Las Vegas Raiders vs Buffalo Bills 9/17/2023 – Expect an exciting NFL showdown when the Las Vegas Raiders travel to Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York on Sunday to face the Buffalo Bills at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. Both teams hope to secure their first victory of 2018 following difficult season openers and are eager to secure one more victory this time around. Here’s a closer look at these two matchups and what fans should watch for in this highly-anticipated encounter. The NFL best bets are up with the latest details and odds for this entertaining game.
Las Vegas Raiders vs Buffalo Bills 9/17/2023
|When:||Sunday, September 17, 2023 1:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Raymond James Stadium|
|Raiders||+9.5 (-110)||+335||47.5 o (-110)|
|Bills||-9.5 (-110)||-420||47.5 u (-110)|
Marquee matchups ahead of Week 2 in Buffalo. https://t.co/pDg1gfn2l5
— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) September 14, 2023
Josh McDaniels vs Sean McDermott
Las Vegas Raiders began their regular season by earning a narrow 17-16 victory against the Denver Broncos. Though the Raiders found victory difficult on offense with only 261 yards and one turnover generated, however, their defense managed to hold Denver to only 260 total yards of offense and keep Denver out.
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo had an outstanding performance, passing for 200 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception. Josh Jacobs led the running game with 48 yards rushed while Jakobi Meyers recorded two touchdown receptions on the defensive side – cornerback Nate Hobbs led with 12 total tackles; although, unfortunately, the Raiders’ defense recorded two quarterback sacks but has yet to intercept any passes.
The Buffalo Bills suffered an embarrassing opening matchup against the New York Jets on Monday Night Football, losing 22-16 in overtime. Although they posted 314 yards total offense, Buffalo committed four turnovers that prevented potential scoring drives or gave New York favorable field position. Their defense showed strength as it held them to 289 total yards of offense.
Quarterback Josh Allen had an eventful outing, passing for 236 yards with one touchdown and three interceptions. James Cook led the rushing attack with 46 yards, and Stefon Diggs led all receivers with 102 receiving yards and one touchdown catch. On defense, Terrel Bernard led all tacklers with 11 tackles while the Bills’ defense managed 3.0 quarterback sacks and one interception.
NFL Latest Odds: Buffalo Bills -9 ; O/U 47
Las Vegas showed its resilience in their season opener, coming away victorious despite offensive struggles. Their ability to secure victory away from home speaks volumes about their determination. Furthermore, six out of their last nine games covered the spread and demonstrated their potential against the Buffalo Bills.
On the other hand, the Buffalo Bills are coming off an upsetting overtime loss on Monday Night Football and face an uphill task in terms of preparation for this matchup against the Raiders. A short week will present them with challenges when trying to overcome their disappointment and rebound quickly from such setbacks.
Las Vegas Raiders vs Buffalo Bills Betting Numbers
Las Vegas Raiders Betting Trends
Las Vegas are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Las Vegas’ last 7 games.
Las Vegas are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Raiders are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games against Buffalo.
Las Vegas are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Buffalo.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Las Vegas’ last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Las Vegas’ last 10 games when playing on the road against Buffalo.
Las Vegas are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference.
Las Vegas is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference East division.
Raiders are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games played on a Sunday.
Buffalo Bills Betting Trends
Buffalo are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 6 games.
Buffalo are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Buffalo’s last 7 games against Las Vegas.
Buffalo are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Buffalo’s last 10 games when playing at home against Las Vegas.
Buffalo are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference West division.
Buffalo are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games played in September.
Buffalo are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games played on a Sunday.
Las Vegas Raiders vs Buffalo Bills Betting Picks
This matchup promises to be exciting, with both sides eager to secure their first victory of the year. Las Vegas may hold an edge due to recent performance; however, Buffalo can turn it in their favor due to Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs being key members of their roster. Sunday’s match-up between the Raiders and Bills should not be missed! Expect an intensely competitive contest that features explosive plays on both sides of the ball. Will Las Vegas build on their season-opening victory, or can Buffalo rebound after suffering their first loss of 2018? NFL fans, stay tuned as both sides look to make a statement in Week 2. However, the NFL predictions tonight are leaning towards the Raiders to win this game according to online sportsbook odds.
Score Prediction: Las Vegas Raiders 24, Buffalo Bills 21.