Week 6 Preview: Patriots at Bills

On Sunday, the Patriots and Bills will square off with the winner taking sole possession of first place in the AFC East. Here are some stats, streaks and notes on the upcoming match-up.

New England Patriots (3-2) AT Buffalo Bills (3-2)

KICKOFF/TV: Sunday, 1:00 p.m., FOX

CURRENT LINE: Buffalo +3

RECORD VS. SPREAD: Bills 3-2, Patriots 2-3

SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead 65-41-1

LAST MEETING: Patriots 34 – Bills 20, Dec. 29, 2013

LAST WEEK: Bills beat Lions 17-14; Patriots beat Bengals 43-17

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: The Patriots have won 20 of the last 21 meetings... Six of the last 10 regular-season games between the teams have been decided by eight points or less... The total has gone under in Buffalo’s last five games… The Patriots are 2-7 in their last 9 games against the spread (ATS) as road favorites… Rookie LB Preston Brown leads the Bills in tackles with 43 combined… Buffalo is +6 in turnover differential… The Patriots are 3rd in the league in pass yards allowed with 196.6… The Bills are 2nd in the league in rush yards allowed with 71… The Bills are tied for 1st in the league in sacks with 17… WR Sammy Watkins is 2nd among all rookies in receptions (24) and receiving yards (284)… TE Rob Gronkowski has scored a TD in four of the Patriots’ first five games… Sunday will mark Terry Pegula’s first game as owner of the Buffalo Bills.

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