New England Patriots vs New York Jets Prediction, 9/19/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 2
Game: New England Patriots vs New York Jets
Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+5.5)
MetLife Stadium is the location where the New York Jets (0-1) will compete against the New England Patriots (0-1) on Sunday. New England is 5.5-point favorites. The total comes in at 42.
The New England Patriots head into this game 0-1 for this season. In their last contest, the Patriots stepped onto the field against the Dolphins and ended up losing by a score of 17-16. Damien Harris was the rushing leader for the Patriots with 23 carries for 100 yards (4.3 yds per attempt). James White averaged 8.2 yards per catch by earning 49 yds on 6 catches. Mac Jones finished 29/39 with 281 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 102.6 and finished the contest with no picks. When it came to stopping the run, the Patriots gave up 74 yards on 23 attempts, which calculates to 3.2 yds per run allowed. New England relinquished 16 pass completions on 27 attempts for a total of 185 yards, and a completion rate of 59.3%. In all, they tallied 70 plays which totaled 393 yards. The New England Patriots ran the ball a total of 30 different times and amassed 125 yards, which came out to an average of 4.2 yds per carry.
The Patriots have racked up 393 total yards this year. New England has 14 1st downs as an offense, and they have been called for 8 infractions for 84 yards. As a unit they're averaging 125.0 yards rushing which has them sitting 13th in the NFL. When it comes to scoring points, the New England Patriots have an average of 16.0 points per game.
Regarding yards via the pass, the Patriots have given up 185 yards which has them sitting in 6th in the league. They are conceding 185.0 yards per contest via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 59.3%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 259.0 yards/contest ranking them 6th in the league. They are allowing an average of 3.2 yards per rush on the ground and 74.0 yards on the ground per contest for the year. For the year, they have allowed 74 rushing yards through 1 game. The Patriots rank 11th in the NFL in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 17.0 points per contest.
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The Jets come into this game with a record of 0-1 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Jets took a defeat with a final score of 19-14 when they played the Panthers. Zach Wilson (2 touchdowns) ended the contest with 258 yards on 20/37 through the air while his QB rating was 82.9. He threw 1 interception and his longest pass completion went for 40 yds. Corey Davis was a featured target for the Jets, snagging 5 balls for 97 yds (19.4 yds per catch). Tevin Coleman ran the ball 9 times for 24 yards, finishing the contest with 2.7 yards per carry for New York. The Jets finished the contest with a total of 252 yds and they ran 60 plays (4.2 yards per play). New York rushed the football for 2.6 yards per tote, finishing with 45 yards on 17 carries. New York relinquished 27 attempts on the ground for 111 yds (4.1 yds per rush). The Jets pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 68.6%, relinquishing 270 yards on 24 out of 35 through the air.
The New York Jets hold an average of 252.0 yards per contest which ranks them 30th out of all teams in the NFL. They average 45.0 yards per game on the ground. The New York offense has accrued 30 yds of penalties on 5 infractions, which has them ranked 26th in football in terms of giving up free yards. During the season so far, the Jets have thrown for a total of 207 yards via the pass, which is ranked 24th in football. In relation to the points being put on the board, the Jets rank 27th in the league maintaining an average of 14.0 points per contest.
New York has allowed a total of 111 yards rushing. They have allowed 1 touchdown through the air and 270.0 yards per game, which has them in 19th in the NFL. The Jets defense has taken part in 63 plays, which ranks them 13th in the NFL. The Jets are relinquishing 19.0 points per game, which has them ranked 12th of all teams in the league.
Who will win tonight's Patriots/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the New York +5.5
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