A number of injures continue to threaten New England’s drive for a perfect season as they head into their second game of the season versus Buffalo. New England kept their record perfect last week with a 54-yard field goal to beat the New York Giants 27-26 with just 6 second left on the clock.
However, Julian Edelman who led the team with 61 receptions was lost for the remainder of the season with a broken bone in his foot. New England beat Buffalo the second week of the season 40-32. Buffalo is in a second place tie in the division with the New York Jets.
Buffalo has gone to running the ball more using a pair of backs in Karlos Williams and LeSean McCoy. Tyrod Taylor the Buffalo quarterback has thrown just one interception since New England picked off three back in Week 2.
Buffalo has given up just 17 points in both of the previous two games played after allowing 68 in two previous losses.
Tom Brady is leading the league with 24 touchdown passes. In Week 2, he threw for 466 yards with 3 touchdowns against Buffalo.
On defense, the Patriots are No. 2 in the league rushing yards allowed per game at 88 and No. 3 in sacks with 30.
New England has scored in 35 straight quarters, which is a NFL record.
Brady carves up Buffalo defenses with 61 touchdown passes and 24 wins during the regular season against the Bills
The OVER has covered in 5 of the past 6 games between the two teams played in New England.
The underdog has covered in 5 of the past 6 games between the two teams.
New England has found ways to work around injuries and will do the same with Edelman out, as another player will step in to fill the void.
Latest Line: New England vs Buffalo
Favorite: New Engalnd -7.5, Over/Under: 48
Buffalo enters this game with an overall record of 5-4 straight up and against the spread. The Bills on the road are 3-0 SU and ATS. New England on the season has an overall record of 9-0 SU and 5-3 ATS. The Patriots at home are 5-0 SU and 3-1 ATS.
Lean: New England -7.5