Buffalo Bills Odds In New York

Online sports betting is now live in the state of New York. Five online/mobile sportsbooks went live beginning January 8, with more expected to launch soon. This means that Buffalo Bills fans have plenty of sportsbooks to choose from along with competitive odds for betting on the Bills in New York.

That means local Buffalo Bills fans can now bet on their favorite team to win Super Bowl LVI without having to travel to another state or one of New York’s casinos. The Bills emerged as contenders in 2020 when they made it to the AFC Championship Game, and their odds have been amongst the best throughout the 2021-22 season.

Buffalo Bills Odds At The Best Sportsbooks

 DraftKingsFanDuelCaesars
Super Bowl LVI+750+750+800

Wild Card Game, 2021-22 Season:

 Point SpreadMoneylineTotal (Over/Under)
New England Patriots+4.0 (-110)+16543.0 (-110)
Buffalo Bills-4.0 (-110)-19543.0 (-110)

Where Can You Bet On The Buffalo Bills? 

Now that online sports betting has launched, Bills supporters can bet on their team online or via the respective mobile app for DraftKings, FanDuel, BetRivers, BetMGM, and Caesars, or they can travel to a retail sports betting location (one of the casinos) in-state. They will all take bets on the Bills, of course, to win the Super Bowl, the AFC East, AFC, their next game, etc.

The odds at each will be competitive with the rest of the industry but could vary from one book to the next depending on several factors. 

Best Sports Betting Apps For Betting On The Bills

The following books are licensed to operate in-state: DraftKings, BetMGM, Caesars, FanDuel, BetRivers, WynnBET, PointsBet, Bally’s, and Resorts World. Four were approved to launch on January 8 and have done so:

  • DraftKings
  • FanDuel
  • Caesars
  • BetRivers

BetMGM launched on January 17. The other four are expected to follow suit soon.

  • DraftKings: DK is the official betting partner of the New York Giants, New York Rangers, and New York Knicks and is partnered with the Del Lago Resort & Casino in Waterloo, NY. New users can enjoy a $50 free bet and a $1,000 first deposit match when they sign up.
  • Caesars: the mobile app will benefit from Caesars having three retail locations in-state when the app launches. New users can sign up for an account and enjoy $300 free plus up to a $3,000 deposit match.
  • BetRivers: the bonus that BetRivers offers does not compare in value to the other operators, but it is user-friendly, and the requirements are easy to meet.

Retail Sportsbooks In New York

  • Caesars Sportsbook at Point Place Casino (450 452 NY-31, Bridgeport, NY 13030): This retail location features a 24-foot LED wall and more than 30 additional televisions. It is open from Monday to Friday from 12 PM to 10 PM and from 10 AM to 10 PM on Saturday and Sunday.
  • DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago Resort Casino (1133 NY-414, Waterloo, NY 13165): With more than 20 kiosks available on site along with four windows, bettors can get in on the action around the clock. There are over 1000 square feet of video screens/live boards on site. Hours are from 8 AM to 12 AM Sunday through Thursday and from 8 AM to 2 AM Friday and Saturday
  • FanDuel Sportsbook at Tioga Downs Casino Resort (2384 W River Rd, Nichols, NY 13812): It is not the biggest retail sports betting location in the state, but the atmosphere is second to none. There are more than enough televisions for bettors to watch the action play out. It’s open from 1-10 PM on Tuesday, 11 AM to 11 PM Wednesday through Friday, and from 9 AM to 12 AM Saturday through Monday.

Buffalo Bills Schedule 2022

With the regular season wrapping up in Week 18 (vs. the Jets at home), the schedule for the Bills will be week to week and depend on whether they continue to win. The schedule for the playoffs is as follows:

  • Wild Card Weekend: The Bills will host the New England Patriots on Saturday, January 15, at 8:15 PM EST.
  • Divisional Round: January 22-23
  • Conference Championships: January 30
  • Super Bowl LVI: February 6

Once they win the Super Bowl (or get eliminated), the focus will turn to free agency, which begins when the current league year ends on March 16. The 2022 NFL Draft will take place from April 28-30. 

Buffalo Bills Betting News And Updates

  • January 15, 2022: Defeated the New England Patriots in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs.
  • January 9, 2022: Defeated the New York Jets in the regular-season finale and wrapped up the AFC East for the second consecutive year. 
  • January 2, 2022: Secured a spot in the playoffs with a 29-15 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 17.
  • December 26, 2021: Josh Allen became the first player with 100+ passing touchdowns and 20+ rushing TDs in a win over the New England Patriots in Week 16.
  • October 31, 2021: Got the season off to a 5-2 with a 26-11 win over Miami in Week Eight.
  • August 6, 2021: Prior to the season, the Bills signed Josh Allen to a six yr., $258 million contract extension

How Buffalo Bills Betting Odds Are Calculated

Oddsmakers for every sportsbook will have their own method for calculating the odds of a game for the Buffalo Bills. But most will use some combination of advanced math, algorithms, complex statistics, and any information deemed relevant to the Bills or the opponent. 

Oddsmakers will decide how likely an event will occur during a game using this information along with their respective experience. That likelihood or probability will get expressed in the form of a point spread, moneyline, and/or total.

Once the opening line gets set, it is subject to change depending on a host of factors, including how the public bets, injury news, inclement weather conditions, COVID-related absences, etc.

Let’s look at the odds for the Wild Card game on January 15 against the New England Patriots: 

 Point SpreadMoneylineTotal (Over/Under)
New England Patriots+4.0 (-110)+16543.0 (-110)
Buffalo Bills-4.0 (-110)-19543.0 (-110)

Buffalo Bills Moneyline Odds

If you want to pick a winner without a point spread involved, you want the moneyline. To keep people from just taking the favorite all the time, sportsbooks give you the chance to win more if you bet on the underdog, and they win. What you win is indicated by the moneyline.

Let’s say you take the Bills to beat the Patriots and bet the moneyline, -195. That means you will need to bet $195 to win $100. But if you take the Patriots at +165 and they win, a $100 bet will win you $165. 

You do not have to bet $100, of course. Plug the odds and your wager into an odds calculator to find out what any bet will win.

Buffalo Bills Points Spread

Betting the spread refers to the point spread. If you take the Bills (-4.0), you will have to subtract four points from their final score. If that number is still higher than what the Patriots score, you win the bet. You will need to bet $110 to win $100. 

Buffalo Bills Futures Odds 

 BetRiversFanDuelCaesars
Super Bowl LVI+800+800+750
AFC Championship+350- +370

Buffalo Bills Prop Bets

Prop bets, or proposition bets, are wagers bettors can make regarding whether something does or does not happen during a game (or series)—and not tied to the game’s outcome. Sportsbooks will often offer prop bets regarding a quarterback’s production in a game, whether it is over or under a given number. 

Also included in the definition are things like Super Bowl MVP, whether the Bills will go 17-0 during the regular season (exotics), most passing yards, etc. 

For example, last season, fans had the option of betting on Josh Allen to throw for over or under 300+ yards in the AFC title game against the Kansas City Chiefs (-112), but he ended up throwing for only 287 yards.

How To Bet On the Buffalo Bills In New York

Now that online betting has launched in New York, traveling to a retail sports betting location at a casino is no longer mandatory. All people in New York need is a mobile device or computer and an adequate signal/internet connection. As for the process, let’s say you want to use DraftKings:

  • Locate the DraftKings app in the appropriate app store and download the app to your mobile device.
  • Register for a new account (no promo code needed to enjoy the welcome bonus).
  • Make your first deposit.
  • Find the page with the market you are interested in betting on.
  • Click on the market and when the betting slip pops up, enter the amount you wish to bet in the appropriate spot.
  • Click ‘place bet’ to officially place your bet.

Live Betting on Buffalo Bills In New York

Live betting, also referred to as in-game betting, is one of the fastest-growing segments of the sports betting industry. What is it? Easy— betting during a game. Options will vary from one book to the next, but most will offer betting on the outcome (spread, moneyline, total) with the odds and spread changing according to how the game evolves.

Other options include various player production props, anytime touchdown scorer, first/last TD scorer, spread/moneyline/total by quarters and half, etc. Of the mobile sportsbooks approved, bettors will be happy with DraftKings, BetMGM, Caesars, FanDuel, or PointsBet.   

How To Bet On The Super Bowl In New York

Now that online sports betting has launched in-state, bettors in New York have options if they want to bet on the Super Bowl. They can travel to a retail location, of course. Otherwise, they will need to download the sports betting app for one of the licensed operators in-state. 

There are plenty of betting options for futures (division winner, conference winner, Super Bowl winner, etc.). As the playoffs get underway, the options will be a bit more limited (i.e., Conference winner, Super Bowl winner). Prop bets will range from different player production marks, the Super Bowl MVP, and team-related benchmarks during games to a whole host of things related to the Super Bowl. 

If the Buffalo Bills do not make the Super Bowl, people in New York will can bet on the big game, anyway. 

Buffalo Bills Partnerships

In the days leading up to mobile/online betting launching in New York, the Buffalo Bills announced that FanDuel would be the team’s official mobile sports betting partner. FanDuel will gain access to various media assets to engage with Bills fans, post signage around Highmark Stadium, and be the presenting sponsor for the Bills podcast, Bills by the Numbers.

Highmark Stadium

Buffalo plays home games at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, NY (1 Bills Dr, Orchard Park, NY 14127). The stadium opened in 1973 and has seating for 71,608 people. Sports betting is not offered in-stadium at this time. But in a recent report concerning a new stadium, the need to at least consider sports betting as a source of revenue and service to fans was mentioned.

Buffalo Bills Odds FAQs

Do New York's legal sportsbooks offer bets on the Buffalo Bills?

Yes, bettors can place bets (i.e., futures, props, point spread, moneyline, etc.) on the Buffalo Bills at legal sportsbooks in New York. 

What is the closest sportsbook to Highmark Stadium, the home of the Buffalo Bills? 

The closest sportsbook to Highmark Stadium is at the Sports Book at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, New York.

Do the Buffalo Bills have a partnership with a sportsbook?

Yes, the Buffalo Bills have an official sportsbook provider, FanDuel.  

Is DraftKings legal in New York?

Yes, DraftKings is legal in New York. The company has a retail location at the del Lago Resort Casino in Waterloo, NY, and has launched an online site and mobile app.

Is FanDuel legal in New York? 

Yes, FanDuel is legal in New York. The company has a retail location at the Tiago Downs Casino Resort in Nichols, NY, and has launched an online site and mobile app.

Does DraftKings offer odds on the Buffalo Bills?

Yes, DraftKings offers odds on the Buffalo Bills. Bettors can place bets on futures (i.e., to win the division, conference, or Super Bowl, etc.) and, of course, games (point spread, moneyline, total, prop bets, etc.).

About the Author

Travis Pulver

Travis Pulver is a lifelong football fan, something he says comes naturally having been born in the football-crazy state of Texas. Through the years, his love of sports has extended into baseball, basketball, golf, and rugby. Life currently finds him in Indiana with his wife and two kids.

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