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New York Jets vs. Los Angeles Chargers 11/22/2020 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The New York Jets visit the Los Angeles Chargers on 11/22/2020 at 4:05PM.

N.Y. Jets and L.A. Chargers face off in a critical regular season game as part of this unpredictable and chaotic 2020 NFL Season. N.Y. Jets has a record of 0-9 this season. L.A. Chargers is 2-7 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

N.Y. Jets Team Defense Preview

N.Y. Jets faces 6.3 plays per drive, this defense gives up 36.6 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 2.56 points per drive. On 47.5% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but on 10.1% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 31.4 and these drives usually take up 3:01 of time.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 103.9 and on 2.2% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. N.Y. Jets has caused a sack rate of 3.3% this season.

We will get more situational with N.Y. Jets and examine various situations. They have faced 108 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 47 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 43.5%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 8 fourth down attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 5 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 62.5%. 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 35 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and opponents successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 19 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 54.3%.

N.Y. Jets Team Offense Preview

N.Y. Jets has 5.7 plays per drive, they generate 24.9 yards per drive, and they score 1.20 points per offensive possession. 26.0% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 10.4% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their offensive drives start typically at their Own 24.1 yard line, they usually take up 2:31 of time.

On 2.4% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and 2.7% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.N.Y. Jets has given up 26 sacks this season and this has resulted in 200 yards lost.

They rushed for 4.2 yards per carry and for 98.9 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 4 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the N.Y. Jets and examine various situations. They have had 116 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 36 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 31.0%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had 13 fourth down attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 4 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 30.8%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 18 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and have converted 5 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 27.8%.

L.A. Chargers Team Defense Preview

L.A. Chargers yields 5.7 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 30.8 yards per drive, and opponents score 2.34 points per offensive possession. 44.1% of the time on defensive possessions, opponents will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 6.9% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 33.0 and these drives typically last 2:34.

Opposing quarterbacks have a QBR of 96.6 against L.A. Chargers and on 1.2% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. L.A. Chargers has forced a sack rate of 4.7% this season.

We will get more situational with L.A. Chargers and examine various situations. They have faced 119 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 47 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 39.5%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 5 fourth down attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 2 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 40.0%. Defenses need to prevent possessions from reaching the Red Zone. They have allowed 30 Red Zone entrances this season and opponents successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 17 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 56.7%.

L.A. Chargers Team Offense Preview

L.A. Chargers has 6.3 plays per drive, they generate 34.4 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 2.13 points per drive. 38.1% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 9.5% of offensive possessions, they find cough the ball up to the opponent. Their possessions start on average at their Own 26.4 and these drives typically last 2:47.

On 5.7% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and 1.8% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.L.A. Chargers has given up 18 sacks this season and this has resulted in 96 yards lost.

They rushed for 4.1 yards per carry and for 131.6 yards per game. This offense coughed up the ball 9 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the L.A. Chargers and examine various situations. They have had 129 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 58 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 45.0%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 12 fourth down conversion attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 6 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 50.0%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 29 Red Zone entrances this season and have converted 18 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a success rate of 62.1%.

The N.Y. Jets Roster

The Players to Watch for N.Y. Jets

Sam Darnold QB 6-3 225

This season, Sam Darnold has put up 1045 yards and 3 touchdowns. He has thrown 6 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 65.9thus far this season. Sam Darnold has thrown 6 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Sam Darnold has 138 rushing yards, which puts him in the 79.41 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 18 times this season, which puts him in the 52.94 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 1 rushing touchdowns this season.

Frank Gore RB 5-9 212

This season, Frank Gore has 386 rushing yards on 108 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 0 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Frank Gore picked up 48 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 8 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 0 receiving touchdowns this season.

Jamison Crowder WR 5-9 177

This season, Jamison Crowder picked up 409 yards. He caught the ball 31 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 3 receiving touchdowns this season.

Quinnen Williams NT 6-3 303

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for N.Y. Jets, Quinnen Williams has 18 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 3 times this season, which put him in the 89.29 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 1.0 fumbles this season.

Henry Anderson DE 6-6 301

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for N.Y. Jets, Henry Anderson 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 10.48 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Marcus Maye FS 6-0 207

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 N.Y. Jets, Marcus Maye had 28 tackles which puts him in the 48.55 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 2 times this season. Marcus Maye as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 60.34 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Blessuan Austin CB 6-1 198

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 N.Y. Jets, Blessuan Austin had 34 tackles which puts him in the 90.76 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. Blessuan Austin as a ball hawker was able to pick off 0.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 26.44 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

The L.A. Chargers Roster

The Players to Watch for L.A. Chargers

New York Jets vs. Los Angeles Chargers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: New York Jets 19 Los Angeles Chargers 27

Spread Pick: N.Y. Jets +10 -108 Pinnacle Sports
Moneyline Pick: L.A. Chargers -440 5Dimes
Total Pick: Under 47 -113 Pinnacle Sports