Will Ryan break out of slump?
Matt Ryan is in a bit of a slump for the Atlanta Falcons. Can he snap out of it today when they face the Jacksonville Jaguars?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Jacksonville is favored at home in this game, as the Jaguars are getting odds of -3 points against the Falcons. The over/under total for the game has been set at 49 points. These two meet today at 1PM ET and the game airs live on FOX.
The Falcons (6-7, 4-9 ATS) are in the midst of a six-game losing streak and the focus is coming on Ryan, who has struggled with turnovers during this stretch. Over his last six games, Ryan has thrown for 1,703 yards in that span with 8 touchdowns and 8 interceptions. For the season, Ryan has 3,705 passing yards with 17 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. It marks the fourth straight season he has at least 14 interceptions and he is on pace to pass his previous worst of 17 interceptions in 2013. For this game, Ryan has been given an over/under of 297.5 passing yards and 2.5 TD passes+Interceptions.
Today, Ryan and the Falcons meet the Jaguars (5-8, 7-5-1 ATS), who have struggled against the pass. Jacksonville ranks 25th in pass defense, allowing 261.7 yards per game. From a fantasy football perspective, the Jaguars allow the third-most points to opposing quarterbacks, giving up 3,621 passing yards and 24 touchdowns with just seven interceptions. The Jags have given up multiple TD passes in six of their last eight games.