Patriots vs. Bills Prediction
Will the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills combine to score enough points to push the score over the betting total on Sunday? The AFC East rivals will square off at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Matchup: Patriots (9-2) at Bills (6-5)
TV: CBS, 1:00 p.m. ET
Line: Patriots -9 (48)
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 48 points, down from the original number of 49. As for the point spread, the Bills opened as 9-point home underdogs and that's where the line currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: As of this writing, 60% of tickets are on the Patriots to cover the big number on the road this weekend.
INJURY REPORT: The Patriots have already ruled out offensive lineman Marcus Cannon (ankle) and receiver Chris Hogan (shoulder) for Sunday's game. Linebacker Kyle Van Noy (calf) is questionable while LaAdrian Waddle (ankle) is doubtful.
On the other side, LeSean McCoy is (knee) and receiver Jordan Matthews (knee) are probable, while tight end Charles Clay (knee) is questionable. John Miller (ankle) and Mike Tolbert (hamstring) are both out.
OUR PREDICTION: In the last six meetings between these two teams in Buffalo, the over cashed five times. The over is also 7-3 in the Patriots' last 10 conference games, is 35-17 in their last 52 games coming off a win of more than 14 points, and is 48-19 in their last 67 games after scoring more than 30 points in their previous contest.
On the other side, the over is 5-1 in the Bills' last six games overall, is 16-4 in their last 21 home games, and has cashed in nine of their last 13 conference games.
NFL WEEK 13 OVER/UNDER PREDICTION: PATRIOTS/BILLS OVER 48