Buccaneers vs Redskins Week 4 Preview
Washington Redskins vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Odds
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hope to keep a trend of home success against the Washington Redskins going Sunday when they host Washington at Raymond James Stadium.
Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU and 5-2-1 ATS in its last eight games against Washington in Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers are a perfect 3-0 ATS this season despite a 1-2 SU record.
They will be a favorite for the first time this season Sunday at Bovada.
Those siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Redskins listed as 2-point underdogs at shops such as Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line for the matchup was at 49 over at Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Buccaneers sit at No. 23 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Redskins are at No. 15 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Redskins will win this game 27-25.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 20 PPG, against a Redskins defense that ranks No. 29 this week at 33.7 PPG. The Buccaneers aerial game is averaging 149 yards per game, less than the Redskins secondary allows through the air, 337.3 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Redskins own the league's No. 13-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 91.5 yards per game when on the road. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 11 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Washington lost its last outing, a 38-31 result against the Bengals on September 23. The Redskins failed to cover in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 69 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Redskins suffered a Week 3 loss against Cincinnati in their last game, falling 38-31 at FedExField.
Tampa Bay was a 16-10 loser in its last match on the road against the Cowboys. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 26 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Buccaneers suffered a Week 3 loss against Dallas in their last game, falling 16-10 at Cowboys Stadium.
Washington Redskins Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on grass are 0-10
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the division are 2-8
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 0-10
When playing outside the division are 1-9
A few Redskins at Buccaneers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Washington is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home
Washington home to Atlanta, Sunday, October 7
Tampa Bay home to Kansas City, Sunday, October 14