Colts vs. Jaguars Odds
Indianapolis is 2-1 on the season, 1-0 on the road and 1-2 against the spread. Jacksonville is 0-3 on the year, 0-1 at home and 0-3 against the spread. Jacksonville has won three of its last four against Indianapolis.
Trends show that the favorite is 4-1 against the spread in the last 5 in this series and the road team has covered in 9 of the last 12 between these two. The two teams have also hit the under in their last four meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Indianapolis is favored at home, as the Colts have odds of -9.5 points at Jacksonville. The over/under total for the game has been set at 43 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Colts favored by 9.5 points as well. The spread dropped to 8.5 points before making the climb back to 9.5. The over/under total opened at 42.5 points. The total quickly moved up to 43.
The Colts are off to a 2-1 start thanks to an impressive win at San Francisco last week. The Colts prevailed 27-7 and held the 49ers to just 254 yards of offense in the victory. The Indianapolis offense is already averaging 146.3 yards per game on the ground, and the team is now working in Trent Richardson into the mix in the backfield. Andrew Luck has thrown for 663 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 100 yards and two scores. The Indy defense is being led by Robert Mathis, who has 4.5 sacks on the season.
Jacksonville fell to 0-3 on the season thanks to a 45-17 loss at Seattle last Sunday. Jacksonville is averaging just 9.3 points per game on offense and being held to 230.3 yards per game. Defensively, Jacksonville isn’t much better, allowing 370.4 yards and 30.6 points per game. Cecil Shorts is leading the offense with 19 catches for 276 yards. Paul Posluszny is leading the defense with 31 tackles and one interception.
In terms of Injuries, Indianapolis defensive tackle Rick Jean-Francois is out with a groin injury and safety LaRon Landry is questionable with an ankle issue. Jacksonville cornerback Dwayne Gratz is doubtful with an ankle injury and tight end Marcedes Lewis is questionable with a calf injury.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Indianapolis, as the Colts are getting 86% of the wagers with odds of -9.5 points against Jacksonville.