Miami Dolphins Host the New England Patriots in Week 1 NFL Betting Odds Action
The New England Patriots have only lost six times SU in their last 29 games against the other three AFC East teams as they prepare to take on the Miami Dolphins in Week 1 NFL betting action on Sunday afternoon.
New England is also 10-0 SU in their last 10 season-opening games, although they went just 5-4-1 ATS in those contests on the NFL odds.
The Dolphins are 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven games as home underdogs on the betting lines, but they're just 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 season-opening outings.
The Patriots are 7-1 SU past eight vs Dolphins but are just 1-5 ATS past six games as road favorites. The Dolphins are 5-1-1 ATS past seven as home underdog, while the Patriots are 23-6 SU past 29 divisional games. For totals bettors, the UNDER is 10-1 past 11 Miami games within AFC East.
New England Patriots vs Miami Dolphins Opening Odds and Betting Line
Bettors who were going with the Miami Dolphins in this one found them listed as 4.5-point underdogs on the betting line at Bovada. Fans betting on totals have seen that number set earlier in the week at 46.5 for Sunday at BetDSI.
Computer Prediction: New England Patriots vs Miami Dolphins Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 27-20 win for the Patriots on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Miami battles the New England Patriots, currently with a 13-5 mark (9-9 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 7-9 for the Dolphins and 10-8 for the Patriots. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs New England injuries news.
According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 17-rated Miami Dolphins and the No. 6-rated New England Patriots in this matchup.
How New England Patriots vs Miami Dolphins Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Miami Dolphins No. 26-ranked offense (19.81 PPG) against a New England Patriots defense that ranks No. 10 at 21.44 PPG. The Dolphins passing attack has averaged 222.94 yards per game, less than the Patriots give up through the air (252.28 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the New England Patriots own the league's No. 17-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 119.33 yards per game when on the road. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 27 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for New England, they were a 26-16 loser as they battled the Broncos on the road. The Patriots failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 42 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. In their last game, the Patriots were Conference Playoff losers coming out on the wrong end of 26-16 score against Denver.
In their last action, Miami was a 20-7 loser at home against the Jets. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (27) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Dolphins suffered a Week 17 loss against New York in their last game, falling 20-7 at Sun Life Stadium.
New England Patriots vs Miami Dolphins Betting Odds Trends
New England is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New England's last 8 games
New England is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
New England is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Miami is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games
Miami is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
New England at Minnesota, Sunday, September 14th
Miami at Buffalo, Sunday, September 14th