The New York Jets will begin their season at home to the Buffalo Bills at the MetLife Stadium on Monday. Last season, the New York Jets didn’t make the playoffs. Their 7-10 record left them with a fourth-place finish in the AFC East. The Buffalo Bills went 14-4 in contrast, which secured them first in the AFC East and a postseason berth. The New York Jets and the Buffalo Bills are neck and neck, making for a nail-biting contest that will have you on the edge of your seat. It’s sure to be a close match, with both teams evenly matched. Who will come out on top? Only time will tell…
Form New York Jets
The New York Jets capped off their last game with a triumphant win over New York Giants with a score of 24-32. At the end of the preseason, they had a 2-2 record and ended their last season with a 7-10 record, including a 3-5 score on their home turf.
The New York Jets’ offense performed at a moderately average level in the preseason, achieving 20.3 points per game. Comparatively, they upheld an average score of 17.4 points in the previous season. Defensively, the New York Jets gave up 14.5 points per preseason game and 18.6 points over the course of the previous campaign.
The New York Jets are considered outsiders to reach the playoffs this season. Their roster and challenges have led to skepticism. With low expectations, they face an uphill battle to secure a postseason berth and overcome the odds laid out for them this season.
Form Buffalo Bills
The Buffalo Bills concluded their most recent match on a positive note, achieving a victory over the Chicago Bears with a score of 21-24. During the preseason, the Buffalo Bills’s record was 2-1. The season before that, they had an overall record of 14-4 with a 6-2 record while playing away games.
During the preseason, the Buffalo Bills’s offense performed at a typical rate, accumulating an average of 20.7 points per game. This is compared to the average of 27.7 points scored in the previous season. During the preseason, the Buffalo Bills gave up an average of 22.3 points defensively. They allowed 19.1 points in the preceding campaign.
Having made the postseason in the previous campaign, the Buffalo Bills are back for more. With an impressive 14-4 record, they secured first place in the AFC East and advanced to the Divisional round. Now, their current aim is to not only make a successful return to the postseason but also to push even deeper into the playoffs.
The Buffalo Bills downed the New York Jets 20-12 in the previous matchup between these two franchises. The encounter took place at the Highmark Stadium in December 2022. Judging by the way the past ten meetings played out, the Buffalo Bills seem to have their adversaries’ number. They notched up seven wins and only succumbed to defeat three times.
The New York Jets managed an average of 15.2 points a game in their ten most recent outings against the Buffalo Bills, who averaged 24.1 points.
Buffalo Bills at New York Jets odds
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- Moneyline (ML): Buffalo Bills (-145) | New York Jets (+125)
- Against the spread (ATS): Buffalo Bills -2.5 (-110) | New York Jets +2.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 46.5 (-110) | (-110)
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Betting on the Buffalo Bills to win (1.69) is your safest bet.
Betting on the New York Jets to win this Week 1 matchup gives you odds of +125, which implies they have a 44% chance of winning. The home team has won two of the last 10 games The Buffalo Bills are coming off a 21-24 victory against the Chicago Bears. This boosted their last five games record to an impressive 3-2. They’re the favorites, with -145 odds, signifying a 59% chance of seizing a road win.
This NFL matchup has a Buffalo Bills (-145) written all over it. The Buffalo Bills beat the New York Jets in their last matchup by 20-12, and that victory has made them the favorites to win this one. With such favorable odds, the Buffalo Bills are the ones to watch for a likely victory, even on the road.
Against the Spread
Go for the Buffalo Bills -2.5 (1.91) if you’re looking for a safe bet.
The Buffalo Bills open up as the 2.5-point favorites over the New York Jets, according to the oddsmakers. This suggests a road win is possible, but it won’t be by much. They’ve triumphed in four of their last five trips to the MetLife Stadium, winning by an average of 17.0 points.
During the preseason, the New York Jets were able to cover two out of their four games. In the previous season, their record was 8-9 ATS. The New York Jets have been on a bit of a rollercoaster ride lately, going 2-4 ATS in their last six games.
In the preseason, the Buffalo Bills covered one of their three games. Their record during the previous campaign was 8-9 ATS. In their past seven matches, the Buffalo Bills went 3-4 ATS and ended up 1-2 ATS from their three most recent road trips.
Take the Total under 46.5 (1.91) for the best over/under bet
The New York Jets and the Buffalo Bills have a history of low-scoring games, with an average total of only 39.3 points in their last ten meetings.
For this latest showdown, the total line is available at 46.5. This is 7.3 points higher than the combined 39.2-point average the New York Jets and the Buffalo Bills put up in their last five meetings. Betting on the Under in the total market returns odds of -110.
In the preseason, the New York Jets saw two of their four games go over. Their record last season was 5-12 O/U. The total went under in one of the last five home games, averaging 19.0 points. The New York Jets are 2-4 O/U across their last six games overall.
The score went over in two of the three games the Buffalo Bills played in preseason. Their O/U record from the previous campaign was 7-11. The last three road games involving the Buffalo Bills failed to surpass the total zero times, averaging 45.0 points per game.