New York Jets vs Dallas Cowboys Prediction, 9/17/2023 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 2
Game: New York Jets vs Dallas Cowboys
Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
Location: AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (-3)
The New York Jets (1-0) are en route to AT&T Stadium on Sunday where they will attempt to beat the Dallas Cowboys (1-0). New York opens as 3-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The over/under is 46.5.
The New York Jets come into this game with a record of 1-0 for this season. In their last contest, the Jets took on the Bills and went home with a win by a final score of 22-16. Breece Hall was the leader on the ground for the Jets with 10 carries for 127 yards (12.7 yds per carry). Allen Lazard held an average of 23.0 yards per catch by totaling 46 yds on 2 receptions. Zach Wilson connected on 14/21 with 140 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 81.4 and walked away from the game with 1 pick. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Jets gave up 97 yards on 22 attempts, which averages out to 4.4 yds per run surrendered. New York surrendered 29 pass completions on 41 attempts for 217 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.7%. At the end of the game, they ran 53 plays which converted into 289 yards. The New York Jets ran the ball 28 times and accounted for 172 yards, which came out to an average of 6.1 yards per attempt.
Concerning scoring points, the New York Jets have an average of 22.0 points per outing. Offensively they are averaging 172.0 yards on the ground which has them sitting 4th in the NFL. The Jets have earned 289 total yards for the season. New York has compiled 7 1st downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 2 penalties for 10 yards. They have turned the ball over 1 time (1 interception). In terms of distribution of touchdowns, New York has totaled 1 touchdown in the air and 0 touchdowns on the ground.
The Jets are sitting in 11th in the league regarding their opponents scoring, giving up 16.0 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.4 yards per rushing attempt and 97.0 rushing yards per contest this season. During this campaign, they have conceded 97 yards via the ground game in 1 game. Regarding passing yards, the Jets have allowed 217 yards which has them sitting in 23rd in the league. They have conceded 217.0 yards per contest through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 70.7%. Overall, they have relinquished 314.0 yards per outing ranking them 20th in the league.
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The Cowboys head into this matchup 1-0 this season. In their last game, the Cowboys walked away with a victory by a final of 40-0 against the Giants. Tony Pollard carried the football 14 times for 70 yards, finishing the contest with 5.0 yards per carry for Dallas. CeeDee Lamb was featured in the passing game for the Cowboys, bringing in 4 footballs for 77 yds (19.3 yds per catch). Dak Prescott ended the contest with 143 yards on 13/24 passing while his QB rating was 72. He kept the ball away from the defense with no interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.0 yds. Dallas surrendered 28 rushing attempts for 108 yds (3.9 yards per rush). The Cowboys secondary allowed a completion percentage of 56.7%, surrendering 63 yds on 17 out of 30 through the air. The Cowboys finished the contest with 265 yds and they ran 55 plays (4.8 yards per play). Dallas rushed the football for 4.1 yards per carry, finishing the game with 122 yards on 30 carries.
In terms of their ability to score points, the Cowboys rank 1st out of all teams in the league by scoring 40.0 points per contest. During the season to this point, the Cowboys have compiled 143 yards via the pass. They maintain an average of 122.0 yards per game via the rush. The Dallas Cowboys average 265.0 yards per game which has them ranked 20th in football. The Dallas offense has accrued 35 penalty yards on 5 infractions, which is good for 22nd in football in terms of making mistakes.
They have yielded 0 touchdowns via the pass and 63.0 yards/outing, which has them in 1st in football. Dallas has given up a total of 108 yards rushing. Their defense has earned 3 turnovers (1 fumble recovery and 2 picks) for the season. The Cowboys defense taken the field for 65 plays, which has them sitting 17th in the NFL. The Cowboys are giving up 0.0 PPG, which puts them in 1st in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -3
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