Sometimes the toughest games for winning teams in the NFL are those they are expected to win. And the proof is in the pudding as far as Buffalo is concerned with the Bills just 6-9 straight up and 2-11-2 against the spread when laying points at AFC East sites.
Buffalo enters 6-2 straight up and against the spread in the last eight games in this series, but 0-5 against the spread on Thursdays following a non-division games, as well as 0-6 ITS (In The Stats) in its last six games.
Jets head coach Todd Bowles is 7-2-1 ATS in his NFL career as a head coach, including 5-0 the last five, as well as 5-1 in division battles. With the Bills just 1-5 ATS on Thursdays following a win, and the Jets as 4-1 ATS as Thursday underdogs, you know what to do here.
The pick: JETS over Buffalo by 1