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Buffalo has struggled in recent divisional battles


The Buffalo Bills are just 1-6 SU and ATS over their last seven games against AFC East opponents. The Bills will be at home this Sunday looking to stay in the postseason conversation with a win over the Miami Dolphins.

  • The Bills are 2-6 SU in their last eight games after a win.
  • The Dolphins are 2-7 SU in their last nine games against their division on the road.
  • The total has gone OVER in the Dolphins’ last four games against the Bills.  

Buffalo fought and clawed its way to an ugly 13-7 victory over Indianapolis in the midst of a snowstorm last Sunday. With Tyrod Taylor nursing a knee injury and Nathan Peterman knocked out of Sunday’s game with a concussion, the Bills’ quarterback situation is a jumbled mess heading into this week’s game. If both Taylor and Peterman are unable to go, Joe Webb will get the start against Miami.

In one of the biggest upsets of the season, the Dolphins knocked off the New England Patriots 27-20 with a fantastic defensive effort as 10.5-point home underdogs. After allowing 35.4 points per game over an 0-5 SU and 0-4-1 ATS slump through November, the Dolphins are suddenly 2-0 SU and ATS in December and have allowed only 14.5 points per game over that stretch. Overall, Miami is now 5-0 SU and ATS over its last five games played in December.

A 24-22 result in favor of the Bills was the prediction by the OddsShark handicapping pick engine earlier this week. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Miami Dolphins vs Buffalo Bills Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Bills currently sport a record of 7-6, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-5-2 ATS. The Miami Dolphins are 6-7 and 5-6-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bills post a 6-7 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Dolphins have gone 7-6 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Miami injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 22-rated Bills and the No. 31-ranked Dolphins, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Bills' No. 22-ranked offense (20.36 PPG) against a Miami Dolphins defense that ranks No. 31 at 26.27 PPG. The Bills passing attack has averaged 182.55 yards per game, less than the Dolphins give up through the air (228.55 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Dolphins own the league's No. 32-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 151.83 yards per game when on the road. Buffalo, on the other hand, rates No. 2 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out, Jay Cutler threw for 3 scores and 263 yards in leading his team past New England at Hard Rock Stadium.

Last time we saw the Colts, they had no answer for LeSean McCoy as the Bills rolled to a 13-7 victory at New Era Field.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 1-4-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Miami is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games
  • Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Buffalo's last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Kansas City, Sunday, December 24
Buffalo at New England, Sunday, December 24