2021 NFL Betting Week 1: New York Jets vs. Carolina Panthers Analysis & Preview (09/12/2021)
Sites for betting in the NFL favor the Panthers over the Jets on September 12, 2021, 1:00 PM ET at Bank of America Stadium.
New York Jets vs. Carolina Panthers NFL Odds by MyBookie.ag
|Jets||+5 ( -110 )||44½ ( -110 )||+195|
|Panthers||-5 ( -110 )||44½ ( -110 )||-245|
Betting NY Jets
The best online sportsbooks have the Jets as road dogs. New York averaged 194.7 passing yards per game last season. That was 31st in the NFL. They will play a Panthers’ defense that ranked 16th, allowing 251.5 passing yards per game. The Jets averaged 0.26 points per play last year; the Panthers surrendered 0.39 per play.
Lamical Perine had 232 rushing yards (19.3 yards per game) last season. He scored two touchdowns. Tevin Coleman ran for 53 yards on 28 carries. Corey Davis was a target 92 times. He collected 65 catches for 984 yards. He scored five touchdowns.
Keelan Cole grabbed 55 passes on 88 targets for 642 yards and five TDs. He averaged 40.1 yards per game. Quinnen Williams totaled 7.0 sacks, 13.5 TFL and 78 tackles. Marcus Maye recorded 124 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 2.0 sacks, and two interceptions.
According to sites for betting in the NFL, the total has gone UNDER in eight of the Jets’ last 12 games. The Jets are 2-14 SU in their last 16 games. New York is 1-7 SU in their last eight games on the road. The Jets are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference.
The total has gone OVER in six of the Jets’ last seven games against an opponent in the NFC South division. The Jets are 1-8 ATS in their last nine games played in September. The total has gone OVER in four of the Jets’ last six games played in week 1.
Betting Carolina Panthers
The Panthers are home favorites at sites for betting in the NFL. The Panthers ranked 28th in the league in red-zone percentage last season (50.9%). They will go against the Jets’ 13th-ranked red-zone defense.
Carolina averaged 4.2 yards per carry (19th in the NFL), compared to the 4.0 per rushing attempt New York yielded (sixth in the league). The Panthers averaged 258.1 passing yards per game (16th
in the league), compared to the 287.2 per game the Jets allowed (29th in the NFL).
Carolina averaged 7.5 yards per pass attempt (13th in the league); New York allowed 7.6 per pass (25th in the NFL). The Panthers’ defense surrendered 6.9 passing yards per attempt (eighth in league). They will attempt to neutralize the Jets’ passing attack, which ranked No. 31 in yards per pass. Carolina’s defense gave up 5.6 yards per play last season (18th in the NFL).
New York’s offense averaged 4.7 (32nd in the league). Sam Darnold had 2,208 passing yards with a 59.6% completion percentage last season (217-of-364). He threw nine touchdowns and 11 picks. Also he added 217 rushing yards on 37 carries with two TDs.
He averaged 13.6 rushing yards per game. Christian McCaffrey had 59 attempts for 225 rushing yards. He scored five touchdowns. D.J. Moore caught 66 passes for 1,193 yards with four touchdowns. He was a target 118 times.
He averaged 74.6 yards per game. Robby Anderson had 1,096 yards on 95 catches and three TDs. He was a target 136 times. He averaged 68.5 receiving yards per game. Dan Arnold received 31 passes on 45 targets for 438 yards and four TDs. He averaged 27.4 yards per game.
Haason Reddick posted 12.5 sacks, 20.0 TFL and 83 tackles. Jeremy Chinn had 166 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 1.0 sack, and one interception. Donte Jackson intercepted three passes and added 46 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 11 passes defended a season ago.
New York Jets vs. Carolina Panthers NFL Pick
Carolina will Win, NY Jets will Cover, and the Total will go Under.