Using the Latest NFL Lines of Seattle -6 New York Jets +6 and O/U 38.5 points as a guide, the sportsbooks are approximating the Seattle Seahawks to score 22.25 points and the Jets to score around 16.25 points. The current money line odds have Seattle trading around -250 ($1.40) while New York are up to +225 ($3.25).
Seattle is 5-4 having averaged 18.89 points per game while allowing 17.11 (+1.78). A trip to CenturyLink Field is regarded as one of the tougher road trips and looking at Seattle's home stats you can see why, they are 4-0 at home having scored an average of 23.75 points while conceding an average of 15.5 for a positive differential of (+8.25). Recent results for the Seahawks include wins over the Vikings (30-20) and Patriots (24-23) and losses against the Lions (24-28) and 49ers (6-13).
The 3-5 New York Jets are coming off the bye and have been receiving plenty of criticism, one of those to add their opinion is Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath who believes the Jets "have regressed with talent" over recent years. Putting the headlines aside and looking at the stats the Jets have averaged 21 points per game while allowing 25 (-4), on the road they are 1-2 having averaged 19.67 on offense and 25.33 on defense for (-5.66). New York have a yards per play differential of -.40 with 4.9 ypp on offense and 5.3 ypp on defense. By comparison the Seahawks are +.20 with 5.2 ypp offense and 5 ypp defense.
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