A pair of NFC East rivals will go head-to-head in Week 18 when the Buffalo Bills host the New York Jets in a late kickoff on Sunday. The Bills have secured a spot in the NFL playoff picture, but can still sew up the AFC East with a win, a Patriots loss or both teams tying. The Jets will look to close out Robert Saleh’s first season at the helm in surprising fashion after losing to the defending-champion Buccaneers by just four points a week ago. In select markets, you can stream the game on Paramount+.
Kickoff is set for 4:25 p.m. ET from Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. Caesars Sportsbook lists Buffalo as a 16.5-point favorites in the latest Bills vs. Jets odds. The over-under for total points scored is 40.5. In select markets, Sunday’s matchup can be seen live on CBS and streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan.
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How to watch Bills vs. Jets
- Bills vs. Jets date: Sunday, Jan. 9
- Bills vs. Jets time: 4:25 p.m. ET
- Bills vs. Jets TV channel: CBS
- Bills vs. Jets live stream: Paramount+
Week 18 NFL picks for Jets vs. Bills
Before you tune in to Sunday’s Bills vs. Jets game, you need to see the NFL picks from SportsLine’s advanced computer model. The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,200 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception six-plus years ago. The model enters Week 18 of the 2021 season on an incredible 135-96 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season.
The model also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the past five years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94 percent of CBS Sports Football Pick’em players four times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.
For Bills vs. Jets, the model is backing the Bills to cover despite being the biggest NFL favorites this week. These are two teams with very different motivation levels entering the final week of the longest regular season in NFL history. The Bills have a division title to play for and home playoff game to earn, while the Jets would love to finish the year on a high note.
Despite hitting rough patches throughout the season, the Bills rank top five in the NFL in total offense, scoring offense, total defense and scoring defense. The Jets are 21st or worse in all four of those categories. Buffalo won 45-17 against the Jets on the road in Week 10 as well, with Buffalo dominating every phase of the game.
Bills quarterback Josh Allen threw for 366 yards and two touchdowns in that game. Buffalo rushed for four touchdowns, while the defense forced five Jets turnovers. The model is predicting that Allen will generate over 300 yards of total offense on Sunday and average nearly three touchdowns overall. The defense forces multiple turnovers to help the Bills cover in over 50 percent of simulations.
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