Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Miami Dolphins

Dolphins Host Jaguars in Thursday FOX Betting on NFL Action

August 20th, 2019 NFL Football, Online Betting

At the beginning of the preseason, the Jaguars offense has been absolutely dreadful.  Jacksonville ranks dead last in the NFL for scoring and yardage.  Which has meant a failure by the Jags to cover the exhibition betting on NFL line so far.  In the same way, the Dolphins have hardly been a preseason juggernaut.  Miami has been in the middle of the pack for the preseason metrics.  Despite the fact they split their two exhibitions the Dolphins did pay both times.   Week three is known as the most important of the entire preseason.  Miami and Jacksonville meet Thursday on FOX.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Miami Dolphins   

Date and Time:Thursday, August 22, 2019, 8 p.m. ET
Location:Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Jaguars vs. Dolphins TV Coverage:FOX
NFL Betting Online Odds at SBG:
Jaguars+3 (-102)37 (-113)  –
Dolphins-3 (-120)37 (-107)  –
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Miami Dolphins Current Form and Overview

To begin with, the Dolphins, have an exhibition Betting on NFL record of 1-1 straight up, 2-0 against the spread, and 1-1 with totals. Miami opened the preseason with a 34-27 home win and payout over the Falcons.  Next was a 16-15 loss at Tampa Bay as three-point dogs.  NFL exhibition metrics have the Dolphins ranked 17th for total offense and 20th for defense.  Quarterback Josh Rosen threw for 191 yards in the first game.  Of course, Rosen arrived in a trade from Arizona where he was a top 2017 draft pick.  He is being touted as Miami’s potential savior.

Jacksonville Jaguars Current Form and Overview

Now the Jaguars have a preseason online betting record of 0-2 both vs. the odds and straight up with two under.  Jacksonville lost at Baltimore 29-0 in their exhibition opener.  Following that was a 24-10 home loss to Philadelphia.  The Baltimore loss was an absolute debacle.  Jacksonville totaled only 44 yards passing.  Furthermore, the Jags ran for just 68 yards on 24 carries.  Second-week results were better for the passing game with 191 yards.  Rushing remained a problem with 59 yards on 21 carries.

Key Players

Jacksonville quarterback Gardner Minshew has struggled in the preseason.  As an example, his rating is only 76.5 after two weeks.  Alex McGough was even worse with a humiliating 15.1 passer rating.  By contrast, Miami’s Josh Rosen has a 73.7 rating.  Backup Jake Rudock has been better at 97.9.  Additionally, Dolphins back Patrick Laird (75 YDS, 5.8 YPC) has been effective.  So far Jacksonville’s top quarterback Nick Foles hasn’t seen preseason action.

Jaguars vs. Dolphins Betting Trends

The Jaguars are:

9-3 against the spread in preseason road games

2-10 under the total in away exhibition matchups

0-4-1 vs. the odds in preseason matchups with the Dolphins

1-3 under the total in exhibition games with Miami

The Dolphins are: 

3-11 against the spread at home in preseason

5-2 over the total in-home exhibition games

2-1-1 against the spread at home in preseason vs. Jacksonville

2-1 over the total in-home exhibitions with the Jaguars 

Jaguars vs. Dolphins Bet on NFL Picks

On this occasion, we have a Jacksonville team that has been incomplete Betting on NFL disarray.  Compared to the Jaguars the Dolphins have been at least respectable in the preseason.  Because of this Miami is the more appealing choice for this All-Florida exhibition game.

Jaguars vs. Dolphins Bet on NFL Pick:  Miami Dolphins

Jaguars vs. Dolphins Bet on NFL Score Prediction:  Dolphins 21, Jaguars 13

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