New York Jets vs. New Orleans Saints - 8/24/19 NFL Preseason Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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New Orleans Saints at New York Jets
Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 6:30 PM (MetLife Stadium)
New Orleans Saints: -2.5 (-115) / New York Jets: 2.5 (-105)
The New Orleans Saints and the New York Jets meet in week 3 NFL preseason action from MetLife Stadium on Saturday night.
The New Orleans Saints will look to build on their first victory of the preseason, rallying for a 19-17 win over the Chargers in their last outing. Taysom Hill threw for 136 yards on 11 of 15 passing with a pair of touchdowns while also rushing for a team-high 53 yards on 5 carries. Austin Carr’s 27-yard touchdown grab gave him the team-lead in receiving yards for the game while Devine Ozigbo had a team-high 3 receptions for 23 yards and a TD. Colton Jumper and A.J. Klein each had an interception while Kaden Elliss, Demario Davis and Porter Gustin each had a team-high 4 tackles.
The New York Jets will also look to pick up momentum after picking up their first win of the preseason with a 22-10 triumph over Atlanta in their last outing. Sam Darnold went 5 for 7 for 46 yards while Luke Falk went a perfect 4 of 4 for 41 yards and a touchdown. Ty Montgomery took his team-high 7 carries and ran for 36 yards and a touchdown while Robby Anderson had a team-high 3 receptions for 32 yards and Deontay Burnett had a pair of catches for 24 yards and a touchdown. Defensively, James Burgess had a pick-six while the Jets combined for two forced fumbles, both of which they recovered as well as five sacks. Jamal Adams had one of the sacks while also leading the Jets with four tackles.
New Orleans is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall and 20-7 ATS in their last 27 road games while the under is 5-2 in their last 7 games on turf. New York is 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall while the over is 6-1 in their last 7 home games. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings between these two teams.
The underdog’s had a lot of success in this matchup, but to be honest, neither of these teams are that good ATS, especially good enough for me to feel confident getting behind. However, the Saints have a history of playing well on the road ATS, while the Jets have struggled both overall and at home. I also think that the Saints have better depth than the Jets do, so even on the road, I’ll lay the points with the Saints in this one.