Our Super Bowl 2021 projections and weekly NFL picks continue. Next up, week 15 NFL betting for Patriots at Dolphins. The Miami Dolphins will be trying to bounce back from their loss to Kansas City when they take on the New England Patriots on Sunday afternoon. The game will be played at Hard Rock Stadium and is scheduled to begin at 1 PM. ET.
New England Patriots Preview:
The Patriots had their two-game winning streak snapped by the Los Angeles Rams in their last game and will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over the Dolphins, who are trying to keep their playoff hopes alive.
New England has struggled offensively this season, averaging 21.3 points per game. The team is averaging 185.4 passing yards and 147.5 rushing yards per game.
Cam Newton has completed 66 percent of his passes for 2,291 yards, five touchdowns, and 11 interceptions. He also has 467 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns. Damien Harris leads the team with 741 rushing yards and two touchdowns, while Damiere Byrd leads the team with 614 receiving yards and one touchdown.
Defensively, the Patriots are giving up 21.5 points per game. They gave up 24 points in their last game and will need to play better if they want to pick up the win.
Miami Dolphins Preview:
The Dolphins have played well over the last month and have won two of their last three games. They will be trying to bounce back from their loss to Kansas City with a win over the Patriots, which will give them a split of the season series and their third win in their last four games.
Patriots at Dolphins Lines for Week 15 NFL
Miami has played well offensively, averaging 25.3 points per game. The team is averaging 223.3 passing yards and 96.5 rushing yards per game.
Tua Tagovailoa has completed 63 percent of his passes for 1,214 yards, nine touchdowns, and one interception. Myles Gaskin leads the team with 477 rushing yards and two touchdowns, while DeVante Parker leads the team with 677 receiving yards and four touchdowns.
Miami has one of the best defenses in the league, holding opponents to 17.7 points per game. They gave up 33 points in their last game and will need to play significantly better if they want to beat the Patriots.
Super Bowl 2021 Odds and Prediction:
The Dolphins are favored to win this game by three points. The over/under on total points scored is 42.5.
The Patriots aren’t very good offensively and are facing one of the best defensive teams in the league. Expect the Dolphins to force Newton to turn the ball over as the get the easy win. Take the Dolphins and the under in this game.