The Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will face off in an NFC South clash at 4:05 p.m. ET on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. Tampa Bay won its season opener, 31-29 over Dallas. Atlanta was on the wrong end of a 32-6 drubbing by Philadelphia in Week 1.
The Bucs have won three of the last four games between the teams. Tampa Bay is favored by 12.5 points in the latest Buccaneers vs. Falcons odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 51.5. Before entering any Falcons vs. Buccaneers picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Bucs vs. Falcons. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NFL betting lines for Falcons vs. Bucs:
Buccaneers vs. Falcons spread: Buccaneers -12.5Buccaneers vs. Falcons over-under: 51.5 points
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What you need to know about the Buccaneers
Tom Brady led the charge over Dallas as he passed for four TDs and 379 yards on 50 attempts. He has 94 career games with three-plus TD passes, surpassing Peyton Manning for the second-most all-time. Brady is 8-0 in his career vs. the Falcons, averaging 337.1 passing yards per game with 19 TDs. He averaged 394.5 passing yards per game with six TD passes in two games vs. the Falcons last year.
Rob Gronkowski had eight receptions for 90 yards and two TDs vs. Dallas. Antonio Brown finished with 121 yards and a TD on five receptions. Chris Godwin had nine catches for 105 yards and a TD. He has eight TDs in seven career games vs, the Falcons.
What you need to know about the Falcons
Matt Ryan passed for only 164 yards on 35 attempts in the loss to the Eagles. He was sacked three times. He has 12 TD passes and two INTs in his last six starts vs. Tampa Bay. Ryan has thrown for two-plus TD passes and no INTs in his last two games vs. the Buccaneers.
Kyle Pitts caught four passes for 31 yards in his NFL debut last week. Calvin Ridley has a TD catch in three of his last four games vs. Tampa Bay. Russell Gage had nine catches for 91 yards and TD in his last matchup with the Buccaneers.
How to make Buccaneers vs. Falcons picks
The model has simulated Buccaneers vs. Falcons 10,000 times and the results are in. The model is leaning over on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
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