NFL Week 15 2011: Philadelphia Eagles v New York Jets

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Fri, 2011-12-16 04:00 -- TheFootballLines

The Philadelphia Eagles host the New York Jets in NFL week 15. From a wagering perspective the Latest NFL Lines see the Eagles as -3 point spread favorites having opened the week at -2. The over under line opened at O/U45 and has come in a point to currently sit at O/U44. Meanwhile in NFL Odds wagering the Eagles are currently offered at around -144 (1.69) and the Jets can be backed at around +130 (2.3).

This season the Philadelphia Eagles are 5-8 straight up and 1-5 at home. The Eagles last three games are against the Jets this week followed by the Cowboys and the Redskins. Philadelphia are ranked (15th) in the league in average Points per Game with 22.8, (4th) for Total Yards per game with 399.2, (11th) in Passing Yards 250.3 and (3rd) in Rushing Yards with 148.9. When it comes to wagering results for the Eagles this season they are 5-8 against the closing point spread, 6-6-1 in over under betting and they show a loss of -$277 against their average closing money line odds for $100 bets each week.

The New York Jets will be looking to make it 4 wins in a row this week having beaten BUF (28-24), WAS (34-19) and KC (37-10) in recent weeks. There last three regular season games are against the Eagles this week, followed by the Giants at home and then on the road against the Dolphins. Overall this season the Jets are 8-5 with a road record of 2-4. They are (6th) in the league for average Points per Game with 25.2, (25th) for total yards 311, (21st) for Passing Yards 206.1 and (22nd) for Rushing Yards with 104.9. In wagering results the Jets are 6-7 ATS, 9-4 in over under results and show a loss of -$83 against their closing money line odds.

In NFL Futures betting the New York Jets are currently at odds of +3862 (39.63) to win SUPER BOWL XLVI and their odds for winning the AFC Conference are around +1646 (17.46). The Green Bay Packers remain Super Bowl favorites at odds of +155 (2.55) followed by the New England Patriots at +500 (6.00).

The verdict - Our numbers here at show value on the Jets in this one. We have wagered them on the money line at +130 (2.3) and against the point spread at +3, we would not go below +3 however. The over under line is virtually the same as our number so there is no play in the totals market.