Found December 16, 2011 on The Jersey Jets Fan:

Jets +3 Eagles: Wait, are you kidding?

As you regular readers know, I’m a huge Jets homer but I’m also a pretty knowledgeable bettor when it comes to NFL football. I checked the lines of the NFL games today and to my shock and utter amazement, the New York Jets are 3 point underdogs against the Philadelphia Eagles. Yes, you heard me correct, the 8-5 Jets are UNDERDOGS against the 5-8 Eagles. While the Jets are 3-0 in their last 3 games, the Eagles are 1-2, with their only win coming against the Miami Dolphins.

As a Jets homer, I’d say bet the freaking house on the Jets but you honestly don’t just have to listen to me. Literally every “expert” and commentator I’ve heard has picked the Jets to win outright. From Adam Schein and Rich Gannon, to Peter King, the general consensus seems to be that the Jets are going to win outright and somewhat easily in Philadelphia. So why on Tebow’s green Earth are the Jets underdogs to one of the most disappointing teams in recent NFL history? Maybe because the media is still hyping the Eagles up? Maybe because people don’t realize Sanchez is quietly having a very solid year at quarterback? Maybe because people are forgetting that Shonn Greene is rolling like the compact bowling ball that he is; and he’s about to roll right through the Eagles Swiss cheese defense.

There is no doubt in my mind the Jets are beating the Eagles outright on Sunday, let alone with a +3 point cushion. I’m heading over to Bovada ASAP and betting the house on this game.


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