Patriots vs. Bills MNF Prediction

Patriots vs. Bills, 12/6/21 Monday Night Football Betting Predictions

First place is on the line in the AFC East on Monday night when the Bills host the Patriots at 8:15 p.m. ET. Will the Patriots continue their hot play and pull off the small upset in Buffalo or are the Bills the better play as a small home favorite?

Game Snapshot

475 New England Patriots (+2.5) at 476 Buffalo Bills (-2.5); o/u 41

8:15 p.m. ET, Sunday, December 5, 2021

Highmark Stadium, Buffalo, NY

TV: ESPN

New England Patriots DFS Spin

Mac Jones completed 23-of-32 passes for 310 yards and two touchdowns in the Patriots' 36-13, Week 12 win over the Titans. Coming off a trio of quieter affairs where the Pats were able to ratchet up their rushing attack against non-competitive opponents, Jones finally got some passing volume and turned it into a season-high 310 yards and his fifth multi-score start. Both of Jones' touchdowns went to Kendrick Bourne, with the first being an end zone dime over Kevin Byard and the second a 41-yarder where Bourne took a short target and turned it into a winding sideline affair. Jones was not perfect, missing what should have been a 26-yard touchdown to a free-and-clear Hunter Henry late in the first half, but he avoided turnovers against a severely-undermanned team. Although he is doing everything the Patriots could hope for in "real life," Jones continues to provide a modest fantasy floor without much ceiling headed into a tough road date with the Bills.

Buffalo Bills DFS Spin

Josh Allen completed 23-of-28 passes for 260 yards, four touchdowns, and two interceptions in the Bills’ 31-6, Week 12 win over the Saints. Allen picked apart the Saints’ defense with ease, finding Dawson Knox for a pair of scores that propelled the young tight end to a franchise record for receiving touchdowns in a season. He connected with Stefon Diggs and Matt Breida for his other two scores. Allen did have two blemishes on the day. Both of his interceptions were questionable throws and he now has at least one interception in four consecutive games. That is the longest streak of his career. Allen’s 2021 campaign has been a bit more up-and-down than his 2020 season but he showed his ceiling as a passer and a fantasy option once again this week. Allen remains a strong QB1 option versus a surging New England squad next week.

NFL Week 13 Betting Prediction

The Patriots have covered in 14 of their last 17 games in Buffalo, while the road team in this series is 22-8-2 at the betting window in the last 32 meetings. The Pats have also covered in six straight games, are 4-0 against the spread in their last four conference games and 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games as an underdog.

NFL WEEK 13 PREDICTION: NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS +2.5

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