The New England Patriots are currently sitting as 9-point favorites over the New York Jets, after opening at 9.5. The Patriots have won 10 straight home games when 9-point favorites or better. They have only covered the spread in one of their past five attempts.
The Tom Brady-led Patriots have been 9-point home favorites over the Jets in eight of their past ten games against the Jets, with the lone exceptions being the 2010 (4.0-point favorite) and 2011 (7.5-point favorite) regular season games. The Patriots are 8-2 in these games, losing in 2006 and in the 2010 playoffs.
The Patriots are 3-1-1 against the spread this season, after failing to cover the 9.5-point spread against the Colts. The Jets are 4-1 against the spread this season, their lone failure coming in their loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
The over/under is at 48, after opening at 49, projecting a 28.5-19.5 Patriots victory.
Can you predict the final score?