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Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Green Bay Packers 11/15/2020 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The Jacksonville Jaguars visit the Green Bay Packers on 11/15/2020 at 1:00PM.

Jacksonville and Green Bay face off in a critical regular season game as part of this unpredictable and chaotic 2020 NFL Season. Jacksonville has a record of 1-7 this season. Green Bay is 6-2 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Jacksonville Team Defense Preview

Jacksonville faces 6.3 plays per drive, this defense gives up 38.4 yards per drive, and opponents score 2.87 points per offensive possession. On 52.9% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but 8.0% of the time, they force opposing offenses to turn the ball over. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 31.4 yard line, they usually take up 2:55 of time.

Opposing quarterbacks have a QBR of 107.7 against Jacksonville and on 2.2% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Jacksonville has caused a sack rate of 2.9% this season.

Examining Jacksonville in a few key defensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have encountered 98 opponent third down attempts this season and opponents successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 42 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 42.9%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have taken on opponents in 8 fourth down conversion attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 6 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 50.0%. Defensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone, which is why defenses strive to avoid this from happening. They have had allowed offenses 33 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and their opponents have converted 19 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 57.6%.

Jacksonville Team Offense Preview

Jacksonville has run 6.4 plays per drive and this offense averages 34.2 yards per drive, and they score 2.16 points per offensive possession. On 37.8% of offensive possessions, they find a way to come away with points, but 12.2% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their offensive drives start typically at their Own 27.1 yard line, they typically last 2:45.

4.6% of passes thrown are touchdown passes by Jacksonville and on 2.0% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Jacksonville has given up 25 sacks this season and there were 146 yards lost as a result of the inability to protect the Quarterback.

Jacksonville rushed for 4.5 yards per carry and for 98.9 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 9 times this season.

Examining Jacksonville in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 102 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 47 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 46.1%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 15 fourth down conversion attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 4 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 26.7%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 28 Red Zone entrances this season and have converted 18 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 64.3%.

Green Bay Team Defense Preview

Green Bay faces 5.9 plays per drive, this defense gives up 34.5 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 2.44 points per drive. 41.3% of the time on defensive possessions, opponents will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 7.5% of the time, they force opposing offenses to turn the ball over. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 26.6 yard line, they typically last 2:40.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 106.5 and on 1.2% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Green Bay has caused a sack rate of 6.4% this season.

Examining Green Bay in a few key defensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have encountered 85 opponent third down attempts this season and opponents successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 35 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 41.2%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 10 fourth down attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 4 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 75.0%. Defenses need to prevent possessions from reaching the Red Zone. They have allowed 26 Red Zone entrances this season and their opponents have converted 18 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a success rate of 69.2%.

Green Bay Team Offense Preview

Green Bay has run 6.5 plays per drive and this offense averages 39.1 yards per drive, and they score 3.00 points per offensive possession. 50.6% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 3.7% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their offensive drives start typically at their Own 28.9 yard line, they usually take up 3:17 of time.

On 8.6% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and 0.7% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Green Bay has given up 10 sacks this season and this has resulted in 99 yards lost.

They rushed for 4.6 yards per carry and for 126.6 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 3 times this season.

Examining Green Bay in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 97 third down attempts this season and have converted 48 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 49.5%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 13 fourth down conversion attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 8 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 61.5%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 31 Red Zone entrances this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 23 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 74.2%.

The Jacksonville Roster

The Players to Watch for Jacksonville

Gardner Minshew II QB 6-1 225

This season, Gardner Minshew II has put up 1855 yards and 13 touchdowns. He has thrown 5 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 94.4thus far this season. Gardner Minshew II has thrown 5 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Gardner Minshew II has 122 rushing yards, which puts him in the 68.75 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 25 times this season, which puts him in the 73.44 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 1 rushing touchdowns this season.

James Robinson RB 5-10 220

This season, James Robinson has 580 rushing yards on 132 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 5 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, James Robinson picked up 225 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 27 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 2 receiving touchdowns this season.

DJ Chark WR 6-4 198

This season, DJ Chark picked up 437 yards. He caught the ball 33 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 4 receiving touchdowns this season.

DaVon Hamilton NT 6-4 320

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Jacksonville, DaVon Hamilton has 9 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 0 times this season, which put him in the 28.45 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 0.0 fumbles this season.

Adam Gotsis DE 6-4 287

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Jacksonville, Adam Gotsis has 9 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 0 times this season, which put him in the 9.68 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Josh Jones SS 6-2 220

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Jacksonville, Josh Jones had 42 tackles which puts him in the 94.78 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. Josh Jones as a ball hawker was able to pick off nan passes this season, which puts him in the nan percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Tre Herndon CB 5-11 185

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Jacksonville, Tre Herndon had 26 tackles which puts him in the 73.47 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Tre Herndon as a ball hawker was able to pick off 0.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 24.46 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

The Green Bay Roster

The Players to Watch for Green Bay

Aaron Rodgers QB 6-2 225

This season, Aaron Rodgers has put up 2253 yards and 24 touchdowns. He has thrown 2 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 117.5thus far this season. Aaron Rodgers has thrown 2 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Aaron Rodgers has 61 rushing yards, which puts him in the 50.0 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 11 times this season, which puts him in the 32.81 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 0 rushing touchdowns this season.

Aaron Jones RB 5-9 208

This season, Aaron Jones has 447 rushing yards on 90 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 5 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Aaron Jones picked up 182 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 23 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 2 receiving touchdowns this season.

Davante Adams WR 6-1 215

This season, Davante Adams picked up 675 yards. He caught the ball 53 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 8 receiving touchdowns this season.

Kenny Clark NT 6-3 314

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Green Bay, Kenny Clark has 8 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 0 times this season, which put him in the 28.45 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Kingsley Keke DE 6-3 288

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Green Bay, Kingsley Keke has 7 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 2 times this season, which put him in the 46.77 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 1.0 fumbles this season.

Adrian Amos FS 6-0 214

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Green Bay, Adrian Amos had 27 tackles which puts him in the 52.24 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Adrian Amos as a ball hawker was able to pick off 0.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 23.21 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Jaire Alexander CB 5-10 196

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Green Bay, Jaire Alexander had 22 tackles which puts him in the 57.14 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Jaire Alexander as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 65.22 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Green Bay Packers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Jacksonville Jaguars 22 Green Bay Packers 32

Spread Pick: Jacksonville +14 -113 Bookmaker
Moneyline Pick: Green Bay -850 matchbook
Total Pick: Over 47 -108 Heritage