The first game of the International Series in Wembley will have the Indianapolis Colts and the Jacksonville Jaguars facing off in an overseas AFC South battle. Kick-off is on CBS this Sunday, October 2 at 9:30 AM ET, from Wembley Stadium.
The week 4 NFL odds favor the Colts by 2-points to beat the Jags. Now, let’s find out if you should be on Indy or back Jax. Happy hunting!
Indianapolis Colts Vs Jacksonville Jaguars Odds & Pick
What: Indianapolis Colts (1-2) at Jacksonville Jaguars (0-3)
When: Sunday, October 2, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM ET
Where: London, United Kingdom
Stadium: Wembley Stadium
Spread: Colts -2
Moneyline: Indianapolis +120 vs Jacksonville -140
Game Total: 49.5
Stream: CBS Sports
Listen: Indianapolis vs Jacksonville
Why Bet The Indianapolis Colts To Beat The Jaguars
The Indianapolis Colts notched their first W of the season by beating the San Diego Chargers 26-22 last week. They improved to 1-2 straight up and against the spread after the win. The Colts average 27.0 points per game (5th) and give up 31.7 points per game (31st).
Indianapolis averages 285.0 passing yards (9th) per game. QB Andrew Luck (913 yards, 6 TDs & 2 INTs) is completing 61.3 percent of his passes for 913 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. Luck has two or more touchdown passes in six of his last eight games.
With WR Donte Moncrief on the sideline, T.Y. Hilton and Phillip Dorsett have combined for 445 receiving yards and one touchdown while Jack Doyle has 13 receptions.
The Indianapolis Colts ground game is averaging and ugly 86 yards per contest, 23rd in the league. Bruising rusher Frank Gore leads the way with a combined 185 yards and one touchdown.
Indianapolis has the 26th total defense in the NFL. They allow 300.6 passing yards per game (28th) and the 95.7 rushing yards (15th). Their defense has four sacks after three weeks (21st). Sio Moore leads the Colts with 26 tackles, Erik Walden has three sacks and Antonio Cromartie has two pass deflections.
Why Bet The Jacksonville Jaguars To Beat The Colts Odds
The Jaguars are still winless after three games. Last week, they lost at home to the Baltimore Ravens by a 19-17 score. The team averages 18.0 points per game (26th) and allows 28.0 points per game (26th).
Jacksonville averages 262.3 passing yards (12th). QB Blake Bortles (843 yards, 5 TDs & 6 INTs) is not having fun this season. Bortles has thrown 10 picks in his last five games. Last week, he completed 24 of 38 passes for 194 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions.
WRs Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns have combined for 362 receiving yards and two touchdowns while TE Julius Thomas has 11 receptions.
The Jaguars are one of the worst teams running the football in the NFL, averaging 55.0 rushing yards per game (31st). Sophomore rusher T.J. Yeldon (34 car, 84 yards, 1 TD) is averaging 2.5 yards per carry this season.
Jacksonville has the 10th total defense in the NFL. They allow 202.2 passing yards per game (8th) and 109.7 rushing the football (22nd). The Jaguars have six sacks this season (15th). Paul Posluszny leads the Jaguars with 28 tackles, Dante Fowler Jr. has two sacks and Tashaun Gipson has one interception.
Betting Trends Related To This Matchup:
- Jacksonville is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
- Jacksonville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
- Jacksonville is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
- Jacksonville is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
- Indianapolis is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Jacksonville
- Indianapolis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Jacksonville
Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction
This is a battle of the basement dwellers. Jax should be better than their 0-3 record while Indy is a 1-2 team.
My final score prediction is Indianapolis 21, Jacksonville 24.