- The Buffalo Bills have -140 odds to beat the New England Patriots.
- There is a 2.5-point spread in favor of the Bills going into the game.
- The total points for the game are set at 43.5 points.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – In what has potential to be the game of the week, Week 13 of the season will finish off with a Monday Night Football matchup between the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots.
The Bills odds on legal betting sites are favored of the Patriots, but public betting splits are leaning towards New England coming out on top.
Buffalo Bills Vs. New England Patriots
- Moneyline: Bills (-140) vs. Patriots (+120)
- Spread: Bills -2.5
- Total: 43.5 Points
Playoff Impact On The Game
Although the odds for Monday Night Football are set fairly close, this game has a huge impact on not just the playoffs but the AFC East division championship odds as well.
The Patriots are in first place in the AFC East with an 8-4 record while the Bills are one game behind at 7-4. However, the Bills remain with the shortest odds to win the AFC East at -125 odds while the Patriots have +100 odds.
A win for the Patriots would not only secure their spot at the 2 seed in the playoffs even more, but it would certainly shift their odds shorter. For the Bills, a win would bring them up from the sixth seed to at least the third seed being that the Tennessee Titans have an 8-4 record as well and their AFC East odds would get even more expensive.
Betting On The Moneyline
Even though the Bills have favored NFL odds in this game, the Patriots have momentum winning six straight games. The Bills, on the other hand, have found some struggles in recent weeks as they have gone 3-3 in their last six games.
The Patriots have the Bills matched on both sides of the ball as they both average 28+ ppg and allow less than 17 ppg to their opponents. One notable absence for the Bills though is that they will be without star cornerback, Tre’Davious White, as he tore his ACL.
The public has been all over the Patriots moneyline as it has reeled in 68% of the total bets and 60% of the betting handle.
Betting On The Spread
Both teams have done a solid job ATS this season with the Bills going 6-4-1 and the Patriots going 8-4. However, the Bills have struggled against the spread lately going 2-4.
The Patriots cover at a margin of 9.4 points and they have covered the spread in each of their last six games.
With the public leaning the Patriots with 73% of the bets and 76% of the money, the Patriots will look to extend their road ATS record to 5-1 ATS.
Betting On The Total Points
The Over is taking in 72% of the total bets, however, betting sharps are leaning on the Under at 77% of the money.
Both defenses certainly outweigh their offenses – the Patriots have allowed more than two touchdowns just once and in their last four games and more than one touchdown once. As for the Bills, in their last five games, they have allowed for more than 14 points just two times.
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