New York Jets vs Atlanta Falcons Prediction, 10/10/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 5
Game: New York Jets vs Atlanta Falcons
Date: Sunday, October 10, 2021
Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, UK
Odds/Point Spread: Falcons (-3)
The New York Jets (1-3) are traveling to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday where they will try to beat the Atlanta Falcons (1-3). New York opens as 3-point underdogs. The betting total is set at 44.5.
The New York Jets come into this matchup with a record of 1-3 for this season. In their last contest, the Jets stepped onto the field against the Titans and went home with a win by a final score of 27-24. Zach Wilson finished 21/34 with 297 yards passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 97.3 and walked away from the game with 1 pick. Corey Davis left with an average of 27.8 yds per reception by tallying 111 yds on 4 catches. Michael Carter led the offense in rushing for the Jets with 13 totes for 38 yards (2.9 yards per carry). In all, they ran 60 plays which converted into 355 yds. The New York Jets rushed the ball a total of 25 different times and had 66 yds, which came out to an average of 2.6 yds per carry. On the ground, the Jets conceded 177 yds on 37 attempts, which is 4.8 yds per rush surrendered. New York allowed 30 completions on 49 attempts for a total of 253 yds, and a completion rate of 61.2%.
The Jets currently have 1,105 total yards for the year. New York has recorded 37 first downs, and they have been hurt by 28 infractions for 262 yds. When it comes to getting in the endzone, New York has compiled 4 touchdowns through the air and 1 touchdown on the ground. They have turned the football over 8 times (8 interceptions). As a unit they're maintaining an average of 76.5 yards on the ground which ranks them 29th in the league. Regarding putting points on the board, the New York Jets hold an average of 11.8 PPG.
In terms of passing yards, the Jets have given up 905 yards which has them sitting in 12th in the league. They are giving up 226.3 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 68.3%. During the season, they are conceding 353.5 yards per contest ranking them 13th in the NFL. They have surrendered 2 touchdowns through the air in addition to 6 touchdowns running the ball. They are allowing 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and 127.3 rushing yards per game for the year. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 509 running yards through 4 contests. The Jets rank 14th in the league in terms of team defense, giving up 23.5 points per contest.
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The Falcons head into this matchup 1-3 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Falcons took a defeat with a final score of 34-30 when they played the Football Team. Matt Ryan (4 TDs) walked away from the contest with 283 yds on 25/42 through the air while his QB rating was 111.5. He didn't throw any interceptions and his longest completion was 42 yards. Cordarrelle Patterson carried the rock 6 times for 34 yds, finishing the game with 5.7 yds per carry for Atlanta. Calvin Ridley had the best day in terms of receiving for the Falcons, snagging 7 balls for 80 yds (11.4 yards per catch). Atlanta ran for 3.5 yards per attempt, finishing with 99 yds on 28 carries. The Falcons finished the contest with a total of 374 yds on 71 plays (5.3 yds per play). The Falcons pass defense conceded a completion rate of 69.7%, surrendering 290 yards on 23 for 33 passing. Atlanta gave up 28 attempts on the ground for 122 yds (4.4 yds per rush).
The Atlanta Falcons have an average of 319.5 yards per outing which is good for 24th out of all teams in the league. They hold an average of 86.8 yards per game via the ground game and have toted the ball for 347 yards overall. The Atlanta offense has totaled 202 penalty yds on 28 infractions, which ranks 8th in football in terms of hurting your team. They have tossed 3 interceptions while letting opponents recover 1 fumble and they have been able to obtain 50 first downs. During the season thus far, the Falcons currently sit at 931 yards through the air together with an average of 232.8 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 20th out of all NFL teams. Regarding putting points on the board, the Falcons are 25th in the league holding an average of 19.5 points per game.
Atlanta has given up a total of 477 rushing yards (119.3 yards/game) and 3 touchdowns on the ground this year. They have surrendered 11 touchdowns via the pass and 264.0 yards per outing, which has them ranked 21st in football. Their defense has earned 2 turnovers (2 fumbles) on the season. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 128 total points. The Falcons defense taken the field for 253 plays, which is 14th in the league. The Falcons are allowing 32.0 points per game, which has them sitting 32nd in football.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Falcons NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Falcons -3
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