- New England Patriots won four of their previous five games
- New England Patriots have covered the spread in five of their last six games.
- New York Jets won five of their previous six games
- New York Jets have covered the spread in five of their last six games.
- New York Jets point score went under in their last two games
- New England Patriots won the last 11 H2H matches against New York Jets when playing at home.
The New England Patriots (5-4) play the New York Jets (6-3) at Gillette Stadium on 20th November in round 11 of NFL. A tally of five wins from nine games leaves the New England Patriots with a divisional ranking of fourth in the AFC East, while the New York Jets are second in the AFC East after collecting six victories out of a possible nine. It’s now getting toward that time of the year when every match counts. For the New England Patriots and the New York Jets, a victory here could prove to be a game-changer in their respective campaigns.
New England Patriots Form
The New England Patriots secured a 26-3 win over the Indianapolis Colts in their latest match, which improved their good run of form to four wins in five games.
In terms of points added, it’s fair to say the New England Patriots have a strong and consistent offense. The unit has put 25.8 points on board in the last five matches after all, while averaging 22.6 points for this season. Surrendering 18.4 points per game leaves the New England Patriots’ defense around the middle of the pack compared to the rest of the league’s defensive units.
Despite going no further than the wild card round of the playoffs in January, New England Patriots are hopeful of a potential AFC Championship challenge after going 5-4 in the regular season so far.
New York Jets Form
The New York Jets secured a 20-17 win over the Buffalo Bills in their latest match, which improved their good run of form to four wins in five games.
The New York Jets will bring a middle-of-the-park offense for their latest game on the road, having scored 21.8 points per game this season. A middle-of-the-pack defense is what the New York Jets have to offer ahead of their latest road trip, with 19.6 points allowed across nine matches so far.
New York Jets enter this new NFL season as massive outsiders, and could be in for another year of disappointment. Reaching the play-offs would be a big surprise for a team, which finished the regular season last year with a dismal 4-13 record.
New England Patriots vs New York Jets H2H
The New England Patriots came away with a 17-22 win in their latest encounter with the New York Jets, which took place at the MetLife Stadium. Taking on the New York Jets at the Gillette Stadium is a game the New England Patriots clearly relish. The hosts are 22-3 in the past 25 meetings between the sides, as they won 12 of the past 12 encounters in front of their boisterous crowd.
One key problem the New York Jets have struggled to fix in this series is how their defense has often floundered against the New England Patriots offense, having allowed 15.4 points on average in the last five matchups alone.
The AFC East race is taking shape ahead of this Week 11 divisional matchup. The New England Patriots hold fourth place in the divisional standings, having gone 5-4 after nine regular season matches. Sitting second is the New York Jets, who are 6-3 from nine outings.
This match has the makings of a straight win for the New England Patriots. They went 4-5 S/U against AFC East teams last season, which was much better than the 2-7 record posted by the New York Jets. Take the New England Patriots (1.52) for the win. The New England Patriots are favored to take a home win on the moneyline at 1.52, while the New York Jets are the 2.67 underdogs for this matchup. On the point spread, the New England Patriots are as high as -3.5 with odds of 1.90.
Against the Spread
The oddsmakers are siding with the New England Patriots (1.52) on the spread, but not by much. The hosts open up as -3.5 point favorites over the New York Jets for Sunday’s showdown. The last five rounds between the New England Patriots and the New York Jets have been rather one-sided, with an average winning margin of up to 16.4 points.
The New England Patriots have covered the spread in five of their last six games. However, the New England Patriots have only covered the spread in half of their past six home rounds and are 5-4 ATS in the last ten overall.
The New York Jets, on the other hand, have covered the spread in five of their last six games. Betting on the New York Jets against the spread has been a bit of a gold mine of late. They have covered the spread in five of their past 10 games on the road, and are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 overall.
The total may have passed the 45-point mark, but it didn’t quite go above 50 points, as the last 25 games between the New England Patriots and the New York Jets produced an average of 45.52 points.
The average total in the last five encounters between the New England Patriots and New York Jets was a staggering 47.2 points. As the total for their latest showdown is 39.0, it might be worth siding with the Over (1.52).
The total has averaged 39.8 points in the New England Patriots’ ten most recent games, as well as 39.6 points in their last five at home. Looking back on the last five games on home soil for the New England Patriots, the total went over two times. They are 4-6 against the total overall from their previous ten matches.
In the last four matches New York Jets played, the total score went under. Meanwhile, the over-market paid out in three of the last 5 games on the road for the New York Jets. All in all, they are 4-6 in their last 10 games.