NFL betting odds still favor the Baltimore Ravens to contend for the AFC title despite their disappointing loss with NFL betting lines last week.
CBS will telecast the AFC matchup of the Buffalo Bills at Baltimore Ravens. Baltimore opened at Sports-Gambling as a 13 point home favorite and with a total of 37.5.
Buffalo has a NFL football gambling record of 0-5 straight up and 1-4 against the spread. The Bills are coming off a bye week that followed a 36-26 home loss to Jacksonville as they went over the total for the third consecutive week. Buffalo ranks 30th in the NFL for offense and 31st for passing.
On defense the Bills rank dead last for points allowed as first year coach Chan Gailey and new starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick have been unable to turn the tide. The Bills are considered by most to be the worst team in football.
Baltimore has a betting on NFL football record of 4-2 straight up and 3-2-1 against the spread with 4 of their games going under the total. The Ravens are coming off a 23-20 loss at New England last week.
Baltimore’s defense remains one of the best and ranks 2nd in points allowed while the offense ranks in the middle of the pack in pro football but quarterback Joe Flacco continues to improve with solid play after a poor start.
This is a bad spot for Buffalo going up against a beaten power like Baltimore even with an extra week to prepare.
Buffalo has paid out in just 5 out of their last 18 games versus teams with a winning record. Baltimore has beaten the NFL betting odds in 11 out of their last 14 games versus teams with a losing record. The Ravens are one of the most profitable home favorites in sports with a mark of 43-18 against the spread.
The Bills have gone under the total in 7 out of their last 9 games versus teams with a winning record while Baltimore has gone under the total in 11 out of their last 15 versus the AFC. The home team has covered 4 straight in this series, which has gone under the total 4 straight games.