|2013 NFL on CBS Week 15 Odds & Point Spread: Jets vs. Panthers|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 12 December 2013 13:00|
Jets vs. Panthers Odds
Carolina is 9-4 on the season, 5-1 at home and 8-5 against the spread. New York is 6-7 overall, 1-5 on the road and 7-6 against the spread. The home team has won four of the last five and covered in all five meetings between these two teams.
Trends show that the Panthers have covered in five straight home games while the Jets are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a win.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Panthers are favored at home, as they have odds of -11 points against the Jets. The over/under total for the game has been set at 40.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Panthers favored by 12, but the spread quickly dipped to 11. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 40.5 points.
Carolina is coming off a 31-13 loss at New Orleans last week. The loss snapped an eight-game winning streak for the Panthers and put Carolina a game behind the Saints for first in the NFC South. Carolina is averaging 320.9 yards per game on offense while the defense is allowing 296.2 yards per contest. Cam Newton has thrown for 2,776 yards and 20 touchdowns while also rushing for 495 yards and six touchdowns to lead the offense. The defense is being led by Luke Kuechly, who has 113 tackles, eight tackles for loss and three interceptions.
The Jets are coming off a 37-27 win over the Raiders at home last week. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for New York and was a season-high in points scored. The Jets are now averaging 307.6 yards per game on offense while giving up 337.5 yards per game on defense. Quarterback Geno Smith has thrown for 2,475 yards and nine touchdowns, but also has 20 interceptions. The defense is being led by Muhammad Wilkerson, who has 42 tackles with 10 sacks.
In terms of Injuries, Carolina running back Jonathan Stewart (knee) is out for the game while guard Chris Scott (knee) is questionable. New York receiver Stephen Hill (knee) and cornerback Antonio Cromartie (head) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Panthers, as Carolina is getting 77% of the wagers with odds of -11 points against the Jets on Sunday.