Colts vs Jaguars Odds: Who Is Favored To Win?
The Jaguars are favored to win by 4 points vs. the Colts according to the DraftKings Sportsbook Kentucky point spread.
The Week 1 spread listed the Jaguars as 4-point favorites, which they covered easily.
Latest Colts Jaguars Odds, Updates, & News
While recent news surrounding the Colts has been less than ideal, there's still hope that they can succeed this season even without RB Jonathan Taylor. The Jacksonville Jaguars updates, meanwhile, have gotten nothing but positive reviews this offseason.
- 📅 Dec. 4: The Jaguars will play in their one and only Monday Night Football game of the season.
- 📅 Oct. 19: The Jaguars will play in their one and only Thursday Night Football game of the season.
- 📅 Oct. 10: QB Anthony Richardson is placed on IR, out for at least the next four weeks.
- 📅 Oct. 8: RB Jonathan Taylor plays in his first game of the 2023 season in Colts vs Titans.
- 📅 Oct. 7: Taylor agrees to terms with the Colts on a three-year, $42M contract extension.
- 📅 Sept. 24: The Colts playoff chances start to improve significantly after handing the Ravens their first loss of the season.
- 📅 Sept. 17: The Colts vs Texans game results in Indy's first win of the season.
- 📅 Sept. 10: The Colts Super Bowl odds start out the season among the longest in the NFL.
- 📅 Aug. 21: The Colts allow Taylor to seek a trade.
- 📅 July 29: Taylor requests a trade from the Colts after meeting with owner Jim Irsay.
- 📅 April 27: Richardson is drafted fourth overall by the Indianapolis Colts.
- 📅 Feb. 14: The Colts hire Eagles OC Shane Steichen as their new head coach.
- 📅 March 15: QB Matt Ryan is released by the Indianapolis Colts.
- 📅 March 6: WR Calvin Ridley is reinstated to the Jaguars active roster by the NFL.
- 📅 Feb. 14: The Colts hire Eagles OC Shane Steichen as their new head coach.
- 📅 Nov. 7, 2022: The Colts fire head coach Frank Reich following the team's Week 9 loss.
Colts Jaguars Spread: What The Spread Tells Us
The point spread in Week 6 is similar to that of Week 1's matchup between these two teams, indicating oddsmakers believe this game will end in a similar result. In Week 1, the Jaguars won by 10 points behind a two-touchdown performance from QB Trevor Lawrence.
This time, the Colts will have RB Jonathan Taylor back in the starting lineup for this week, but they will be without QB Anthony Richardson, who is on IR for the next four weeks.
Last season, the Colts went just 6-11 against the spread, and the Jaguars have covered the spread in seven of their last eight games against the Colts. The stats are in the Jaguars' favor even more, as the home team has won 11 of the last 12 games between these two teams.
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Colts vs Jaguars Moneyline: What The Moneyline Tells Us
The moneyline is favoring the Jaguars (-205) with a 67.2% implied probability to beat the Colts. The home team has prevailed in 91.7% of the last 12 Colts-Jaguars matchups, which gives Jacksonville a huge edge.
Indianapolis Colts Chances To Win vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Without standout rookie QB Anthony Richardson, the Colts are largely at a disadvantage vs. the Jags. Backup QB Gardner Minshew has done a good job filling in for him over the last few weeks, but the Colts will need a nearly flawless game from him to overcome the Jaguars, who are coming off two straight wins in London.
The addition of Calvin Ridley makes this Jacksonville offense even more threatening than they already were. Jacksonville has been to one of the most productive offenses in the NFL this season with an ESPN FPI of 1.6 (10th highest in the NFL).
However, the last time these two teams met, the Colts didn't have RB Jonathan Taylor on the field. Given that we haven't seen Taylor play against the Jaguars for over a full calendar year, he promises to be the X-factor in this game. In his career, he averages over 100 yards per game vs. the Jags, so he could be in for a monster day.
How The Colts Win vs Jacksonville
RB Zach Moss will compliment Jonathan Taylor in the run game nicely, hopefully taking some pressure off of QB Gardner Minshew to do it all. Outside of Taylor, the Colts offense will look to WRs Michael Pittman Jr. and Josh Downs, who have combined for over 500 yards through five weeks.
The Colts know they can count on kicker Matt Gay to come through in the clutch. He's already kicked one overtime field goal for the win this season, a season-high 54-yarder to beat the Ravens.
On defense, the 3-2 Colts need to continue to dominate. Though they didn't beat Jacksonville last time, they brought the pressure on Trevor Lawrence, recording two sacks and four QB hits. They'll need bring the heat even more in Week 6. DeForest Buckner and Zaire Franklin will need to step up on the defensive line for Indy, though Buckner didn't practice on Friday. If the Colts can get Shaq Leonard (groin) and Kwity Paye (concussion) back in the lineup, there's no telling what havoc they can wreak.
They'll need to find a way to contain Travis Etienne, who is coming off a monster 136-yard day vs. Buffalo.
How The Jaguars Win vs Indy
The 3-2 Jaguars are coming off of two straight wins in London, the latter against the favored Buffalo Bills—and their offense has been on fire through five weeks. Trevor Lawrence has through for over 1,200 yards this season and is completing 67.2% of his passes. His favorite WR targets, Christian Kirk, Calvin Ridley and Zay Jones, are averaging a touchdown and 248+ yards per game.
With injuries to the Colts' strong defensive front, the explosive Jags offense could have a day.
On defense, DE Josh Allen has six sacks through five games, three of those coming in Week 1 vs. the Colts. He's showing no signs of slowing down this week. LB Foye Oluokun is all over the field, recording 52 tackles so far this season.
The secondary is averaging one interception per game, including one in Week 1 vs. Anthony Richardson. Both levels of the defense are primed to put the pressure on Gardner Minshew and force him into making mistakes.
Colts vs Jaguars Prop Bets
Prop bets are wagers on a specific player or outcome outside of the final score. Here are some intriguing odds on their Week 6 matchup.
Colts vs Jaguars Player Props
Jonathan Taylor is taking the field for only the second time this season, the first time vs. the Jaguars since Sept. 2022. The Jags don't have much recent tape on him, so he could catch the defense by surprise. Taylor's alternate rushing yards odds are +170 to go over 60 and +280 to go over 70—he averaged just over 78 yards per game last season.
The odds also suggest QB Gardner Minshew will only throw for 1 touchdown. He has two touchdowns in four games played (though he played in one full game as a starter).
Colts vs Jaguars Team Props
The odds are favoring a slight Jaguars victory over the Colts. But there are some valuable wagers available on the Colts even if they don't win, including their total points and touchdowns by quarter.
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History of Colts vs Jaguars Games
The Colts and the Jags played twice before conference realignment made them AFC South foes. Indianapolis won both of those matchups. This trend continued as they became division rivals, with Indianapolis posting a record of 27-17 against Jacksonville. As of late, Jacksonville has made it interesting, beating Indianapolis in five of the last ten meetings and two of the previous three.
Colts Record vs Jaguars
Indianapolis leads the all-time series against Jacksonville 27-17, but their record at home is even more impressive. In Lucas Oil Stadium, the Colts are 17-5 against the Jaguars, compared to their record of 10-12 in TIAA Bank Field.
It's also worth noting that the Colts will look to win their first season opener in nine years.
All-Time Best Indianapolis Colts vs Jacksonville Jaguars Games
The 2000s saw the Colts dominate their rival Jaguars in most matchups and featured some of the best meetings between the two. This was due in no small part to Hall of Famer Peyton Manning.
Week 15, 2009: Colts vs Jaguars
The list of vintage Peyton Manning performances against the Jags is long, but one of the best came in 2009. Manning and the Colts entered the fourth quarter down three to the Jags, but a 65-yard touchdown to Reggie Wayne gave them the lead. The win kept Indianapolis perfect on the season en route to an AFC Championship.
Week 14, 2006: Colts vs Jaguars
One of the most dominant wins in series history came in 2006 as the Jags knocked off a 10-2 Colts team that would go on to win the Super Bowl. En route to their 27-point win, the Jaguars set a franchise record in single-game rushing yards as Maurice Jones-Drew and Fred Taylor combined for 375 yards. Despite throwing for over 300 yards, Colts quarterback Peyton Manning did not record a single touchdown in the game.
Week 15, 2010: Jaguars vs Colts
Yet again, the Colts stepped up when it mattered most against the Jags in 2010. The Colts led the entire game but were threatened late as Mike Sims scored a touchdown for the Jags with 1:59 left. On the next possession, Tyjuan Hagler would make that null and void and keep the Colts playoff hopes alive with a 41-yard kickoff return touchdown.
Colts vs Jaguars FAQs
Per DraftKings Sportsbook, the Jacksonville Jaguars are favored by 4 points against the Indianapolis Colts in their Week 6 matchup at TIAA Field in Jacksonville. The Jags won their first matchup of the season in Week 1 with a score of 31-21.
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The Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars are scheduled to play in Week 6 of the NFL season on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 1:00 p.m. ET in Jacksonville. The Jags beat the Colts in their first matchup of the season in Week 1.
The Indianapolis Colts currently hold a record of 27-17 against the Jacksonville Jaguars across 44 total matchups. The Colts won the First five matchups before Jacksonville finally won on September 9th, 2003. Jacksonville has also won three of the last five meetings between the two teams.
In their first-ever matchup, before they were even AFC South rivals, the Indianapolis Colts beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 41-31 on December 10, 1995, in Jacksonville Municipal Stadium. Both teams combined for 35 points in the fourth quarter of an overall high-scoring affair.