Here, we’ll take a look at our picks for best bets for the Jaguars-Patriots matchup in Week 17 of the NFL season. Odds come via DraftKings Sportsbook.
Spread: NE -15
Point total: 41.5
Moneyline: JAX +700, NE -1125
Our picks for Jaguars vs. Patriots
Pick against the spread: NE -15
This is the largest spread of the weekend and I don’t know that it is big enough. The Patriots' defense is one of the best in the league and the Jaguars' offense is one of the worst. It is rare to see moneyline odds this distant and the Pats are heavy favorites. Coming off of a loss, this is a get-right game for them and they are going to bounce back and cover.
Over/under: UNDER 41.5
The Patriots are one of the most run-heavy teams in the league and that shouldn’t change in this matchup. As I mentioned, I don’t expect anything out of the Jaguars on offense and think that the Patriots have a decent shot of pitching a shutout here. Even if they don’t, I think this one stays under 42.
Preferred player prop: Rhamondre Stevenson anytime TD +140
Damien Harris is questionable, but should play this week, but this is a game the Patriots should lead throughout. If they get a substantial lead, the Patriots will run with both Harris and Stevenson a lot.
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