Atlanta Falcons

Falcons Predictions

How we predict Atlanta will fare against New York
OFFENSE Falcons Jets
Passing Yards280 yds The Falcons' excellent passing offense will dominate the Jets
Excellent
Passing
VS
Average
Passing Defense
Rushing Yards110 yds The Falcons' average rushing offense won't be a factor against the Jets
Average
Rushing
VS
Good
Rushing Defense
Points33 pts The Falcons' excellent point scoring will dominate the Jets
Excellent
Scoring Ability
VS
Average
Overall Defense
Red Zone59% The Falcons' excellent red zone offense may be a factor against the Jets
Excellent
Red Zone Offense
VS
Good
Red Zone Defense
Touchdowns4 TDs The Falcons' excellent touchdown scoring will dominate the Jets
Excellent
TD Scoring
VS
Average
TD Defense
DEFENSE
Fumbles Caused1 fumble The Falcons' average skill at forcing fumbles should be a factor against the Jets
Average
Fumble Forcing
VS
Below Average
Ball Security
Interceptions1 int The Falcons' average interception ability should be a factor against the Jets
Average
Picking
VS
Below Average
Accuracy
Sacks2 sacks The Falcons' good sacking ability should be a factor against the Jets
Good
Pass Rush
VS
Average
Offensive Line
New York Jets

Jets Predictions

How we predict New York will fare against Atlanta
OFFENSE Jets Falcons
Passing Yards239 yds The Jets' below average passing offense may be a factor against the Falcons
Below Average
Passing
VS
Poor
Passing Defense
Rushing Yards104 yds The Jets' average rushing offense is matched by the Falcons
Average
Rushing
VS
Average
Rushing Defense
Points18 pts The Jets' below average point scoring won't be a factor against the Falcons
Below Average
Scoring Ability
VS
Average
Overall Defense
Red Zone54% The Jets' poor red zone offense is matched by the Falcons
Poor
Red Zone Offense
VS
Poor
Red Zone Defense
Touchdowns2 TDs The Jets' below average touchdown scoring won't be a factor against the Falcons
Below Average
TD Scoring
VS
Average
TD Defense
DEFENSE
Fumbles Caused1 fumble The Jets' average skill at forcing fumbles won't be a factor against the Falcons
Average
Fumble Forcing
VS
Excellent
Ball Security
Interceptions0 ints The Jets' below average interception ability won't be a factor against the Falcons
Below Average
Picking
VS
Good
Accuracy
Sacks2 sacks The Jets' poor sacking ability won't be a factor against the Falcons
Poor
Pass Rush
VS
Average
Offensive Line

OFFENSE

Whose offense is better when it counts?

passing

#3 Falcons
9.1
#28 Jets
6.1
Great passing by the Falcons:
392 yds Jan 22, 2017 vs Packers
323 yds Jan 1, 2017 vs Saints
327 yds Jan 3, 2016 vs Saints

rushing

#7 Falcons
7.3
#15 Jets
6.7
Great rushing by the Falcons:
152 yds Dec 24, 2016 at Panthers
248 yds Dec 18, 2016 vs 49ers
136 yds Nov 3, 2016 at Buccaneers

red zone performance

#5 Falcons
9.3
#34 Jets
4.3
Great red zone performance by the Falcons:
100% Feb 5, 2017 vs Patriots
83% Jan 22, 2017 vs Packers
80% Jan 1, 2017 vs Saints

scoring points

#1 Falcons
10.0
#30 Jets
5.6
High points scored by the Falcons:
28 pts Feb 5, 2017 vs Patriots
44 pts Jan 22, 2017 vs Packers
38 pts Jan 1, 2017 vs Saints

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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