Chiefs vs. Jets: NFL Betting Preview – November 1, 2020

Posted By Staff on October 29, 2020 - Last Updated on October 30, 2020

The New York Jets (0-7) go into their matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs (6-1) as 19.5-point underdogs on Sunday, November 1 at Arrowhead Stadium. The over/under is set at 48.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 30. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Information

Total Facts

  • Chiefs games average 51.6 total points per game this season, greater the over/under for this matchup by 3.1 points.
  • Jets games average 41.1 total points– 7.4 fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • Kansas City and its opponents have combined to score more than 48.5 in four games.
  • In one game this season, the Jets have combined with their opponents to go over 48.5 points.
  • This year’s combined scoring average for these two teams (43.2 points per game) is 5.3 fewer than the total for this contest.
  • The Chiefs are the fifth-highest scoring team in the league this year. The Jets have scored the least points.
  • These two teams combine to yield 49.4 points per game, which is 0.9 greater than the total for this matchup.
  • This contest features the NFL’s 24th-ranked (New York) and ninth-ranked (Kansas City) scoring defenses.
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Chiefs Betting Insights

  • Four of Kansas City’s seven games this year have gone over the point total.
  • Kansas City is 5-2 against the spread.

Jets Betting Insights

  • Four of New York’s seven games this year have gone over the point total.
  • The Jets have compiled a losing 1-6 record against the spread this season.

When the Chiefs Have the Ball

  • The Jets defense has allowed 29 points per game this season– 2.1 points less than the Chiefs have scored (31.1).
  • When they meet or exceed their scoring average this season, Kansas City is 3-1 and 3-1 against the spread.
  • When the New York defense allows 29 points or fewer this year, the Jets have a 0-3 overall record and a 1-2 record against the spread.
  • The Jets defense has allowed an average of 385 yards per game this season– 13.3 yards fewer than the 398.3 the Chiefs offense has averaged. The Chiefs pick up 6.1 yards per play while the Jets allow 5.9 per play.
  • When the Kansas City offense puts together a game with at least their 2020 average in yardage, they are 3-1 overall and 2-2 against the spread this season.
  • When the New York defense allows less than their season average for total yards this season they are 0-4 against the spread and 0-4 overall.
  • The Chiefs have averaged 134.7 yards per game on the ground– 9.1 rushing yards more than the Jets have allowed (125.6).
  • When Kansas City rushes for at least their season average, they are 2-0 overall and 2-0 against the spread.
  • When the New York defense allows opponents to pick up less than 125.6 yards on the ground, they are 0-4 against the spread and 0-4 overall.
  • This season, the Jets have forced an average of 1.4 turnovers per game, compared to the 0.7 times Chiefs have turned the football over in each contest.
  • When Kansas City doesn’t turn the football over this season, they are 2-0 overall and 1-1 against the spread.
  • New York’s record this season when they force more than 1.4 turnovers: 0-3 ATS, 0-3 overall

When the Jets Have the Ball

  • The Jets put up 8.3 fewer points per game (12.1) than the Chiefs give up (20.4).
  • When New York records at least 12.1 points, it is 0-3 against the spread and 0-3 overall.
  • This season, Kansas City has a 3-1 record against the spread and a 3-1 record overall in games when it holds opponents to 31.1 or fewer points.
  • The Jets average 97.3 fewer yards per game (264.3), than the Chiefs allow per outing (361.6). The Jets pick up 4.3 yards per play, while the Chiefs give up 5.5 per play.
  • In games Kansas City keeps its opponents to 361.6 or fewer yards, it has a 4-0 record ATS and a 4-0 record overall.
  • The Jets rush for 104.4 yards per game– 45.5 fewer per game than the 149.9 the Chiefs allow per contest.
  • When New York runs for at least 104.4 yards, it recorded a 0-4 ATS record and a 0-4 overall record.
  • Kansas City is 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall when holding opponents to 149.9 rushing yards or less.
  • This year, the Jets turn the ball over 1.1 times per game– 0.8 fewer turnovers per game than the 1.9 the Chiefs force on average.
  • New York has a 0-4 record against the spread and a 0-4 record overall when it turns the ball over 1.1 times or less.
  • This season, Kansas City has a 2-0 record against the spread and a 2-0 record overall when it forces at least 1.9 turnovers.

Chiefs Players to Watch

  • Patrick Mahomes II has thrown for 1,899 yards, 16 touchdowns, and one pick while completing 65.7% of his passes (271.3 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 34 times for 165 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 23.6 yards per game.
  • Rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire has taken 115 attempts for 551 rushing yards (78.7 yards per game) and two touchdowns in seven games. He’s also caught 22 passes for 194 yards (27.7 receiving yards per game).
  • This season, Travis Kelce has 40 catches (55 targets) for 501 yards (71.6 per game) and five touchdowns in seven games.
  • Tyreek Hill has 31 grabs for 439 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 62.7 receiving yards per game.
  • So far this year, Mecole Hardman has caught 15 passes on 20 targets for 251 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 35.9 receiving yards per game.
  • Chris Jones has registered 4.5 sacks, one TFL, and 21 tackles over six games.
  • Anthony Hitchens leads the Kansas City defense with 44 tackles.
  • Tyrann Mathieu has two interceptions, 31 tackles, and three passes defended seven in games this season.

Jets Players to Watch

  • This year, Sam Darnold has recorded 912 passing yards (182.4 yards per game) while going 94-for-161 (58.4% completion percentage) and throwing three touchdowns and six interceptions in five games. He has added a 117 rushing yards on 14 carries with one touchdown, averaging 23.4 yards per game.
  • Frank Gore has picked up 310 rushing yards (44.3 yards per game) in seven games.
  • Lamical Perine has 122 yards on 33 carries (20.3 ypg), with one rushing touchdown over the course of six games.
  • This season, Jamison Crowder has 29 catches (46 targets) for 383 yards (95.8 per game) and two touchdowns in four games.
  • Quinnen Williams has collected three sacks, five TFL, and 28 tackles over seven games.
  • Neville Hewitt has racked up 57 tackles and one TFL this season.
  • Pierre Desir has team-high three interceptions, 36 tackles, one TFL, and six passes defended seven in games.

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