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Patriots Favoured Over Jets

After a thrilling start to the 90th season of America's National Football League (NFL), the excitement continues this Sunday with one choice match-up seeing the New England Patriots travel to Giants Stadium to take on the New York Jets.

New England got its campaign off to good start with a narrow 24 points to 25 victory over the Buffalo Bills last weekend and the three-time Super Bowl champs will now travel to The Meadowlands to take on a Jets side that is resurgent under new coach Rex Ryan.

The bookmakers have installed the Patriots as favourites for Sunday's game with and offering punters odds of 4/9 on a New England victory. is currently following this with 10/21 while currently shows 17/35.

The Massachusetts team missed out on the playoffs last season despite chalking up eleven wins to only five loses. Traditionally the heavyweight team in the AFC East division, the Patriots lost out as the Miami Dolphins went onto the post-season instead as the division's sole representative.,,,, and have the Patriots at odds of 1/2 to win on Sunday afternoon while lists 20/39. Slightly longer, and are going with 10/19 while has 8/15. Rounding things off, currently shows 6/11 while is offering 5/9.

The New York Jets finished below the Patriots last season in the AFC East division with nine wins and seven loses but have started brightly this campaign following a 24 points to seven away demolition of the Houston Texans last weekend.

Despite this,, and only list the New Jersey team at odds of 6/4 to defeat the Patriots while currently shows 32/21.

The Jets have not made it into the post-season since 2006, where the Patriots knocked the franchise out in the AFC Wild-Card game. However, much is expected of new quarterback Mark Sanchez and is listing the Jets at odds of 8/5 to win on Sunday while, and show 13/8.

However,, and do not agree and show odds of 33/20 on a Jets victory while is going with 22/13 followed by and with 17/10. Similarly, has New York at 7/4 while is offering 30/17.