Thursday Night Football Jags at Atlanta

Both Jacksonville and Atlanta are comming into this game after good wins, with both coming from behind. Then Jags were 14-0 down at one stage, before Maurice Jones-Drew got to work and his 4 TDs helped them to a season best 41-14 win. Atlanta also showed great battling qualities to  come from 23-7 down against the Panthers scoring 24 unanswered second half points to run out 31-23 winners. Given the overall form of the two teams though this should be a fairly easy Atlanta win, and despite the Jaguars being able to shut down the passing game pretty well they will also have to stop Michael Turner on the ground and we cant see this happening. A further problem for  Jacksonville is that they are not particularly endowed with receivers and rely on their running game, which could stutter against the Falcons much improved defense so points could be scarce.

Overall we dont see a lot of points in this one brobably below 30 total and we expect Atlanta to put themselves into pole position for a Wild Card with a 10-14 point win.

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