Our Indianapolis vs Buffalo totals pick for Saturday, January 9, 2021 features the second-place team in the AFC South, the Colts, and the top-team in the AFC East, the Bills. If you’re looking to bet the over, you can get it for 51.0 (-109). In terms of the under, you’ll find it at 51.5 (-110). The Indianapolis Colts posted an 11-5 record, while the Buffalo Bills were 13-3.
The game is scheduled to start at 1:05 pm ET. The Colts will meet the Bills at Bills Stadium in Orchard Park, NY. The weather is predicted to be partly cloudy with a 2% chance of precipitation and a temperature of 33 degrees. Winds will be 6 mph from the WNW.
Indianapolis vs Buffalo Totals Pick – Stats and Players
Our Indianapolis vs Buffalo totals pick observes that the Colts are averaging 28.2 PPG, while the Bills are putting up an AFC best of 31.3 PPG. Conversely, the Indy defense is giving up 22.6 PPG. The Bill D is allowing opponents 23.4 PPG. Interesting to note that the Bills are one of the best passing teams in the NFL, while the Colts are in the bottom-half of the league in passing defense. On offense, the Colts have one of the better rush attacks in the game. At the same time, the Buffalo rush D is adequate but not stellar. If the Colts can run and the Bills can pass, they will both put some points on the scoreboard.
Colts vs Bills – Trends
In eight of the Colts last 12 games, the total has gone over. Plus, in five of their last half-dozen road contests, Indianapolis has also seen the over. However, in six of their last seven games versus the Bills, the score has gone under.
For Buffalo, in six of their last home games against Indy at home and in seven of their last eight games with the Colts, the score has gone under. But, in 16 of their last contests, Buffalo has seen the total go over 11 times.
Indianapolis vs Buffalo Totals Pick – Final Word
Our Indianapolis vs Buffalo totals pick finds that chances are that at some point in this game this Bills team will go on a scoring spree. We think that 35 points is not out of the question. At the same time, we expect that the Colts will score at least 21. That easily pushes past the over, which is at 51.0 (-109). We’re going with the over. Please also see our point spread pick for this wildcard game.
Indianapolis vs Buffalo Over/Under Summary
Totals: Over 51.0 (-109)