Atlanta Falcons

Falcons Predictions

How we predict Atlanta will fare against New York
OFFENSE Falcons Jets
Passing Yards279 yds The Falcons' excellent passing offense will dominate the Jets
Excellent
Passing
VS
Average
Passing Defense
Rushing Yards88 yds The Falcons' below average rushing offense won't be a factor against the Jets
Below Average
Rushing
VS
Good
Rushing Defense
Points27 pts The Falcons' average point scoring is matched by the Jets
Average
Scoring Ability
VS
Average
Overall Defense
Red Zone58% The Falcons' good red zone offense may be a factor against the Jets
Good
Red Zone Offense
VS
Average
Red Zone Defense
Touchdowns3 TDs The Falcons' average touchdown scoring is matched by the Jets
Average
TD Scoring
VS
Average
TD Defense
DEFENSE
Fumbles Caused1 fumble The Falcons' below average skill at forcing fumbles won't be a factor against the Jets
Below Average
Fumble Forcing
VS
Average
Ball Security
Interceptions1 int The Falcons' average interception ability may be a factor against the Jets
Average
Picking
VS
Average
Accuracy
Sacks2 sacks The Falcons' poor sacking ability won't be a factor against the Jets
Poor
Pass Rush
VS
Below Average
Offensive Line
New York Jets

Jets Predictions

How we predict New York will fare against Atlanta
OFFENSE Jets Falcons
Passing Yards220 yds The Jets' poor passing offense is matched by the Falcons
Poor
Passing
VS
Poor
Passing Defense
Rushing Yards136 yds The Jets' excellent rushing offense will dominate the Falcons
Excellent
Rushing
VS
Average
Rushing Defense
Points19 pts The Jets' poor point scoring won't be a factor against the Falcons
Poor
Scoring Ability
VS
Below Average
Overall Defense
Red Zone50% The Jets' poor red zone offense won't be a factor against the Falcons
Poor
Red Zone Offense
VS
Average
Red Zone Defense
Touchdowns2 TDs The Jets' poor touchdown scoring won't be a factor against the Falcons
Poor
TD Scoring
VS
Average
TD Defense
DEFENSE
Fumbles Caused1 fumble The Jets' below average skill at forcing fumbles won't be a factor against the Falcons
Below Average
Fumble Forcing
VS
Excellent
Ball Security
Interceptions0 ints The Jets' poor interception ability won't be a factor against the Falcons
Poor
Picking
VS
Average
Accuracy
Sacks2 sacks The Jets' average sacking ability won't be a factor against the Falcons
Average
Pass Rush
VS
Good
Offensive Line

OFFENSE

Whose offense is better when it counts?

passing

#5 Falcons
9.0
#32 Jets
4.3
Great passing by the Falcons:
310 yds Dec 14, 2014 vs Steelers
445 yds Sep 7, 2014 vs Saints
264 yds Nov 21, 2013 vs Saints

rushing

#24 Falcons
5.1
#2 Jets
8.6
Great rushing by the Jets:
139 yds Nov 2, 2014 at Chiefs
157 yds Dec 15, 2013 at Panthers
143 yds Dec 8, 2013 vs Raiders

red zone performance

#9 Falcons
8.5
#30 Jets
4.9
Great red zone performance by the Falcons:
100% Oct 26, 2014 vs Lions
100% Sep 14, 2014 at Bengals
100% Sep 7, 2014 vs Saints

scoring points

#11 Falcons
7.4
#30 Jets
4.9
High points scored by the Falcons:
37 pts Dec 8, 2014 at Packers
37 pts Sep 7, 2014 vs Saints
24 pts Dec 23, 2013 at 49ers

Game History

See the previous matchups
Winner
Prediction
IronRank Before
IronRank After
Oct 7, 2013 Week 5
Atlanta Falcons
vs
New York Jets
2830
2518
16331399
16141418
Dec 20, 2009 Week 15
New York Jets
vs
Atlanta Falcons
710
2418
16771502
16601519
Oct 24, 2005 Week 7
Atlanta Falcons
vs
New York Jets
2714
2218
16331486
16511469

Iron Rank Over Time

See how our Iron Rank changes with each game

Comments

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Pretty solid pick. People give Atlanta too much credit.
This data-driven approach is very interesting but it neglects to consider one of the most important factors, human emotion. Fail.
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