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NFL Betting Preview and Pick - Miami Dolphins Underdogs vs Patriots at New England

Miami Dolphins


New England Patriots
Sunday, December 14, 2014 1:00 PM ET
Gillette Stadium


The New England Patriots are 11-2 SU in their last 13 home games against the Miami Dolphins and bettors hope that domination continues over its division rival when it hosts the Dolphins this Sunday.

To make matters worse for the Dolphins, the Patriots are 25-5 SU in their last 30 home games against division rivals and 26-2 SU in their last 28 December home games. The UNDER is 7-1 in Miami's last eight games overall and 8-0 in Miami's last eight road games against division rivals.

Miami Dolphins vs New England Patriots Opening Odds and Betting Line

The New England Patriots opened as 7.5-point favorites at odds maker shops such as Bovada, while the NFL total was at 48.5 for over under totals betting earlier in the week at GTbets.eu.

Computer Prediction: Miami Dolphins vs New England Patriots Pick

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 36-33 result in favor of the Patriots. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Miami Dolphins vs New England Patriots Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New England Patriots are 10-3 so far on the season, and 8-5 ATS vs the point spread. The Miami Dolphins, meanwhile, are 7-6 and 7-6 ATS. Those over under betting have seen New England go 8-5 and the Miami Dolphins go 5-8 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New England vs Miami injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 1-rated New England Patriots and the No. 4-ranked Miami Dolphins, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

How Miami Dolphins vs New England Patriots Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New England Patriots No. 3-ranked offense (30.85 PPG) against a Miami Dolphins defense that ranks No. 7 at 20 PPG. The Patriots passing attack has averaged 272.62 yards per game, more than the Dolphins give up through the air (203.23 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Miami Dolphins own the league's No. 28-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 133.57 yards per game when on the road. New England, on the other hand, rates No. 19 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Dolphins were Week 14 losers coming out on the wrong end of 28-13 score against Baltimore.


Tom Brady led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 317 yards Sunday as the Patriots downed the Chargers 23-14 at Qualcomm Stadium.

Miami Dolphins vs New England Patriots Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami's last 8 games
Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
New England is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
New England is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New England's last 10 games
New England is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami home to Minnesota, Sunday, December 21st
New England at New York, Sunday, December 21st