New York Jets vs New England Patriots Prediction, 10/24/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: New York Jets vs New England Patriots
Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021
Location: Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Patriots (-7)
The New England Patriots (2-4) will try to defeat the New York Jets (1-4) at Gillette Stadium on Sunday. New England is 7-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under has been set at 43.5.
The New York Jets step onto the field holding a record of 1-4 for this year. In their last game, the Jets faced off with the Falcons and ended up losing by a score of 27-20. Zach Wilson finished 19/32 with 192 yds passing. He had a QB rating of 63.5 and finished the contest with 1 pick. Jamison Crowder left with an average of 6.0 yards per reception by accounting for 24 yards on 4 receptions. Michael Carter led the offense in rushing for the Jets with 10 attempts for 38 yards (3.8 yds per attempt). For the game, they had 52 plays which gave them a total of 230 yds. The New York Jets ended up running the ball 18 times and had 64 yards, which earned them an average of 3.6 yards per attempt. When it came to stopping the run, the Jets conceded 108 yds on 29 tries, which is an average of 3.7 yards per run allowed. New York allowed 33 pass completions on 46 tries for 342 yds, and a completion percentage of 71.7%.
The Jets have earned 1,335 total yards for the year. New York has accumulated 46 first downs as a team, and they have been called for 35 penalties for 320 yds. In terms of getting in the endzone, New York has amassed 4 touchdowns through the air and 3 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 9 different times (9 interceptions). As a team they're maintaining an average of 74.0 yards in the run game which has them sitting 31st in the NFL. When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the New York Jets have an average of 13.4 points per outing.
When talking about yards via the pass, the Jets have allowed 1,247 yards which ranks them 7th in the NFL. They have conceded 249.4 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 69.2%. For the season, they are granting 372.8 yards/game which ranks them 22nd in the National Football League. They have relinquished 4 touchdowns by air and 7 touchdowns via the ground game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.0 yards per attempt on the ground and 123.4 rushing yards per game over the course of this year. Overall, they have allowed 617 rushing yards through 5 contests. The Jets sit in 18th in the National Football League in relation to team defense, allowing 24.2 PPG.
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The Patriots head into this game 2-4 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Patriots took a loss by a final score of 35-29 when they faced the Cowboys. Mac Jones (2 touchdowns) finished the contest with 229 yards on 15/21 passing while his quarterback rate was 118.9. He threw 1 interception and his avg yards per attempt was 10.9 yds. Damien Harris carried the rock 18 times for 101 yds, ending the game with 5.6 yards per carry for New England. Jakobi Meyers was one of the featured targets for the Patriots, catching 5 passes for 44 yds (8.8 yds per catch). New England rushed the ball for 4.4 yards per tote, finishing the game with 120 yards on 27 attempts. The Patriots finished the game with a total of 335 yds on 50 plays (6.7 yards per play). The Patriots secondary gave up a completion percentage of 70.6%, surrendering 445 yds on 36 out of 51 passing. New England relinquished 31 run attempts for 122 yds (3.9 yards per rush).
The New England Patriots are averaging 322.3 yards/game which is good for 26th out of all teams in the league. They are averaging 86.7 yards per game on the ground and have run for 520 yards for the season. The New England offense has racked up 319 yds of penalties on 36 infractions, which is 19th in the NFL in terms of helping out the opposition. They have given away 6 interceptions while conceding 5 fumbles and they have tallied 70 1st downs. During the season to this point, the Patriots have thrown for a total of 1,414 passing yards as well as holding an average of 235.7 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 19th out of all NFL teams. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Patriots are ranked 24th in the NFL with an average of 20.8 points per contest.
New England has allowed a total of 677 yards rushing (112.8 yards per outing) and 3 touchdowns by way of the ground game this year. They have given up 9 touchdowns via the pass and 246.3 yards per outing, which has them ranked 16th in the NFL. Their defense has 8 takeaways (2 fumbles and 6 picks) on the season. This year, they have surrendered 127 total points. The Patriots defense has participated in 394 plays, ranking them 25th in the league. The Patriots are surrendering 21.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 10th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Patriots NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jets +7
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