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Saints vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 13
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Saints vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 13

by USA WagerNovember 29, 2022

Check out our free Saints vs Buccaneers prediction for the NFL week 13 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.

Saints vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 13

On Monday, December 5th, the New Orleans Saints travel to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. This NFC South showdown has a kickoff time set for 8:15 PM ET, and will be televised on ESPN.

Heading into Monday’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 New Orleans have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Saints vs Buccaneers prediction.

  • Spread: NO +4.0 | TB -4.0
  • MoneyLine: NO 158 | TB +-194
  • Total: 40.0

Saints vs Buccaneers Prediction: Spread

Going into week 13, New Orleans has a record of 1-2 in the NFC South. Overall, the Saints head into action with a record of 4-8. 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 -2.58 points per game. So far, the Saints have been favored in 8 of their 12 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 3.

Through their last 5 road games, New Orleans has an ATS record of just 0-5. However, their overall record was 1-4-0 while averaging 17.0 points per game. New Orleans heads into this matchup with a 1-4 record vs the spread in their last 5 games as the underdog. The team went 1-4 straight up in these matchups.

Going into week 13, Tampa Bay has a record of 2-1 in the NFC South. Overall, the Buccaneers head into action with a record of 5-6. This season, Tampa Bay currently has an average point differential of -0.27 points per game, placing them 16th in the league. Through 11 games, the Buccaneers have been the favorite in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is -5.

Through their last 5 home contests, the Buccaneers offense has averaged 22.2 points per game while allowing an average of 22.4. Tampa Bay posted an overall record of 3-2 while going 1-3-1 ATS. Looking back on the team’s last 5 games as the favorite, the Buccaneers have a straight up record 2-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-3-1.

If looking to place a wager on the spread for this game, we recommend taking the Buccaneers to cover the spread vs New Orleans. Look for the team’s ground game to come to life in week 13. Even though Tampa Bay is ranked just 32nd in rush yards per game, this looks to be a favorable matchup for the unit.

Free Spread Prediction: Tampa Bay Buccaneers -4.0

Saints vs Buccaneers Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Saints have an over-under record of 6-6. On the season, New Orleans is ranked just 21st in points per game at 20.75. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 23.33 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Buccaneers have an over-under record of 2-9. The team’s over-under record has come while averaging just 18.18 points per game, placing them 27th in the league. However, the Tampa Bay defense has made things difficult for their opponents, giving up just 18.45 points per contest.

In this week’s matchup, we see the Saints and Buccaneers combining for 38 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.

Free Total Prediction: Under 40.0

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