Jets Vs Patriots Point Spread & ATS PickSportbet.com Staff
The New England Patriots are favored by the largest NFL point-spread in three years when facing the NY Jets this weekend. The Week 16 NFL Jets Vs Pats betting spread favors New England by 17-points. Kick-off is this Saturday, December 24th at 1:00 PM ET on CBS from Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
NY Jets Vs New England Patriots Spread & ATS Pick
What: NY Jets (4-10) at New England Patriots (12-5)
When: Saturday, December 24, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM ET
Where: Foxboro, MA
Stadium: Gillette Stadium
Spread: Patriots -17
Moneyline: NY Jets +1000 vs New England -1500
Game Total: 43.5
Stream: CBS Sports
Listen: NY Jets vs New England
Why Bet The NY Jets To Beat The Patriots
The NY Jets are 4-10 SU and 5-8-1 ATS this season after losing 34-13 to the Miami Dolphins. They average 17.3 points per game (30th) and allow 25.6 points per game (26th).
The Jets average 224.0 passing yards per game (25th). QB Bryce Petty is auditioning for next season. Petty completed 20 of 36 passes for 235 yards against Miami. He threw one touchdown and was intercepted twice. WR Brandon Marshall (57 rec, 760 yards, 3 TD) is the best receiver on the team. But he has caught just one touchdown in the last nine games. He saw 11 passes going his way last week, but he caught just one. New York averages 111.7 rushing yards per game (12th). RB Matt Forte (218 car, 813 yards, 7 TDs) is listed questionable for Saturday with a knee injury.
New York has the 17th-ranked total defense in the NFL. The Jets allow 252.2 passing yards per game (21st) and 99.9 passing yards per game (14th). They have recorded 23 sacks this season (31st). David Harris has 79 tackles and Leonard Williams has 7.0 sacks.
Why Bet The New England Patriots To Beat The Jets
The Patriots won their 8th straight AFC East title by beating the Denver Broncos 16-3 last week. New England is 12-2 SU and 11-3 ATS this season. They average 25.9 points per game (6th) and allow 16.6 points per game (1st).
“From my standpoint, every day is an opportunity for us to get better," Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said. "I don’t think you just get better in games. I don’t think you just get better in one game. Sometimes a game can give you a little spark or impetus; I agree with that.
New England averages 272.9 passing yards per game (4th). QB Tom Brady (3064 yards, 22 TDs & 2 INTs) didn’t have a good game against Denver. He completed 16 of 32 passes for 188 yards. WR Julian Edelman (85 rec, 866 yards, 2 TDs) was the best receiver against the Broncos with six receptions and 75 yards. The Patriots average 117.0 rushing yards per game (7th). RB LeGarrette Blount (265 car, 1060 yards, 15 TDs) set a Patriots franchise record with 15 rushing TDs.
The Patriots have the 10th best total defense in the NFL. They allow 248.0 passing yards per game (17th) and 87.9 rushing yards per game (4th). New England has recorded 32 sacks this season (12th). Patrick Chung has 84 tackles and Trey Flowers has 7.0 sacks.
If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:
- NY Jets is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
- NY Jets is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
- NY Jets is 4-7-2 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
- NY Jets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
- New England is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- New England is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- New England is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing NY Jets
- New England is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing NY Jets
Expert ATS Pick & Final Score Prediction
In the past 20 games where a team has been favored by 16 or more points, the underdog has gone 14-5-1 against the spread.
My final score prediction is NY Jets 17, New England 31.