Miami Dolphins at Jacksonville Bet on Football

December 1, 2010 NFL Football

Bet on football has a key matchup in the AFC playoff race on Sunday as the Jacksonville Jaguars host the Miami Dolphins.

The Jaguars are 7-5 and one game ahead of the Dolphins who are 6-6. Jacksonville is a slight home favorite in NFL betting.

Bet on football odds have Jacksonville as a 2.5 point home favorite against Miami. If the Dolphins can get the win on Sunday they would tie Jacksonville in the standings and also gain the tiebreaker edge against them. The Dolphins are also tied with the New York Jets and just a game back of New England in the AFC East. "We talked a little bit about that last week, that some of these things were going to come rolling down the turnpike here — and that this (New England) game mattered an awful lot," Miami head coach Tony Sparano said, "We’ll have a few of them coming up that are going to be big games, none bigger than this one." Miami’s last four games are against teams competing with them for the final playoff spot. After Sunday, they play Tennessee, Houston and Pittsburgh.

The Jaguars have won four of their last five games including last week when they defeated Houston 23-18 in NFL betting. Jacksonville is flying under the radar in the AFC but those that bet on football have noticed that Jacksonville is winning games. The Jaguars are led by running back Maurice Jones-Drew who leads the AFC with 13 touchdowns.

Looking to bet on football on this game? Here are some quick facts:
Miami has been a very good underdog. The Dolphins are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games as an underdog. They have also been solid on the road in NFL betting as they are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games.

Jacksonville has really struggled at home versus the bet on football odds. The Jaguars are 3-11 ATS in their last 14 home games. They are also a very poor favorite in NFL betting as they are 1-12 ATS in their last 13 games as a favorite. The only positive for the Jaguars is that the favorite in this series between Miami and Jacksonville is 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings. Eight of the last eleven Miami road games have gone under the bet on football total, and of the last seven Jacksonville home games, five have gone over the bet on football line.

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