Washington Redskins at Jacksonville Jaguars - 12/16/18 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Washington Redskins at Jacksonville Jaguars - 12/16/18 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Redskins (6-7) at Jacksonville Jaguars (4-9)

NFL Football: Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm (TIAA Bank Field)

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The Washington Redskins and the Jacksonville Jaguars will meet up in Week 15 NFL action on Sunday. 

The Redskins enter this one at 6-7 on the year. Washington is currently on a four-game losing streak; in this games the Redskins have fallen to the Texans, Cowboys, Eagles and Giants. 

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In the Giants game, Redskins QB Josh Johnson put up 195 yards with one TD and one pick, and also led the rush with 45 yards and a TD. Jamison Crowder was the Redskins’ leading receiver with his two catches for 87 yards and a score. 

Over on the Jaguars’ side, they’re 4-9 this season. A 6-0 win over the Colts is the only win among Jacksonville’s last nine games, and they fell once again in their last appearance versus the Titans 30-9. 

In that blowout, Jacksonville QB Cody Kessler put up 240 yards and a TD, while Leonard Fournette topped the rush on 36 yards. Dede Westbrook was the lead Jaguars receiver there with 88 yards and a TD from seven catches. 

The Redskins are 6-2 ATS in their last eight games in Week 15 and 5-2 ATS in their last seven following an ATS loss. The Redskins are also 2-5 ATS versus a team with a losing record and 5-0 ATS in their last five after a double-digit loss a home. 

Meanwhile, the Jaguars are 0-3-1 ATS versus a team with a losing record and 1-4-1 ATS in their last six on grass. Jacksonville is 1-4-2 ATS in their last seven following a straight-up loss and 1-3-1 ATS in their last five following an ATS loss. 

Things can’t get a whole lot worse for the Redskins right now; they’ve experienced some difficult setbacks that have derailed their hopes of capturing what ended up being a pretty wide-open division this season. 

As for the Jags, they’re lamenting their lost hopes as well and looking like a shell of their former selves. Essentially, this pick comes after considering which team is “less of a mess” right now, and in this particular case that’s the Jaguars. That said, with Jackonville's offensive woes I don't see them beating anyone by more than a score. I'm going Redskins. 

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