Packers at Jets 12/23/18 - NFL Picks & Predictions
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Green Bay Packers vs. New York Jets
NFL: 1:00 PM EST
Dec. 23, 2018
Latest Odds : NYJ -1 Total 44
The Jets have a bright spot in Darnold who has been able to play really well on the year and showcased a lot of the talent that the Jets are really going to be looking towards for the future and in ways to help them in landing some great candidates and free agents. This is the type of thing the Jets have been looking for and Darnold could definitely help with that.
The Jets have seen Sam Darnold throw the ball for 2357 yards and 14 touchdowns on the season. The Jets rushing attack has been led by Isaiah Crowell for 143 carries and 685 yards and 6 touchdowns. The Jets offense averages 20. points and the defense gives up 25.6 points.
The Packers for all they have done on the year are going to be staying home next month baring a miracle to happen. However, the Packers are a team that has really had some good game play lately against the stronger teams, but for some reason have fallen flat and that has quite a few pundits thinking that Rodgers is past his prime and the Packers need to start considering the next quarterback.
For someone who is supposedly past it, Rodgers has thrown the ball for 3974 yards and 23 touchdowns. The rushing leader for the Packers is Aaron Jones with 133 carries for 728 yards and 8 scores.
Recent Betting Trends:
Packers are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 road games.
Jets are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games in December.
Over is 15-6 in Packers last 21 games in Week 16.
Over is 4-0 in Jets last 4 vs. a team with a losing record.
Free Betting Pick: New York Jets -1
The Jets are not playing at the top of their game, but the Jets are playing better and a lot more competitive than the Pacers have been recently. That is going to make the difference in this game here as the Jets are able to play at a very high level and the Packers are just going to play at a ho hum type of level that cost them another game. Final Score Prediction, New York Jets win and cover ATS 17-14.