Football gambling handicappers have seen the New York Jets struggle with the NFL lines after a fast start as the on the job training for rookie QB Mark Sanchez has been rough. The Jaguars and Jets will meet in a football gambling matchup with potentially significant AFC playoff implications.
The Jacksonville Jaguars were a horrible and disappointing 5-11 straight up last year and were considered a long shot with the NFL lines this year to make the playoffs. The Jaguars re-tooled their team in the off-season and the football gambling results have been favorable as Jacksonville is 4-4 straight up and 5-3 against the spread.
The Jags have gone over the football gambling total in 5 out of 8 games this year. Jacksonville has one of the top rushing teams in football gambling as they rank 6th in the NFL for yards on the ground. Maurice Jones-Drew leads the football gambling attack with 737 yards, a 5.1 yards per carry average and 11 touchdowns.
The New York Jets have a record of 4-4 both straight up and with the NFL lines. The Jets have been in a bad football gambling slump, however, as they have gone 1-4 both straight up and against the spread entering this matchup.
Sanchez has really struggled with a QB rating of 67.9 based on a completion percentage of a rather low 54% and a negative 8/10 touchdown to interception ratio. The Jets are coming off a much needed bye week as they enter the second half of the football gambling season looking to bounce back and return to the playoff race.
“The guys were ready to come back,” said head coach Rex Ryan. “That’s what I knew would happen. Our guys are ready. Everybody wanted to get back here.” The Jaguars have had their share of football gambling problems on the road recently with just 2 payouts in their last 7 games.
The Jets have had exactly the same football gambling problems at home with a 2-5 mark against the board. Jacksonville has gotten the money in 5 consecutive road games against the Jets.