NFL Betting Predictions: Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets
Thursday September 1st at 4:30pm Pacific, the Philadelphia Eagles (2-1) travel to the New Meadowlands to take on the New York Jets (2-1). BetDSI.eu sportsbook has the Eagles as a -3 point favorites against the Jets.
The New York Jets offense was not that great last week against the New York Giants only managing to put up 17 points. Jets QB Mark Sanchez completed only half his passes out of 16 for 64 yards and a TD , he did however manage to not throw an INT. The Jets were content with playing ball control offense pounding the rock 38 times for 112 yards total.
The Jets defense was ridiculously tight as usual allowing the Giants only 3 points on 327 yards.
Jets defense picked off Giants QB Eli Manning for two interceptions, one for LB David Harris and one from DB Jim Leonhard. They also got in the opposing QB’s face through much the game and tallyed up two sacks.
The Philadelphia Eagles offense racked up 24 points against the Cleveland Browns last week. Micheal Vick who received a new block buster contract this week threw 10 completions on 18 attempts for 98 yards 0 TD’s and 0 INT’s. The Eagles running game was really good running the ball 32 times for 147 total yards and 3 TD’s. Eagles QB’s have to hold onto the rock as Micheal Vick and Vince Young both left the ball on the ground twice for a total of four fumbles and losing two of them.
The Eagles defense got to the QB all day long gathering up five total sacks. Asante Samuel jumped in front of a Browns QB Colt Mccoy pass for an Interception. Against the Browns the Eagles allowed 24 points on 242 total yards.
My Prediction: The Philadelphia Eagles have been too inconsistant this preseason to take them over the New York Jets with +3 points. After the money line comes out on this game if it is very favorable to a Jets bet you may want to consider that option as well, as I see upset written all over this game. The Eagles make a few of those mistakes against the Jets like they did agianst the lesser Browns and they will not be able to do enough to win this one.