Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints - 11/17/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints - 11/17/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by

New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 1:00 PM (Raymond james Stadium)

New Orleans -5.5 . Total 50.0 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The New Orleans Saints travel to a divisional foe, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Saints enter this contest (7-2), after being embarrassed at home to the Falcons, 26-9.  The Buccaneers are (3-6) and are coming off a 30-27 win over the Cardinals.

In the loss tot he Falcons, Drew Brees was 32 of 45 for 287 yds.  The Saints were held to 52 rushing yds on 11 carries.  Michale Thomas did his part in trying to lead the Saints to a win, recording 13 catches for 152 yds.  The Saints were out gained 317 to 310 in the loss.  The Saints had no turnovers.  The game came down to the Falcons just executing their defensive scheme better.  The Falcons recorded their first home win, while the Saints suffered their first home loss.

The Buccaneers were guided offensively by Jameis Winston.  Winston completed 30 of 38 passes for 358 yds, while throwing a touchdown and 2 picks.  Tampa Bay kicker Matt Gay made all 3 of his field goal attempts, with a long of 45 yds.  The Buccaneers managed 457 yds of offense.  Tampa Bay did have 3 turnovers, luckily for them those did not come back to bite them.

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Recent Betting Trends:

Saints are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall.

Saints are 23-8 ATS in their last 31 road games.

The under is 8-3 in Saints last 11 road games.

Buccaneers are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games.

Buccaneers are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall.

The over is 4-1 in Buccaneers last 5 home games.

The Buccaneers have been awful against the spread this season, where as the Saints are coming off a bad loss.  New Orleans should be able to get back on the winning track here, going up against the worse defense in the league, outside of their rushing defense.  The Buccaneers rank dead last in both points allowed and passing yds given up.  Saints will be able to expose the Buccaneers pass defense in this one and get back on track.  Final score prediction, Saints will win and cover, 35-28. 

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