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Tennessee Titans vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers 8/20/22 NFL Picks, Predictions, Odds

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-0) vs. Tennessee Titans (0-0)
August 20, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Tennessee Titans -3 / Tampa Bay Buccaneers +3; Over/Under: 39.5
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tennessee Titans meet Sunday in week 2 of NFL preseason action at Nissan Stadium. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are coming off a preseason loss to the Dolphins. The Tennessee Titans are coming off a preseason loss to the Ravens.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have split their last 8 preseason games. The Buccaneers racked up 24 points and 242 yards while allowing 26 points and 389 yards. In the losing effort, Kyle Trask threw for 258 yards and 1 touchdown, while Blaine Gabbert completed 5 of 5 passes. Rachaad White led the Buccaneers with 32 rushing yards on 7 carries, while Tyler Johnson and Kaylon Geiger combined for 125 receiving yards on 10 receptions. Olakunle Fatukasi led the Buccaneers with 6 tackles, Cam Gill had 1 sack and Anthony Nelson had 1 quarterback hit. 

The Tennessee Titans have split their last 8 preseason games. The Titans racked up 10 points and 299 yards while allowing 23 points and 389 yards. In the losing effort, Malik Willis threw for 107 yards on 11 pass attempts, while Logan Woodside completed 14 of 24 passes. Julius Chestnut led the Titans with 44 rushing yards on 7 carries, while Racey McMath and Terry Godwin combined for 79 receiving yards on 5 receptions. Jack Gibbens led the Titans with 9 tackles, David Anenih had 2 sacks and Jayden Peevy had 1 pass deflection.

The Buccaneers are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games on grass and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Titans are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games. The under is 8-3 in Buccaneers last 11 games on grass. The under is 5-1 in Titans last 6 games overall. The Buccaneers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings.

The Tennessee Titans are going to get the benefit of the doubt here, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are likely going to continue resting the majority of their key roster. The line is the line for a reason. With that said, the Bucs held their own in their preseason opener and probably should have beaten the Dolphins. Kyle Trask picked his spots well and moved the ball, setting the Bucs up time and time again. The Titans defense left a lot to be desired their first time out. I’ll grab the free field goal.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Tampa Bay Buccaneers +3

Randy Chambers

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