- The Indianapolis Colts have -535 odds to beat the Jets on TNF.
- The Colts are listed as 10.5-point favorites.
- The total points for the game is set at 46 points.
INDIANAPOLIS – Kicking off Week 9 of the NFL season will be a Thursday Night Football matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and the New York Jets. For the second straight year, the Colts are listed as a double-digit favorite over the Jets.
Indianapolis Colts Vs. New York Jets
- Moneyline: Colts (-535) vs. Jets (+385)
- Spread: Colts -10.5 (-105)
- Total: 46 Points
Indianapolis Colts Vs. New York Jets Moneyline
The Colts are favored to win outright and there should be no doubts about this. Online NFL betting sites have been taking overwhelming action on the Colts moneyline with 78% of total bets and 71% of the betting handle.
One reason backing the Colts odds is that the Jets have not won a game on the road this season. Also, both offenses and defenses are on both sides of the spectrum. The Jets offense is considered one of the worst in the league only averaging 16.3 ppg while the Colts are way ahead with 25 ppg.
On defense, the Jets are allowed the third-most points to opponents allowing 29.4 ppg while the Colts are allowing a modest 22.9 ppg. It is also worth noting that the Colts are playing at a higher level than their 3-5 record shows. Of their five losses, three of them have come by a deficit of seven points or less.
With that, the Colts odds should be taken by any means.
Indianapolis Colts Vs. New York Jets Spread
The public has been split here with 58% of total bets coming on the New York Jets odds to cover the spread, however, 53% of the money is being bet on the Colts to cover.
The Colts were in a similar situation last season against the Jets where they were 11.5-point favorites and were able to cover. Backing up the Colts spread this time around is that the Jets are 0-3 against the spread playing on the road and are also 1-2 ATS in their last three games when facing a double-digit underdog line.
As for the Colts, they have covered a double-digit margin in two of their three games when considered a 10+ point favorite.
Also, the Jets are 1-4 ATS when coming off of a spread win while the Colts are 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 games after a spread loss.
Indianapolis Colts Vs. New York Jets Total
The odds on the Over are reeling in over 60% of total bets and the total betting handle for the reason being that both teams have an above .500 record with it.
The Colts have gone 5-3 with the Over this season and are going over by an average of 1.7 points. The Jets are 4-3 with the Over and are hitting it by 2.1 points.
Backing this up, even more, is that the Colts have hit the Over in two straight games while the Jets have gone over in four straight.
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