Jets Dolphins Betting Preview for Week 8

Miami DolphinsNew York Jets
Oct 28, 1:00 PM | Turf of MetLife Stadium

Miami Dolphins vs New York Jets Odds

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The New York Jets hope that home field works to their advantage when they host the Miami Dolphins at Metlife Stadium this Sunday. New York is 10-4 SU and 7-4-3 ATS in its last 14 games at home against the Dolphins.

Overall, New York is 12-5-1 ATS over its last 18 games against Miami, but the Dolphins have turned the tides recently with a 5-3 SU and ATS record over the last eight meetings between the two division rivals.

View Miami vs NY Jets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
New York opened as 3-point favorites at shops such as 5Dimes, while the NFL total was set at 39.5 for over under betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 23-rated Jets and the No. 19-rated Dolphins in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 22-20 win for the Dolphins on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 22.7 PPG, against a Dolphins defense that ranks No. 8 this week at 19.5 PPG. The Jets aerial game is averaging 200.4 yards per game, less than the Dolphins secondary allows through the air, 284.8 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Dolphins own the league's No. 1-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 63.7 yards per game when on the road. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 11 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

The Dolphins were a 17-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rams. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (31) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Dolphins's last action saw them get a 2-TD performance from Ryan Tannehill as they handed St. Louis a 17-14 loss at Sun Life Stadium.

New York lost its last outing, a 29-26 result against the Patriots on October 21. The Jets covered in that game as a 11.5-point underdog, while the 55 combined points took the game OVER the total. Mark Sanchez handled the Patriots defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 328 yards and 1 scores, but New York still lost to New England 29-26.

Miami Dolphins Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the division are 4-6

New York Jets Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the division are 6-4

A few Dolphins at Jets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Miami's last 19 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Miami's last 21 games
Miami is 4-7-3 ATS in their last 14 games when playing on the road against NY Jets
Miami is 4-10 SU in their last 14 games when playing on the road against NY Jets
NY Jets are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against Miami
NY Jets are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Jets last 9 games at home
NY Jets are 12-5-1 ATS in their last 18 games when playing Miami

Next up:
Miami at Indianapolis, Sunday, November 4
NY Jets at Seattle, Sunday, November 11

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