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Breaking down NFL weather for Ravens vs. Bills, and what it means for fantasy and betting

The weather report can impact fantasy football and betting. We break down the important information you need to prepare as the Ravens face the Bills in the 2021 NFL Playoffs.

Buffalo Bills fans raise signs for quarterback Josh Allen #17 during the first half of the AFC Wild Card playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts at Bills Stadium on January 09, 2021 in Orchard Park, New York. Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images

Friday AM update: The wind projection has gone up from 11 mph to around 16 to 21 mph. The chance of precipitation is 70 percent and the National Weather Service is projecting up to 1 to 3 inches of new snow accumulation.

The weather in Buffalo, NY, is always a treat this time of the year. It’s either sunny and cold or its windy and cold with a chance of snow. The Buffalo Bills are hoping for another perfect weather game when they play the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday night in the AFC Divisional Round.

Last weekend, the No. 2 seed Colts defeated the No. 7 seed Indianapolis Colts 27-24, while the No. 5 seed Ravens defeated the Tennessee Titans 20-13. Saturday night’s game should not have any major weather issues, but the wind could be a significant factor.

Buffalo, New York Forecast: Saturday, 1/16, 8:15 p.m. ET

Temperature: 32 degrees

Wind: 11 mph

Precipitation: Few snow showers

As of right now, there is a 31 percent chance of snow showers this weekend, with the temperature at the freezing mark. Also, it is expected to be some wind at 11 mph WSW, which could make throwing the football or kicking field goals a chance. But for a team such as the Ravens, who leans on their running game, they should be okay. And the Bills’ offense led by Josh Allen shouldn’t be affected either.

Helpful weather resources include National Weather Service and Dark Sky, among others.

Check back before kickoff for updates on these weather situations.