New York Jets at Miami Dolphins - 1/8/23 NFL Picks and Prediction

Miami Dolphins (8-8) vs New York Jets (7-9)

Game Info: Sunday, January 8, 2023 at 1:00 pm (Hard Rock Stadium)

Betting Odds: Miami Dolphins -3 -- Over/Under: 37.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The New York Jets and Miami Dolphins meet Sunday in week 18 NFL action at Hard Rock Stadium. The New York Jets have lost 5 straight games. The Miami Dolphins have lost 5 straight games.

The New York Jets have lost 4 straight road games. Joe Flacco is completing 58.2 percent of his passes for 902 yards, 5 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. Garrett Wilson and Tyler Conklin have combined for 1,553 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns, while Corey Davis has 31 receptions. The New York Jets ground game is averaging 103 yards per contest, and Breece Hall leads the way with 463 yards and 4 touchdowns. Defensively, New York is allowing 19.1 points and 311.6 yards per game. C.J. Mosley leads the New York Jets with 151 tackles, Quinnen Williams has 12 sacks and Lamarcus Joyner has 3 interceptions.

The Miami Dolphins have won 5 of their last 7 home games. Skylar Thompson is completing 54.1 percent of his passes for 382 yards, 1 touchdown and 3 interceptions. Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle have combined for 2,999 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns, while Trent Sherfield has 30 receptions. The Miami Dolphins ground game is averaging 95.3 yards per contest, and Raheem Mostert leads the way with 820 yards and 3 touchdowns. Defensively, Miami is allowing 24.6 points and 347.3 yards per game. Elandon Roberts leads the Miami Dolphins with 103 tackles, Jaelan Phillips has 7 sacks and Jevon Holland has 2 interceptions.

The Jets are 9-21 ATS in their last 30 vs. AFC East and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Dolphins are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. AFC East and 18-8 ATS in their last 26 home games. The under is 4-0 in Jets last 4 games overall. The under is 6-1 in Dolphins last 7 home games. The Jets are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings in Miami and 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 meetings.

I'm not thrilled about a Joe Flacco / Skylar Thompson game, and it wouldn't surprise me at all if the Dolphins found a way to blow this game as well. However, the Fins are at home where they play their best football, the defense is better at home and a win gives them a great chance to sneak into the playoffs. The New York Jets don't have much to play for, and they're rolling out a near 38-year-old QB who has 8 starts in the last 3 seasons. If the Dolphins can't find a way to squeeze out a win here… Yikes. I'll lay the field goal.

Randy’s Pick Miami Dolphins -3

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