Bills favored by nearly a TD
The Bills are coming off a 21-13 win at home over Green Bay last week. Buffalo is now 8-6 on the season and a game out of the Wild Card in a crowded AFC picture. The Bills have won three of their last four games and are now 8-6 against the spread. Buffalo has covered in four straight and they have hit the under six straight games.
Oakland is coming off a 31-13 loss at Kansas City to fall to 2-12 on the season. The Raiders have actually alternated wins and losses over their last five games and they have won two straight at home. Oakland is 7-7 against the spread this season and it has covered in three of its last five games and hit the over in five of their last seven.
The oddsmakers like the Bills on the road in Sunday’s game, as oddsmakers from Bovada.lv have given Buffalo odds of -6.5 points against the Raiders. The over/under total for the game has been set at 39 points (View Matchup). The home team has won four straight between these two and the Raiders have covered the spread in eight of their last 10 against the Bills.
The likely story to this game will be the Buffalo defense against the Oakland offense. The Bills have one of the strongest defenses in the game, allowing just 313.4 yards per game. Conversely, Oakland has one of the worst offenses in the NFL, posting just 283.5 yards per game. Buffalo has been a play-making defense all season, racking up 49 sacks with 19 interceptions and 11 fumble recoveries.