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Jaguars vs Jets Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16

by USA WagerDecember 20, 2022

Check out our free Jaguars vs Jets prediction for the NFL week 16 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.

Jaguars vs Jets Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16

On Thursday, December 22nd, the Jacksonville Jaguars travel to take on the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. The two AFC teams will kick things off at 8:15 PM ET, and will be televised on AMAZON.

Heading into Thursday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup, with New York getting a slight edge on the spread. However, Jacksonville will head to MetLife Stadium looking to pull off a road upset. Keep reading to USA Wager’s Jaguars vs Jets prediction.

  • Spread: JAX +1.0 | NYJ -1.0
  • MoneyLine: JAX -110 | NYJ -111
  • Total: 38.5

Jaguars vs Jets Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 16 contest vs New York, the Jaguars have an overall record of 6-8. This includes going 5-4 in the AFC. On the season, Jacksonville has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 10th with an average differential of 0.43 points. So far, the Jaguars have been favored in 11 of their 14 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.

Although Jacksonville has a straight up record of 1-4-0 in their last 5 road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-4. The team averaged 23.0 points per game in these games. Spanning across their last 5 games as the underdog, Jacksonville has an ATS record of 3-2 while going 3-2 straight up.

Heading into this week 16 contest vs Jacksonville, the Jets have an overall record of 7-7. This includes going 5-5 in the AFC. On the season, New York has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 9th with an average differential of 1.29 points. So far, the Jets have been favored in 3 of their 14 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -4.

Through their last 5 home contests, the Jets offense has averaged 25.0 points per game while allowing an average of 17.2. New York posted an overall record of 3-2 while going 3-2 ATS. Going back to their previous 5 games as the favorite, New York has an ATS mark of 3-2 while going 3-2 straight up.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Jaguars on the spread as +1.0 point underdogs. On offense, look for the team’s 10th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to covering the spread.

Free Spread Prediction: Jacksonville Jaguars 1.0

Jaguars vs Jets Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Jaguars have an over-under record of 8-6. So far, the Jaguars have put together the 12th ranked scoring offense at 23.86 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 23.43 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Jets have an over-under record of 5-9. The team’s over-under record has come while averaging just 20.07 points per game, placing them 23rd in the league. However, the New York defense has made things difficult for their opponents, giving up just 18.79 points per contest.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 51 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 38.5

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