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Dolphins vs Patriots: Don Best Odds & Insights for 12/20/2020

AFC East rivals square off when the Miami Dolphins (8-5) host the New England Patriots (6-7) on Sunday, December 20, 2020 Hard Rock Stadium. Miami is favored by 1.5 points. The contest has an over/under of 41.5.

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How To Watch

Time: 1:00 PM EST
TV Channel: CBS

Betting Suggestions:

Miami's record against the spread in home games this year is 4-3, and its record at home overall is 4-3.

Betting Information

Dolphins vs Patriots Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Dolphins -1.5 -110 -110 41.5 -110 -110 -125 105

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Dolphins vs Patriots: Last 5 Meetings

New England holds an edge against Miami in the past five matchups between these two squads, putting together a 3-2 record in those games. The Patriots have a 2-1 record against the spread in those games against the Dolphins. New England outscored Miami 159-79 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Dolphins vs Patriots: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
9/13/2020 Patriots Patriots -7.50 41.50 -345 +295 357-269 NE 21-11 NE
12/29/2019 Patriots Patriots -17 45 -1250 +900 389-352 MIA 27-24 MIA
9/15/2019 Patriots Dolphins -18 48.5 -1250 +900 381-184 NE 43-0 NE
12/9/2018 N/A Dolphins N/A N/A N/A N/A 421-412 NE 34-33 MIA
9/30/2018 N/A Patriots N/A N/A N/A N/A 449-172 NE 38-7 NE

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • The Dolphins average total over the last three games is 5.2 points fewer than the 41.5 over/under listed for this matchup.
  • Miami has gone 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall in their last three contests.
  • Miami has hit the over three times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Patriots have averaged a total of 36.3 combined points in their last three games, 5.2 less than this matchup's over/under of 41.5.
  • New England has gone 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall over the last three contests.
  • New England has gone under the total three times in the last three contests.

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Total Facts

  • The Dolphins have an average point total of 44.2 in their matchups this year, 2.7 more points than this game's over/under.
  • Patriots matchups this season have a 42.8-point average over/under, 1.3 more points than this game's point total.
  • Eight of Miami's games have gone over 41.5 points this season (61.5% of matchups).
  • Six of New England's games have gone over 41.5 points this year (46.2% of matchups).
  • These teams score a combined 46.7 points per game, 5.2 more points than this matchup's over/under.
  • These teams allow a combined 40.3 points per game, 1.2 fewer points than this matchup's over/under.

Dolphins Betting Insights

  • Most of Miami's games this year -- 13 out of 13 -- have hit the over (100%).
  • Miami has a 4-3 record against the spread at home this year, and is 4-3 overall in home games.
  • Miami has put together an 8-5 record against the spread this season.
  • This season, the Patriots have forced an average of 1.5 turnovers per game compared to the 1.2 times Dolphins have turned the football over in each contest.
  • In games where they turn the football over 1.2 times or fewer this season, Miami is 5-3 overall and 5-3 against the spread.
  • New England's record this season when they force more than 1.5 turnovers: 3-2 ATS, 3-2 overall

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Patriots Betting Insights

  • Just nine of New England's 13 games this year have gone over the point total (30.8% of its opportunities).
  • New England has a losing 6-7 record against the spread.
  • The Patriots have a losing ATS record of 2-4 when playing as at least 1.5-point underdogs.
  • The Patriots have turned the ball over 1.4 times per game this season, while the Dolphins have averaged 1.9 takeaways per contest.
  • When New England turns the football over 1.4 times or fewer this season, they are 5-4 overall and 5-4 against the spread.
  • When they force more than 1.9 turnovers in a game this season, Miami is 5-2 against the spread and 5-2 overall.
  • New England's record against the spread in away games this year is just 2-5, and its record on the road overall is 2-5.

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Injury Report

Dolphins:

Kyle Van Noy: Questionable (Hip),

Jerome Baker: Questionable (Knee),

Elandon Roberts: Questionable (Chest),

Jakeem Grant: Questionable (Hamstring),

Ereck Flowers: Questionable (Ankle),

Bobby McCain: Questionable (Ankle),

Salvon Ahmed: Questionable (Shoulder),

Mike Gesicki: Questionable (Shoulder),

DeVante Parker: Questionable (Hamstring)

Patriots:

Shaq Mason: Questionable (Calf),

Lawrence Guy: Questionable (Shoulder),

J.C. Jackson: Questionable (Knee),

Damien Harris: Questionable (Ankle),

Jermaine Eluemunor: Questionable (Ankle),

Adam Butler: Questionable (Shoulder),

Matthew Slater: Questionable (Knee),

Donte Moncrief: Questionable (Thigh),

James White: Questionable (Foot),

Byron Cowart: Questionable (Back),

Jonathan Jones: Questionable (Neck),

Nick Folk: Questionable (Back),

J.J. Taylor: Questionable (Quadricep),

Justin Herron: Questionable (Ankle)

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