Buffalo
Bills
Stadium New Era Field
2-0-0 Overall | 1-0 AFC EAST 2nd
TEAM STATSRUSHINGPASSINGPTS/G
Offense139.5253.522.5
Defense98.5212.515
Schedule
Preseason
Week 2Thu  8/8
vs
Colts
W24-16
Week 3Fri  8/16
@
Panthers
W27-14
Week 4Fri  8/23
@
Lions
W24-20
Week 5Thu  8/29
vs
Vikings
W27-23
Regular season
Week 1Sun  9/8
@
Jets
W17-16
Week 2Sun  9/15
@
Giants
W28-14
Week 3Sun  9/22
vs
Bengals
CBS1:00pm
Week 4Sun  9/29
vs
Patriots
CBS1:00pm
Week 5Sun  10/6
@
Titans
CBS1:00pm
Week 7Sun  10/20
vs
Dolphins
CBS1:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 50/1, 2% (#17). Their 0.2% chance is #21 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. In simulations, they win the AFC 0.6% of the time and are not a good value at 25/1, 3.8%. They are projected to win 8 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 7. Their playoff chances stand at 30.8% (2.4% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #9 in the AFC.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

At 2-0 they are obviously exceeding expectations. Based on the money lines, the Bills had an expected win percentage of 48%. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up 207 units. They are 2-0 against the spread for a 200 profit. Their under-over record is 2-0. They overachieved last season. Their game odds projected to 5 wins. Their 6-10 record last season was way ahead of what was expected of them. They were not good against the spread going 7-9 (-290 loss). More of their games came in under (9) than went over (7). They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Cincinnati Bengals. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE STATS WITH LEAGUE RANKINGS

They are a very poor scoring team based on points per game. They are the #28 ranked team based on yards per play and the #28 ranked team based on offensive TD per play. They are a top 10 team based on yards per play allowed but only an average team in points allowed. They are the #15 ranked defense in opponents' TD rate (passing and rushing TDs per offensive play).

TEAM OFFENSE (League Rank):

TEAM DEFENSE:

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Josh Allen who is projected to be the #18 QB the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
57 Alexander, Lorenzo OLB6-124505/31/198313California
41 Alexander, Maurice LB6-222002/16/19915Utah State
17 Allen, Josh QB6-523705/21/19962Wyoming
5 Barkley, Matt QB6-223409/08/19907USC
71 Bates, Ryan T6-430202/14/19970Penn State
10 Beasley, Cole WR5-817404/26/19898SMU
65 Boettger, Ike G6-631310/05/19942Iowa
9 Bojorquez, Corey P6-020809/13/19962New Mexico
15 Brown, John WR5-1117804/03/19906Pittsburg State
28 Coleman, Kurt SS5-1120804/01/198810Ohio State
73 Dawkins, Dion T6-532004/26/19943Temple
42 DiMarco, Patrick RB6-123404/30/19898South Carolina
49 Edmunds, Tremaine MLB6-525005/02/19982Virginia Tech
76 Feliciano, Jon G6-432502/10/19925Miami (FL)
69 Ferguson, Reid LS6-223503/24/19943LSU
70 Ford, Cody T6-332912/28/19960Oklahoma
16 Foster, Robert WR6-219605/07/19942Alabama
20 Gore, Frank RB5-921205/14/198315Miami (FL)
4 Hauschka, Stephen K6-421006/29/198512NC State
55 Hughes, Jerry DE6-225408/13/198810TCU
23 Hyde, Micah SS6-019712/31/19907Iowa
92 Johnson, Darryl DE6-625304/04/19970North Carolina A&T
46 Johnson, Jaquan DB5-1019111/13/19950Miami (FL)
29 Johnson, Kevin CB6-018508/05/19925Wake Forest
24 Johnson, Taron CB5-1119207/27/19962Weber State
11 Jones, Zay WR6-220003/30/19953East Carolina
88 Knox, Dawson TE6-425411/14/19960Ole Miss
81 Kroft, Tyler TE6-625210/15/19925Rutgers
90 Lawson, Shaq DE6-326706/17/19944Clemson
61 Long, Spencer C6-531811/08/19906Nebraska
98 Lotulelei, Star DT6-231512/20/19897Utah
31 Marlowe, Dean SS6-120807/25/19923James Madison
68 McDermott, Conor T6-830510/19/19923UCLA
19 McKenzie, Isaiah WR5-817304/09/19953Georgia
58 Milano, Matt OLB6-022307/28/19943Boston College
60 Morse, Mitch C6-630504/21/19925Missouri
93 Murphy, Trent DE6-626012/22/19906Stanford
33 Neal, Siran DB6-020608/04/19942Jacksonville State
77 Nsekhe, Ty T6-833010/27/19855Texas State
91 Oliver, Ed DT6-128712/12/19970Houston
99 Phillips, Harrison DT6-330701/25/19962Stanford
97 Phillips, Jordan DT6-634109/21/19925Oklahoma
21 Poyer, Jordan FS6-019104/25/19917Oregon State
18 Roberts, Andre WR5-1119501/09/198810The Citadel
26 Singletary, Devin RB5-720309/03/19970Florida Atlantic
85 Smith, Lee TE6-626511/21/19879Marshall
67 Spain, Quinton G6-433008/07/19915West Virginia
51 Stanford, Julian LB6-123009/02/19906Wagner
89 Sweeney, Tommy TE6-425107/01/19950Boston College
52 Thompson, Corey LB6-12220Louisiana State University - S
39 Wallace, Levi DB6-017906/12/19952Alabama
27 White, Tre'Davious CB5-1119201/16/19953LSU
22 Yeldon, T.J. RB6-122310/02/19935Alabama