Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Oakland Raiders Odds
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers snapped a nine-game road losing streak last week and will try to make it two straight on the road with a win over the Oakland Raiders at the O.co Coliseum Sunday. Tampa Bay is 3-0 ATS in its three road games this season.
The Raiders have allowed just 20.67 points per game over their last three games after allowing 31.25 PPG over their first four. Both teams are 3-2 ATS over their last five games.
Oddsmakers at had the Raiders as 1.5-point favorites in the game, while the betting total was sitting at 45.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 25-rated Raiders and the No. 11-rated Buccaneers in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 28-17 win for the Buccaneers on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oakland's No. 22-ranked offense (19.9 PPG) against a Buccaneers defense that ranks No. 15 at 21.9 PPG. The Raiders passing attack has averaged 264 yards per game, less than the Buccaneers give up through the air (309.6 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Buccaneers feature the league's No. 9-rated road run defense, allowing 90.7 yards per game. Oakland, meanwhile, ranks No. 25 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 36-17 winner on the road against the Vikings. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (53) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In their last game, the Buccaneers got 3 passing scores out of Josh Freeman en route to a 36-17 win over the Vikings on Thursday at The Metrodome.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 26-16 winner as they battled the Chiefs on the road. The Raiders covered in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 42 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Kansas City was unable to contain Darren McFadden in its last action Sunday and the result was a 26-16 Week 8 loss against the Raiders.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on grass are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 2-8
Oakland Raiders Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 5-5
A few Buccaneers at Raiders trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing Oakland
Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
Oakland is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Tampa Bay home to San Diego, Sunday, November 11
Oakland at Baltimore, Sunday, November 11