Miami Dolphins versus New England Patriots points spread, line and betting odds


The Miami Dolphins will play against the New England Patriots on Sunday. CBS will carry the game which kicks off at 4:25 pm EST from Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA.

New England figures to start all of its healthy players as they still have a chance at a first round bye should the Texans or Broncos lose. The Patriots won head-to-head contests against both teams.

What is the points spread in the Dolphins and Patriots game? The Patriots are 10 point favorites against the Dolphins. The over/under for this game is 46 total points.

W-L 7-8 11-4
Avg Points 19.2 35.3
Avg Points Allowed 19.3 22.1
Home Record 5-3 5-2
Road Record 2-5 6-2

The Patriots chances at a first round bye are remote. Denver is heavily favored in a game against Kansas City which takes place at 4:25. The Texans will play the Colts in an earlier contest. A win on Sunday would earn the Patriots the No. 3 seed which would set up a match-up against the Bengals next week. A loss would set up a game against the Colts.

New England feel behind 31-3 two weeks ago against the 49ers before making a rally. They ultimately lost. Last week they were down 10-0 against Jacksonville before winning 23-16.

Ryan Tannehill has not thrown an interception in his last four games. He’s also thrown four touchdown passes in his last two games. Reggie Bush is 40 yards shy of back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons.

In Week 13 the Patriots won 23-16 in Miami.