Jaguars at Dolphins 12/23/18 - NFL Picks & Predictions

On Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars head to south Florida to play the Miami Dolphins in a Week 16 showdown.

The Jaguars dropped to 4-10 on the season following a 16-13 loss to the Washington Redskins. The Jaguars have now lost nine of the last 10 and were able to gain just 192 yards of total offense. Cody Kessler threw for 57 yards and one interception in the loss.

Miami lost to Minnesota 41-17 to fall to 7-7 and complicate its possibilities of reaching the postseason. Ryan Tannehill threw for just 108 yards. Miami lost while Tennessee, Indianapolis and Baltimore all won and are all 8-6 one game ahead of the Dolphins. Running back Frank Gore injured his ankle and did not return for Miami and is doubtful for next week.
Jaguars quarterback Cody Kessler has thrown for 603 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. The leading rusher this season is T.J. Yeldon with 414 yards. Jacksonville’s leading receiver is Dede Westbrook with 56 receptions for 662 yards and five touchdowns. On defense, the Titans leading tackler is Telvin Smith with 118 while Calais Campbell is the sacks leaders with 8.0.

Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has thrown for 1,686 yards, 16 touchdowns and six interceptions. The leading rusher for Miami is Frank Gore with 722 yards. The Dolphins leading receiver is Kenny Stills with 33 receptions for 521 yards and six touchdowns. Miami’s leading tackler is Kiko Alonso with 121, while Robert Quinn is the sacks leader with 5.5.

Miami has much more to lose in this game with its playoff hopes on the line. The Dolphins have covered the number in 6 of the last 7 played at home and 6 of the last 8 on natural grass. Jacksonville is falling apart losing 9 of its last 10 outright and has nothing to look forward to but the offseason. Final Score Prediction, Miami Dolphins win and cover ATS 24-17.

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