CBS has the television coverage for this Dolphins vs. Jets matchup. Kickoff takes place at 1:00 on Sunday, December 17th. This week 15 NFL showdown is being played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens FL. In this AFC East matchup, the Dolphins are heading in as 8.5 point home favorites at BetRivers NY. Will they manage to win at home and cover?
New York Jets Preview
As they get ready to face the Dolphins, the Jets carry in a 5-8 record. Within the AFC-East, they are currently in 3rd place and are positioned 14th in the AFC overall. This season, the Jets boast an above .500 record versus the spread, currently standing at 5-7-1. Their average scoring margin for this season is -4.3.
Even though the Jets did not score in the first-quarter, they still recovered to pick up the win. Offensively, they finished with 347 yards while giving up 135 yards to the Texans. New York went into the game as the underdog (+3), giving them a straight-up and ATS win. Quarterback Zach Wilson had a big game, throwing for 301 yards on a passer rating of 117. Wilson completed 75% of 36 attempts in the game.
Miami Dolphins Preview
In their game against the Jets, the Dolphins will aim to improve their 9-4 record. This positions them 1st in the AFC-East and 2nd in the AFC. Taking a look at the Dolphins’ scoring margin this season, it is currently at +9. This has resulted in an ATS record of 8-5.
The Dolphins couldn’t take advantage of their seven-point first quarter lead. On offense, the Dolphins averaged 5.1 yards per rushing attempt and finished with 366 yards of total offense. The Titans ended the game with a total of 403 yards. Miami also lost the game vs. the spread as they were 13.5 point favorites. Tua Tagovailoa did not throw or run for a touchdown, while completing 23 of 33 passes for 240 yards. Tagovailoa ended the game with a passer rating of 90.
During their first meeting, Dolphins secured a 34-13 win against Jets. On the point-spread, the Dolphins went in as the favorite (-9.5) and they secured a 21 point win, picking up an ATS win. The over/under line going into the game was 40 points, which the teams surpassed.
Dolphins vs. Jets Odds Analysis
The current moneyline payout for the Dolphins’ is -425, which is different from the opening odds of -825. The implied win probabilities for each team currently stand at 81% for Miami and 23% for New York.
The over/under market has seen a shift since when it opened, with the lines opening at 40.5 compared to where its currently at (37.5).
Since the lines have opened, the Dolphins have moved from -13.5 point favorites to their current line of -8.5 (-110). The Jets are currently +8.5 (-110) point underdogs on the road.
How to Bet Dolphins vs. Jets in New York
I’m leaning towards Miami with a point-spread at to cover in this matchup. After a strong showing in their last game, where they had a solid ground game against Tennessee, Miami should pick up another win and cover. My bet will be on Miami to cover the spread before kickoff.
Miami has an average margin vs. the over/under of -3.5 this season. With the over/under set at 37.5, we anticipate this game to exceed expectations, ending with a combined total of 44 points.
- SportsBettingNY ATS Prediction: Dolphins -8.5
- SportsBettingNY OU Predict: Over 37.5