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The division rival New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set to renew hostilities on Sunday when they meet at Raymond James Stadium.

New Orleans was a 23-17 winner in its last match at home against the Falcons. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 40 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Buccaneers were a 18-17 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Jets. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score (35) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Team records:
New Orleans: 1-0 SU, 1-0 ATS
Tampa Bay: 0-1 SU, 0-1 ATS

New Orleans most recently:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the division are 7-3

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the division are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New Orleans's last 9 games when playing Tampa Bay
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 OVER in 7 of New Orleans's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of New Orleans's last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 9 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
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing New Orleans

Next up:
New Orleans home to Arizona, Sunday, September 22
Tampa Bay at New England, Sunday, September 22