Los Angeles Rams vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9/26/21 NFL Picks, Odds, Predictions

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-0) vs. Los Angeles Rams (2-0)
September 26, 2021 4:25 pm EDT
The Line: Los Angeles Rams PK / Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK; Over/Under: 55
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The Los Angeles Rams (2-0) meet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-0) in LA on Sunday in Week 3 NFL action at SoFi Stadium. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers look for their first 3-0 start since the 2005 NFL season. The Los Angeles Rams look for their third 3-0 start in the last four years. Kick-off is at 4:25p EDT/1:25p PDT.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won five straight road games. Tom Brady is completing 65.1 percent of his passes for 655 yards, nine touchdowns and two interceptions. Chris Godwin and Antonio Brown have combined for 305 receiving yards and three touchdowns while Rob Gronkowski has 12 receptions. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ground game is averaging 67 yards per contest, and Leonard Fournette leads the way with 84 yards on 20 carries. Defensively, Tampa Bay is allowing 27 points and 399.5 yards per game. Lavonte David leads the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with 19 tackles, Shaquil Barrett has one sack and Mike Edwards has two interceptions.

The Los Angeles Rams have won seven of their last nine home games. Matthew Stafford is completing 69.6 percent of his passes for 599 yards, five touchdowns and one interception. Cooper Kupp and Van Jefferson have combined for 365 receiving yards and four touchdowns while Robert Woods has eight receptions. The Los Angeles Rams ground game is averaging 87.5 yards per contest, and Darrel Henderson Jr. leads the way with 123 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Los Angeles is allowing 19 points and 338 yards per game. Taylor Rapp leads the Los Angeles Rams with 19 tackles, Justin Hollins has two sacks and Jalen Ramsey has one interception.

The Buccaneers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. NFC and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Rams are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 22-8-1 ATS in their last 31 vs. NFC. The over is 5-2 in Buccaneers last 7 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Rams last 4 games overall. The Buccaneers are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 meetings.

You can make a case for either of these teams in a pick em spot, as both the Bucs and Rams look solid through two games. The Rams look a little sharper on defense up to this point and they have an underrated crowd behind them. However, you’re getting the Buccaneers and this explosive offense in a pick em spot, the defending champs who have won 10 straight games overall when including last years playoff run. The Buccaneers are first in points per game through two contests and Brady looks to be in great form as he’s spreading the ball all over the place. I simply trust the Bucs more.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK
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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA.

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