Week 15 Atlanta Falcons vs. Jacksonville Jaguars NFL Odds Preview

David Lawrence

Saturday, December 19, 2015 2:19 PM GMT

The Falcons are 6-7 and to remain alive, they must get a win in Jacksonville, where the Jaguars still have a chance to win the AFC South. Review with us the NFL odds for this important matchup.

***Falcons vs. Jaguars ATS Pick***

Opening Odds & Line Movement
Open: -3.5 +111 at Pinnacle
The Jaguars began as 3.5-point favorites at home and the NFL odds have moved down to -3 for Jacksonville. The decline of the Falcons has been fascinating to watch, and you would think that a 38-0 loss at Carolina is rock bottom. At least the Falcons had been in close games, but the Panthers and never let up. Four more turnovers gave the Falcons 26 for the season, and only Indianapolis has more. The Jaguars routed Indianapolis 51-16 at home as QB Blake Bortles threw for 250 yards and three touchdowns, and the Jacksonville offense is ranked ninth in the league in yards for. He looks much more dangerous with weapons such as the WR duo of Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns, not to mention TE Julius Thomas finally looks healthy. The only issue is a defense that is ranked second-to-last in the NFL in points allowed and if the Atlanta offense is going to get back on track, this would be a good place to start.

 

Falcons vs. Jaguars Spread

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Falcons vs. Jaguars Totals

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Falcons vs. Jaguars Money Line

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Injuries
The Falcons placed S William Moore on the injured-reserve list with a severely sprained ankle, and that is a big blow for their defense. K Matt Bryant is also officially gone for the season as well due to a quadriceps injury.

The Jaguars' major concern is RB T.J. Yeldon, who has a knee injury and doesn't look likely to play on Sunday. Robinson has been battling injuries all season and last week it was his thigh, but he still played and he should again this week. LB Paul Posluszny is aiming to come back from a hand injury for the Jaguars.

 

Trends
The Falcons are 4-9 ATS and 2-5 ATS on the road this season, while the Jaguars are 7-5-1 ATS and 4-3 ATS at home. The total comes in at 49 after starting at 47, and the Falcons have gone under 10 times this season. The Jaguars have gone over nine times.

The Jaguars are 3-2 SU And 1-4 ATS in five meetings with the Falcons, who are 0-2 SU and ATS in their two trips to Jacksonville.

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