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Jets vs Dolphins Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 18
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Jets vs Dolphins Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 18

by USA WagerJanuary 3, 2023

Check out our free Jets vs Dolphins prediction for the NFL week 18 game in Miami Gardens. 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.

Jets vs Dolphins Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 18

On Sunday, January 8th, the New York Jets travel to take on the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium. This AFC East showdown has a kickoff time set for 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.

Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup. Will New York pull off the win as a slight road favorite? Or, will Miami take care of business at home? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Jets vs Dolphins prediction.

  • Spread: NYJ -1.0 | MIA +1.0
  • MoneyLine: NYJ -109 | MIA -112
  • Total: 38.0

Jets vs Dolphins Prediction: Spread

Going into week 18, New York has a record of 2-3 in the AFC East. Overall, the Jets head into action with a record of 7-9. This season, New York currently has an average point differential of -0.94 points per game, placing them 19th in the league. So far, the Jets have been favored in 5 of their 16 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -3.

Although New York 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 2-3. The team averaged 11.8 points per game in these games. Spanning across their last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Jets have gone 2-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.

Going into week 18, Miami has a record of 2-3 in the AFC East. Overall, the Dolphins head into action with a record of 8-8. This season, Miami currently has an average point differential of -0.44 points per game, placing them 17th in the league. So far, the Dolphins have been favored in 7 of their 16 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.

Across their 5 previous home games, Miami has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-2 while averaging 24.2 points per game. The Dolphins have a straight up record of 0-5 in their previous 5 games as the underdog. Against the spread, they had a mark of 2-3.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Dolphins on the spread as +1.0 point underdogs. On offense, look for the team’s 3rd ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to covering the spread.

Free Spread Prediction: Miami Dolphins 1.0

Jets vs Dolphins Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Jets have an over-under record of 5-11. The team’s over-under record has come while averaging just 18.12 points per game, placing them 27th in the league. However, the New York defense has made things difficult for their opponents, giving up just 19.06 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Dolphins have an over-under record of 8-8. So far, the Dolphins have put together the 10th ranked scoring offense at 24.12 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 24.56 points per contest.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 45 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 38.0

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