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How the public is betting Bills vs. Raiders

The Bills are expected to win this game, but the public isn’t certain which team will come on top of a shootout.

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Could this finally be the year the Buffalo Bills win the AFC East? At 3-0 to start the season, it sure seems that might be the case.

After holding on to beat the Los Angeles Rams last week 35-32, the Bills look battle-tested as a team that can win in multiple ways. The Las Vegas Raiders are a week removed from a momentum-killing loss to the New England Patriots. Raiders and Rams is on the afternoon slate of games, and has a 2:25 ET kickoff.

The Bills are currently favored by only 3.5 points this week, with a total points betting line of 52.5 points. We’ve got a look at DraftKings Sportsbook betting splits to give us an idea of where the public is at on this divisional matchup.

Bills @ Raiders betting splits

The betting public thinks the Bills are going to win this game, with 68% of the moneyline and 70% of the moneyline handle taking the Bills at -177 odds. This is a game that has confused the public most, as it is one of only 4 games with neither team garnering more than 70% of the bets.

While bettors are picking the Bills to win the game, it might be the 3.5 point spread that has garnered so much attention - 79% of bets on the spread and 82% of the spread handle have taken the Bills despite giving the Raiders 3.5 points.

While the majority of bettors believe the Bills will beat the Raiders, bettors expect the Raiders to keep up. The over/under line of 52.5 points hasn’t scared any bettors either, as 76% of the O/U bets, and 76% of the O/U handle have bet both teams will combine to score over 52.5 points.

Considering both teams are week removed from giving up over 30 points a piece, a 52.5 over/under might be one of the better bets in all of football this week.

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