The Los Angeles Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Pregame.com (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 11-3 (.786); season 74-30-1 (.712).
Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread last week would have been 6-7-1 (.462); season 59-45-1 (.567).
Off: Arizona, Jacksonville, Houston, Washington. Times are Pacific.
Patriots (2-4) at Bills (5-2)
Sunday, 10 a.m.
Line: Bills by 3 1/2. O/U: 41.
After losing two in a row, Buffalo had a get-right matchup against the Jets last week and looked "meh." Good thing for them the Patriots are pretty lousy. Bills finally wake up and play.
Prediction: Bills 27, Patriots 14