Bills vs. Jets Odds and Match Details
- Fixture: Buffalo Bills @ New York Jets
- Date and Time: September 11, 2023 at 8:15 p.m.
- Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey
- Weather Forecast: Clear skies and 76 degrees
- Field Surface: Turf
Bills vs. Jets Injury Report
- Connor McGovern (C)- Knee: Questionable
- Von Miller (LB)- Knee: OUT
- Tommy Doyle (OT)-Knee: OUT
- Running back Nyheim Hines (RB)-Knee: OUT
- Allan Lazard (WR)- Shoulder: Probable
- Carl Lawson (DT)-Back: Questionable
- Breece Hall (RB)-Knee: Probable
- Brandin Echols (CB)-Suspension: OUT
Bills Key Stats
The Buffalo Bills have been at the top of the AFC East as they finished last season with a 13-3 record and were the second seed in the AFC. They were able to pick up a 34-31 home win over the Miami Dolphins in the Wild Card Round but fell to the Cincinnati Bengals at home 27-10 during the Divisional Round.
This team has a lot of speculation surrounding it as quarterback Josh Allen dealt with an elbow injury throughout the second half of the season and has been the team’s leading rusher. During the offseason, Buffalo tried to get a legitimate running back as they signed Nyheim Hines to be the starter, but an offseason freak injury will cause him to miss the entire season.
Last season, the Bills were second in yards per game (397.6) and points per game (28.4) but need to figure out how to continue improving. There were some offseason issues with wide receiver Stefon Diggs, and reports are that he is, or at least was, unhappy with the organization.
The defense is led by linebacker Von Miller, who was placed on Injured Reserve and will miss the first four games of the regular season at least as he recovers from his torn ACL. The Bills finished last season sixth in yards per game allowed (319.1) and second in points per game given up (17.9).
The Bills are going to need to continue playing at this level and seeing some more progression out of Josh Allen, as his turnovers were a problem last season. With so much of the passing and rushing attack depending on him, they need to find ways to protect him from taking too much impact.
Jets Key Stats
The New York Jets were able to split their two games with the Buffalo Bills last season and almost won both outright. This Jets defense is legitimate, and with another year of experience, they should do well. The Bills have an okay defensive line that should test the weakest part of the Jets team, their offensive line.
However, I think the offensive line concerns are a bit overblown, and the Jets should be able to do well. Aaron Rodgers in Game 1 as a Jet should dominate, as he had two touchdowns and one interception last season against the Bills as a member of the Packers. This Bills team looks to be regressing a bit as they want to see Allen stay in the pocket more.
Go with the New York Jets to cover the spread and win the game outright as well to kick off the new era of the New York Jets.