Who's Playing

Buffalo Bills (home) vs. New England Patriots (away)

Current records: Buffalo 2-5-1; New England 5-2-1

What to Know

New England will be playing 60 minutes on Monday, but they're expected to have things wrapped up well before that. They will challenge Buffalo on the road at 8:15 p.m. Buffalo will need to watch out since New England have now posted big point totals in their last four contests.

Last week, New England had a bit more than a touchdown to spare in a 38-31 win over Chicago. No one put up better numbers for New England than Tom Brady, who brought his A game into the match. He passed for 277 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Meanwhile, Buffalo found themselves the reluctant recipients of an unpleasant 5-37 punch to the gut against Indianapolis. Buffalo were in a tough position by the half, with the score sitting at 0-24.

New England's victory lifted them to 5-2-1 while Buffalo's defeat dropped them down to 2-5-1. With five turnovers, Buffalo had trouble holding onto the ball. We'll see if New England exploit that vulnerability.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 8:15 PM ET
  • Where: New Era Field, New York
  • TV: ESPN
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $52.10


The Patriots are a big 13.5 point favorite against the Bills.

This season, Buffalo are 3-4-0 against the spread. As for New England, they are 3-2-2 against the spread

Vegas had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Patriots as a 13 point favorite.

Series History

New England have won 5 out of their last 6 games against Buffalo.

  • 2017 - New England Patriots 37 vs. Buffalo Bills 16
  • 2017 - Buffalo Bills 3 vs. New England Patriots 23
  • 2016 - Buffalo Bills 25 vs. New England Patriots 41
  • 2016 - New England Patriots 0 vs. Buffalo Bills 16
  • 2015 - New England Patriots 20 vs. Buffalo Bills 13
  • 2015 - Buffalo Bills 32 vs. New England Patriots 40

Top Projected Fantasy Players

  • James White: 12.21 points
  • Rob Gronkowski: 9 points
  • Tom Brady: 22.81 points


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