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‘Sunday Night Football’ Week 18 expert picks, open thread: Bills at Dolphins

POD staff picks for the “Sunday Night Football” matchup between the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins.

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Buffalo Bills v Miami Dolphins Photo by Perry Knotts/Getty Images

The 2023-24 regular season wraps up with a “Sunday Night Football” matchup between the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins in a battle for the AFC East crown.

While Miami has the better head-to-head record (61-53-1) over the histories of these two rivals, the Bills have won nine of their last 10 meetings, including beating them 48-20 earlier this season.

Both teams have locked up a spot in the playoffs, but with the division title still up for grabs, there is still plenty to play for. Here’s a look at how their position in the playoffs will play out depending on who wins.

Dolphins win

  • Dolphins are AFC East Champions and the two seed
  • Bills are the seventh seed

Bills Win

  • Bills are AFC East Champions and the two seed
  • Dolphins are the sixth seed

Additionally, because of the yearly rotating schedule in the NFL, the Detroit Lions will play the first-place team in the AFC East next season, meaning that the winner of this game will play the Lions in 2024.

The folks over at DraftKings Sportsbook are favoring the Bills in this game and here is a look at who each of our staff is picking for Sunday night’s game:

Here’s how to watch tonight’s “Sunday Night Football” game:

Bills at Dolphins

Date: Sunday, January 7, 2024
Time: 8:20 p.m. ET
Location: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida
Announcers: Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth, and Melissa Stark
Online Stream/Replay: Peacock , NFL+ Premium (Replay)

Enjoy the game and come chat with us in the comments!

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