New York Jets vs. San Francisco 49ers - 9/20/20 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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San Francisco 49ers (0-1) at New York Jets (0-1)
NFL Football: Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm (MetLife Stadium)
The Line: New York Jets +6.5 -- Over/Under: 43.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The San Francisco 49ers and New York Jets meet Sunday in week 2 NFL action at MetLife Stadium.
The San Francisco 49ers look to redeem themselves after losing their season opener to the Arizona Cardinals. The San Francisco 49ers have won seven of their last eight road games. Jimmy Garoppolo is completing 57.6 percent of his passes for 259 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions. Garoppolo has two or more touchdown passes in five of his last 10 games. Raheem Mostert and George Kittle have combined for 139 receiving yards and one touchdown while Kyle Juszczyk has one reception. The San Francisco 49ers ground game is averaging 123 yards per contest, and Mostert leads the way with 56 yards on 15 carries. Defensively, San Francisco is allowing 24 points and 404 yards per game. Emmanuel Moseley leads the San Francisco 49ers with 15 tackles, Kerry Hyder Jr. has one sack and Jaquiski Tartt has one interception.
The New York Jets also look for their first win of the season after losing their season opener to the Buffalo Bills. The New York Jets have won four straight home games. Sam Darnold is completing 60 percent of his passes for 215 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Darnold has one or less touchdown passes in four of his last six games. Jamison Crowder and Chris Herndon have combined for 152 receiving yards and one touchdown while Le’Veon Bell has two receptions. The New York Jets ground game is averaging 52 yards per contest, and Frank Gore leads the way with 24 yards on six carries. Defensively, New York is allowing 27 points and 404 yards per game. Marcus Maye leads the New York Jets with 10 tackles, Brian Poole has one sack and Neville Hewitt has one pass deflection.
The 49ers are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games on fieldturf, 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 games in Week 2 and 7-18-1 against the spread in their last 26 games as a favorite. The Jets are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games as an underdog, 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games as a home underdog and 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games in September. The under is 5-1 in Jets last 6 games overall. The road team is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 meetings. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
This is that tricky matchup of a west coast team playing on the east coast with an early start. And while the New York Jets don't have the talent across the board to matchup with the 49ers and I believe Adam Gase is one of the worst head coaches in recent memory, the 49ers are still a banged up football team and they're just 3-15-1 against the spread in their last 19 games as a favorite of six or more points. I'll take my chances with the Jets and the points at home.