Buffalo Bills at New York Jets: 10/25/20 NFL Picks and Prediction
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New York Jets (0-6) vs Buffalo Bills (4-2)
Game Info: Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm (MetLife Stadium)
Betting Odds: New York Jets +12.5 -- Over/Under: 46.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Buffalo Bills will travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Jets this Sunday afternoon in NFL action.
The Buffalo Bills lost their 2nd straight game and dropped to 4-2 on the season after being defeated by the Kansas City Chiefs, 26-17, this past Monday night. Buffalo did a great job of containing Patrick Mahomes, but allowed the Kansas City running game to dominate the game and couldn’t fight back after a 13-yard TD run by the Chiefs Darrel Williams gave Kansas City a 20-10 lead with 1:18 left in the 3rd quarter. Buffalo was outgained by Kansas City by a 466-206 margin and committed one turnover in the loss. Leading the way for the Bills was QB Josh Allen who completed 14 of 27 passes for 122 yards, 2 TD, & 1 INT while also leading Buffalo with 42 rushing yards.
On the season, Buffalo is averaging 26.0 ppg on 381.0 total yards per game (288.8 passing yds/g; 92.2 rushing yds/g). Offensively, Buffalo has been led by Josh Allen who has completed 67.1% of his passes for 1,711 yards (309.0 passing yds/g), 16 TD’s, & 4 INT. Allen is also the 2nd leading rusher for the Bills as he has 143 rushing yards & 3 TD’s on 37 carries. The top receiving threats for the Bills have been Stefon Diggs (42 rec, 555 yards, 3 TD), Cole Beasley (28 rec, 358 yards, 2 TD), Gabriel Davis (14 rec, 194 yards, 2 TD), and John Brown (14 rec, 194 yards, 2 TD). Leading the Buffalo back field this season has been Devin Singletary who has 270 rushing yards and 1 TD on 71 carries while also adding 18 receptions for 135 yards.
Defensively, Buffalo is allowing their opponents to average 28.0 ppg on 397.2 total yards per game (265.8 passing yds/g; 131.3 rushing yds/g).
The New York Jets remained winless on the season, dropping to 0-6 on the year, after being defeated by the Miami Dolphins, 24-0, this past Sunday. New York continued to struggle offensively and could not fight back after going into halftime trailing by a 21-0 margin. New York was outgained by a 302-263 margin and committed one turnover in the loss. Leading the way for the Jets was RB Frank Gore who has 46 rushing yards on 11 carries while also hauling in 4 receptions for 24 yards.
On the season, New York is averaging 12.5 ppg on 303.5 total yards per game (198.2 passing yds/g; 105.3 rushing yds/g). Offensively, New York has been led by WR Jamison Crowder who has 383 receiving yards & 2 TD’s on 29 receptions. QB Sam Darnold (59.4 Comp %, 227.3 yds/g, 3 TD, 4 INT) has missed the last two games due to injury and have been rolling with Joc Flacco who has completed just 51.9% of his passes for 397 yards (139.0 yds/g), 1 TD, & 1 INT. New York released Le’Veon Bell last week so it looks like their backfield will be led by Frank Gore (75 att, 250 yards) & La’Mical Perine (22 att, 83 yards) going forward. The other top receivers outside of Crowder have been Braxton Berrios (11 rec, 141 yards, 2 TD), Chris Hogan (14 rec, 118 yards), Jeff Smith (11 rec, 112 yards), & Breshad Perriman (9 rec, 91 yards).
Defensively, New York is allowing their opponents to average 30.8 ppg on 387.2 total yards per game (261.7 passing yds/g; 125.5 rushing yds/g).
The Bills are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games as a favorite, however, are just 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Jets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a winning record, however, are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
Buffalo has come back to earth about after their 4-0 start, however, there is probably a better way to get back on the winning track than taking on a New York Jets team that has been absolutely awful this season and comes into this game ranked dead last in the NFL in scoring offense and 29th in scoring defense. Sam Donald looks like more like he is going to be out again this week and as the Bills will be able to take away the Jets only weapon in Jamison Crowder, I think Josh Allen and the Bills bounce back with a big game and cover this double-digit road spread. Good Luck!