Either the New York Jets or the Buffalo Bills will take a step closer to making the playoffs when the teams clash in an AFC East battle Sunday.
The Jets come off their bye to face a Bills team that hammered Washington last Sunday. New York has lost the past two seasons post-bye, but before that had reeled off 8 straight ATS victories. And while the Jets are 4-1 SU and ATS in their past 5 at Buffalo, NFL bettors looking for line value may find it on the total.
The OVER has prevailed 16 times in the Jets' past 18 road games and they are 7-1-1 favoring the OVER on road within division. The Jets also trend OVER as an underdog (10-1 past 11 times in this situation).
Bettors looking to side with the Bills in this one will find them as 1.5-point favorites , while the total sits at 44. Check out the ever-changing odds in live NFL betting on this match with terrific action and value offered by 5Dimes on every game.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bills sit at No. 6 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Jets are at No. 22 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Bills will win this game 33-27.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Buffalo's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 30.1 PPG, against a Jets defense that ranks No. 14 this week at 21.7 PPG. The Bills aerial game is averaging 239.6 yards per game, more than the Jets secondary allows through the air, 196.7 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Jets feature the league's No. 30-rated road run defense, allowing 166 yards per game. Buffalo, meanwhile, ranks No. 6 in rushing offense at home.
The Jets were a 27-21 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Chargers. They covered the 1–point spread as favorites, while the total score (48) made winners of OVER bettors. Mark Sanchez dusted the Chargers secondary for 3 TDs last time out as the Jets defeated San Diego 27-21 at MetLife Stadium.
Buffalo was a 23-0 winner in its last match at home against the Redskins. They covered the 4–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 23 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. In their last game, Buffalo got a 120-yard performance from Fred Jackson as a key part of its 23-0 win over Washington.
New York Jets Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the division are 7-3
Buffalo Bills Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the division are 3-7
A few Jets at Bills trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Jets last 5 games on the road
NY Jets are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Jets last 5 games
NY Jets are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Buffalo's last 8 games
Buffalo is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Buffalo is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Buffalo's last 9 games at home
NY Jets home to New England, Sunday, November 13
Buffalo at Dallas, Sunday, November 13