New England Patriots vs Miami Dolphins 10/29/2023 – This Sunday, the New England Patriots will be taking on the Miami Dolphins for some exciting NFL action. As both teams vie to turn around their seasons – Patriots at 2-5 and Dolphins with 5-2 records respectively – this matchup could prove pivotal in establishing divisional supremacy. The Patriots, known for their resilience and championship pedigree, are eager to reclaim their dominant standing within the AFC East division. However, the best week 8 NFL betting picks are predicting the New England Patriots to win this game.
New England Patriots vs Miami Dolphins 10/29/2023
|When:||Sunday, October 29, 2023 1:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Hard Rock Stadium|
“Just want to build off the momentum and continue to do it, do it over and over again.”@MacJones_10 on the offense’s mindset as they prepare for Miami: https://t.co/RBUlVDZMDT pic.twitter.com/89nQdDQiL4
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) October 25, 2023
Bill Belichick vs Mike McDaniel
The New England Patriots have had difficulty on offense this season, scoring only 14.4 points per game to place 31st in the league. Their total yards per game average has also been lackluster at 308.1 yards which places them 25th overall and their passing game has averaged 208.9 yards per game which rank 21st while their rushing game has only managed 85.4 yards per game and therefore ranks 27th overall.
Miami’s Stellar Offense
Conversely, the Miami Dolphins have made headlines with an outstanding offensive display this season, averaging 34.3 points per game while placing first overall in total yards per game with 470.7 yards being averaged per game and first place for passing game at 300.0 yards a game and second for their rushing game with 162.3 averaged per game respectively.
Defensively, the New England Patriots have shown impressive strength. Allowing only 25.3 points per game – good enough to place them 24th overall in the league – they average 324.9 yards allowed per game which places them 9th overall while their passing yards per game have totaled 210.6 which places them 13th overall while their run defense has proven formidable by only permitting 100.7 yards allowed per game and placing them 13th.
The Miami Dolphins, on the other hand, have experienced significant defensive difficulties this season, giving up 26.7 points per game to rank 27th in the league and total yards allowed averaging 368.6 yards which ranks them 25th overall. Their passing game allowed 233.0 yards per game which placed them 20th while run defense has struggled slightly by giving up 112.3 yards per game which places them 18th overall.
The Patriots have had turnover issues this season, averaging an average of 1.7 turnovers per game and ranking 27th in the league. Their ability to secure takeaways has been relatively effective though; they averaged an average of 1.1 per game which placed them 24th overall in terms of takeaways per game secured. Meanwhile, Miami Dolphins faced similar difficulties, averaging an average of 1.4 turnovers per game which placed them 17th while only managing an average of 0.9 takeaways per game which placed them 29th overall in terms of takeaway ability.
NFL Latest Odds: NE +10.5 ; O/U 46.5
The New England Patriots are known for their defense and will try to limit the Dolphins from putting up a massive score. At the same time, the Miami Dolphins have the odds and trends in their favor and are expected to win.
New England Patriots Betting Trends
New England are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New England’s last 6 games.
New England are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
New England are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games against Miami.
Patriots are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Miami.
New England are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
New England are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New England’s last 12 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New England’s last 9 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference East division.
New England are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games played in October.
Miami Dolphins Betting Trends
Dolphins are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games.
Miami are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 7 games against New England.
Miami are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games at home.
Dolphins are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against New England.
Miami is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 7 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference East division.
Miami are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games played in October.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Miami’s last 16 games played in week 8.
New England Patriots vs Miami Dolphins Betting Pick
The New England Patriots are going to struggle in this matchup and will not have an easy time here. The Miami Dolphins are a formidable force and will be winning this game according to the latest NFL Week 8 sports betting odds.
Score Prediction: Dolphins 24, Patriots 17.