Cincinnati Bengals vs New York Jets Prediction, 10/31/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 8
Game: Cincinnati Bengals vs New York Jets
Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+10)
The Cincinnati Bengals (5-2) are on their way to MetLife Stadium on Sunday where they will attempt to defeat the New York Jets (1-5). Cincinnati is 10-point favorites. The over/under is 43.
The Cincinnati Bengals head into this matchup 5-2 for this year. In their last contest, the Bengals played the Ravens and went home with a win by a final score of 41-17. Joe Burrow went 23/38 with 416 yards through the air and 3 TDs. He had a QB rating of 113.5 and ended the contest with 1 interception. Ja'Marr Chase held an average of 25.1 yards per catch by notching 201 yds on 8 catches. Joe Mixon was the best rusher for the Bengals with 12 carries for 59 yds (4.9 yards per carry). At the end of the game, they ran 63 plays for 520 yds. The Cincinnati Bengals ran the ball a total of 24 times and totaled 111 yards, which had them averaging 4.6 yds per carry. In the running game, the Bengals gave up 115 yds on 24 attempts, which averages out to 4.8 yards per run allowed. Cincinnati gave up 20 completions on 42 attempts for a total of 278 yards, and a completion rate of 47.6%.
When talking about getting in the endzone, the Cincinnati Bengals have an average of 27.0 PPG. As a team they're holding an average of 106.9 yards rushing which is 17th in the NFL. The Bengals have attained 2,587 total yards for this campaign. Cincinnati has 82 1st downs offensively, and they have committed 30 infractions for 256 yds. They have surrendered the ball 9 different times (8 interceptions and 1 fumble). With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, Cincinnati has totaled 18 touchdowns via the pass and 5 touchdowns on the ground.
The Bengals are ranked 5th in the league in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 18.3 points per contest. They are allowing 4.0 yards per rushing attempt and 94.0 rushing yards per game this year. For the year, they have allowed 658 yards via the ground game in 7 contests. When talking about yards through the air, the Bengals have conceded 1,721 yards which ranks them 20th in the league. They are allowing 245.9 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 65.2%. Over the course of this year, they have surrendered 339.9 yards per game which has them ranked 10th in the NFL. They have relinquished 7 touchdowns via the pass and 6 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Jets head into this matchup 1-5 this season. For their last game, the Jets walked away with a loss by a score of 54-13 when they played the Patriots. Michael Carter ran the ball 11 times for 37 yards, walking away from the game with 3.4 yds per attempt for New York. Jamison Crowder was a featured target for the Jets, catching 4 balls for 34 yards (8.5 yards per reception). Mike White (1 touchdown) ended the game with 202 yards on 20/32 through the air while his QB rating was 64.8. He tossed 2 picks and his avg yards per attempt was 6.31 yds. New York gave up 32 run attempts for 148 yards (4.6 yards per rush). The Jets secondary allowed a completion rate of 68.3%, relinquishing 403 yards on 28 for 41 through the air. The Jets ended up finishing with 299 yards on 61 plays (4.9 yds per play). New York rushed for 3.6 yds per attempt, finishing with a total of 62 yards on 17 carries.
When discussing the points being put on the board, the Jets currently sit 32nd in the league with an average of 13.3 points per outing. During this campaign to this point, the Jets currently sit at 1,202 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 200.3 throwing yards per contest, ranking them 28th in the NFL. They have an average of 72.0 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 432 yards for the season. The New York Jets average 272.3 yards/contest which is good for 31st out of all teams in the NFL. The New York offense has racked up 349 yds of penalties on 40 violations, which has them ranked 23rd in football in terms of giving up free yards. They have thrown 11 interceptions while surrendering 1 fumble and they have been able to obtain 59 first downs.
The Jets are giving up 29.2 points per game, which puts them in 29th in the NFL. New York has surrendered a total of 765 yards rushing (127.5 yards per contest) in addition to 11 touchdowns on the ground this season. They have yielded 7 touchdowns via the pass as well as 275.0 yards per game, which has them in 25th in the league. The Jets defense has participated in 426 plays, which is good for 17th in football. In total, they have allowed 175 points in total. Their defense has earned 4 turnovers (4 fumbles) over the course of the season.
Who will win tonight's Bengals/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bengals -10
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