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Jaguars host Buccaneers in Week 14 action

Tampa Bay BuccaneersJacksonville Jaguars
Dec 11, 1:00 PM | Grass of EverBank Field

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Jacksonville Jaguars Odds

4-8TEAM RECORD3-9

Tampa Bay has lost the past three meetings with the Jacksonville Jaguars and catch the Jags coming off a Monday Night rout loss to the Chargers here in Week 14 NFL odds action.

Expect Jacksonville to try to run the ball hard as the Bucs rank last in the league in defending the run on the road.

Neither team is going anywhere this year which makes the point spread a tough call. Pay attention to the over under lines in this one.

View Tampa Bay vs Jacksonville Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Jaguars and the No. 30-ranked Buccaneers, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 12-10 result in favor of the Jaguars.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Jacksonville's No. 31-ranked offense (12.7 PPG) against a Buccaneers defense that ranks No. 30 at 27.4 PPG. The Jaguars passing attack has averaged 135.1 yards per game, less than the Buccaneers give up through the air (252.2 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Buccaneers own the league's No. 32-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 177.4 yards per game when on the road. Jacksonville, on the other hand, rates No. 15 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 38-19 result against the Panthers on December 4. The Buccaneers failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point underdog, while the 57 combined points took the game OVER the total. In their last game, the Buccaneers were Week 13 losers coming out on the wrong end of 38-19 score against Carolina.

Jacksonville lost its last outing, a 38-14 result against the Chargers on December 5. The Jaguars failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog, while the 52 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trends:
When playing in December are 4-6
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 3-7

Jacksonville Jaguars Trends:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 2-8

A few Buccaneers at Jaguars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Jacksonville's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Jacksonville's last 7 games at home
Jacksonville is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Jacksonville is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Tampa Bay home to Dallas, Saturday, December 17
Jacksonville at Atlanta, Thursday, December 15

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