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Bills-Patriots TNF: Will New England’s defense do enough to beat Buffalo?

Its strength versus strength on Thursday Night Football

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Week 13 kicks off with an AFC East battle, as the Buffalo Bills enter Gillette Stadium as 3.5-point favorites to take on the New England Patriots on Thursday Night Football exclusively on Prime Video.

The teams split their two games last season, with the Patriots finding a way to beat Buffalo in their first 2021 matchup throwing only three passes in a game that featured abnormally heavy winds. That won’t be the case tonight, with clear skies and minimal wind expected around kickoff.

The Bills have been a bit up and down as of late, going 2-2 over their last 4 games, though they have still managed to average 26.5 points over that time frame. They’ve gone 1-3 against the spread during that stretch.

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The Patriots have been scrappy all year long, led by their top 5 defense. They’ve only given up an average of 18.4 points per game this season, including allowing only 14 points per game over the last four contests.

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DraftKings Sportsbook doesn’t expect this to be a high scoring game, setting the over/under at 43.5 points. Make sure to get in on the betting action for this game and every NFL game this season at Tallysight.

Final Score: 24-20