Denver Broncos vs Jacksonville Jaguars Prediction, 9/19/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 2
Game: Denver Broncos vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Location: TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Jaguars (+6)
The Denver Broncos (1-0) are en route to TIAA Bank Field on Sunday where they will attempt to defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-1). Denver is 6-point favorites. The total is 45.5.
The Denver Broncos come into this game with a record of 1-0 for this season. In their last contest, the Broncos went up against the Giants and earned the victory with a final of 27-13. Teddy Bridgewater finished 28/36 with 264 yards through the air and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 115.7 and ended the game without throwing an interception. Jerry Jeudy left with an average of 12.0 yards per reception by recording 72 yards on 6 catches. Melvin Gordon led the offense in rushing for the Broncos with 11 carries for 101 yards (9.2 yards per attempt). Overall, they ran 66 plays which gave them a total of 420 yards. The Denver Broncos ended up running the ball 28 different times and accounted for 165 yards, which earned them an average of 5.9 yards per attempt. When it came to stopping the run, the Broncos gave up 60 yds on 20 attempts, which is an average of 3.0 yds per rush surrendered. Denver allowed 22 completions on 37 tries for 254 yards, and a completion rate of 59.5%.
Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Denver Broncos have an average of 27.0 points per game. As a team they're maintaining an average of 165.0 yards on the ground which has them sitting 4th in the NFL. The Broncos currently have 420 total yards for this campaign. Denver has accounted for 17 1st downs as an offense, and they have been hurt by 5 penalties for 51 yds.
Concerning yards through the air, the Broncos have surrendered 254 yards which ranks them 14th in the NFL. They have allowed 254.0 yards per contest through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 59.5%. During this campaign, they have yielded 314.0 yards/contest which ranks them 8th in the NFL. They are giving up an average of 3.0 yards per rush and 60.0 rushing yards per contest for the season. During this campaign, they have allowed 60 rushing yards through 1 game. The Broncos are sitting in 4th in the league in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 13.0 points per game.
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The Jaguars come into this game with a record of 0-1 for this year. The last time they took the gridiron, the Jaguars took a defeat with a final score of 37-21 when they faced the Texans. Trevor Lawrence (3 touchdowns) ended the contest with 332 yards on 28/51 through the air while his quarterback rating was 70.1. He threw 3 interceptions and his longest completion went for 41 yds. Carlos Hyde ran the football 9 times for 44 yds, finishing the game with 4.9 yds per attempt for Jacksonville. Laviska Shenault Jr. was the top contributor in the passing game for the Jaguars, catching 7 balls for 50 yds (7.1 yards per catch). Jacksonville ended up running for 4.8 yards per attempt, finishing the contest with 76 yds on 16 carries. The Jaguars finished with 395 yds while running 68 plays (5.8 yards per play). The Jaguars secondary allowed a completion percentage of 63.6%, surrendering 289 yards on 21 out of 33 passing. Jacksonville relinquished 41 running attempts for 160 yards (3.9 yards per rush).
The Jacksonville Jaguars have an average of 395.0 yards per contest which is good for 15th out of all teams in the league. They hold an average of 76.0 yards via the ground game. The Jacksonville offense has totaled 82 yds of penalties on 10 infractions, which is 6th in the league in terms of giving up free yards. For the season thus far, the Jaguars have thrown for a total of 319 yards through the air, which ranks 7th out of all NFL teams. In terms of how much they score, the Jaguars are sitting 19th out of all teams in the NFL averaging 21.0 points per outing.
The Jaguars are allowing 37.0 points per game, ranking them 29th in the league. Jacksonville has given up a total of 160 yards via the ground game. They have surrendered 2 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 289.0 yards per game, ranking them 21st out of all teams. The Jaguars defense has been on the field for 75 plays, which has them sitting 27th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Jaguars NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jacksonville +6
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