Jets vs. Raiders Odds & Picks: How Wind Is Moving This Total
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Jets vs. Raiders Odds
|PRO Projections||Raiders -8.5 | O/U: 46.2|
|Time/Channel||1 p.m. ET, CBS|
It’s getting to be that time of year for NFL weather. With winter right around the corner, temperatures are dropping and winds are picking up, especially in the Midwest and Northeast.
Conditions for Sunday’s Las Vegas Raiders vs. New York Jets Week 13 matchup aren’t looking all that peachy, and bettors are taking note.
Let’s take a detailed look at the Raiders vs. Jets weather forecast and how smart bettors can find value right now.
NFL Weather Forecast: Raiders vs. Jets
According to the National Weather Service, cold and windy conditions are expected in East Rutherford, N.J. on Sunday.
Highs will barely touch 40 degrees, while winds will be steady between 11-14 mph at MetLife Stadium.
Sports Insights’ weather data breaks down the forecast in more detail, showing temperatures around 40 degrees and 13 mph breezes at kickoff.
So, what does this mean for NFL bettors?
NFL Picks: Raiders vs. Jets
NFL games played in winds of at least 10 mph have historically finished under the closing total.
The Action Network’s High Winds PRO Betting System, built on historical data since the start of the 2003 season, shows that unders are have cashed 56% of the time when breezes touch double-digits.
The betting market has certainly taken notice as well as the Raiders vs. Jets over/under has dropped from 48 to 46.5 (click here for live NFL odds).
Assuming this forecast holds steady, don’t be surprised to see this number tumble even further leading up to today’s kick.
And for those curious bettors out there, the Raiders vs. Jets spread is also offering one of the best values of Sunday’s NFL card.