New York Jets vs Denver Broncos Prediction, 9/26/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 3
Game: New York Jets vs Denver Broncos
Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
Location: Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Broncos (-7.5)
The New York Jets (0-2) are on their way to Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday where they will attempt to defeat the Denver Broncos (2-0). New York is 7.5-point dogs. The betting total is set at 43.5.
The New York Jets come into this matchup with a record of 0-2 this season. In their last game, the Jets played the Patriots and took a loss by a final of 25-6. Zach Wilson finished 19/33 with 210 yards passing. He had a QB rating of 37 and finished the game with 4 picks. Braxton Berrios left with an average of 10.4 yds per reception by recording 73 yards on 7 receptions. Michael Carter was the best rusher for the Jets with 11 totes for 59 yds (5.4 yards per attempt). Once the final whistle blew, they tallied 68 plays which gave them 336 yards. The New York Jets ran the ball 31 different times and had 152 yds, which earned them an average of 4.9 yards per tote. In the running game, the Jets conceded 101 yds on 24 tries, which calculates to 4.2 yds per run allowed. New York surrendered 22 pass completions on 30 attempts for a total of 155 yds, and a completion rate of 73.3%.
When talking about scoring, the New York Jets are averaging 10.0 points per game. As a unit they maintain an average of 98.5 yards rushing which is 22nd in the NFL. The Jets have racked up 588 total yards this year. New York has a total of 16 first downs, and they have been hurt by 13 infractions for 107 yards. They have turned the ball over 5 different times (5 interceptions).
The Jets sit in 12th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, conceding 22.0 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.2 yards per running attempt and 106.0 rushing yards per contest for the year. In total, they have allowed 212 rushing yards through 2 games. Concerning yards through the air, the Jets have conceded 425 yards which has them sitting in 10th in the NFL. They have allowed 212.5 yards per outing via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 70.8%. During this campaign, they have relinquished 318.5 yards per contest putting them at 9th in the league.
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The Broncos step onto the field holding a record of 2-0 this season. When they last played, the Broncos walked away with a victory by a final of 23-13 against the Jaguars. Javonte Williams carried the ball 13 times for 64 yds, walking away from the contest with 4.9 yards per carry for Denver. Courtland Sutton was a featured target for the Broncos, grabbing 9 passes for 159 yds (17.7 yds per catch). Teddy Bridgewater (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 328 yds on 26/34 passing while his quarterback rate was 125.6. He didn't toss any interceptions and his longest pass completion went for 55 yds. Denver conceded 16 rushing attempts for 75 yards (4.7 yards per carry). The Broncos passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 42.4%, relinquishing 114 yds on 14 out of 33 through the air. The Broncos finished the game with a total of 398 yds while running 67 plays (5.9 yds per play). Denver ran for 3.2 yards per tote, finishing the contest with 96 yards on 30 carries.
Concerning their scoring prowess, the Broncos are 14th out of all teams in the NFL by tallying 25.0 points per contest. For the year thus far, the Broncos have compiled 557 passing yards together with holding an average of 278.5 throwing yards per game, which ranks 11th in the league. They are averaging 130.5 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 261 yards for the year. The Denver Broncos are averaging 409.0 yards per outing which has them ranked 7th in the league. The Denver offense has compiled 152 yds of penalties on 15 infractions, which ranks 12th in football in terms of making mistakes. They have given away 1 fumble and they have been able to record 28 first downs.
Denver has allowed the opposition a total of 135 rushing yards (67.5 yards per contest) as well as 1 touchdown by ground for the season. They have conceded 2 touchdowns via the pass as well as 184.0 yards/contest, which has them in 5th in the league. They have 3 turnovers (1 fumble and 2 interceptions) on the season. In total, they have relinquished 26 total points. The Broncos defense has been on the field for 109 plays, which is good for 3rd in the league. The Broncos are relinquishing 13.0 points per game, which has them ranked 5th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jets +7.5
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