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Dolphins vs Bills Prediction & NFL Odds for Wild Card Weekend
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Dolphins vs Bills Prediction & NFL Odds for Wild Card Weekend

by USA WagerJanuary 10, 2023

Check out our free Dolphins vs Bills prediction for this Wild Card Weekend game in Orchard Park. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Dolphins vs Bills Prediction & NFL Odds for Wild Card Weekend

On Sunday, January 15th, the Miami Dolphins travel to take on the Buffalo Bills at Highmark Stadium. This AFC East showdown has a kickoff time set for 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.

Heading into Sunday’s game, Buffalo is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does Miami have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Dolphins vs Bills prediction.

  • Spread: MIA +10.5 | BUF -10.5
  • MoneyLine: MIA +430 | BUF -569
  • Total: 44.5

Dolphins vs Bills Prediction: Spread

Going into Wild Card Weekend, Miami has a record of 3-3 in the AFC East. Overall, the Dolphins head into action with a record of 9-8. This season, Miami currently has an average point differential of -0.12 points per game, placing them 14th in the league. So far, the Dolphins have been favored in 7 of their 17 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.

In their last 5 games away from home, the Dolphins have a straight up record of 1-4-0 while going 2-3 vs the spread. The team averaged 23.8 points per game in this stretch. Miami heads into this matchup with a 2-3 record vs the spread in their last 5 games as the underdog. The team went 0-5 straight up in these matchups.

Going into the game, Buffalo has a record of 4-2 in the AFC East. Overall, the Bills head into action with a record of 13-3. On the season, Buffalo has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 1st with an average differential of 10.56 points. Through 16 games, the Bills have been the favorite in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is -7.

Across their last 5 home contests, Buffalo has been good against the spread posting a mark of 1-3-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1, while averaging 29.6 points per game. The Bills have played well in their last 5 games as the betting favorite, going 5-0 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Dolphins on the spread as +10.5 point underdogs. On offense, look for the team’s 4th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to covering the spread.

Free Spread Prediction: Miami Dolphins 10.5

Dolphins vs Bills Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Dolphins have an over-under record of 8-9. So far, the Dolphins have put together the 11th ranked scoring offense at 23.35 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 23.47 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Bills have an over-under record of 6-10. For the season, Buffalo has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 28.44 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 2nd in points allowed.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 58 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 44.5

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