Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs New Orleans Saints in NFL odds tilt

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Oct 21, 1:00 PM | Grass of Raymond James Stadium

New Orleans Saints vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Odds

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Scoring may be at a premium this Sunday when the New Orleans Saints visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. The score has gone UNDER the set total in each of the last seven meetings between these two division rivals

Tampa Bay is just 2-13 SU and 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games. New Orleans comes out of the bye with a 1-5 SU and 2-4 ATS record over its last six games.

View New Orleans vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Buccaneers pegged as 3-point underdogs in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, was listed by books like Sportsbook.ag at 49.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Buccaneers sit at No. 22 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Saints are at No. 30 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Buccaneers will win this game 30-23.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 24 PPG, against a Saints defense that ranks No. 30 this week at 30.8 PPG. The Buccaneers aerial game is averaging 211.6 yards per game, less than the Saints secondary allows through the air, 283.2 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Saints feature the league's No. 29-rated road run defense, allowing 160.5 yards per game. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, ranks No. 13 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for New Orleans, they were a 31-24 winner as they battled the Chargers at home. The Saints covered in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 55 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In their last game, the Saints got 4 passing scores out of Drew Brees en route to a 31-24 win over the Chargers on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 38-10 winner as they battled the Chiefs at home. The Buccaneers covered in the match as a 5-point favorite, while 48 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Last time out, Josh Freeman threw for 3 scores and 328 yards in leading his team past Kansas City at Raymond James Stadium.

New Orleans Saints Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the division are 7-3

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the division are 5-5

A few Saints at Buccaneers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 9 of New Orleans's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing at home against New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home

Next up:
New Orleans at Denver, Sunday, October 28
Tampa Bay at Minnesota, Thursday, October 25

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