New York Jets vs Denver Broncos Prediction, 10/23/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 7
Game: New York Jets vs Denver Broncos
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2022
Location: Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Broncos (-3.5)
The New York Jets (4-2) are headed to Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday where they will take on the Denver Broncos (2-4). Denver is 3.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 43.5.
The New York Jets head into this game 4-2 this season. In their last game, the Jets played against the Packers and took home the win by a score of 27-10. Zach Wilson went 10/18 with 110 yards through the air. He had a QB rating of 73.8 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Breece Hall was the leader on the ground for the Jets with 20 totes for 116 yds (5.8 yards per carry). Corey Davis averaged 26.0 yards per catch by tallying 52 yds on 2 catches. The New York Jets ran the football 33 times and compiled 179 yards, earning them an average of 5.4 yards per attempt. On the day, they tallied 53 plays for 278 yds. New York conceded 28 pass completions on 45 attempts for 218 yds, and a completion percentage of 62.2%. When it came to stopping the run, the Jets conceded 60 yards on 20 attempts, which is an average of 3.0 yards per rush allowed.
When talking about scoring, the New York Jets have an average of 23.8 points per game. As a unit they average 110.7 yards on the ground which has them sitting 18th in the National Football League. The Jets have racked up 2,058 total yards over the course of this season. New York has accumulated 72 first downs, and they have been called for 37 infractions for 441 yards. They have surrendered the football 9 different times (5 picks and 4 fumbles). With reference to getting in the endzone, New York has totaled 7 touchdowns via the pass and 8 rushing touchdowns.
Concerning yards through the air, the Jets have allowed 1,247 yards which ranks them 13th in the league. They are giving up 207.8 yards per outing via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 63.6%. For the season, they have relinquished 313.2 yards/game putting them at 9th in the National Football League. They have yielded 8 touchdowns by air in addition to 7 touchdowns running the ball. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.9 yards per attempt on the ground and 105.3 rushing yards per contest for the year. During this campaign, they have conceded 632 rushing yards through 6 games. The Jets are ranked 17th in the National Football League concerning their opponents scoring, conceding 21.3 PPG.
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The Broncos step onto the field holding a record of 2-4 for this season. The last time they stepped on the football field, the Broncos took a loss by a score of 19-16 when they faced the Chargers. Russell Wilson (1 TD) ended the game with 188 yds on 15/28 passing while his QB rating was 86.6. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.7 yards. Jerry Jeudy was a featured target for the Broncos, bringing in 3 throws for 54 yds (18.0 yds per catch). Latavius Murray carried the ball 15 times for 66 yds, finishing the game with 4.4 yds per carry for Denver. The Broncos finished the game with a total of 258 yds and they ran 55 plays (4.7 yards per play). Denver rushed for 4.3 yards per carry, finishing the game with 98 yds on 23 carries. Denver allowed 24 rush attempts for 73 yds (3.0 yds per carry). The Broncos pass defense gave up a completion rate of 64.9%, surrendering 224 yards on 37 for 57 passing.
The Denver Broncos maintain an average of 329.3 yards per game which has them sitting 22nd in the NFL. They maintain an average of 110.2 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 661 yards for the season. The Denver offense has racked up 486 penalty yds on 54 infractions, which has them ranked 1st in football in terms of helping out the other team. They have given away 3 picks while conceding 4 fumbles and they have been able to tally 58 first downs. During this campaign to this point, the Broncos have compiled 1,315 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 219.2 throwing yards per game, putting them at 21st in the NFL. Concerning the points being put on the board, the Broncos sit 32nd out of all teams in the league by scoring 15.2 points per contest.
They have given up 3 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 184.5 yards/contest, ranking them 5th out of all teams. Denver has given up a total of 635 rushing yards (105.8 yards/game) and 3 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have earned 7 takeaways (3 fumbles and 4 picks) so far this season. The Broncos defense has been on the field for 390 plays, which ranks 24th in football. This season, they have conceded 99 total points. The Broncos are giving up 16.5 PPG, which has them ranked 4th of all teams in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jets +3.5
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