Heading into Week 4 of the NFL season, the Buffalo Bills at home against the Miami Dolphins was the game to watch. The Dolphins were coming off a 70-point performance, while the Bills scored 38 and 37 points in Weeks 2 and 3.
The Bills defeated the Dolphins 48-20. As a result, we saw a decent shift in MVP odds for quarterback Josh Allen. The Buffalo Bills odds followed suit and have jumped at some of the top NFL sportsbooks. Below, we’ll look at the odds and how this game may have altered Allen’s MVP trajectory.
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Futures odds react to Bills vs. Dolphins game
Heading into halftime, the Bills were up 31-14 over the Dolphins. In the second half, they outscored them 17-6. Allen finished the game completing 21 of 25 passes for 320 yards and four passing touchdowns. He also added 17 rushing yards and another TD. This improved his stats to a 74.8% completion rate for 1,048 yards, nine touchdowns, and four interceptions. Allen has only thrown one interception since Week 1.
Against the Dolphins, he completed 84% of his passes and is averaging 7.8 yards per attempt. The Bills are favored ahead of their Week 5 matchup in London against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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Can the Bills compete with the Chiefs?
The Bills and Kansas City Chiefs are each 3-1 so far this season, while the Bills are 3-1 against the spread and the Chiefs are 2-2. The Bills are scoring an average of 34.8 points per game, and the Chiefs are at 25.3 points per game. Defensively, the Bills have allowed 55 points this season, the second-fewest in the league, while the Chiefs have allowed 60, tied for fourth-fewest.
Here’s how the quarterbacks stack up:
- Allen: 74.8% completion rate, 1,048 yards, nine touchdowns, four interceptions, 7.8 yards per attempt.
- Patrick Mahomes: 63.2% completion rate, 1,007 yards, eight touchdowns, nine interceptions, 7.0 yards per attempt.