Buffalo Bills vs Denver Broncos Prediction, 12/19/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 15
Game: Buffalo Bills vs Denver Broncos
Date: Saturday, December 19, 2020
Location: Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, CO
TV: NFL Network
Odds/Point Spread: Denver +7
Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills (10-3) are headed to Empower Field at Mile High on Saturday where they'll meet the Denver Broncos (5-8). Denver opens this contest as 7-point underdogs. The total opens at 48.5.
The Buffalo Bills come into this matchup with a record of 10-3 for this year. The last time they took the field they played the Pittsburgh Steelers and notched a win by a score of 26-15. Josh Allen went 24/43 with 238 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He threw 1 pick during the game. Zack Moss led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 43 yards on 13 carries which meant he was running for 3.3 yards per tote. Stefon Diggs led the team in receiving yardage by earning 130 yards on 10 receptions. He had an average of 13.0 yards per reception for the game. The Buffalo Bills rushed the ball a total of 27 times and totaled 104 yards which earned them an average of 3.9 yards per carry. Overall, they ran 71 plays for 334 yards. For the game, the Bills earned 21 1st downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 48 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Buffalo allowed 21 completions on 37 attempts for a total of 177 yards, and a completion percentage of 57.0%. In the running game, the Bills allowed 47 yards on 17 attempts which is an average of 2.8 yards per attempt allowed. For this contest, they conceded 224 yards and forced 2 takeaways.
In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Buffalo Bills are sitting at 27.6 points per game. As a team they're maintaining an average of 102.5 yards on the ground which ranks them 22nd in the National Football League. The Bills have racked up 4,880 total yards for the season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Buffalo has totaled 30 touchdowns via the pass and 10 rushing touchdowns. The Bills rank 15th in the league in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 24.7 PPG. They are giving up 4.6 yards per rushing attempt and 119.9 rushing yards per game for the season. Over the course of this year, they have given up 1,559 rushing yards through 13 games. Regarding passing yards, the Bills have surrendered 3,171 yards which has them sitting in 19th in the league. During their 13 games played, they have conceded 243.9 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 65.9%. During this campaign, they have surrendered 363.8 yards per outing putting them at 20th in the NFL.
The Broncos come into this game with a record of 5-8 for this year. In their last outing they played the Carolina Panthers and won by a score of 32-27. Melvin Gordon III paced the team on the ground during the game. He tore off a long run of 15 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 68 yards on 13 carries which had him averaging 5.2 yards per run. KJ Hamler led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 86 yards on 2 catches. He averaged 43.0 yards per reception during the game. Drew Lock went 21/27 with 280 yards through the air and completed 4 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Denver Broncos ran the ball 30 times and totaled 96 yards earning them an average of 3.2 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, the Broncos got 23 first downs and they totaled 2 penalties for 18 yards. For the game, they finished with a total of 58 plays for 365 yards. When discussing the defense, Denver conceded 30 completions on 40 throws totaling 245 yards, and a completion percentage of 75.0%. For the game, they allowed a total of 370 yards but finished the game without a turnover. On the ground, the Broncos conceded 125 yards on 21 carries which gave them an average of 6.0 yards per attempt allowed.
For the year so far, the Broncos have thrown for a total of 2,749 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 211.5 passing yards per game, putting them at 27th out of all NFL teams. The Denver Broncos maintain an average of 328.6 yards per outing which has them sitting 25th in the league. They are averaging 117.2 yards via the ground game and have run for 1,523 yards overall. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Broncos are sitting 29th in the league averaging 19.8 PPG. The Broncos are sitting in 23rd in the NFL in relation to team defense, allowing 26.7 PPG. The opposition is running for 4.6 yards per rush and 131.0 yards on the ground per game this season. During the season, they have conceded 1,703 yards via the ground game in 13 games. Regarding yards via the pass, the Broncos have surrendered 2,869 yards which ranks them 10th in football. In their 13 games played this season, they have given up 220.7 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 66.0%. During this campaign, they are surrendering 351.7 yards per outing putting them 16th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Bills/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Broncos +7
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