Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins Week 13 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/2/2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Hard Rock Stadium
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Hard Rock Stadium is the venue for the game between the Buffalo Bills and the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 7 point favorites. The total has been set at 38.5.
The Dolphins are 6-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-6-0. The Bills are 5-6-0 ATS and their over/under record is 5-6-0.
Valuable Buffalo Bills Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bills are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bills are 5-6-0 against the spread
Important Miami Dolphins Betting Trends
The Miami Dolphins are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Miami Dolphins are 6-5-0 against the spread
Key Buffalo Bills Injuries
11/25/18 QB Derek Anderson Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Miami
11/25/18 TE Charles Clay Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Miami
11/01/18 RB Taiwan Jones Neck IR
09/04/18 P Cory Carter ACL IR
Key Miami Dolphins Injuries
11/25/18 TE A.J. Derby Foot is questionable Sunday vs Buffalo
11/25/18 WR Danny Amendola Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Buffalo
11/24/18 WR Jakeem Grant Achilles IR
11/05/18 CB Cordrea Tankersley Knee IR
10/31/18 DT Vincent Taylor Foot IR
10/24/18 WR Albert Wilson Hip IR
10/17/18 LB Chase Allen Foot IR
10/03/18 C Daniel Kilgore Arm IR
09/24/18 DE William Hayes Knee is out for season
09/15/18 G Josh Sitton Shoulder IR
09/06/18 TE MarQueis Gray Achilles IR
09/04/18 C Jake Brendel Calf IR
09/04/18 LB Mike Hull Knee IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffalo Bills have run for 1,255 yards as a unit, which ranks 6th in the league. They've run 318 times, averaging 3.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Bills have been penalized on offense 87 times for 752 yards so far this year, which has them 23rd in the NFL in penalties. They are 22nd in the National Football League in points scored with 161. They have run 688 plays this year for 3,013 yards, which ranks them 29th in the NFL in total offense. The Bills average 4.4 yards per play, which is 27th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 178 1st downs this season, ranking them 26th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Allen has completed 83 throws while attempting 158 passes for a completion percentage of 52.5%. He has passed for 992 yards this year. He averages 12 yards per completion and 6.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 65.2.
The Bills rush defense has given up 291 attempts for 1,224 yards this season, putting them in 29th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 71 penalties for 629 yards on defense this year. That places them 10th in the league. They've allowed a score on 36.4% of possessions on defense, which is 25th in the NFL. Buffalo is 18th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 272. They have given up a total of 3,355 yards on D, which is 26th in the league. The Bills are 15th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 5.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 17th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 227 throws on 357 attempts against the Buffalo Bills defense this season, ranking them 30th and 29th in the league. The Buffalo pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,131 yards in the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Buffalo Bills have tried 17 field goals this season and made 16, which is 14th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 94.1%. Buffalo Bills kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,705 yards on 62 punts, averaging 43.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 17th in the NFL in punting average. Buffalo is 31st in the NFL in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 163 punt return yards and are averaging 7.4 yards per return, which is 10th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 31 yards. They have returned 23 kicks for 530 yards on special teams, placing them 17th in kick return yardage. The Bills average 23 yards per kick return and have a long of 49 yards this season. They are 30th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,948.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miami Dolphins are 28th in the NFL in points scored with 223. They have run 626 plays this season for 3,450 yards, which ranks them 25th in the league in total offense. The Dolphins average 5.5 yards per play, which is 22nd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 177 1st downs this year, placing them 25th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 1,172 yards as a team, which ranks 29th in the NFL. They've run 264 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Dolphins have been penalized on offense 71 times for 629 yards so far this season, which has them 2nd in the league in penalties. Ryan Tannehill has thrown for 1,176 yards this season. He has completed 102 passes on 154 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 97.2. He averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 11.5 yards per completion.
Miami is 29th in the league in points allowed on defense with 283. They have surrendered a total of 4,371 yards on D, which is 16th in the NFL. The Dolphins are ranked 21st in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Their pass defense has given up 7.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 23rd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 242 passes on 361 attempts against the Miami defense this season, placing them 16th and 9th in the National Football League. The Dolphins pass defense has also given up a total of 2,840 yards through the air, which is 16th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 318 attempts for 1,531 yards this year, putting them in 14th place in the league against the run. The Miami Dolphins have committed 70 penalties for 540 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 30th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 39.2% of possessions on defense, which is 23rd in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Miami is ranked 9th in the league in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 242 punt return yards and average 14.2 yards per return, which is 20th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 71 yards. They have returned 25 kicks for 681 yards on special teams, ranking 7th in kick return yardage. The Dolphins average 27.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 102 yards this year. They are 22nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,598. The Miami Dolphins have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 16, which is 23rd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 94.1%. Miami kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 23 for 24 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,591 yards on 57 punts, averaging 45.5 yards per punt. That places them 19th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bills/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dolphins -7
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