Dolphins vs Jets Prediction & NFL Odds For 5
Check out our free Dolphins vs Jets prediction for the NFL week 5 game in East Rutherford. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.
Dolphins vs Jets Prediction & NFL Odds For Week 5
On Sunday, October 9th, the Miami Dolphins travel to take on the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. This AFC East showdown has a kickoff time set for 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.
Heading into Sunday’s game, Miami is a strong favorite to come away with the win. But, can New York take advantage of playing at home and pull off the upset? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Dolphins vs Jets prediction.
- Spread: MIA -3.5 | NYJ +3.5
- MoneyLine: MIA +-177 | NYJ 149
- Total: 44.0
Dolphins vs Jets Prediction: Spread
Going into week 5, Miami has a record of 2-0 in the AFC East. Overall, the Dolphins head into action with a record of 3-1. On the season, Miami has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 11th with an average differential of 1.75 points. Coming into this week’s action, the Dolphins will be the betting favorite for just the 2nd time this year. In the only other game as the favorite, the point spread was -3 points.
When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Miami has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 20.8 per game. The team went 3-2-0 overall in these games. Through their last 5 games as the favorite, the Dolphins have an ATS record of 4-1 and a straight up mark of 5-0.
Going into week 5, New York has a record of 0-0 in the AFC East. Overall, the Jets head into action with a record of 2-2. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -6.25 points per game. Through 4 games, the Jets have been the underdog in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is 6.
Across the Jets last 5 home games, the team averaged 16.0 points per game while allowing 26.0. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3, while going 1-4 straight-up. In their last 5 games as the underdog, New York has gone 2-3 vs the spread. Straight up, the team went 2-3 in these matchups.
In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Jets on the spread as +3.5 point underdogs. On offense, look for the team’s 4th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to covering the spread.
Free Spread Prediction: New York Jets 3.5
Dolphins vs Jets Prediction: Total
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Dolphins have an over-under record of 1-3. So far, the Dolphins have put together the 9th ranked scoring offense at 24.5 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 22.75 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Jets have an over-under record of 2-2. This season, the Jets are averaging 19.0 points per contest, placing them 20th in the league. Defensively, the team is ranked just 26th in points allowed per game.
If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 54 points, making the over the best bet.
Free Total Prediction: Over 44.0
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