Jacksonville Jaguars (3-7) at Buffalo Bills (3-7)
|Date & Time||Sunday November 25, 2018, 1:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Buffalo Bills +3 -- Over/Under: 37.5
The Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills meet Sunday in NFL action at New Era Field.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are getting desperate for a victory in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Jacksonville Jaguars have lost four straight non-home games. Blake Bortles is completing 61 percent of his passes for 2,445 yards, 12 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Bortles has one or less touchdown passes in seven of his last 10 games. Donte Moncrief and Dede Westbrook have combined for 972 receiving yards and six touchdowns while T.J. Yeldon has 44 receptions. The Jacksonville Jaguars ground game is averaging 103 yards per contest, and Yeldon leads the way with 369 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Jacksonville is allowing 21.9 points and 319.5 yards per game. Telvin Smith leads the Jacksonville Jaguars with 79 tackles, Yannick Ngakoue has six sacks and Jalen Ramsey has three interceptions.
The Buffalo Bills are coming off a bye week and have a chance to win back-to-back games for the first time this season. The Buffalo Bills have lost three of their last four home games. Matt Barkley is completing 60 percent of his passes for 232 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions. Barkley has 25 pass attempts under his belt since the 2017 season. Zay Jones and Kelvin Benjamin have combined for 694 receiving yards and three touchdowns while LeSean McCoy has 24 receptions. The Buffalo Bills ground game is averaging 108.8 yards per contest, and McCoy leads the way with 380 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Buffalo is allowing 25.1 points and 302.2 yards per game. Tremaine Edmunds leads the Buffalo Bills with 70 tackles, Jerry Hughes has 4.5 sacks and Jordan Poyer has two interceptions.
The Jaguars are 1-3-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record, 0-2-2 ATS in their last 4 vs. AFC and 0-4-2 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Bills are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS win and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games in November. The underdog is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings and the road team is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings. The under is 6-2 in Bills last 8 games overall. The under is 13-5 in Jaguars last 18 vs. AFC.
The Jacksonville Jaguars haven't won a game since the end of September and are coming off a contest in which they blew a 16-point lead to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Buffalo Bills have had extra time to prepare for this game and can win two straight games for just the third time since October 8 of last year. The Jacksonville Jaguars have failed to cover five of their last seven games as a favorite of at least three points. The Buffalo Bills have split their last eight games ATS as an underdog of at least three points. I'm not sure how the Jacksonville Jaguars rebound from last week, as that type of loss could easily carry over to the rest of the season. There were a lot of upset and confused players on that Jacksonville sideline. The Jaguars have also been held to 18 or less points in six of their last eight games, so laying chalk with them is always risky. I'm not high on the Bills at all, but its probably wise to continue fading the Jags and what they have going on right now.