Redskins vs Bills Picks, Predictions, Week 9 Odds 11/3/2019
New Era Field is the venue where Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills will take on the Washington Redskins on Sunday. The odds on this matchup have Buffalo as 10-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 36.5. The Redskins are 1-7-0 ATS and 3-5-0 when betting on the total. The Bills are 2-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-2-0 against the spread.
In their last outing, the Washington Redskins played the Minnesota Vikings and took the defeat by a score of 19-9. Adrian Peterson led the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 29 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 76 yards via 14 carries which meant he averaged 5.4 yards per carry. Terry McLaurin was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 39 yards on 4 receptions. He earned an average of 9.8 yards per catch for that contest. Running the show from under center for the Redskins was Case Keenum who went 12/16 with 130 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Washington Redskins ran the ball a total of 16 times and racked up 85 yards which gave them an average of 5.3 yards per attempt. On the day, they ran 41 plays which added up to 216 yards. In the game, the Redskins earned a total of 14 first downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 46 yards. In terms of defense, Washington gave up 23 catches on 26 throws for a total of 273 yards, and a completion percentage of 88.0%. In the game, they allowed a total of 434 yards and earned 1 turnover. Against the run, the Redskins gave up 161 yards on 38 runs which is an average of 4.2 yards per attempt allowed. Guy Bruhn has a free NFL pick ATS for the contest between the Texans and Jaguars.
Redskins Now 1-7 After Loss
The Redskins come into this matchup with a record of 1-7 this season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league with an average of 12 points per contest, putting them 30th in the NFL. As a team, they are averaging 85 rushing yards per contest which is 4th in the conference. For total yards, they rank 15th in the NFC and 28th in the NFL with 2,089 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Redskins currently have a total of 9 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing TDs. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board among NFC East teams and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output.
The Redskins have one of the average defenses in the NFL, giving up 24.4 points per contest ranking them 8th in the NFC. When talking about rushing yards, Washington is allowing 137.8 yards per game ranking them 4th among NFC East teams and 28th among NFL teams. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.4 yards per rush which has them at 10th in the conference and 19th in the league overall. In total, they have conceded 678 rushing yards through 8 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Redskins have allowed 1,925 yards. Opponents are completing 72.7% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.8 yards per attempt. They have conceded 14 passing touchdowns and 6 rushing TDs.
In their last game, the Buffalo Bills played the Philadelphia Eagles and took the loss by a score of 31-13. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Bills was Josh Allen who went 16/34 with 169 yards through the air and threw 2 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Josh Allen led the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 14 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 45 yards on 8 carries which meant he was running for 5.6 yards per tote. John Brown was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 54 yards on 5 receptions. He averaged 10.8 yards per reception for the game. The Buffalo Bills ended up rushing 20 times and earned a total of 98 yards which had them averaging 4.9 yards per run. For the game, they finished with a total of 58 plays which added up to 253 yards. In the game, the Bills had a total of 16 1st downs and they had 8 penalties for 57 yards. When discussing the defense, Buffalo conceded 17 catches on 24 tries totaling 153 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.0%. In the running game, the Bills conceded 218 yards on 41 tries which is an average of 5.3 yards per rushing attempt allowed. On the day, they gave up a total of 371 yards and forced 1 takeaway. Another game you may want to bet on is the pick from Tony Sink on the 49ers vs Cardinals game.
Bills Slide to 5-2 After Loss
The Bills head into this matchup 5-2. Buffalo has made teams respect their running game by averaging 130 rushing yards per game, which has them at 8th in the NFL. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 913 yards rushing through 7 games, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Bills average 346 yards per contest overall which has them at 19th in the NFL and 9th in the AFC. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Bills are ranked 2nd in the AFC East and 24th out of all the teams in the league averaging 19.1 points per game.
The Bills are conceding 17.4 points per game ranking them 2nd among AFC East teams and 5th among NFL teams. Their pass defense is one of the most dominate groups in the league. They are allowing 194 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Bills sit in 2nd among AFC teams. They have allowed 5 passing TDs for this year. In regard to points given up, they have given up 122 total points. In terms of yards on the ground, they are conceding 109 yards per game which puts them at 18th in the league and 3rd in the AFC East. For 2019, they have allowed a total of 766 yards on the ground and 9 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Bills NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Redskins +10
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