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NFL: Panthers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Prediction 12/31/2023

The Carolina Panthers (2-13) travel to face off against the Jacksonville Jaguars (8-7) on Sunday, December 31st. This game will be played at EverBank Stadium in EverBank Stadium and televised on CBS. Both the Panthers and Jaguars will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 ET.

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The Panthers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After their 33-30 loss to the Packers, the Panthers are looking to bounce back in week 17. Despite their defeat against Green Bay, the Panthers managed to cover the spread as 3.5-point underdogs in that game.

Against the Packers, the Panthers ran the ball 25 times, with Chuba Hubbard as the primary rusher, accumulating 43 yards. Bryce Young attempted 36 passes, amassing 312 yards and a passer rating of 109.

When taking on Green Bay in the last game, the Panthers defense struggled to halt the Packers offense, allowing 25 first downs. Carolina gave up 369 yards of offense, and the Packers passing offense managed a completion percentage of 60.7%.

Going into week 17, Carolina is 4th in the NFC-South with an overall record of 2-13. Within the NFC, they find themselves in 16th place.

With a scoring margin of -9.7, the Panthers’ have achieved an ATS record of 4-9-2 so far. This season, the Panthers have an over/under record and have an average margin of +0.4 compared to their over/under lines. Their games have been averaging 41.1 points per game.

Panthers Injury Report

  • Henry Anderson – Foot (Out)
  • Shaq Thompson – Leg (Out)
  • Troy Hill – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Justin McCray – Calf (Out)
  • Tarik Cohen – Hamstring (Out)
  • Austin Corbett – Knee (Out)
  • Hayden Hurst – Concussion (Out)
  • Donte Jackson – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Miles Sanders – Toe (Questionable)
  • Brady Christensen – Bicep (Out)
  • Giovanni Ricci – Shoulder (Out)
  • Laviska Shenault Jr. – Ankle (Out)
  • Dicaprio Bootle – Knee (Out)
  • Amaré Barno – Knee (Questionable)
  • Luiji Vilain – Knee (Out)
  • Derek Wright – Knee (Out)
  • Chandler Wooten – Ankle (Out)
  • Chandler Zavala – Knee (Out)
  • Claudin Cherelus – Knee (Questionable)

The Jaguars Look To Bounce Back From A Lossjacksonville jaguars betting

After their 30-12 loss to the Buccaneers, the Jaguars are looking to bounce back in week 17. In addition to their defeat in the game, the Jaguars also fell short of covering the spread as 2-point favorites.

For the game, quarterback Trevor Lawrence attempted 29 passes and finished with 17 completions for 211. His passer rating for the game was 64.

On the defensive side of the ball, the Jaguars gave up 335 yards of total offense to Tampa Bay. 70 of these yards came on the ground, while the team’s secondary gave up 265 yards on 35 attempts.

The Jaguars’ week 17 matchup vs. Carolina will be their 9th home game of the season. On the road, they have gone 3-5 and are 8-7 overall. In the AFC-South, Jacksonville is 1st and 4th in the AFC.

As the underdog, Jacksonville has gone 2-4 this season compared to their ATS record of 6-3 as the favorite. At home, the Jaguars are 3-5 ATS and 5-2 vs. the spread on the road. Currently, the Jaguars have an average over/under line of 43.6 points for this season. Their games have been averaging 44.9 points per game, leading to an over/under record of 7-8.

Jaguars Injury Report

  • Cam Robinson – Knee (Out)
  • Zay Jones – Knee/hamstring (Questionable)
  • Christian Kirk – Groin (Out)
  • Chris Claybrooks – Commissioner Exempt List (Out)
  • Jaylon Moore – Knee (Out)
  • Trevor Lawrence – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Daniel Thomas – Forearm (Out)
  • Ventrell Miller – Achilles (Out)
  • Anton Harrison – Back (Questionable)
  • Cooper Hodges – Knee (Out)
  • Christian Braswell – Hamstring (Questionable)

Panthers Offense Breakdown

On the offensive front, the Panthers are currently averaging 15.7 points per game, positioning them 26th in the NFL.

Carolina currently ranks 10th in passing attempts and has an average of 4.9 yards per attempt (17). With 173.7 passing yards per game, they are positioned 30th in the league.

On the ground, the Panthers have carried the ball an average of 26.7 times per game and currently rank 19th in rushing yards. Their average rushing yards per attempt is 3.9.

Jaguars Offense Breakdown

Jacksonville’s offense comes in with an average of 22.1 points per game, which is currently 12th in the league.

Heading into week 17, Jacksonville ranks 6th in passing attempts and is averaging 6.7 yards per attempt (7). With 245.6 passing yards per game, they hold the 8th spot in the league.

So far, the Jaguars have run the ball an average of 26.3 times per game and currently hold the 25th spot in rushing yards. On a per-attempt basis, they average 3.5 yards which is 27th.

Panthers Team Defense

Defensively, Carolina is 28th in points allowed. So far, opponents are averaging 25.4 points per game against them on 296.8 yards allowed per contest.

Jaguars Team Defense

Jacksonville is 19th in points allowed defensively. So far, their opponents are putting up an average of 22.9 points per game, accumulating 358.5 yards per contest.

Panthers vs Jaguars Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, Carolina has an ATS record of just 2-7-1. However, their overall record was 1-9 while averaging 16 points per game.
  • Through their last three home games, Jacksonville has an ATS record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 1-2 while averaging 21 points per game.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Panthers have a straight up record of 2-8. But, their mark vs the spread was just 4-5-1.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting favorite, the Jaguars have gone 1-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.

Panthers vs Jaguars Prediction

A key matchup to watch in this game is the Panthers’ offense vs. the Jaguars’ defense. Our projections have the Panthers building on their most recent 394 yard performance on offense and putting together another big game vs. Jacksonville. I like the Panthers at +7.

If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, the data we have suggests this game finishing below 38 points. For this game, my money is on the under.

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