Miami Dolphins vs Jacksonville Jaguars Prediction, 10/17/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 6
Game: Miami Dolphins vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021
Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, UK
Odds/Point Spread: Jaguars (+3.5)
The Miami Dolphins (1-4) are en route to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday where they will play the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-5). Miami opens this contest as 3.5-point favorites. The total is 44.5.
The Miami Dolphins head into this game 1-4 for this season. In their last game, the Dolphins took the field against the Buccaneers and took a loss by a final of 45-17. Myles Gaskin led the offense in rushing for the Dolphins with 5 attempts for 25 yards (5.0 yds per attempt). Gaskin had an average of 7.4 yards per catch by recording 74 yds on 10 receptions. Jacoby Brissett went 27/39 with 275 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a QB rate of 95.6 and ended the game with 1 pick. On the ground, the Dolphins conceded 121 yards on 25 attempts, which averages out to 4.8 yds per run surrendered. Miami relinquished 33 pass completions on 44 tries for a total of 437 yards, and a completion rate of 75.0%. In all, they had 51 plays which gave them 301 yds. The Miami Dolphins ended up rushing 9 times and accumulated 39 yds, which is an average of 4.3 yds per carry.
In terms of scoring, the Miami Dolphins have an average of 15.8 points per game. Offensively they average 70.4 yards via the ground game giving them a rank of 32nd in the NFL. The Dolphins have attained 1,309 total yards this season. Miami has a total of 54 1st downs as a unit, and they have committed 32 infractions for 248 yds. They have surrendered the ball 8 times (3 picks and 5 fumbles lost). In terms of scoring touchdowns, Miami has amassed 5 touchdowns through the air and 3 rushing touchdowns.
Regarding yards through the air, the Dolphins have given up 1,443 yards which ranks them 26th in the NFL. They are giving up 288.6 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 67.5%. Over the course of this season, they are giving up 422.2 yards/game which puts them 30th in the league. They have allowed 12 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 6 touchdowns on the ground. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.4 yards per rushing attempt and 133.6 rushing yards per contest over the course of this season. Overall, they have allowed 668 rushing yards through 5 games. The Dolphins rank 30th in the league regarding their opponents scoring, conceding 30.8 points per contest.
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The Jaguars step onto the field holding a record of 0-5 for this season. In their last game, the Jaguars took a loss by a score of 37-19 when they played the Titans. James Robinson ran the football 18 times for 149 yards, finishing the contest with 8.3 yds per carry for Jacksonville. Dan Arnold was the leading receiver for the Jaguars, bringing in 6 footballs for 64 yds (10.7 yds per catch). Trevor Lawrence (1 touchdown) finished the game with 273 yards on 23/33 through the air while his QB rating was 92.1. He tossed 1 interception and his longest pass completion went for 58 yards. Jacksonville conceded 36 running attempts for 184 yards (5.1 yards per rush). The Jaguars pass defense allowed a completion rate of 63.6%, surrendering 184 yds on 14 out of 22 through the air. The Jaguars finished with 454 yds while running 66 plays (6.9 yds per play). Jacksonville ran the ball for 6.4 yds per attempt, finishing with 198 yds on 31 carries.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have an average of 348.0 yards/game which has them sitting 21st out of all teams in the NFL. They hold an average of 129.4 yards per game via the rush and have run for 647 yards in total. The Jacksonville offense has totaled 239 yds of penalties on 27 infractions, ranking them 28th in football in terms of giving up free yards. They have tossed 8 interceptions while surrendering 3 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 49 first downs. During the season to this point, the Jaguars have a total of 1,093 passing yards together with holding an average of 218.6 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 27th out of all NFL teams. When discussing how much they score, the Jaguars rank 28th in the league by tallying 18.6 points per outing.
The Jaguars are conceding 30.4 PPG, ranking them 29th of all teams in the NFL. Jacksonville has given up a total of 609 rushing yards (121.8 yards per game) and 9 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. They have allowed the opposition 7 touchdowns through the air and 286.6 yards per outing, ranking them 25th in the NFL. The Jaguars defense taken the field for 322 plays, ranking them 21st in the league. This year, they have given up 152 total points. They have totaled 1 takeaway (1 interception) over the course of the season.
Who will win tonight's Dolphins/Jaguars NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jaguars +3.5
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