Oakland Raiders Open as Week 1 Betting Underdogs vs Jets
The UNDER has paid off for totals bettors in six of the last eight season openers for the New York Jets as they try to start off their 2014 campaign with a victory on Sunday afternoon when they play host to the Oakland Raiders.
And the Raiders, who went just 4-12 overall last season, have had very limited ATS success against AFC East teams lately with a 2-7 record on the betting lines in their last nine games against those teams since 2008. Oakland has also managed to win just twice SU in their last 16 games on the road over the past two seasons.
Oakland Raiders vs New York Jets Opening Odds and Betting Line
Those siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Oakland Raiders listed as 4.5-point underdogs at shops such as Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line for the betting matchup was at 39.5 over at 5Dimes.
Computer Prediction: Oakland Raiders vs New York Jets Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 15-13 win for the Jets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
New York bring a 8-8 record (9-6-1 ATS) to the Week 1 betting matchup against the 4-12 Oakland Raiders, who are 8-8 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen New York go 9-7 so far and the Raiders go 7-8-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Oakland injuries news.
According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 30-rated New York Jets and the No. 32-rated Oakland Raiders in this matchup.
How Oakland Raiders vs New York Jets Stats Matchup
The game also pits New York's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 18.12 PPG, against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 29 this week at 28.31 PPG. The Jets aerial game is averaging 183.25 yards per game, less than the Raiders secondary allows through the air, 255.75 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Oakland Raiders feature the league's No. 25-rated road run defense, allowing 132.5 yards per game. The New York Jets, meanwhile, ranks No. 4 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Raiders were a 34-14 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Broncos. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (48) made winners of UNDER bettors.
New York won its last outing, a 20-7 result against the Dolphins on December 29. The Jets covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog, while the 27 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Jets grabbed a Week 17 victory over the Dolphins in their last game, winning 20-7 at Sun Life Stadium.
Oakland Raiders vs New York Jets Betting Odds Trends
Oakland is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 9 games
Oakland is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Jets's last 6 games
NY Jets is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
NY Jets is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
NY Jets is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Next Betting Matchups
Oakland home to Houston, Sunday, September 14th
New York at Green Bay, Sunday, September 14th