|2013 NFL AFC East Week 7 Odds & Over/Under Total: Bills vs. Dolphins|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 16 October 2013 16:00|
Bills vs. Dolphins Odds
Miami is 3-2 overall, 1-1 at home and 3-2 against the spread while Buffalo is 2-4 overall, 0-2 on the road and 4-2 against the spread. Miami has won three of its last four against Buffalo.
Trends show that the Bills are just 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 against the Dolphins and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 trips to Miami. The two have hit the under in 5 of their last 7 meetings in Miami.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Miami is the favorite at home, as the Dolphins have odds of -9.5 points against the Bills. The over/under total for the game has been set at 43.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Miami favored by 11.5 points. The spread quickly dropped its way to 9.5. The over/under total opened at 41 points and made a quick spike to 43.5.
Miami is coming off back-to-back losses entering the bye week. Miami has had three games this year decided by four points or less. The Dolphins are giving up 393 yards per game on defense while the offense is posting just 313.6 yards per game. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill has thrown for 1,383 yards and six touchdowns with five interceptions to lead the offense. Dannell Ellerbe is leading the defense with 40 tackles and two fumble recoveries.
Buffalo has dropped two straight following a 27-24 overtime loss to the Bengals. Buffalo has had issues keeping their quarterbacks healthy. Thad Lewis started last week and threw for 216 yards with two touchdowns, but was injured in the loss and is questionable to play this week. If he can’t go, newly signed Matt Flynn may get the start. Backs C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson have combined for 695 rushing yards and five touchdowns this season while Kiko Alonso is leading the defense with 66 tackles and four interceptions.
In terms of Injuries, Buffalo receiver Stevie Johnson (back) and linebacker Manny Lawson (hamstring) are questionable. Miami cornerback Nolan Carroll Jr. (ribs) and defensive end Cameron Wake (knee) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Buffalo, as the Bills are getting 78% of the wagers with odds of +9.5 points at Miami on Sunday.