Atlanta Falcons at Jacksonville Jaguars Week 12 Betting Guide

The Atlanta Falcons (4-6) face the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-8) at TIAA Bank Field for Week 12 of the NFL. Let's take a look at the betting lines for Sunday's matchup.The Falcons started the week as 2.0-point favorites but the spread has since moved to 1.5, leaving the Falcons at -130 and Jaguars at +110.The total points line is set at 45.5, with OVER at -110 and UNDER at -110.

  • The Falcons have a 3-6-1 ATS record this season, while the Jaguars hold a record of 4-6-0.
  • The Falcons have a 5-5-0 O/U record this season (meaning five games have gone over the total points line and five have gone under). The Jaguars have a 2-8-0 O/U record.

Points on the board

  • The Falcons are averaging 17.8 points per game this season (T27th in the league). Comparatively, the Jaguars are averaging 15.9 (31st).
  • Defensively, the Falcons are giving up 28.8 points per game this season (31st in the league), while the Jaguars are giving up an average of 26.2 points (T25th).

Moving the chains

  • With an average of 308.3, the Falcons rank 29th in the league for total yards per game. Comparatively, the Jaguars rank 25th with 319.4 yards per game.
  • In terms of yards allowed, the Falcons are giving up 362.3 per game this season (20th in the league), while the Jaguars are giving up an average of 363.1 (21st).

Ascendency in the air

  • The Falcons have recorded 229.7 passing yards per game this season (20th in the league). Comparatively, the Jaguars' defense has given up 250.6 passing yards per game (19th).
  • Meanwhile, the Jaguars have recorded 206.9 passing yards per game this season (24th in the league), indicating the Falcons may back themselves to stifle their opponents output given they're conceding 239.0 passing yards per game (14th).

Advantage on the ground

  • Looking at the ground game, the Falcons have recorded 78.6 rushing yards per game this season (30th in the league). Conversely, the Jaguars are giving up 112.5 rushing yards per game (17th).
  • On the other hand, the Jaguars have recorded 112.5 rushing yards per game this season (17th in the league), while the Falcons are giving up 123.3 rushing yards per game (25th).

Protecting the ball

  • Looking at their ability to force turnovers, the Falcons have recorded 9 total takeaways this season (T26th in the league), while the Jaguars have recorded 5 (32nd).
  • On offense, both teams have recorded 17 total giveaways this season (T25th in the league).

First to Score

The Falcons are -125 to score first, while the Jaguars are -106.

  • The Falcons have scored first in five of their 10 games this season.
  • The Jaguars have scored first in three of their 10 games this season.

Which team will score the first touchdown?

  • The Falcons have recorded the first touchdown in five of their 10 games this season.
  • The Jaguars have recorded the first touchdown in two of their 10 games this season.

First Scoring Play

Atlanta Touchdown 0 / 10 +200

Atlanta Field Goal 5 / 10 +340

Atlanta Safety 0 / 10 +8000

Jacksonville Touchdown 2 / 10 +230

Jacksonville Field Goal 1 / 10 +330

Jacksonville Safety 0 / 10 +8000

Which team will get a quick start?

The Falcons are -121 to be the first team to reach 10 points, while the Jaguars are +100.

  • The Falcons have been the first to score 10 points in five of their 10 games this season.
  • The Jaguars have been the first to score 10 points in two of their 10 games this season.

First Quarter Moneyline

The Falcons are favored in the 1st Quarter Moneyline market, currently at -121, while the Jaguars are +100.

  • The Falcons have a 3-6-1 first quarter W/L/T record this season, while the Jaguars hold a record of 2-7-1.

Last Time They Met

The Falcons recorded a 24-12 victory over the Jaguars at Mercedes-Benz Stadium when these teams last met in Week 16, 2019.

More must-reads:

Customize Your Newsletter

+

Get the latest news and rumors, customized to your favorite sports and teams. Emailed daily. Always free!

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.