Dolphins vs Jets Prediction NFL Picks Today 12/17

Dolphins vs Jets Prediction NFL Picks Today 12/17

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Preview: Sunday Morning Football - New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

As the NFL action continues, the Miami Dolphins are set to host the New York Jets in an early Sunday matchup at Hard Rock Stadium. With the Dolphins looking to bounce back from an ugly loss and the Jets aiming to stay competitive, this game holds significance. In this comprehensive preview, we'll delve into various aspects of the matchup, including team dynamics, player statistics, and injury updates.

 

Game Odds

Before analyzing team details, let's review the current odds for the game:

Team Spread Total Moneyline
NYJ +8 -110 o36.5 -115 +340
MIA -8 -110 u36.5 -105 -425

 

New York Jets Overview

Record and Recent Performance

The New York Jets enter the matchup with a 5-8 overall record, including a 2-3 record on the road. In their last five games, the Jets showcased their potential with a convincing win against the Houston Texans.

Defensive Strength

The Jets' defense, led by linebacker Zaire Barnes, has been a standout factor in recent games. Despite some key offensive injuries, the defense has kept games close and remains a key asset.

Injury Report

The Jets are dealing with injuries, with key offensive players like quarterback Aaron Rodgers and wide receiver Jason Brownlee ruled out. Offensive tackles Max Mitchell and Carter Warren are listed as questionable for the upcoming matchup.

 

Miami Dolphins Overview

Record and Recent Performance

The Miami Dolphins boast a solid 9-4 record, with a 5-1 record at home. In their last five games, the Dolphins faced a setback against the Tennessee Titans but have shown resilience throughout the season.

Offensive Firepower

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has been leading the Dolphins' offense with 3,697 passing yards, 24 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions. Receiver Tyreek Hill, if cleared to play, is a significant threat with 1,542 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns.

Injury Concerns

The Dolphins have some injury concerns, with key players like Tyreek Hill, Terron Armstead, and Xavien Howard listed as questionable for the upcoming matchup.

 

Prediction

Despite the point spread favoring the Dolphins, the prediction leans towards the New York Jets keeping the game close, primarily due to their resilient defense. With the Dolphins dealing with key offensive injuries, the Jets' defense has the potential to limit scoring opportunities, making the +8.5 points an attractive pick.

Expect a defensive battle with the Jets putting up a strong fight. If the Jets can capitalize on defensive plays and control the pace, they have a good chance to cover the spread and make this game competitive.

 

Pick: New York Jets +8.5 Points

 

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