When: Saturday, December 19, 8:25 p.m. ET
Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
The New York Jets are 3-0 straight up and against the spread over their last three games. The Jets will try to stay in the playoff picture in the AFC with another win this Saturday night on the road against the Dallas Cowboys.
The New York Jets hope to remain in the AFC playoff race with their fourth straight victory. Ryan Fitzpatrick is completing 60 percent of his passes for 3,129 yards, 25 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Fitzpatrick has nine touchdown passes in his last three games. Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker have combined for 2,062 receiving yards and 20 touchdowns while Bilal Powell has 35 receptions. The New York Jets ground game is averaging 117.7 yards per contest, and Chris Ivory leads the way with 914 yards and seven touchdowns. Defensively, New York is allowing 19.7 points and 323.8 yards per game. David Harris leads the Jets with 86 tackles, Muhammad Wilkerson has 12 sacks and Antonio Cromartie has 12 pass deflections. Dion Bailey and Marcus Williams are questionable.
The Dallas Cowboys hope to keep their slim NFC East hopes alive with a victory here. Matt Cassel is completing 59.2 percent of his passes for 1,239 yards, five touchdowns and six interceptions. Cassel has one touchdown pass in his last four games. Jason Witten and Terrance Williams have combined for 1,186 receiving yards and five touchdowns while Cole Beasley has 42 receptions. The Dallas Cowboys ground game is averaging 118.2 yards per contest, and Darren McFadden leads the way with 798 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, Dallas is allowing 23.5 points and 334.8 yards per game. Sean Lee leads the Cowboys with 105 tackles, DeMarcus Lawrence has six sacks and Byron Jones has eight pass deflections. Rolando McClain is questionable with a concussion.
The Jets are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 9-1-1 ATS in their last 11 games in December. The Cowboys are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games in December and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games overall.