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Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets Free NFL Football Picks

by KGB Sports on Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets Free NFL Football Picks: The Falcons (6-7) will meet the Jets (7-6) at the Meadowlands on Sunday for a 1:00 PM ET kickoff. After going on a bad 1-6 stretch, the Jets have won three straight against teams that were under .500. The Falcons have been in a tail spin ever since they lost QB Matt Ryan and RB Michael Turner. The Jets are tied with Miami for second in the AFC East, one game behind New England, although they don’t hold tiebreakers over either team. The Atlanta Falcons’ postseason chances are dimming fast with six losses in eight games. Both teams covered the spread last week as Atlanta put up a good fight, but ultimately fell to undefeated New Orleans 26-23, and New York’s defense dominated host Tampa Bay for a 26-3 win.


The Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets Free NFL Football Picks NFL Odds have New York as a -6.5 favorites at SPORTBETTING.COM.

Atlanta Falcons Offense vs. New York Jets Defense: With injuries still an issue in the Atlanta backfield, and the top shutdown cornerback in the league covering their best WR, it’s not looking good for the Falcons. Not many teams are built to overcome the loss of their quarterback and top ground gainer and still win. The Jets have the league’s top rated defense, allowing a league best 16.2 ppg, 264.7 total yds, and just 160.4 passing yds. The Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets Free NFL Football Picks NFL Odds Total is at 35.5 points.

New York Jets Offense vs. Atlanta Falcons Defense: The Jets have been very inconsistent this season, but RB Thomas Jones remains the one constant. The veteran running back just continues to go about his business and put up big numbers. He is fourth in the NFL with 1,167 rushing yards and tied for third with 11 rushing touchdowns. Jets lead the NFL in rushing and have more rushing yards than passing yards this season averaging 169.1 rushing yards per game. The Falcons defense has allowed just 89.8 rushing yards over the last four games. However, the Falcons will be without Defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux who was arrested last week for smoking marijuana. Jonathan Babineaux is tied with Kroy Biermann with a team-high five sacks.

 

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KGB Free Sports Picks Analysis: Game stayed off the bet boards because of QB questions on both sides. We now know that Mark Sanchez will be playing in this game as the line opened at NYJ -6. The Falcons are 1-5 on the road, and the playoff chasing Jets will have the motivation and the field advantage to put away the Falcons for good.

KGB Sports Free Picks Play: New York Jets -6.5 NFL Odds (3 Units)