New York Jets Odds

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The New York Jets are a storied franchise that has its roots in the AFL. They were known as the New York Titans from 1960-62. After becoming the Jets, they won their only Super Bowl after the 1968 season.

They compiled an 11-3 season, defeated the Oakland Raiders 27-23 in the AFC Championship game, and then did the same to the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III on Jan. 12, 1969. It’s viewed as one of the most famous games in NFL history, thanks in part to Joe Namath, the Jets’ star quarterback.

These Jets, however, have not reached the playoffs since 2010. Is this the year they reverse those fortunes? Check the live odds for each game below plus some more tips for betting on the Jets at New Jersey online sportsbooks.

Jets Odds: Moneyline, Point Spreads, Totals

Do the Jets maybe have playoff expectations for this year? Does their fate rest again on the improvement of an untested quarterback and a strengthened defense? See below for the best current odds at NJ online sportsbooks for the next Jets game:

Jets odds to win the Super Bowl, AFC

The NY Jets won their one and only Super Bowl in 1969. The team has the longest drought — 52 years — in the league. But hope springs eternal in the Jets fan base. Below find the best available Jets’ odds of winning the Super Bowl or the AFC title. Click the odds to go directly to the sportsbook.

Zach Wilson Prop, MVP odds

QB Sam Darnold has left the Jets, and first round, second overall 2021 pick QB Zach Wilson is expected to fill his shoes. Check the latest props odds for Wilson below:

New York Jets 2021-22 schedule

DateOpponentHome/AwayTime (ET)TV
Sep. 12Carolina PanthersAway1 p.m.CBS
Sep. 19New England PatriotsHome1 p.m.CBS
Sep. 26Denver BroncosAway4:05 p.m.CBS
Oct. 3Tennessee TitansHome1 p.m.CBS
Oct. 10Atlanta FalconsAway9:30 a.m. NFLN
Oct. 24New England PatriotsAway1 p.m.CBS
Oct. 31Cincinnati BengalsHome1 p.m.CBS
Nov. 4Indianapolis ColtsAway8:20 p.m.FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Nov. 14Buffalo BillsHome1 p.m.CBS
Nov. 21Miami DolphinsHome1 p.m.CBS
Nov. 29Houston TexansAway1 p.m.CBS
Dec. 5Philadelphia EaglesHome1 p.m.CBS
Dec. 12New Orleans SaintsHome1 p.m.FOX
Dec. 18Miami DolphinsAwayTBDTBD
Dec. 26Jacksonville JaguarsHome1 p.m.CBS
Jan. 2Tampa Bay BuccaneersHome1 p.m.FOX
Jan. 9Buffalo BillsAway1 p.m.CBS

How did the Jets do last year?

The Jets raised expectations of a good 2019-20 season by rallying from a 1-7 start to finish 7-9. It was a 6-2 second half of the season, best in the AFC East.

They were 31st of 32 NFL teams offensively, with 276 points. They were 16th defensively, allowing 359 points.

Two games likely kept the Jets out of their first playoff appearance since 2010. Had they won both, the Jets would have finished 9-7, a mark that did create a playoff berth for the Tennessee Titans.

In the opening game of the season, they had a 16-0 late third-quarter lead at home against the Buffalo Bills but suffered a 17-16 loss. Later, they were defeated by the then-winless Cincinnati Bengals.

They also suffered a significant early-season injury, when quarterback Darnold missed significant time because of mononucleosis. By the time he returned, they were 0-4.

On the flip side, the Jets scored two significant victories. One came against the New York Giants in the battle of the home stadium and another occurred against the Dallas Cowboys.

NY Jets team records

  • Passing: Joe Namath, 27,057 yards, 170 touchdowns
  • Receiving: Don Maynard, 11,732 yards, 88 touchdowns. He was also the first player ever signed by the franchise.
  • Rushing: Curtis Martin, 10,302 yards, 58 touchdowns

How to bet on Jets player props and futures odds

The odds listed above are all moneyline wagers. It is one of the most common betting markets on sports, followed closely by point spreads and totals (over/under). But other Jets betting markets are available, too.

Prop betting

Proposition bets, or props, pertain to most everything beyond the moneyline wager — which is the straight outcome of the game — and the point spread.

Because of prop wagering, a gambler can select from literally hundreds of bets on every Jets game. In most cases, these bets are specific to a particular athlete’s ability to reach a certain benchmark. Prop bets also often ask a question about a team or player’s chances in a single game or during a season.

Here are some of the most prominent prop bets you might see for Jets games:

  • Total individual yards, over-under: This can be rushing yards for Lamical Perine or passing yards for Zach Wilson. This often looks like an over-under of between 80-100 yards for a running back and 300 yards for a quarterback. It’s also a good cross-reference for your handicapping about the game. If you see a Perine prop of 50-75 yards, for example, oddsmakers may expect the Jets to be passing more. Is that because they will be playing catch up?
  • Winner for each half: Separate bets for the first and second halves. It’s tricky. The winning team in a game may still lose a half.
  • Will the game be tied at halftime? It happens every now and then. Only around 10% of all NFL games will be tied at halftime, and usually pays around 10-1 at most books. You would be surprised at how few NFL games, even those with a point spread of less than a field goal, are tied at the half. That’s why it pays.

Futures betting

This wager literally concerns a result that will be determined in the distant future. It’s essentially a season-long prop for a team or individual.

These bets are popular regarding team win totals, individual-yardage numbers, the MVP race, or a head-to-head matchup. Here are three examples of futures betting for the NY Jets:

  • Jets to win the Super Bowl: For the Jets, that may mean +10000, or 100-1 to win the Super Bowl. That’s the vicinity in which they are placed at most New Jersey online sportsbooks.
  • Regular season win total for the Jets: The Jets have an over-under of 6.5 this year. It’s an exciting prop because it gives a gambler action every week, even those in which the player doesn’t have a good feel for one individual game. The season-long prop lets a player track how the bet is measuring up throughout the year.
  • Total passing yards for Zach Wilson: This is a combination of a prop and a futures bet, but it gives you action every week, too. A lot is riding on the play-calling. And if you have the over, you’d love a couple of games to go into overtime.

Betting tips for Jets season

Of course, any Jets bet requires a little forethought and knowledge about the team, its players, and the overall growth of the franchise. Here are a three tips to consider when betting on the Jets:

  1. Watch the win total line. The Jets have good value on the win-total line relative to performance. They won seven games last year and are projected for 6.5 across NJ online sports betting sites. If they just match last year’s efforts, they will hit the over. The Jets were 6-2 in the second half of last year, which appears to be overlooked on this prop. There is also good reason to believe they can win at least one more game this year. Darnold missed three games last year because of mononucleosis. Bell averaged a meager 3.2 yards per carry last year, one of the lowest in his career because the team did not block well for him and lacked other weapons. But this is his second year with the team and there could be some more comfort with the system.
  2. The Darnold prop. He’s projected to hit 3,600 yards, that’s less than Heisman Trophy-winning Joe Burrow, who has yet to play in the NFL and will be a Bengal. Darnold’s average number is 225 yards a game, which is low. The risk in the over bet is that he gets hurt, but you can never be fully shielded from that anyway.
  3. The Bell prop. Over-under of 1,200 yards? Not much different than last year, when he hit 1,250. That’s still about 500 yards a season shy of what the team thought they would get from him. The Bell rushing prop is over-under 800 yards, which is modest. Last year he was quite modest in that regard, with 789.

Jets 2021 draft picks

Here are the Jets’ top picks in the 2021 NFL Draft.

  • Round 1: Pick 2: QB Zach Wilson
  • Round 1: Pick 14: OL Alijah Vera-Tucker
  • Round 2: Pick 34: WR Elijah Moore
  • Round 4: Pick 107: RB Michael Carter
  • Round 5: Pick 146: LB Jamien Sherwood
  • Round 5: Pick 154: CB Michael Carter II
  • Round 5: Pick 175: CB Jason Pinnock
  • Round 6: No. 186, S Hamsah Hasirildeen
  • Round 6: No. 207, DT Jonathan Marshall

The Jets have not fared well in the draft in the last decade. As their fans pine for picks like Joe Namath, Al Toon, Mark Gastineau, Mo Lewis, and Nick Mangold from years past, the Jets have not been able to use the draft to get back to the playoffs.

But there is optimism about this year’s group. Here are some of the drafted players of note from the last 10 years:

  • 2018: Sam Darnold
  • 2018: Quinnen Williams
  • 2017: Jamal Adams
  • 2016: Darron Lee
  • 2015: Leonard Williams
  • 2013: Dee Milliner
  • 2011: Muhammad Wilkerson

Jets’ quarterbacks over the last 20 years

For the 2021-22 season, Zach Wilson is primed to be the starting quarterback for the NY Jets, after the team traded Sam Darnold before the NFL york jets

In the last 20 years, there were some good and not-so-good names to hold that role. Some starting quarterbacks for the Jets only lasted a year. Here is a list of the Jets’ starting quarterbacks in the last two decades:

  • 2018-2021 – Sam Darnold – selected third overall by the Jets in 2018, he played three seasons with the Jets before being traded to the Carolina Panthers.
  • 2017: Josh McCown — A short-lived starter, he now plays for the Philadelphia Eagles as a backup quarterback.
  • 2015-2016: Ryan Fitzpatrick — May have made the Jets the smartest team in the league. He’s from Harvard.
  • 2013-2014: Geno Smith/Michael Vick — Two running quarterbacks, but little success.
  • 2009-2012: Mark Sanchez — Took the Jets to the AFC championship game in 2010.
  • 2008: Brett Favre — A short-lived run for one of the league’s star players. Favre would later move to the Minnesota Vikings before retiring.
  • 2002-2007: Chad Pennington — Longest reign as quarterback; led team to playoffs in 2002, 2004, and 2006.
  • 2000-2001: Vinny Testaverde — Guided team to a playoff appearance in 2001.

Most Notable Head Coaches

The Jets have had some high-profile head coaches, including a Super Bowl winner. Only one of them, Bill Parcells, has a winning record of any coach who lasted more than one year. He fashioned a mark of 29-19 between 1997-99. Parcells previously guided the New York Giants to two Super Bowl championships.

Rex Ryan was a fan favorite for his refreshing candor to fans and sports media. He finished 46-50 with the Jets between 2009-14 but got them very close to an AFC title in 2010, when the Jets lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 24-19. Ryan’s father, Buddy, was an assistant coach with the Jets when they won the Super Bowl.

Weeb Ewbank hit a 71-77 mark with the Jets between 1963-73, but he also brought them the big one. It was Ewbank’s Jets who dismantled the Colts in Super Bowl III. Ewbank has the most lifetime wins of any Jets coach.

Lou Holtz, the famed Notre Dame coach, did not fare well in the NFL. He was 3-10 with the Jets in 1976 and resigned during the last week of the season.

Robert Saleh is the 2021 Jets coach. The rookie coach took over the reins from Adam Gase following the dismal 2-14 season in 2020.

Jets Stadium

MetLife Stadium, home to the New York Jets, the New York Giants, and most recently the New York Guardians of the XFL, has been a centerpiece of the sports and entertainment world since its inception.

Besides hosting professional football, it has twice been the site of Wrestlemania, which drew more than 80,000 fans in their 2013 and 2019 events. MetLife Stadium was also the site of the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, 2014. It drew a crowd of 82,259 to watch the Seattle Seahawks crush the Denver Broncos 43-8.

  • Name: MetLife Stadium
  • Location: 1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford, N.J.
  • Owner: MetLife Stadium Company
  • Groundbreaking: Sept. 5, 2007
  • Opening date: April 10, 2010, for the Big City Classic lacrosse event. First NFL game Sept. 12, 2010.
  • Construction cost: $1.6 billion
  • Capacity: 82,500
  • Other major events hosted: Super Bowl XLVIII (2014); MetLife also hosted Wrestlemania in 2013 and 2019.
  • Jets’ average attendance: 78,523 in 2019-20. Generally, 76,000-79,000 since 2010 at MetLife Stadium.

Where to stream or listen to the Jets game

To watch or listen to the Jets game in New Jersey, there are several options and more get rolled out each season.

The Jets are televised on CBS, although NBC, FOX and ESPN will show games. NFL Sunday Ticket and NFL Red Zone will contain Jets games within their blanket coverage of all NFL games. NFL Red Zone picks up the live action of every game when a team reaches the outskirts of scoring territory (the Red Zone) and has no commercials in its seven-hour presentation.

Mobile and Live Streaming Options include:

  • CBS All Access
  • NFL Game Pass
  • Yahoo, NFL and Jets apps

Where to watch the Jets game in NJ

Where do you go to take in the action? The choices are diverse throughout New Jersey. There are the obvious choices such as sportsbooks at Atlantic City casinos.

Here is a list of local bars that will showcase Jets games in New Jersey:

Black Bear Bar & Grill is home to one of the biggest TV displays in the surrounding area. In addition to its many other walls packed with over 50 HDTVs, Black Bear also has a 25-foot TV wall.

  • Location: 205 Washington St., Hoboken
  • Telephone: 201-656-5511

The Plank Road Inn boasts 40 TVs to watch any and every NFL game. Not to mention dart boards and arcade games as well as a jukebox are available to help you kill some time.

  • Location: 1538 Paterson Plank Rd., Secaucus
  • Telephone: 201-865-9516

Asbury Ale House is known as one of the Jersey Shore’s premier sports bars. It has more than 40 TVs on which to watch the game and 50 beers on tap. About an hour south of the stadium in Central Jersey, its bar sports the Giants and Jets as team allegiances.

  • Location: 531 Cookman Ave. Asbury Park
  • Telephone: 732-455-3808

Jack’s Goal Line Stand offers the best of both worlds: It’s a traditional sports bar featuring 54 TVs and more than 60 beers on tap — but it’s also a family-style restaurant with 100-plus items on the menu. There are arcade games to keep the kids occupied while they wait for their food.

  • Location: 149 Brighton Ave., Long Beach
  • Telephone: 732-870-8800

Mother’s Ale House will tempt a little razzle-dazzle for Jets fans. Their first team allegiance is the Giants, but if the teams can share the same stadium, why not the same bar? Mothers has more than 100 HDTVs spread out over two floors.

  • Location: 95 Moutainview Boulevard, Wayne
  • Telephone: 973-633-7400

New York Jets FAQ

Who owns the Jets?

The New York Jets were owned by Harry Wismer from 1960-62 when they were the New York Titans. A five-member syndicate headed by Sonny Werblin purchased the team for $1 million in 1962, re-named them the Jets and held the reigns from 1963-67.

One of the members, Leon Hess, eventually bought out all the partners. He secured the final 50% for $10 million in the early 1980s, becoming sole owner of the team.

The value had skyrocketed to $635 million when Woody Johnson purchased the Jets in 2000. His brother Christopher Johnson became a co-owner in 2017.

Werblin was the most high-profile of the owners, signing Joe Namath to a then-unheard-of four-year contract of $427,000 in 1965. It put the Jets on the map and Namath would lead them to the team’s only Super Bowl.

How many Super Bowls have the Jets team won?

Just one. The Jets captured the Super Bowl on Jan. 12, 1969, defeating the Baltimore Colts 16-7 in Super Bowl III. They have not returned to the Super Bowl since.

How much are Jets tickets?

The average ticket price in 2019-20 was $121. Numbers have been reported anywhere from $8 to $1,192.

How many Jets’ numbers are retired?

Five numbers and one jacket. Retired numbers belong to Joe Namath (12), Don Maynard (13), Curtis Martin (28), Joe Klecko (73), and Dennis Byrd (90). There’s a retired jacket as well, worn by winningest coach Weeb Ewbank.

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