Falcons-Jets Spread

Will one of the teams in Jets vs. Falcons games advance to the playoffs and finally earn a long-awaited Super Bowl victory? 

When placing bets on such NFL matchups, it’s essential to know the latest Falcons-Jets spread. You’ll also require information about the series’ history to make the best bets.

Falcons vs. Jets: Highlights and Past Stats

Week 8 (2017)

 Line: Atlanta -7

Over/Under: 47

Result: Falcons 25, Jets 20   

Atlanta Falcons 

Atlanta visited MetLife Stadium in New Jersey with a 3-3 record. They hoped to snap their longest losing streak in two NFL seasons.

The NFC South team was also trying to bounce back from a 23-7 loss versus the New England Patriots. Their other losses were from other AFC East teams, including the Buffalo Bills and the Miami Dolphins. 

The Falcons slid sharply from averaging 33.8 points per game (PPG) during the last season (2016).

The Falcons’ key players on offense included: 

  • QB Matt Ryan 
  • RB Devonta Freeman 
  • RB Tevin Coleman
  • WR Julio Jones 
  • WR Mohamed Sanu 

On defense, Atlanta ranked 21st in the NFL against the run.

New York Jets

New York held a 3-4 record before the game. The record followed a close 31-28 loss to the Dolphins, which was their second loss to AFC East teams in a row. In their last five games, they had a 2-3 record. 

The Jets ranked 7th in the league in rushing yards at home.

Head Coach Todd Bowles led the team versus the Falcons. Meanwhile, key offensive players included:

  • QB Josh McCown
  • RB Matt Forte
  • WR Robby Anderson
  • TE Eric Tomlinson

Falcons vs. Jets: Past Betting Trends 

Week 8 (2017) 

The Falcons were favored by a touchdown to beat the Jets.

New York entered Week 6 with a 4-2-1 against the spread (ATS) record, while the Falcons were 2-4 ATS.

Falcons vs. Jets: All-Time Series Facts

As of July 2021, the Atlanta Falcons and New York Jets played 12 head-to-head matchups. The Falcons won seven games, and the Jets won five contests.

In 1973, the Falcons won the teams’ first matchup 28-20.

Falcons vs. Jets: How to Bet on Games

You can also make the following bets on other games like Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Football Team or Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans.  

Live Betting: Bettors can bet after the game starts and before it ends. For example, you could bet on the Green Bay Packers or the Philadelphia Eagles before the kickoff is aired on a network like CBS. 

Point Total: The over/under bet is popular in sports like NBA and NFL. It projects the total points the teams will score. For example, you could bet over or under for the Tennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens at 51 points.

Parlays: Bettors win this multi-leg bet if they win all of the legs. For example, you’d have to pick the Chicago Bears, the Indianapolis Colts, and the Pittsburgh Steelers correctly.

Moneyline: Bettors win this straight-up (SU) bet if they correctly select the winner or loser of the game. For example, a bettor could pick the Arizona Cardinals or the New York Giants to win the game outright.

Point Spread: This bet is based on the number of points by which the NFL team wins or loses. A minus sign (-) shows point favorites, and a plus sign (+) shows point underdogs. Here are some examples:

  • Atlanta Falcons -1 vs. Carolina Panthers +1 
  • Cincinnati Bengals -3 vs. Denver Broncos +3 
  • Cleveland Browns -7 vs. Los Angeles Chargers +7

Prop Bet: This type of bet is on a specific event or individual player. For example, bettors can pick the Los Angeles Rams or the San Francisco 49ers to score first. Another example is which player on the Seattle Seahawks or the Tampa Bay Buccaneers scores the most touchdowns. 

Teasers: The bettor can move all bets to a more favorable line. For example, this could include various matchups, including:

  • Kansas City Chiefs vs. Las Vegas Raiders
  • New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings
  • Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers