Jets vs. Bills Prediction

NFL Week 1 Predictions: Will Bills cover as home favorite vs. Jets? 9/10/17

Will the Bills cover as a heavy home favorite Sunday against the Jets when the AFC East rivals clash at 1:00PM ET?

Game Info

Who: Jets (0-0) vs. Bills (0-0)

When: 1:00PM ET, Sunday, September 10

Where: New Era Field, Orchard Park, New York

The Odds

According to oddsmakers from online sports book, the Bills are 8-point home favorites to knock off their division rivals in Week 1. As for the total, the number currently sits at 40 points.

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Line Movement

The Jets opened as a 6-point road underdog but the line has been bet up two full points to Bills -8. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 42.5 before dropping to 40.

Public Betting Information

Public bettors appear to be reluctantly backing the Bills in this matchup. As of this writing, 54% of public bettors are taking Buffalo and laying the eight points.

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OUR PREDICTION: The Jets will have difficulty scoring in this matchup, even against a Bills defense that is suspect. Josh McCown played only three series in preseason and Jermaine Kearse and Jeremy Kerley just arrived this week. Rookie tight end Jordan Leggett is also out, which means McCown will be throwing to Robbie Anderson and a slew of players that may or may not know the offense. On the other side, the Bills' first-team defense allowed a total of nine points on 16 opponent possessions. It was only preseason, but it was an impressive showing by an embattled group. I'll be betting against the Jets all season and even though eight points is a lot to lay on a Bills team that could only win 4-5 games this season, I'm not going to change my philosophy to fade New York.



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