Monday Night Special
NEW YORK JETS (9-2, 5-0 road) at NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (9-2, 5-0 home)
Monday, December 6, 2010
Time: 8:35pm eastern
Weather: 26 degrees, 30% chance of precipitation
Opening Line: Patriots -3.5/47
Current Line: Patriots -4/45
Last Meeting: September 19, 2010 in New York (Jets 28, Patriots 14)
Note: The Jets have won three of the last four meetings between these two teams.
Note 2: New England has won three of the last five home meetings between these two teams.
Recent Trends (Provided by our friends at Covers.com)
New York Jets
Jets are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. AFC.
Jets are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as an underdog.
Jets are 6-2 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
Jets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Monday games.
New England Patriots
Patriots are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games as a home favorite of 3.5-10.0.
Patriots are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games in December.
Patriots are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
Patriots are 1-3-2 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win.
Analysis: Worlds collide at Gillette Stadium Monday night when the 9-2 Jets travel to New England to take on the 9-2 Patriots. New England enters the game riding a three-game winning streak while New York hits the road riding a four-game winning streak.
Something has to give in this one. Tom Brady and the Patriots are 5-0 at home this season, but Mark Sanchez and the Jets are 5-0 on the road. Somebody’s streak has to come to an end in Week 13, but whose will it be?
Prediction: More points than expected in a close game that features a ton of hard hitting.
Current Monday/Thursday Record: 13-6-1
Pick: I’ve been struggling with this one all day, but in a game I expect to be very close, it never hurts to have some extra points on your side. I’ll take the JETS and the OVER.
Who ya got?