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Dec 16, 1:00 PM | Grass of Sun Life Stadium

Jacksonville Jaguars vs Miami Dolphins Odds

2-11TEAM RECORD5-8

The Jacksonville Jaguars are 5-1 ATS on the road this season despite a 1-5 SU road record, and will be looking for another cover and a win this Sunday when they visit the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium. Miami is 1-5 SU and 1-4-1 ATS over its last six games.

Jacksonville is 1-2 SU and ATS over its last three games against Miami. All three of those games went UNDER the total.

View Jacksonville vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The point spread was settled in at 7.5 favoring the host Dolphins earlier in the week, according to Sportsbook.ag. The over under line was hovering around 37, with movement expected during the week at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 27-rated Dolphins and the No. 32-rated Jaguars in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 18-10 win for the Dolphins on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Miami's No. 27-ranked offense (18.5 PPG) against a Jaguars defense that ranks No. 29 at 27.6 PPG. The Dolphins passing attack has averaged 203.5 yards per game, less than the Jaguars give up through the air (248.8 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Jaguars feature the league's No. 22-rated road run defense, allowing 127.2 yards per game. Miami, meanwhile, ranks No. 8 in rushing offense at home.

The Jaguars were a 17-10 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Jets. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (27) made winners of UNDER bettors. In their last game, the Jaguars were Week 14 losers coming out on the wrong end of 17-10 score against New York.

In their last action, Miami was a 27-13 loser on the road against the 49ers. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (40) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Dolphins suffered a Week 14 loss against San Francisco in their last game, falling 27-13 at Candlestick Park.

Jacksonville Jaguars Trends:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on grass are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing outside the division are 1-9

Miami Dolphins Trends:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 4-6

A few Jaguars at Dolphins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Jacksonville's last 8 games on the road
Jacksonville is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Jacksonville is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Jacksonville is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Miami's last 13 games at home
Miami is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games at home
Miami is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Jacksonville home to New England, Sunday, December 23
Miami home to Buffalo, Sunday, December 23

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