Broncos vs. Bills - 12/7/14 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Buffalo Bills (7-5) at Denver Broncos (9-3)
NFL Football: Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4:05 pm (Sports Authority Field at Mile High)
The Line: Denver Broncos -9 -- Over/Under: 48 See the Latest Odds
The Denver Broncos and the Buffalo Bills face on Sunday in Denver in a NFL battle of AFC teams.
The Denver Broncos are tied for the best record in the AFC but because of the head-to-head loss to the Patriots they are going to need some help to get the home field advantage for the playoffs. The Broncos offense is averaging 30.1 points and 413.9 yards per game and they are led by QB Peyton Manning who has completed 66.8 percent of his passes with 36 touchdowns and nine interceptions. C.J. Anderson leads the Broncos in rushing with 536 yards while Demaryius Thomas has 88 catches and 10 touchdowns and Emmanuel Sanders has 82 catches and seven touchdowns. The Denver defense is allowing 23 points and a third best in the NFL 302.3 yards per game and they are plus four in turnover ratio. Brandon Marshall has 100 tackles, Von Miller has 11.5 sacks, and DeMarcus Ware has 10 sacks. The Broncos lave looked impressive in their wins but it has looked like last year’s Super Bowl in their losses.
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The Buffalo Bills are 7-5 and part of the logjam of teams in the AFC fighting for a Wildcard spot. The Bills offense is averaging 22 points and 319.9 yards per game and they are guided by Kyle Orton who has completed 64.3 percent of his passes with 13 touchdowns and five interceptions. Fred Jackson has rushed for 351 yards and Sammy Watkins has 51 catches and five touchdowns and Robert Woods has 49 catches. The Bills defense has been outstanding allowing just 18.1 points per game which is second best in the NFL and a fifth best 312.4 yards. Preston Brown has 90 tackles, Nigel Bradham has 85 tackles, and Mario Williams has 12 sacks. Buffalo looks to be jut a few players away from being a real force.
Denver is 8-1 against the spread in December games, 10-4 against the spread after rushing for more than 150 yards in heir previous game, and 18-7-1 against the spread on natural grass. Buffalo is 10-25-1 against the spread following a win, 7-18-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 1-6 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record. Buffalo has covered the point spread in four of their last five games against Denver.
Two of the best defenses are in this one so my play here is going to be under the total that is just shy of seven touchdowns. I also have a play on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.