|2013 NFL on CBS Week 8 Odds & Point Spread: Bills vs. Saints|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 23 October 2013 16:00|
Bills vs. Saints Odds
New Orleans is 5-1 on the season, 3-0 at home and 4-2 against the spread. Buffalo is 3-4 overall, 1-2 on the road and 5-2 against the spread. New Orleans has won three straight over Buffalo.
Trends show that the favorite has covered the spread in the last four meetings between these two. Buffalo is also 1-4 ATS in its last 5 road games while New Orleans is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 after a bye week.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, New Orleans is the favorite at home, as the Saints have odds of -12.5 points against the Bills. The over/under total for the game has been set at 50 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had New Orleans favored by 12.5 points as well. The spread climbed to a peak of 13 before falling back to 12.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 50 points.
New Orleans is coming off a bye following its 30-27 loss at New England in which the Saints gave up the winning touchdown in the final seconds. New Orleans is posting just under 400 yards per game right now on offense, while the defense has allowed 338 yards per game. Drew Brees has thrown for 1,958 yards and 14 touchdowns this season while Jimmy Graham has 37 catches for 593 yards and six scores. Cameron Jordan is leading the defense with five sacks.
Buffalo is coming off a 23-21 win at Miami last week. It was the first road win this season for the Bills. Buffalo has had all but one game this year decided by 7 points or less. The Bills are averaging 332.3 yards per game while giving up 380.5 yards per contest. Thad Lewis has thrown for 418 yards and two touchdowns in his job as starter the last two games. Fred Jackson has rushed for 380 yards and five scores to lead the offense. Kiko Alonso is leading the defense with 70 tackles and four interceptions.
In terms of Injuries, New Orleans receiver Lance Moore (wrist) and running back Mark Ingram (toe) are both questionable for the game. Buffalo linebacker Manny Lawson (hamstring) and cornerback Justin Rogers (knee) are questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing New Orleans, as the Saints are getting 75% of the wagers with odds of -12.5 points against Buffalo on Sunday.