With the New York Jets hosting the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday Night Football, one team is doing well and the other is in rapid decline. Both teams are in his AFC playoff bubble, with the Jets (7-7) trailing the Dolphins and Chargers by one game, holding onto his last two spots. The Jaguars (6-8) are second behind those teams, but AFC South leaders Tennessee are one behind him. Jacksonville has won four of his last six games, including his 40-34 upset victory over the Cowboys on Sunday. New York got off to an amazing 5-2 start, but then lost momentum and the Lions lost 20-17, a three-game losing streak. The Jets won their most recent meeting the day after Christmas last year, with a 26-21 home victory that tied him 8-8 for the best series ever.
Kickoff in East Rutherford, New Jersey is set for 8:15 PM ET. The Caesars Sportsbook lists the Jets as his 2-point favorite in the latest Jets vs. Jaguars odds, with an over/under 37 total points earned. Soccer predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine projection model.
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- Jets vs. Jaguars spread: Jets -2
- Jets vs. Jaguars Over/Under: 37 Points
- Jets vs. Jaguars moneyline: Jacksonville +115, New York -135
- JAX: Jaguars average 27 points over last 6 games
- NYJ: Jets allowed 20+ just once in last 6 games
- Jets vs. Jaguars Picks: Here’s Our Picks
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Why the Jets Can Cover
The favorites are 5-2 over the spread over the last seven games and New York are 6-0 ATS over the last six games following their ATS defeat. Defense has been the backbone of the team’s success. Ranks in the top five in both total yards (205 yards per game) and passing yards allowed (194). A clear favorite for Defensive Rookie of the Year, cornerback his source Gardner is the top of any team and can take his wideout, with two interceptions and he has defended 16 passes. The team hopes Quinen-Williams, who has 11 sacks, will be able to return from his ankle injury on Thursday.
Rookie Zonovan Knight has made his mark in recent weeks, adding 253 yards in the last four games, and Michael Carter rushed for 390 yards this season. The Jaguars rank him 29th against the pass (352.6 YPG) and allow him 23.4 points per contest. Backup quarterback Zach Wilson, who threw for 317 yards and two TDs in the Week 15 loss, will start in place of Mike White, who is recovering from a rib injury. Have a look at this.
Why Jaguar Has You Covered
Jacksonville has been 3-0-1 against the spread in its last four AFC matchups and covered in four of its last six. The offense seems to be improving week by week, with 2021 No. 1 pick Trevor Lawrence guarding the ball and finding reliable players. Lawrence has nearly 1,700 passing yards and his 14 TD passing in the last six games, and has the league’s best passer rating (11.2) for that span. He threw for his 318 yards and his 4 TDs on Sunday, throwing his first interception in the six-game stretch. The Jets have zero takeouts in the last three weeks. Lawrence is suspect with a toe injury.
Meanwhile, the Jaguars won Sunday’s game with an interception return of a touchdown and have the fourth-most 22 takeaways in the NFL. Lawrence has developed a solid rapport with receiver Zay, who has racked up 415 receiving yards in his last five games. His fellow receiver Christian Kirk has excelled out of the slot, leading the team in receptions (73), receiving yards (966) and TDs (7). Running back Travis Etienne, the 25th pick in last year’s draft, rushed for 917 yards (5.0 yards per carry) and averaged 24 points offense with 27 catches. Find out which team to choose here.
How to make a Jets vs. Jaguars pick
This model breaks down every angle of Thursday night’s matchup between the Jaguars and the Jets. The model leans towards total points, suggesting it will be a duel between young quarterbacks. The model also states that one side of the spread will be cashed more than his 50% chance. His TNF pick for the model is available exclusively at SportsLine.
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