Pros for the Raiders:
– The Raiders have a newfound confidence, which can give them a psychological edge.
– Their recent performance suggests they are playing at a higher level, improving their chances of winning. – They have the home-field advantage, which could contribute to their success.
– The Raiders have a dynamic offense that can be difficult for the Jets’ defense to contain.
Cons for the Raiders:
– The Jets cannot be overlooked, as any team can pose a threat on any given day.
– The Raiders may face pressure to uphold their newfound confidence, which could lead to mistakes or overconfidence.
– The Jets may have studied the Raiders’ recent games and adjusted their strategy accordingly. – Injuries or fatigue could impact the Raiders’ performance in the game.
Pros for the Jets:
– The Jets can use the underdog status to their advantage, playing with little pressure. – They will follow the schedule regardless of timing or conditions.
– The Jets’ defense may find ways to disrupt the Raiders’ offense and limit their scoring opportunities.
– The Jets have the potential for unexpected surprises and big plays that could swing the game in their favor.
Cons for the Jets:
– The Raiders’ recent performances indicate they are a formidable opponent that may be difficult to defeat.
– The Jets’ offensive struggles may hinder their ability to score points against the Raiders’ defense.
– Playing away from home may impact their performance, especially against a team with a strong home-field advantage.
– The Jets may face fatigue if the schedule has allowed for little rest between games.
Despite the Jets being aware that this is not the ideal time to face the resurgent Raiders, they have no choice but to honor their schedule.