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Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots 12/26/21 - NFL Picks & Predictions

New England Patriots vs Buffalo Bills Odds & Info

Game New England Patriots vs Buffalo Bills
Date & Time Sunday December 26, 2021, 1:00 PM (EST)
Gillette Stadium Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, USA
Latest odds
NE -2.5 ; O/U 43.5
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New England's loss to the Colts on Sunday makes their game next week against the Bills even bigger than the division game normally is. The Bills (8-6) are now one game behind the Patriots (9-5), and the winner will be very close to clinching the division. Due to tie-breakers, the Bills can win the division if they win the rest of their games. Just three weeks ago, the Patriots beat the Bills 14-10 in Buffalo. Buffalo won both meetings last year, and the Patriots won the previous six.

Both teams have strong defenses. Buffalo leads the league by allowing 287 yards per game, and New England is third at 307. Buffalo also leads the league in allowing the fewest yards passing per game at 287 and New England is third at 307. New England leads the league in scoring defense, allowing 16.2 points per game, and Buffalo is second at 17.4.

Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen has put up some big numbers this season, passing for 3,734 yards, 31 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. Stefon Diggs has 1,007 of those receiving yards with eight touchdown catches. Three more players have around 600 yards receiving each. Allen also has 555 yards rushing with four more touchdowns. Devin Singletary leads the rushing game with 633 yards and three touchdowns.

Mac Jones leads New England with 3168 yards passing, 18 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions. Damien Harris leads the running game with 754 yards and nine touchdowns. Kendrick Bourne has 667 yards receiving with five touchdowns. Jakobi Meyers has 664 yards and one score. Tight end Hunter Henry had 471 yards and nine touchdowns receiving.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has went over in 4 out of the last 6 Bills games.
  • The Bills are 13-7 in their last 20 games.
  • The Patriots are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
  • The total has went under in 4 out of the last 6 Patriots games.

Free NFL Pick:

New England Patriots -2.5

The Patriots are rolling and that should continue here. The Bills started the year off really strong, but now are having a lot of issues with how they have played and the defense for Buffalo has been to play at times. Look for the Patriots to get the win in this game based off of the stronger offensive showing in the game. Final Score Prediction, New England Patriots win and cover 24-17.

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