It’s do or die for the as they try and keep their playoff hopes alive Sunday at New England when they face the Patriots at 1 PM ET. Dolphins vs Patriots Betting Odds have New England -7.5 on the spread with 61% of expert NFL predictions week 15 on the Pats. Miami (7-6 SU 7-6 ATS) is coming off a grueling 13-28 loss to Baltimore as -3 home favorites. New England (10-3 SU 8-5 ATS) looked excellent their last time out of the gate in a 23-14 route over San Diego as -4 road favorites. Can The Patriots clinch the AFC East division title against a Miami team clinging to their playoff lives? Our handicappers make our NFL picks. Dolphins vs Patriots Betting Odds have Miami as +320 Moneyline underdogs to win straight up (Bet $100 to win $320) at BOVADA.LV
Expert NFL Predictions Week 15 Analysis: Miami is desperate but the Patriots are a well-oiled machine right now. New England will control the line of scrimmage and the clock with their running game against a Miami defense that ranks 28th in yards per rushing attempt. Tom Brady (100.2 passer rating) will expose Miami’s limitations in pass-coverage early and often with tight end Rob Gronkowski (6’6″ 265 4.65 40-speed).Ryan Tannehill (92.6) will draw the misfortune of facing a surging Patriots pass-rush that ranks 8th in sack percentage. Dolphins vs Patriots Betting Odds Total is at 48.0 points at BOVADA.LV
The Patriots have the major edge on special teams and have better minds inside the headsets. Those ATS nuggets are nothing compared to the fact that New England has won more than 85% of their games in December since 2001. Play a near invincible Patriots team at home to dash Miami playoff dreams.
Dolphins vs Patriots Tale-Of-The-Tape
Coaching: NE +1.5
Home-Field: NE +4.0
Intangibles: MIA +0.5 (desperation)
Actual Spread: NE -11.5