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Trend-Spotting - Week 3

  Posted 9/18 by Chris Smith, Exclusive to Footballguys.com


All data used in this article begins week one of the 2003 season unless otherwise specified. All team information found within has been pulled from my own boxscore database. If you are interested in using this database for your own sports gaming / fantasy football / football pool research, or if you notice any inaccuracies or have any feedback (which is always encouraged) please contact me at smith@footballguys.com.

Interesting Trend of the week:

  • Home teams favored by 7+ points have won 257 of the 322 games played (79.8%)

Tennessee Titans at Cincinnati Bengals

  • Kansas City Chiefs vs. Atlanta Falcons
  • These two teams last played in 2004 with the Chiefs crushing the Falcons 56 to 10. In that game:
    • The Chiefs had 269 passing yards and 271 rushing yards
    • The Falcons had 103 passing yards and 119 rushing yards

Chiefs

  • Have a 3-7 road record against NFC opponents. In those games the Chiefs have:
    • Averaged 24 PF and 28 PA
    • Averaged 273 passing yards and 120 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 232 passing yards and 146 rushing yards
    • Average win margin was 7.6 points. Average loss margin was 9 points
  • Were 0-2 on the road against the NFC last season
    • Averaged 15 PF and 22.5 PA
    • Averaged 278 passing yards and 67 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in both non-conference road games in 2007
  • Have a 16-25 road record since 2003 (20.7 PF and 23.4 PA)
  • Have covered the spread in 17 of 35 road games in which they were a 5+ point underdog

Falcons

  • Have a 6-4 home record against AFC opponents. In those games the Falcons have:
    • Averaged 25.6 PF and 22.9 PA
    • Averaged 194 passing yards and 135 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 241 passing yards and 106 rushing yards
    • Average win was 9.8 points. Average loss was 8 points
  • Were 1-1 at home last season against the AFC (beat Texans, lost to Colts)
    • Averaged 19.5 PF and 23.5 PA
    • Averaged 176 passing yards and 101 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 5 of the 10 homes games against the AFC
  • Have a 20-21 home record since 2003 (22 PF and 23.9 PA)
  • Have covered the spread as a favorite in 11 of 22 home games
  • Have covered the spread as a 5+ pt. favorite in just 5 of 14 games

Oakland Raiders vs. Buffalo Bills

  • These two teams last played in 2005 with the Raiders crushing the Bills 38 to 17. In that game:
    • Team One had 254 passing yards and 162 rushing yards
    • Team Two had 126 passing yards and 84 rushing yards
  • Since 2003, the Raiders have played the Bills 2 times, winning twice. In those games the Raiders have:
    • Averaged 25.5 PF and 13.5 PA
    • Averaged 227 passing yards and 118 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 151 passing yards and 76 rushing yards

Raiders

  • Have a horrid 5-26 road record against AFC opponents. In those games the Raiders have:
    • Averaged 15.6 PF and 25.1 PA
    • Averaged 167 passing yards and 105 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 185 passing yards and 147 rushing yards
    • Average win was 9.2 points. Average loss was 13.1 points
  • Are 3-4 in the last seven conference road games (including 23 to 8 win in Kansas City)
    • Averaged 18.9 PF and 22.1 PA
    • Averaged 112 passing yards and 171 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 5 of the 7 road games against the AFC
  • 7-34 road record since 2003 (15.6 PF and 25.3 PA)
  • Have covered the spread in just 9 of 21 road games in which they are 7+ point underdog

Bills

  • Have a 16-14 home record against AFC opponents. In those games the Bills have:
    • Averaged 19.6 PF and 18.5 PA
    • Averaged 171 passing yards and 118 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 181 passing yards and 114 rushing yards
    • Average win was 12.3 points. Average loss was 11.7 points
  • Were 4-2 at home last season against the AFC
    • Averaged 21.8 PF and 22.8 PA (take out 56 to 10 loss to Patriots and gave up just 16.2 PPG)
    • Averaged 175 passing yards and 130 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 5 of the 6 homes games last season against the AFC in 2007
  • 22-19 home record since 2003 (20.6 PF and 18.3 PA)
  • Have covered the spread in just 2 of 5 games when a 7+ point favorite at home

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears

  • These two teams last played in 2006 with the Buccaneers losing to the Bears 34 to 31. In that game:
    • Team One had 300 passing yards and 57 rushing yards
    • Team Two had 312 passing yards and 134 rushing yards
  • Since 2003, the Buccaneers have played the Bears 3 times, winning 1. In those games the Buccaneers:
    • Averaged 20 PF and 18 PA
    • Averaged 208 passing yards and 101 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 175 passing yards and 109 rushing yards

Buccaneers

  • Have a 13-18 road record against conference opponents. In those games the Buccaneers have:
    • Averaged 17.5 PF and 18 PA
    • Averaged 212 passing yards and 101 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 185 passing yards and 117 rushing yards
    • Average win was 11 points. Average loss was 8.9 points
  • Are 3-4 on the road against conference foes since start of 2007 campaign
    • Averaged 19.9 PF and 17.9 PA
    • Averaged 241.6 passing yards and 133.9 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 3 of the last 7 conference road games
  • Have covered the spread in just 10 of 25 road games in which they are a 3+ pt underdog
  • Have 14-27 road record since 2003 (16.4 PF and 19.5 PA)

Bears

  • Have a 19-11 home record against conference opponents. In those games the Bears have:
    • Averaged 22.4 PF and 16.2 PA
    • Averaged 173 passing yards and 118 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 196 passing yards and 115 rushing yards
    • Average win was 15.6 points. Average loss was 10.1 points
  • Were 2-4 at home last season against the NFC
    • Averaged 22 PF and 22.8 PA
    • Averaged 210 passing yards and 86.9 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 2 of the last 6 conference homes games
  • Covered the spread in exactly half of the 20 home games they were a 3+ pt favorite
  • 25-15 home record since 2003 (21.4 PF and 17.3 PA)

Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans

  • The Titans have won the past six games in series
  • These two teams played twice in 2008 with the Titans winning twice and outscoring the Texans 66 to 56. In those games:
    • Texans had 490 passing yards and 158 rushing yards
    • Titans had 496 passing yards and 308 rushing yards
  • Since 2003, the Texans have played the Titans 10 times, winning just 2. In those games the Texans:
    • Averaged 22 PF and 26.3 PA
    • Averaged 211 passing yards and 116 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 232 passing yards and 135 rushing yards

Texans

  • Have a 3-12 road record against divisional opponents. In those games the Texans have:
    • Averaged 16.3 PF and 26.9 PA
    • Averaged 192 passing yards and 114 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 240 passing yards and 128 rushing yards
    • Average win was 11.3 points. Average loss was 16 points
  • Were 0-3 on the road against divisional teams last season
    • Averaged 17.3 PF and 34.3 PA
    • Averaged 253 passing yards and 82 rushing yards
    • Gave up an average of 260 passing yards and 172 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in none of the 3 divisional road games in 2007
  • Covered the spread in 6 of the 15 divisional road games
  • 10-31 road record since start of 2003 (15.5 PF and 25.3 PA)

The Titans

  • Have an 8-8 home record against divisional opponents. In those games the Titans have:
    • Averaged 19.7 PF and 20.2 PA
    • Averaged 193 passing yards and 113 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 220 passing yards and 115 rushing yards
    • Average win was 7.8 points. Average loss was 8.8 points
  • Were 2-2 at home in past four games against divisional opponents
    • Averaged 19.5 PF and 20 PA
    • Averaged 201 passing yards and 123 rushing yards
  • Have covered the spread in 3 straight divisional homes games
  • Have covered the spread in just 3 of 9 home games in which they were a 3+ pt favorite

Carolina Panthers vs. Minnesota Vikings

  • These two teams last played in 2007 with the Panthers falling to the Vikings 16 to 13. In that game:
    • The Panthers had 164 passing yards and 107 rushing yards
    • The Vikings had 225 passing yards and 140 rushing yards
  • Since 2003, the Panthers have played the Vikings 2 times, winning 1. In those games the Panthers:
    • Averaged 25.5 PF and 14.5 PA

The Panthers

  • Haven't started 3-0 since their NFC Championship season (2003)
  • Have a tremendous 20-10 road record against conference opponents. In those games the Panthers have:
    • Averaged 23.4 PF and 19.2 PA
    • Averaged 195 passing yards and 123 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 208 passing yards and 99 rushing yards
    • Average win was 10.1 points. Average loss was 7.5 points
  • Were 5-1 on the road against the NFC last season
    • Averaged 23.8 PF and 18.3 PA
    • Averaged 184 passing yards and 157 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 5 of the 6 conference road games in 2007
  • Covered spread in 10 of 15 road games in which they were a 3+ point underdog
  • 25-16 road record since 2003

The Vikings

  • Have an 18-12 home record against conference opponents. In those games the Vikings have:
    • Averaged 24.5 PF and 19.8 PA
    • Averaged 224 passing yards and 127 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 237 passing yards and 96 rushing yards
    • Average win was 13.9 points. Average loss was 9 points
  • Were 3-3 at home last season against the NFC
    • Averaged 23.2 PF and 17.3 PA
    • Averaged 203 passing yards and 140 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 2 of the 6 conference homes games last season
  • 25-16 home record since 2003

Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots

  • These two teams played twice in 2007 with the Dolphins losing both games to the Patriots by a combined score of 35 to 77. In those two games:
    • The Dolphins had 336 passing yards and 287 rushing yards
    • The Patriots had 563 passing yards and 280 rushing yards
  • Since 2003, The Dolphins have played the Patriots 10 times, winning 3. In those games the Dolphins:
    • Averaged 16.2 PF and 22.9 PA
    • Averaged 203 passing yards and 99 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 189 passing yards and 107 rushing yards
  • The Dolphins are 1-4 in New England

Dolphins

  • Have a 3-12 road record against divisional opponents. In those games the Dolphins have:
    • Averaged 13.7 PF and 22.1 PA
    • Averaged 178 passing yards and 104 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 172 passing yards and 121 rushing yards
    • Average win was 10 points. Average loss was 12.9 points
  • Have lost seven straight divisional road games
  • Were 0-3 on the road against the division last season
    • Averaged 17.3 PF and 32.3 PA
    • Averaged 221 passing yards and 95 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 2 of the 3 divisional road games in 2007
  • Have covered the spread all three times they were a 12+ point underdog on the road

Patriots

  • Have a 13-2 home record against divisional opponents. In those games the Patriots have:
    • Averaged 22.3 PF and 10.3 PA
    • Averaged 185 passing yards and 136 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 163 passing yards and 91 rushing yards
    • Average win was 14.2 points. Average loss was 2.5 points
  • Have won 5 divisional home games in a row
  • Were 3-0 at home last season against the division
    • Averaged 28.7 PF and 8 PA
    • Averaged 215 passing yards and 168 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in only 2 of the past 8 divisional homes game

Cincinnati Bengals vs. New York Giants

  • These two teams last played in 2004 with the Bengals defeating the Giants 23 to 22. In that game:
    • The Bengals had 170 passing yards and 63 rushing yards
    • The Giants had 184 passing yards and 142 rushing yards

Bengals

  • Have a 5-5 road record against NFC opponents. In those games the Bengals have:
    • Averaged 22.2 PF and 16.2 PA
    • Averaged 231 passing yards and 95 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 227 passing yards and 111 rushing yards
    • Average win was 18.2 points. Average loss was 6.2 points
  • Have lost 3 of the past 4 road games against NFC opponents
  • Were 0-2 on the road against the NFC last season
    • Averaged 17 PF and 22 PA
    • Averaged 290 passing yards and 73 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 0 of the 2 road games against the NFC in 2007
  • 18-23 road record since 2003
  • Have been outscored 41 to 17 to start the season

Giants

  • Have a 5-5 home record against AFC opponents. In those games the Giants have:
    • Averaged 23 PF and 22.8 PA
    • Averaged 216 passing yards and 121 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 225 passing yards and 118 rushing yards
    • Average win was 8.6 points. Average loss was 8.2 points
  • Were 1-1 at home last season against the AFC
    • Averaged 35 PF (actually scored 35 each game) and 31 PA
    • Averaged 212 passing yards and 134 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in both homes games last season against the AFC
  • Have failed to cover the spread both times they were a 10+ point favorite at home.
  • 18-23 home record since 2003
  • Have outscored their two opponents 57 to 20 to begin the season

Arizona Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins

  • These two teams last played in 2007 with the Cardinals narrowly losing to the Redskins 21 to 19. In that game:
    • The Cardinals had 280 passing yards and 84 rushing yards
    • The Redskins had 87 passing yards and 73 rushing yards
  • Since 2003, the Cardinals have played the Redskins 2 times, winning none. In those two games the Cardinals:
    • Lost both games by a combined six points
    • Averaged 16 PF and 19 PA
    • Averaged 260 passing yards and 73 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 105 passing yards and 91 rushing yards

Cardinals

  • Haven't started a season 3-0 since 1974
  • Have outscored their opponents 54 to 23 to begin the season
  • Have a 6-25 road record against conference opponents. In those games the Cardinals have:
    • Averaged 17.5 PF and 27.7 PA
    • Averaged 218 passing yards and 76 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 215 passing yards and 133 rushing yards
    • Average win was 8.5 points. Average loss was 14.6 points
  • Are 2-5 on the road against the NFC since last season
    • Averaged 21.1 PF and 25 PA
    • Averaged 218 passing yards and 90 rushing yards. Gave up an average of 107 rushing yards per game
  • Covered the spread in 3 of the last 7 conference road games
  • Are 8-33 on road since 2003 season

Redskins

  • Have a 17-14 home record against conference opponents. In those games the Redskins have:
    • Averaged 21.4 PF and 19.2 PA
    • Averaged 205 passing yards and 128 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 194 passing yards and 102 rushing yards
    • Average win was 12 points. Average loss was 9.8 points
  • Are 5-2 at home against the NFC since last season
    • Averaged 25.3 PF and 17.9 PA
    • Averaged 223 passing yards and 106 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 4 of the last 5 conference homes games
  • 21-20 at home since 2003 season

Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers

  • These two teams last played in 2006 with the Lions losing to the 49ers 19 to 13. In that game:
    • The Lions had 180 passing yards and 71 rushing yards
    • The 49ers had 117 passing yards and 198 rushing yards
  • Since 2003, the Lions have played the 49ers 2 times, winning none. In those games the Lions:
    • Averaged 15 PF and 21.5 PA
    • Averaged 201 passing yards and 78 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 150 passing yards and 170 rushing yards

Lions

  • Have given up 82 points in first two games this season
  • Have a 6-25 road record against conference opponents. In those games the Lions have:
    • Averaged 15.7 PF and 25.8 PA
    • Averaged 194 passing yards and 72 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 213 passing yards and 131 rushing yards
    • Average win was 7.4 points. Average loss was 14.3 points
  • Are 1-6 on the road against the NFC since last season
    • Averaged 15 PF and 34 PA
    • Averaged 243 passing yards and 49 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 1 of the last 8 conference road games
  • 8-33 road record since 2003 season

49ers

  • Have a 13-18 home record against conference opponents. In those games the 49ers have:
    • Averaged 20.6 PF and 21.6 PA
    • Averaged 199 passing yards and 106 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 231 passing yards and 101 rushing yards
    • Average win was 12 points. Average loss was 10.6 points
  • Are 2-5 at home against the NFC since last season
    • Averaged 11.9 PF and 21.9 PA
  • Have failed to cover the spread in the last 6 homes games against the NFC
  • 17-24 home record since 2003 season

St. Louis Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks

  • The Seahawks have won the last six games against the Rams
  • These two teams played twice in 2007 with the Rams losing to the Seahawks 57 to 25. In those games:
    • The Rams had 329 total passing yards and 157 rushing yards
    • The Seahawks had 404 passing yards and 187 rushing yards
  • Since 2003, The Rams have played the Seahawks 10 times, winning just 3. In those games the Rams:
    • Averaged 22.8 PF and 26.4 PA
    • Averaged 245 passing yards and 97 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 214 passing yards and 140 rushing yards
  • The Rams only victory in Seattle came in 2004

Rams

  • In two games this season, the Rams have scored just 16 points while giving up 79
  • Have a 6-9 road record against divisional opponents. In those games the Rams have:
    • Averaged 18.3 PF and 24.8 PA
    • Averaged 225 passing yards and 88 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 227 passing yards and 116 rushing yards
    • Average win was 5 points. Average loss was 14.2 points
  • Have a 15-26 road record since 2003 season

Seahawks

  • Have a 13-3 home record against divisional opponents. In those games the Seahawks have:
    • Averaged 28.4 PF and 15.8 PA
    • Averaged 212 passing yards and 141 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 197 passing yards and 90 rushing yards
    • Average win was 17 points. Average loss was 6.3 points
  • Are 3-1 at home since last season against the division (including loss to 49ers last week)
    • Averaged 32.3 PF and 15 PA
    • Averaged 229 passing yards and 114 rushing yards. Only surrendered 69 rushing yards per game
  • Covered the spread in 4 of the last 5 divisional homes games
  • 33-8 home record since 2003 season

New Orleans Saints vs. Denver Broncos

  • The last meeting was in 2004 with the Saints losing to the Broncos 34 to 13

Saints

  • Have scored 24 points in both games this season
  • Have a 3-7 road record against AFC opponents. In those games the Saints have:
    • Averaged 18.7 PF and 27.5 PA
    • Averaged 244 passing yards and 79 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 237 passing yards and 140 rushing yards
    • Average win was 4 points. Average loss was 14.3 points
  • Lost both games on the road against the AFC last season
    • Averaged 10 PF and 32 PA
  • Have a decent 20-21 road record overall since 2003 season

Broncos

  • Are averaging 40 PPG this season
  • Have a 5-5 home record against NFC opponents. In those games the Broncos have:
    • Averaged 22.6 PF and 22 PA
    • Averaged 235 passing yards and 149 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 210 passing yards and 129 rushing yards
    • Average win was 8 points. Average loss was 7 points
  • Are just 1-3 at home against the NFC in last four games
    • Averaged 19.5 PF and 21.8 PA
  • 30-11 home record since 2003 season

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

  • These two teams last played in 2004 with the Steelers crushing the Eagles 27 to 3. In that game:
    • The Steelers had 168 passing yards and 252 rushing yards
    • The Eagles had 90 passing yards and 23 rushing yards

Steelers

  • Have outscored their opposition 48 to 23 this season
  • Have a 6-4 road record against NFC opponents. In those games the Steelers have:
    • Averaged 25.5 PF and 20.5 PA
    • Averaged 222 passing yards and 119 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 207 passing yards and 97 rushing yards
    • Average win was 13.8 points. Average loss was 8.3 points
  • Are only 1-2 in the last three road games against the NFC
  • 22-19 road record since 2003 season

Eagles

  • Have a 6-4 home record against AFC opponents. In those games the Eagles have:
    • Averaged 15.5 PF and 19.3 PA
    • Averaged 225 passing yards and 106 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 189 passing yards and 112 rushing yards
    • Average win was 6 points. Average loss was 18.5 points
  • Won both home games last season against the AFC
    • Averaged 17 PF and 8 PA
    • Averaged 236 passing yards and 136 rushing yards. Only gave up 121 passing yards per game
  • Covered the spread in just 1 of the last 8 homes games against the AFC
  • 25-16 home record since 2003

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Indianapolis Colts

  • These two teams played twice in 2007 with the Jaguars losing to the Colts both times. The combined score was 57 to 32. In those games:
    • The Jaguars had 352 passing yards and 285 rushing yards
    • The Colts had 522 passing yards and 204 rushing yards
  • Since 2003, the Jaguars have played the Colts 10 times, winning 3. In those games the Jaguars:
    • Averaged 19.6 PF and 22.5 PA
    • Averaged 185 passing yards and 160 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 260 passing yards and 87 rushing yards
  • The Jaguars have won just once in Indianapolis over the past five road games (back in 2004)

Jaguars

  • Only averaging 13 PPG this season
  • Have a 5-11 road record against divisional opponents. In those games the Jaguars have:
    • Averaged 17.8 PF and 21.4 PA
    • Averaged 192 passing yards and 122 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 201 passing yards and 98 rushing yards
    • Average win was 8.4 points. Average loss was 9.1 points
  • Are 1-3 on the road against the division since last season
    • Averaged 22.8 PF and 25 PA
  • Covered the spread in 2 of the last 7 divisional road games
  • 18-23 road record since 2003 season

Colts

  • Only averaging 15.5 PPG this season
  • Have a sizzling 13-2 home record against divisional opponents. In those games the Colts have:
    • Averaged 29.3 PF and 15.7 PA
    • Averaged 258 passing yards and 106 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 181 passing yards and 121 rushing yards
    • Average win was 16.4 points. Average loss was 4.5 points
  • Covered the spread in just 3 of the last 8 homes games against the division
  • 33-8 home record since 2003 season

Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens

  • These two teams played twice in 2007 with the Browns beating the Ravens twice by a combined score of 60 to 43. In those games:
    • The Browns had 473 combined passing yards and 210 rushing yards
    • The Ravens had 547 passing yards and 239 rushing yards
  • Since 2003, the Browns have played the Ravens 10 times, winning 4. In those games the Browns:
    • Averaged 16 PF and 21.5 PA
    • Averaged 172 passing yards and 75 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 180 passing yards and 156 rushing yards

The Browns

  • Are only averaging 8 PPG this season
  • Have a 3-12 road record against divisional opponents. In those games the Browns have:
    • Averaged 20.8 PF and 28 PA
    • Averaged 197 passing yards and 91 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 191 passing yards and 173 rushing yards
    • Average win was 9.7 points. Average loss was 11.6 points
  • Were 1-2 on the road against the division last season
    • Averaged 25 PF and 26.7 PA
    • Averaged 212 passing yards and 96 rushing yards
  • Covered the spread in 3 of the past 4 divisional road games
  • 11-29 road record since 2003 campaign.

The Ravens

  • Have a 12-4 home record against divisional opponents. In those games the Ravens have:
    • Averaged 22.6 PF and 15.5 PA
    • Averaged 159 passing yards and 158 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 190 passing yards and 75 rushing yards
    • Average win was 12 points. Average loss was 7.5 point
  • Won the first divisional game of the year against the Bengals 17 to 10. Only gave up 154 yards of total offense which is the fewest yards allowed by the defense in a divisional home game dating back to the 2003 campaign.
  • 31-10 home record since 2003 campaign.

Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers

  • These two teams last played in 2007 with the Cowboys defeating the Packers 37 to 27. In that game:
    • The Cowboys had 309 passing yards and 105 rushing yards
    • The Packers had 233 passing yards and 124 rushing yards

The Cowboys

  • Have scored 69 combined points in first two games this season
  • Have a 17-13 road record against conference opponents. In those games the Cowboys have:
    • Averaged 22.6 PF and 22 PA
    • Averaged 222 passing yards and 113 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 212 passing yards and 110 rushing yards
    • Average win was 11.2 points. Average loss was 13.2 points
  • Won all five games that mattered last season on the road (lost final game to Redskins in meaningless game)
    • Averaged 30.2 PF and 17.4 PA
    • Averaged 281 passing yards and 111 rushing yards
  • 23-18 road record since 2003 season

The Packers

  • Have a 20-11 home record against conference opponents. In those games the Packers have:
    • Averaged 23.6 PF and 16.9 PA
    • Averaged 211 passing yards and 129 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 189 passing yards and 108 rushing yards
    • Average win was 14.5 points. Average loss was 7.3 points
  • Are 6-1 at home against conference opponents since last season
    • Averaged 25.1 PF and 14.7 PA
  • Covered the spread in 7 of the last 8 homes games against conference foes
  • 23-18 home record since 2003 season

MNF - New York Jets vs. San Diego Chargers

  • Since 2003, the Jets have played the Chargers 2 times, winning 1. In those games the Jets:
    • Averaged 30 PF and 29.5 PA
    • Averaged 219 passing yards and 106 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 239 passing yards and 122 rushing yards

Jets

  • Are averaging just 15 PPG this season
  • Have an 11-20 road record against AFC opponents. In those games the Jets have:
    • Averaged 15.8 PF and 20.1 PA
    • Averaged 192 passing yards and 97 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 190 passing yards and 134 rushing yards
    • Average win was 7.1 points. Average loss was 10.6 points
  • Are 2-5 on the road against the AFC since last season
    • Averaged 19.1 PF and 18.9 PA
  • Covered the spread in 6 of the last 8 road games against the AFC
  • 14-27 road record since 2003 season

Chargers

  • Have given up 65 points in two games this season
  • Have lost both games this season by a total of 3 points
  • Have a 20-10 home record against AFC opponents. In those games the Chargers have:
    • Averaged 26.4 PF and 19.1 PA
    • Averaged 196 passing yards and 142 rushing yards
    • Surrendered 205 passing yards and 101 rushing yards
    • Average win was 16.2 points. Average loss was 10.5 points
  • Were 5-1 at home last season against the AFC
    • Averaged 26.2 PF and 15.3 PA
  • Covered the spread in 5 of the 6 homes games last season against the AFC
  • Have covered the spread 12 of 19 times they were a 7+ point favorite at home
  • 28-13 home record since 2003 season