NFL Betting Preview – Jets will have tall task scoring vs. Bills
The Buffalo Bills may indeed be the best team in pro football. But will they march to the Super Bowl? There are roadblocks for BetOnline customers to consider. They include the Philadelphia Eagles, who are sitting with an unbeaten record. Then there are the Kansas City Chiefs, with whom they have engaged in two epic battles in the last year. There are others.
The New York Jets are not likely to be one of those roadblocks. But the Jets could come within a half-game of them in the AFC East if they win this Sunday’s game. That will take place at 1 PM ET at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.
The Bills are 6-1 and leading the division, of course. But there are games in which they have hardly been dominant. They’ve had close calls against the Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens, but the flip side is that these are two very notable road wins. The bottom line is that this is a team that felt it was on the precipice of a Super Bowl title last season. And the next logical step for a team that is so solid on either side of the ball is to be the last team standing.
The Jets come into this game with a 5-3 record. They did very well on the defensive side last week. They held the New England Patriots on five drives in which they were forced to kick a field goal. But their lack of effective offense, as well as special teams lapses, failed them. The result was a 22-17 loss that may have been ‘winnable” had they not suffered some injuries the week before.
NFL Betting Preview Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets
In the lines that have been posted on this game at BetOnline, the Bills are favored by considerable points:
|Bills||-11½ ( -110)||46 ( -110 )||-620|
|Jets||+11½ ( -110)||46 ( -110 )||+460|
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NFL Betting Preview – About the New York Jets
The Jets lost rookie Breece Hall to a season-ending ACL injury. And that leaves them with questions in the ground game. Michael Carter is at only 3.5 yards per carry. And James Robinson, who’s been stuffed on 28% of his attempts, needs to become a bigger contributor. With standout right tackle Alijah Vera-Tucker also lost for the season, that’s increasingly difficult.
This state of affairs made Zach Wilson take to the air perhaps a little too much against the Patriots. He threw for 355 yards, but was only 21 of 40 in the process. And he was forcing it, with three interceptions.
As you may know, Elijah Moore has been bellyaching about not getting the ball since Wilson returned from injury. So his reliability is really in question.
NFL Betting Preview – About the Buffalo Bills
Buffalo is first in the NFL in yards gained per drive. They are also second-best in points allowed per drive. These are some pretty good numbers. No team this season has scored more than 21 points against them.
Stefon Diggs is, at this moment, averaging 109 receiving yards per game. And he’s not even the big-play threat. That distinction belongs to Gabriel Davis, who’s averaging 26.1 yards per catch. It always helps to have a ground game. And Josh Allen, who is third in the NFL in passing yards, also has 306 on the ground.
Allen had a great run against Green Bay last week, but he did not have one of his best games passing. He completed 13 of 25 against the Packers. And the Bills just missed the cover in a 27-17 victory.
NFL Betting Preview – Our conclusion
Interestingly, the Jets outgained the Pats by 99 yards last week, holding them below 300. So the defense does deserve a lot of credit. Rookie Sauce Gardner is being looked upon as the latest “shutdown” corner. And they’re bringing pressure, with six sacks of Mac Jones last week.
Buffalo yielded 208 rushing yards to the Packers last weekend. So they would appear to have some vulnerability there. But unless Robinson starts to explode, we don’t have a lot of confidence in the Jets’ ground game without Hall. And the Bills’ pass defense is designed to prevent big plays. So that’s not going to be on the menu. This looks very much like an UNDER for us.
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