Sunday, October 23, 2016
Sun Life Stadium
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The Buffalo Bills take on the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Sun Life Stadium. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 2 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44. The Bills are 4-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Dolphins have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
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Tyrod Taylor finished with 179 yards through the air for Buffalo last week. He completed 17 passes out of 26 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Bills were led in rushing by LeSean McCoy, who finished with 140 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Charles Clay was the team leader in receiving with a total of 52 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. As a team in that game Buffalo got a total of 29 first downs. Of those first downs, 16 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 75 total plays for 491 yards for the game. The Bills ran for 312 yards on 44 attempts.
Ryan Tannehill finished with 252 yards passing for Miami last week. He went 24 for 32, resulting in a 75% completion percentage. The Dolphins were led on the ground by Jay Ajayi, who finished with 204 yards on 25 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Jarvis Landry led the team in receiving with 91 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Miami had 24 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 68 total plays for 474 yards for the contest. The Dolphins ran for 222 yards on 36 carries as a team.
Buffalo scores 27 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 4th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 17 passes on 28 attempts for a 61% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 171 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 31st in the league. The Bills run for an average of 166 yards per game on 30 attempts for an average of 5.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 1st in the league. They also run 60 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 337 yards per game, ranking their offense 22nd overall this season. The Bills average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 27th in the NFL. They accumulate 69 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, which ranks 8th in the league.
Buffalo allows 242 passing yards per game, ranking 14th, and they allow 17 points per contest on defense, which ranks 5th. They give up 21 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62%. The Bills allow 103 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 14th in the NFL. Buffalo allows 345 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 12th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7 penalties for 50.2 yards per game, ranking them 12th among NFL teams.
Miami averages 20 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 23rd in the league. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. They throw for 235 yards through the air per game, ranking them 23rd. The Dolphins run for an average of 97 yards per game on 21 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 20th on the ground. They also run 55 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 332 yards per game, ranking them 24th in the league on offense. The Dolphins get an average of 16 first downs per game, which ranks 32nd. They average 67 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, ranking them 21st in the NFL.
Miami allows an average of 237 passing yards per game, which ranks 13th in the league. Their defense overall allows 22 points per contest, which has them ranked 15th. They give up 23 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 66% per game. The Dolphins allow 147 rushing yards per contest on 33 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 31st in the NFL. Miami allows 384 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 26th in the league. They force 7.5 penalties for 61.7 yards in each contest, ranking 27th.
Buffalo Betting Trends
Buffalo is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Buffalo has an ATS record of 4-2-0 this season
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/18/16 RB LeSean McCoy Knee probable Sunday vs. Miami
10/16/16 DT Corbin Bryant Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/16/16 T Cyrus Kouandjio Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/16/16 DT Marcell Dareus Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/16/16 C Patrick Lewis Knee "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/14/16 WR Greg Salas Groin IR
09/30/16 WR Sammy Watkins Ankle IR
09/02/16 TE Chris Gragg Knee IR
09/02/16 LB IK Enemkpali Knee IR
09/01/16 LB Reggie Ragland Knee IR
08/31/16 WR Kolby Listenbee Groin PUP
08/31/16 DE Shaq Lawson Shoulder PUP
08/31/16 WR Marcus Easley Knee PUP
10/17/16 TE Dion Sims Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
10/16/16 CB Xavien Howard Knee "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
10/12/16 LB Koa Misi Neck IR
10/05/16 TE Jordan Cameron Concussion out indefinitely
09/14/16 DT Earl Mitchell Calf IR
09/01/16 CB Chris Culliver Knee PUP
08/31/16 LB Zach Vigil Back PUP
08/30/16 DE Dion Jordan Knee PUP
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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