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Buccaneers vs Panthers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 7

Buccaneers vs Panthers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 7

by USA WagerOctober 19, 2022

Check out our free Buccaneers vs Panthers prediction for the NFL week 7 game in Charlotte. 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.

Buccaneers vs Panthers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 7

On Sunday, October 23rd, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to take on the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America 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 a strong favorite to come away with the win. But, can Carolina take advantage of playing at home and pull off the upset? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Buccaneers vs Panthers prediction.

  • Spread: TB -11.0 | CAR +11.0
  • MoneyLine: TB +-528 | CAR 401
  • Total: 40.5

Buccaneers vs Panthers Prediction: Spread

Going into week 7, Tampa Bay has a record of 2-0 in the NFC South. Overall, the Buccaneers head into action with a record of 3-3. On the season, Tampa Bay has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 9th with an average differential of 3.0 points. Through 6 games, the Buccaneers have been the favorite in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is -5.

In their last 5 road games, Tampa Bay has averaged 23.4 points per game while allowing 12.6. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1-0 while going 3-2. In their last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Buccaneers have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 1-4.

Going into week 7, Carolina has a record of 1-0 in the NFC South. Overall, the Panthers head into action with a record of 1-5. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -7.17 points per game. So far, the Panthers have been favored in 3 of their 6 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 6.

Through their last 5 home games, Carolina has an ATS record of just 1-4. However, their overall record was 1-4 while averaging 16.6 points per game. The Panthers have a straight up record of 1-4 in their previous 5 games as the underdog. Against the spread, they had a mark of 1-4.

If looking to place a wager on the spread for this game, we recommend taking the Panthers to cover the spread vs Tampa Bay. Look for the team’s ground game to come to life in week 7. Even though Carolina is ranked just 26th in rush yards per game, this looks to be a favorable matchup for the unit.

Free Spread Prediction: Carolina Panthers 11.0

Buccaneers vs Panthers Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Buccaneers have an over-under record of 1-5. So far, the Buccaneers have found the most success on defense, ranking 5th in points allowed. On offense, they are closer to the NFL average at 20.17 points per game. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Panthers have an over-under record of 2-4. For the season, the Panthers offense has been struggling, averaging just 17.17 points per game. Things haven’t gone any better on defense, where they are the 23rd ranked scoring defense in the NFL.

In this week’s matchup, we see the Buccaneers and Panthers combining for 37 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.

Free Total Prediction: Under 40.5

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