Football betting has two 4-6 teams meeting in New York on Sunday as the Jets host the Carolina Panthers.
Neither team looks like they will make the playoffs but at least the winner of this NFL betting game will have some faint hope while the loser will be done.
Football betting favors the Jets by a field goal in this game with a total of 41.5. Both teams have had trouble this season with their starting quarterback. The Panthers Jake Delhomme has played better of late but overall has had a poor season. The Jets’ Mark Sanchez played well early in the season but has been terrible of late. This game will likely feature a lot of running since both teams excel in that area. The Panthers have DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart while the Jets have Thomas Jones.
Carolina has been a poor underdog on the road in football betting. The Panthers are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games as a road underdog. Carolina has not played well in Week 12 as they are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games in Week 12.
The Jets are much better in Week 12. The Jets are 9-4-1 in football betting in their last 14 games in Week 12. The Jets have not been very good at home lately in football betting. They are 2-6 in NFL betting in their last 8 home games. New York is a terrible football betting favorite. They are 2-9 vs. the football betting odds in their last 11 games as a favorite. In fact, there is not much to like about New York in football betting overall. The Jets are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall and they are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games in November. The only positive for the Jets in NFL betting is that the home team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings between the two teams.
You might think this would be a low scoring game in football betting but the trends don’t point that way. Seven of the last nine Carolina road games have gone over in football betting. Three of the last four New York games overall have gone over in football betting. In Week 12, the Jets have gone over in 10 of their last 12. Seven of the last 10 New York home games have gone over in NFL betting.