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Patriots, Jets Set To Clash On Thursday After Close Week One Wins

Posted by Stan Simmons on 9/10/2013 7:49:56 PM

The New England only barely pulled out a close win in a week one game that most online sports betting experts agreed they should have. The New York Jets also squeezed through with a close week one victory, only not nearly as many experts saw it coming. The Jets will visit New England on Thursday Night Football as both AFC East teams look to improve to 2-0. The Patriots are listed as double-digit favorites for the second week in a row, but that won’t intimidate Rex Ryan and New York as it looks for its second-consecutive upset win.

New York Jets @ New England Patriots
Thursday September 12, 2013 – 8:25 PM ET
Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
NFL Sportsbook Line: New England – 13

Both teams struggled on offense in week one but did just enough to get by, with last-second field goals the difference in each of their wins. The home fans will be hoping this game doesn’t have to go down to the wire, but week one revealed that New England will have plenty of work to do to live up to its status as an elite AFC team.

NFL Betting Preview: New York Jets

The Jets have a lot of things they can improve on as well, but there are positives to build off of including the play of rookie quarterback Geno Smith in week one. Smith threw for 256 yards, a touchdown and an interception to come out on top in his NFL debut, and he also ran for an additional 47 yards. The Patriots’ defense is tough up front, so Smith will need to be even more efficient through the air for New York to have any chance at another upset victory. Ryan’s defense held the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to 250 yards of total offense, and he will undoubtedly be looking at the tape from week one to try and dissect what the Buffalo Bills did well against Tom Brady and company.

NFL Betting Preview: New England Patriots

Brady threw for 288 yards, two touchdowns and an interception versus Buffalo, but he completed just 29-of-52 passes and was constantly under pressure. Danny Amendola, Julian Edelman, and Shane Vereen all had seven catches or more, but only one other receiver had multiple catches and Vereen will miss the next three weeks with a broken wrist. Tight end Rob Gronkowski still isn’t ready to play, and running Steven Ridley will now get the bulk of the carries after looking very tentative in week one. The Patriots forced a couple of fumbles and held Buffalo to 286 total yards, and will rely on its front-seven to shut things down up front and force Smith to go over the top.

NFL Betting Preview: Outlook & Pick

It always seems personal when Ryan’s Jets play Bill Belichick’s Patriots, but New England blew New York away in a 49-19 meeting the last time these teams played and they are really looking to bounce back after a sub-par performance in last week’s sports betting win. The Jets may be able to hang around for a little while early on, but it won’t be long before Brady and his receivers finally break through and the Patriots pull away.

NFL Betting Pick: New England Patriots - 13


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