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Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots

Three weeks into the season and the AFC East isn’t turning out anywhere near what the NFL betting online odds were predicting. Right now the 3-0 Miami Dolphins lead the division, trailed by a flurry of 1-2 teams. So can we assume that Miami is a better team than Tom Brady & Co? Well, we should be getting a definite answer to that question in this Sunday’s Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots matchup. What kind of legal bets can sportsbook players make off of this matchup?

Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots – Sunday, September 30th              

When: 1:00 pm ET

Where: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts


Stream: CBS Sports, NFL Game Pass

NFL Betting Online Odds:

Dolphins +6½ (-110) 48 (-110)   +241
Patriots -6½ (-110) 48 (-110) -295
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Miami Dolphins      

The Dolphins swim into this Week 4 matchup flashing a 3-0 record that ranks them as the best team in the division. Considering they’ve built a two game lead thus far into the season, Miami will be looking to hold on to that moniker in the coming months. In their last 10 matchups, the Dolphins have posted a 4-6 record against New England. Looking over both team’s numbers, it’s clear Miami could have better luck this time around. Right Miami is putting up 25.0 points per game, which beats out the 19.0 New England is averaging. Similarly, Miami is faring better on defense. Presently the Dolphins are giving up 17.3 per game while the Pats are allotting 25.7 – significantly more. While New England does get the home field advantage, Miami brings enough momentum to topple these Pats on the road. However, it’s unlikely that they enjoy the same type of success against the Patriots that Matt Patricia did the previous weekend.

Players to Watch: Ryan Tannehill (687 passing yards, 7 TD, 2 INT), Kenyan Drake (104 rushing yards, 1 TD, 0 F), and Kenny Stills (184 receiving yards, 3 TD, 9 REC).

New England Patriots

Max Kellerman of ESPN’s First Take has continually warned, much to the ridicule of others, that Tom Brady is rapidly approaching the cliff. The cliff, Kellerman claims, represents the inevitability of time, meaning that Brady is getting too old to compete in the national football league. Right now Brady’s numbers don’t necessarily back up that claim, but New England’s 1-2 record isn’t swept under the rug so easily. However, this is the Patriots were talking about and it’s only Week 4. More often than not, Belichick is able to right all the wrongs on this ship. But this time around, there’s a bit of drama brewing in New England. It’s all a consequence of Brady undermining his head coach. Belichick wanted Jimmy G to pick up the reigns from under Brady. Brady on the other hand, had other plans and had to get the ear of Robert Kraft in order to get his way. On top of that, Gronk undermined his coach as well. The story goes that Belichick wanted to trade Gronk to Detroit but Gronk threatened to retire under that situation. In the end, the Pats chose to listen to their players over their coach. We might be seeing the fallout of that questionable decision.

Players to Watch: Tom Brady (644 passing yards, 6 TD, 2 INT), Rex Burkhead (86 rushing yards, 0 TD, 1 F), and Rob Gronkowski (189 receiving yards, 1 TD, 13 REC).

Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots Betting Predictions


  • Miami is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against New England
  • Miami is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against New England
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games on the road
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 12 of New England’s last 18 games
  • New England is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • New England is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots Betting Picks

So which side should cell phone betting fans take in Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots matchup? All things considered, taking the Dolphins is looking like the most lucrative option. They’re facing upset odds but have enough momentum to come into New England and upset the Pats. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 28-14 Detroit.