The Jets will play host to the Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA, with a kickoff scheduled for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on FOX. o
NEW YORK JETS VS NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS BETTING PICK
The Pick: New England Patriots -2.5
This game will be played at Gillette Stadium at 1:00 ET on Sunday, January 7th.
WHY BET THE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 23-17 in favor of the Patriots.
- Our projections have Zach Wilson finishing with 230.541 passing yards on 22.355/37.66 passing.
- The Patriots are projected to finish with 336 yards of offense compared to the 290 yards for the Jets.
Taking a Look at the Jets Chances on the Road
The Jets enter their matchup against the Patriots with a 6-10 record. This mark puts them 3rd in AFC-East. In the AFC overall standings, they are 13th. The Jets currently hold a 5-10-1 record against the spread. Currently, their average scoring margin is -6.3.
Offensively, the Jets have an average of 15.7 points per game, which positions them 26th in the NFL. Coming into this week’s game New York’s passing game is ranked 30th in passing yards. Additionally, they are positioned 6th in pass attempts, with an average of 36.3 passes per game.
On the ground, the Jets have carried the ball an average of 21.6 times per game and currently rank 28th in rushing yards. Their average rushing yards per attempt is 4.
The New York defense has recorded 25 takeaways this season, which places them 5th in the NFL. In terms of points allowed, their average of 22 is 17th in the league while giving up 303.1 yards per contest.
Will the Patriots Win at Home?
As they prepare to face the Jets, the Patriots hold a 4-12 record. Within the AFC-East, they currently sit in 4th place and are 16th place in the AFC. The Patriots’ scoring margin heading into this week’s game is at -7.2, putting their ATS record at 5-10-1.
At 14.6 points per contest, the New England offense is 29th in the league. Looking at their passing game, the Patriots come in with an average of 189.9 passing yards per game, which is 24th in the league. Presently, 58.8% of their first downs are credited to the passing game.
The Patriots are currently averaging 3.8 yards per rushing attempt while carrying the ball an average of 24.6 times per game. In terms of rushing yardage, they hold the 25th position in the league.
On defense, the Patriots are currently positioned 14th in tackles for loss and 15th in sacks. Against them, opponents are scoring an average of 21.8 points per game and gaining 304.6 yards per contest.