Bills vs Commanders Prediction

NFL Betting Preview: Buffalo Bills vs. Washington Commanders (09/24/2023)

Today, the Buffalo Bills head to the capital to face off against the Washington Commanders in what promises to be an intriguing matchup. Using the Raymond Report Lite version tipsheet stats, here's an in-depth analysis to guide your betting decisions.

Quick Snapshot:

Buffalo Bills: -5.5 (-250)
Washington Commanders: +5.5 (+210)
Total: 43.5

Recent Form:

  • Buffalo Bills: Coming off a convincing 38-10 home win against the Las Vegas Raiders, the Bills have an even 1-1 record this season. They've achieved a 1-1-0 record both straight up (SU) and against the spread (ATS). Interestingly, their over/under (O/U) record also stands at 1-1-0.
  • Washington Commanders: Fresh from a tight 35-33 victory against the Denver Broncos on the road, the Commanders boast an undefeated 2-0 record this season. Their ATS and O/U record is similar to the Bills at 1-1-0.

Key Stats:

  • Chances of Winning (C.O.W): Buffalo leads in this aspect with a 66.67% chance to win compared to Washington's 21.43%. This indicates a significant edge for the Bills.
  • Chances of Covering (C.O.C): Both teams are even at 50%, suggesting that either team has an equal opportunity to cover the spread.
  • Chances Game Going OVER (C.O.G.O): Again, both teams are even at 50%, suggesting equal chances for the total points to go over or under the set limit of 43.5.
  • Market Spread Value (MSV): Buffalo is at -11, indicating they are underpriced by the market. Washington's MSV stands at -3, signaling they might be slightly overpriced.
  • Value Index (PVI): The Bills are in a Neutral state after having a 1-2 or 2-1 record in their last three games, while the Commanders are Bullish with a 3-0 record in their last three games.
  • Season Record: The Bills stand at 1-1 SU, ATS, and O/U, while the Commanders have an undefeated 2-0 SU record but are 1-1 ATS and O/U.

Situational Stats:

  • Buffalo Bills: After a game where they scored an impressive 38 points, they're coming off a single over and an ATS win.
  • Washington Commanders: The Commanders are on a two-game winning streak, with their last game seeing them score a whopping 35 points. They're also coming off a single over and an ATS win.


  • Buffalo Bills: When playing as an away team in September over the last seven years, the under has a trend of 2-9-0. This suggests the likelihood of a low-scoring game.
  • Washington Commanders: As a 3.5 to 6.5 home underdog, with a 6-day rest, after a non-conference game and coming off against an American Conference opponent, the Commanders have an ATS record of 7-3-0, SU record of 4-6, and O/U record of 2-8-0.

Underdog Value?

The stats indicate that the Buffalo Bills are the stronger team and have a higher chance of winning. However, the Commanders are not to be underestimated, especially with their recent form and trends suggesting they often cover the spread in such situations. Bettors may find value in taking Washington with the points. Given the historical trends, leaning towards the under might be a worthwhile consideration for the total.

Note: Always bet responsibly and consider all the information available before making a decision.

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