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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New York Jets will be battling on the gridiron at MetLife Stadium on Sunday in season-opening action.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 30-12 loser as they battled the Redskins at home. The Buccaneers failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point underdog, while 42 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 27-20 winner at home against the Eagles. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (47) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Team records:
Tampa Bay: 7-9 SU, 9-6-1 ATS
New York: 6-10 SU, 7-9 ATS

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 4-6

New York most recently:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing NY Jets
Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
NY Jets are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
NY Jets are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Jets last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Jets last 5 games

Next up:
Tampa Bay home to New Orleans, Sunday, September 15
NY Jets at New England, Thursday, September 12