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Jets-Patriots prediction, spread: Why New England is laying too much

Dave Tuley, senior reporter at VSiN.com, is in his second season with the Post’s Bettor’s Guide. His handicapping pieces appear in VSiN’s online magazine, Point Spread Weekly. New York Jets (+23) over NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS: The past seven NFL underdogs of 20-plus points are 7-0 against the spread, but I like the J-E-T-S much better than the Dolphins in that spot this week. The Jets’ defense at least has a chance to contain Tom Brady’s offense, while I still like the effort of the Jets’ offense. RB Le’Veon Bell looked as if he was trying to carry the team on his back against the Browns, and WR Robby Anderson made some plays. With QB Luke Falk having a full week of reps with the starters, he should have more success if the ...