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Rams vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 9
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Rams vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 9

by USA WagerNovember 2, 2022

Check out our free Rams vs Buccaneers prediction for the NFL week 9 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.

Rams vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 9

On Sunday, November 6th, the Los Angeles Rams travel to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. The two NFC teams will kick things off at 4:25 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.

Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup, with Tampa Bay getting a slight edge on the spread. However, Los Angeles will head to Raymond James Stadium looking to pull off a road upset. Keep reading to USA Wager’s Rams vs Buccaneers prediction.

  • Spread: LAR +3.0 | TB -3.0
  • MoneyLine: LAR 123 | TB +-146
  • Total: 42.5

Rams vs Buccaneers Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 9 contest vs Tampa Bay, the Rams have an overall record of 3-4. This includes going 3-3 in the NFC. 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 -5.57 points per game. So far, the Rams have been favored in 2 of their 7 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 2.

Los Angeles has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 4-1-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 20.4 points per game while allowing 20.4. The team’s also performed well vs the spread at 2-3. Over the last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Rams have a straight up record of 3-2 while going 3-2 vs the spread.

Heading into this week 9 contest vs Los Angeles, the Buccaneers have an overall record of 3-5. This includes going 3-2 in the NFC. This season, Tampa Bay currently has an average point differential of -0.62 points per game, placing them 17th in the league. Through 8 games, the Buccaneers have been the favorite in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is -5.

Although Tampa Bay has a straight up record of 1-4 in their last 5 home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 0-5. The team averaged 22.6 points per game in these games. The Buccaneers have an ATS record of just 0-5 in their previous 5 games as the betting favorite.

If looking to place a wager on the spread for this game, we recommend taking the Rams to cover the spread vs Tampa Bay. Look for the team’s ground game to come to life in week 9. Even though Los Angeles is ranked just 31st in rush yards per game, this looks to be a favorable matchup for the unit.

Free Spread Prediction: Los Angeles Rams 3.0

Rams vs Buccaneers Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Rams have an over-under record of 2-5. On the season, Los Angeles is ranked just 28th in points per game at 16.86. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 22.43 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Buccaneers have an over-under record of 2-6. The team’s over-under record has come while averaging just 18.25 points per game, placing them 25th in the league. However, the Tampa Bay defense has made things difficult for their opponents, giving up just 18.88 points per contest.

In this week’s matchup, we see the Rams and Buccaneers combining for 26 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.

Free Total Prediction: Under 42.5

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