.0 rushing yards per game for the year. In total, they have conceded 630 rushing yards through 5 games. Regarding passing yardage, the Dolphins have surrendered 1,268 yards which puts them in 24th in the NFL. During their 5 games played this season, they have conceded 253.6 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 66.1%. For the season, they are conceding 379.6 yards per game which puts them 17th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jets +8
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