Buccaneers vs Falcons Prediction & NFL Odds For 5
Check out our free Falcons vs Buccaneers prediction for the NFL week 5 game in Tampa Bay. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.
Falcons vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds For Week 5
On Sunday, October 9th, the Atlanta Falcons travel to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. This NFC South showdown has a kickoff time set for 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.
Heading into Sunday’s game, Tampa Bay is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does Atlanta have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Falcons vs Buccaneers prediction.
- Spread: ATL +8.5 | TB -8.5
- MoneyLine: ATL 316 | TB +-402
- Total: 48.0
Falcons vs Buccaneers Prediction: Spread
Going into week 5, Atlanta has a record of 0-1 in the NFC South. Overall, the Falcons head into action with a record of 2-2. This season, Atlanta currently has an average point differential of 0.5 points per game, placing them 15th in the league. Through 4 games, the Falcons have been the underdog in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is 4.
When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Atlanta has an ATS record of 3-1-1 while averaging 22.2 per game. The team went 2-3-0 overall in these games. Spanning across their last 5 games as the underdog, Atlanta has an ATS record of 2-3 while going 4-1 straight up.
Going into week 5, Tampa Bay has a record of 1-0 in the NFC South. Overall, the Buccaneers head into action with a record of 2-2. On the season, Tampa Bay has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 8th with an average differential of 3.5 points. Through 4 games, the Buccaneers have been the favorite in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is -2.
Across their 5 previous home games, Tampa Bay has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-3 while averaging 28.4 points per game. Going back to their previous 5 games as the favorite, Tampa Bay has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 2-3 straight up.
This week, our projections point to the Falcons covering the spread in their matchup vs Tampa Bay. Although the team is far from a prolific passing offense, we see them performing well in week 5.
Free Spread Prediction: Atlanta Falcons 8.5
Falcons vs Buccaneers Prediction: Total
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Falcons have an over-under record of 3-1. So far, the Falcons have put together the 8th ranked scoring offense at 25.75 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 25.25 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Buccaneers have an over-under record of 1-3. So far, the Buccaneers have found the most success on defense, ranking 6th in points allowed. On offense, they are closer to the NFL average at 20.5 points per game.
If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 54 points, making the over the best bet.
Free Total Prediction: Over 48.0
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