The Carolina Panthers will play the Buffalo Bills in one of the pre-season games Week 1 of the NFL on Thursday, August 9, 2018, start time at 7:00 PM ET, at New Era Field, Buffalo. Panthers vs Bills odds and point spread is currently at -2.5 Buffalo and 34.0 for Over/Under.SignUpNow
The Bills surprisingly just came from a playoff season after 18 years of not getting into the postseason. Buffalo ended up with a 9-7 record and played in a wildcard game against Jacksonville in which the Bills suffered a 10-3 defeat.
With the entrance of quarterback AJ McCarron, the Bills have a brighter season. Though McCarron has not yet named as the starter, the Bills have Nathan Peterman also as part of the competition in the quarterback position. Kelvin Benjamin and LeSean McCoy will always be part of the offensive attacks of the Bills. McCoy rushed for 1,138 yards and six touchdowns last season.
The Panthers entered into the playoffs with an 11-5 record. They encountered an early 31-26 defeate against the New Orleans Saints in the first round.
For Carolina, the success of the season will always depend on quarterback Cam Newton who completed 59.1 percent of his passes for 3,302 yards and 22 touchdowns. Newton rushed for 754 yards and six touchdowns.
Panthers vs Bills game schedule info:
Date: August 9, 2018
Start Time: 7:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: Local channel
Live Stream: NFL Game Pass
Odds and Point Spread: -2.5 Bills, O/U 34
Prediction: While both teams will go down to the backups especially in the fourth quarter, the Bills will likely be having the advantage with Peterman.