JaQuan Hardy (l.) and Corey Clement and the Dallas Cowboys are in the playoffs.Image: Getty Images
The playoffs are upon us, including the first-ever Monday Night Football postseason affair. Of course, it was all fun for those who were tailing the column throughout the campaign, but getting content would be just silly. We want more, like extending this 10-game over/under winning streak that we closed the year on.
Overall Record*: 38-29-1, +11.87 units
*Each over/under graded to win 2 units; everything else for 1 unit. Playoffs are half
Best Over/Under Bet
New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills
There are times where the weather can single-handedly dictate a winning wager. This most certainly is one of those times.
Temperatures are being forecasted around 5 degrees with a harsh wind chill that will make it feel even less than that. Typically, Buffalo sports one of the coldest climates around the league this time of year, but this is just a whole ‘nother level.
These two AFC East rivals should already be accustomed to playing each other in unforgiving weather. Their first encounter during the season was a memorable one on Monday Night Football last month — specifically for visibly insane wind gusts. The result was a harmless 14-10 score.
Tonight’s Wild Card bout won’t feature nearly the same heavy windy activity, but the conditions arguably may be tougher. At least in that aforementioned MNF matchup, they got a relatively much friendlier temperature of around 30 degrees.
Yet the linesmakers are basically saying the frigid elements set for this evening are four points easier to navigate through than that first meeting, which closed with an over/under of 40 right before kickoff.
To quote Stone Cold Steve Austin, “Eh eh!” Either way, we’ll take advantage.
Playing in such a glacial environment is obviously really difficult. That’s why Josh Allen, who normally electrifies, has struggled in these conditions despite his upbringing at the University of Wyoming.
According to ESPN’s Bills reporter Alaina Getzenberg, the fourth-year pro has made five…