Buffalo Bills vs Miami Dolphins Prediction, 9/19/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 2
Game: Buffalo Bills vs Miami Dolphins
Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Location: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Dolphins (+3.5)
Hard Rock Stadium is where the Miami Dolphins (1-0) will attempt to defeat the Buffalo Bills (0-1) on Sunday. Buffalo opens this game as 3.5-point favorites. The betting total comes in at 47.5.
The Buffalo Bills step onto the field holding a record of 0-1 for this year. In their last game, the Bills took on the Steelers and went home with a loss by a final score of 23-16. Devin Singletary was the rushing leader for the Bills with 11 totes for 72 yards (6.5 yds per carry). Stefon Diggs had an average of 7.7 yards per catch by notching 69 yards on 9 catches. Josh Allen finished 30/51 with 270 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rate of 79.7 and ended the contest with no picks. In the running game, the Bills gave up 75 yds on 21 attempts, which averages out to 3.6 yds per run allowed. Buffalo relinquished 18 pass completions on 32 tries for a total of 177 yds, and a completion percentage of 56.3%. In all, they tallied 79 plays which converted into 371 yds. The Buffalo Bills ended up running the ball 25 different times and compiled 117 yds, which came out to an average of 4.7 yards per carry.
The Bills have tallied 371 total yards for the year. Buffalo has a total of 13 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 8 penalties for 81 yds. As a team they have an average of 117.0 yards on the ground which is 15th in the National Football League. Regarding putting points on the board, the Buffalo Bills have an average of 16.0 points per outing.
The Bills are ranked 15th in the league concerning team defense, allowing 23.0 points per game. They are giving up 3.6 yards per rush and 75.0 rushing yards per game this year. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 75 yards via the ground game in 1 game. When it comes to yards through the air, the Bills have conceded 177 yards which has them sitting in 5th in the league. They have yielded 177.0 yards per contest via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 56.3%. Overall, they are giving up 252.0 yards per outing ranking them 4th in the league.
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The Dolphins come into this game with a record of 1-0 this season. The last time they took the field, the Dolphins walked away with a victory by a final of 17-16 when they faced the Patriots. Tua Tagovailoa (1 TD) ended the contest with 202 yards on 16/27 passing while his quarterback rate was 79.6. He tossed 1 pick and his longest completion went for 36 yds. Myles Gaskin ran the football 9 times for 49 yards, finishing the contest with 5.4 yards per attempt for Miami. DeVante Parker was featured in the passing game for the Dolphins, catching 4 passes for 81 yards (20.3 yds per catch). Miami ran the ball for 3.2 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 74 yds on 23 carries. The Dolphins finished the contest with a total of 259 yards and they ran 52 plays (5.0 yards per play). The Dolphins passing defense gave up a completion rate of 74.4%, surrendering 268 yds on 29 for 39 passing. Miami allowed 30 rushing attempts for 125 yards (4.2 yds per rush).
The Miami Dolphins maintain an average of 259.0 yards per outing which has them sitting 27th out of all teams in the league. They hold an average of 74.0 yards per game via the ground game. The Miami offense has compiled 28 yards of penalties on 5 infractions, ranking them 25th in football in terms of helping out the other team. For the season to this point, the Dolphins have compiled 185 yards through the air, ranking them 27th in the NFL. In terms of this team's ability to score points, the Dolphins are ranking 22nd in the league holding an average of 17.0 PPG.
The Dolphins are allowing 16.0 points per game, which has them sitting 10th in the league. Miami has surrendered a total of 125 yards via the ground game. They have allowed 1 touchdown via the pass as well as 268.0 yards/game, which has them sitting 18th in football. The Dolphins defense has taken part in 70 plays, which is good for 24th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Bills/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Buffalo -3.5
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