BetOnline's Dave Mason Begs Jets for a Win: Most Bettors on 0-16

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Don Shapiro
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  • 81% of bettors believe Jets go 0-16

  • Any Jets win still pays out $17 for every $10 bet

  • Jets best hope might be a Week 17 game in New England

  • 75% of bettors backing Raiders to cover versus New York this week

  • BetOnline offering a generous welcome bonus for all NFL bets (max bonus $1000)

Dear @NYJets, Please win a game.  81% of the bettors believe you will go 0-16.  Currently pays +170 (or $17 for every $10 bet)

This was the desperate plea from Dave Mason, head oddsmakers at BetOnline, earlier in the week.

Whether the hapless Jets listen remains to be seen.

The "Winless Jets" prop bet will prove a major liability should it come to fruition with only five regular season games left.

Trip to Hell

This weekend the Jets face a Raiders team that is still in contention for a Playoffs spot with a 6-5 record.  It all goes downhill from there with games against the Seahawks and Rams on the road. 

Should the Browns be out of contention in Week 16, there is some hope for this Week 16 game.  Cleveland is currently 8-3 but their last five wins have been by five or fewer points and they play in a division that features an undefeated Steelers team. 

A Week 17 game in New England should prove to be meaningless outside of the Patriots pride.  New England did beat the Jets on November 9 at the Meadowlands by a mere field goal.

It's not just Mason and the BetOnline crew rooting hard against Jets upcoming opponents.  Vegas sportsbooks will be forced to hate on their own newly anointed home town team, the Raiders, this week.

75% of the spread action was on the Raiders in this weekend's game with Las Vegas an 8-point favorite.  Sagarin Ratings suggests this line is dead on.

There is some good news for New York and the bookmakers as the Raiders will be without running back Josh Jacobs and safety Johnathan Abram.

Jacobs is the NFL's fifth-leading rusher with 782 yards.  Abram was previously on the Covid-19 reserve list.  Now he is out with a knee injury.

Uglier By The Week

Throughout the season, Jets head coach Adam Gase has been listed among the favorites to be next with his head on the chopping block.  He's managed to outlast a few others.  The Houston Texans fired their head coach, Bill O’Brien, while the Atlanta Falcons got rid of Dan Quinn.

For his part, Gase admits he hasn't done a good job of developing starting quarterback Sam Darnald.

"I came here to help him, help him develop his career and we haven't been able to do that," Gase said in a Zoom call with reporters. "I haven't done a good enough job."

After another miserable loss this past Sunday, Gase is now 7-20 calling the shots in New York. Darnold, over three years, has an 11-22 record at quarterback. 

Prop Bets

Raiders @ Jets Sun, Dec 06, 2020 EST

Rot First Scoring Play Moneyline
1007 Raiders TD     +135
1008 Raiders FG     +325
1009 Raiders Any Other Score     +5000
1010 Jets TD     +275
1011 Jets FG     +275
1012 Jets Any Other Score     +5000
Rot Will there be a Defensive or Special Teams TD Moneyline
1013 Yes     +225
1014 No     -300
Rot Total TDs in the Game Moneyline
1015 Over  4½  TDs -160
1016 Under  4½  TDs +130
Rot Total FGs Scored in the Game Moneyline
1017 Over  3½  FGs -135
1018 Under  3½  FGs +105
Rot Longest TD in the Game Moneyline
1019 Over  40½  Yards -115
1020 Under  40½  Yards -115
Rot Shortest TD in the Game Moneyline
1021 Over  1½  Yards -105
1022 Under  1½  Yards -125
Rot Longest FG Scored in the Game Moneyline
1023 Over  48½  Yards -115
1024 Under  48½  Yards -115
If there is no FG attempted and or made, the Under will count as a winner.
Rot A Team to Score 3 Unanswered Times Moneyline
1025 Yes     -225
1026 No     +185
Rot Team To Score Longest TD Moneyline
1027 Raiders     -210
1028 Jets     +170
Rot Team To Score Longest FG Moneyline
1029 Raiders     +105
1030 Jets     -135
Rot Team Scoring 1st Wins Game Moneyline
1031 Yes     -170
1032 No     +140
Rot Team to Call 1st Timeout Moneyline
1033 Raiders     -115
1034 Jets     -115
Rot Double Result Moneyline
1035 Raiders/Raiders     -155
1036 Raiders/Tie     +3500
1037 Raiders/Jets     +1100
1038 Tie/Raiders     +1100
1039 Tie/Tie     +4500
1040 Tie/Jets     +2300
1041 Jets/Raiders     +425
1042 Jets/Tie     +3500
1043 Jets/Jets     +425
1st Half Result / End of Regulation Result. Overtime not included.
Rot Race To 10 Points Moneyline
1044 Raiders     -265
1045 Jets     +160
1046 Neither     +8000
Rot Will the Game go to Overtime Moneyline
1047 Yes     +1000
1048 No     -3000
Rot Highest Scoring Half Moneyline
1049 1st Half     -130
1050 2nd Half     -115
1051 Tie     +1800
OT Not Included
Rot Highest Scoring Quarter Moneyline
1052 1st Quarter     +500
1053 2nd Quarter     +165
1054 3rd Quarter     +425
1055 4th Quarter     +200
1056 Tie     +750
Rot 1st Half Total TDs Scored Moneyline
1082 Over  2½  TDs -115
1083 Under  2½  TDs -115
Rot 1st Half Total FGs Scored Moneyline
1084 Over  1½  FGs -130
1085 Under  1½  FGs Ev
Rot Score in Last 2 min of the 1st Half Moneyline
1086 Yes     -300
1087 No     +225

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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