The New England Patriots will travel to play the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL pro football game on Sunday afternoon. Kick off time from Jacksonville is scheduled for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CBS.
The point spread opened up in this NFL game with the road team New England Patriots favored by -14 ½ points with an over under line of 48 ½ points. Early money from the bettors has landed on the side of the road team as New England is now favored by -15 points. The total has moved up to 49 points.
The Patriots and Jaguars meet on Sunday for the first time since the 2009 season where New England posted the 35-7 home win as a -9 ½ point favorite. The total landed under 44 points. NFL Trend: New England Patriots are 4-1 ATS in their past five games with the Jacksonville Jaguars
New England enters play with a record of 10-4 on the year and is champions of the AFC East division. The club is 5-2 on the road. They sit as the third seed in the AFC conference and are just one game behind the Denver Broncos for the two seed and a first round bye in the playoffs. New England had their seven game win streak snapped in a 41-34 home defeat on Sunday night football to the San Francisco 49ers as a -4 point favorite. The game flew over the total of 47 points. The Patriots fell behind 31-3 in the second half and tied the game at 31-31. After tying the game the Patriots allow a 49ers touchdown on the next drive in defeat. The Patriots were sloppy in the game with four turnovers in defeat. New England sports the number one offense in the league by gaining 432 yards and scoring 36 points a game. The Patriots defense struggles in pass defense by allowing 270 yards a game ranking 29th in the NFL.
The Jaguars are playoff eliminated with a record of 2-12 on the season. The team is 1-6 straight up on their home field. They have lost three straight since a 24-19 home win against Tennessee four weeks ago. Jacksonville is the 31st ranked offense and defense in the NFL this year. They score 15 points a game and allow 27. They can’t run or pass and can’t stop the run of pass. Quarterback Chad Henne completes 51% of his passes with 8 touchdowns and 5 picks. He has no touchdown passes in his past two games.