The New England Patriots host New York Sunday, looking to prove that Monday Night rout early this season was no fluke and that the Patriots Jets odds deserve to be -10.
The Pats are double-digit favorites, which has proven to be a dangerous spot in the past 11 seasons (underdogs are 9-2 ATS in those 11 games).
The Jets will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 9-7 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Patriots are 10-5-1 ATS. New York is 12-4 against the total, while New England is 13-3 versus the number.
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Jets vs Patriots Betting Line: Odds makers opened the Patriots as 9-point favorites in the game, while the betting total was sitting at 45.
Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 9-rated Patriots and the No. 3-ranked Jets, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 36-27 result in favor of the Patriots.
New York won its last outing, a 17-16 result against the Colts on January 8. The Jets covered in that game as a 2-point underdog, while the 33 combined points took the game UNDER the total. LaDainian Tomlinson scored twice in New York's most recent game, earning a 17-16 win over Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium.
The Patriots were a 38-7 Sportsbook in their most recent outing at home against the Dolphins. They covered the 4–point spread as favorites, while the total score (45) made Sportsbooks of OVER bettors. In their last gridiron battle, Rob Gronkowski did much of the damage, producing 102 receiving yards as New England beat the Dolphins 38-7 at Gillette Stadium.
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How They Matchup: Offensively, the game matches up New England's #1-ranked offense (32.4 PPG) against a Jets defense that ranks #6 at 19 PPG. The Patriots passing attack has averaged 240.4 yards per game, more than the Jets give up through the air (200.6 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Jets feature the league's #14-rated road run defense, allowing 111.9 yards per game. New England, meanwhile, ranks #5 in rushing offense at home.
New York Jets Trends:
When playing in January are 7-3
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing within the division are 5-5
New England Patriots Trends:
When playing in January are 6-4
When playing on turf are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the division are 8-2
A few Jets at Patriots trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of the NY Jets last 10 games on the road
NY Jets are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games on the road
NY Jets are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of the NY Jets last 16 games
New England is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
New England is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New England's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of New England's last 10 games