NFL 2020 Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Predictions, picks and bets

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September 13, 2020 1:58 PM

Week 1 action continues with the new-look Colts up against their AFC South rivals the Jacksonville Jaguars.

In a bid to win now, Indianapolis have added veteran quarterback Philp Rivers, along with DeForest Buckner. Jacksonville, on the other hand, are in rebuild mode.

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Can the Colts start the season with a win or will the Jaguars cause an upset? NFL Bet Hub predictions below 👇

 
Dimers' predictions are based on 10,000 simulations of this particular matchup

 

Dimers' Suggested Plays

🔥 BEST: Jaguars +7.5
💵 Moneyline: Jaguars (+310*)
👇 Total points: u44.5
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🔥 BEST: Spread

Jaguars +7.5 has a 58% probability

Our prediction model has identified the Jaguars at the spread as the top pick in this game. Opportunity will be given to a number of young players as they look to rebuild and it means they are likely to come out aggressive, energized, and without the weight of expectation. Expect Jacksonville to cover.

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💵 Moneyline

Jaguars to win has a 5.6% edge against the books

Although the Colts enter this game as heavy favorites, the value in the market is actually with the Jaguars. Our data suggests they have a 5.6 percent edge against the sportsbooks, meaning they are most definitely a better chance of winning than their odds suggest.

 

👇 Over/Under

Total points u44.5 has a 55% probability

There have been no preseason games, which means both teams will have plenty of rust to work off. Especially the Colts, who have a new quarterback at the helm. Don't expect much scoring, with our model stating there is a 55 percent chance this one goes under.

 

🏈 Dimers' take-out

We should get a great glimpse of the AFC South in this game. Although the Colts are favorites, we're expecting a strong performance from the Jaguars in what is likely to be a low scoring game. If you're keen to play, you can review the best legal online sportsbooks in your area, here.

 

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*Odds and probabilities correct at time of publishing.