New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Preview
A divisional battle between 2 legendary Quarterbacks. Drew Brees(Saints) and Tom Brady(Bucs) have over 150K+ career passing yards. Both sit atop of the major QB records as well. Brees and the Saints got the better of the new look Bucs in Week 1 with a 34-23 victory in a game where Brady threw 2 interceptions and was sacked 3 times.
Spread: Saints +3.5 (-120), Bucs -3.5 (-105)
Moneyline: Saints (+155), Bucs (-180)
Total: OVER 51 (+100), UNDER 51 (-110)
Saints’ Season to Date
The Saints will be welcoming back star WR Michael Thomas from injury/suspension. Thomas has not played since Week 1 vs The Bucs and what The Saints have been missing all season even though the Saints are 5-3 they’ve had some tough games regardless of a win or a loss. This will bring Brees his safety valve and also make Saints feel complete on Offense with their top playmaker returning to the field.
Saints’ Betting Record: ATS 2-5-0 OVER/UNDER 7-0-0
Saints’ Leaders on Offense
QB Drew Brees: 1,898 pass yards with 13 TD’s and 3 INT’s
RB Alvin Kamara: 987 total yards with 7 TD’s
WR Emmanuel Sanders: 26 Receptions 304 receiving yards with 2 TD’s
TE Jared Cook: 19 Receptions 249 Receiving Yards with 4 TD’s
Bucs’ Season to Date
The Bucs have been dominant this season at points and theyve been lucky at other points this season. This team is highly favored to go very far this season after starting 6-2 for the 1st half of the season. The Bucs are looking to avenge the Week 1 loss to extend their lead in the NFC South. The Bucs have a 3 game winning streak going into this game for the second time this season winning 6 out of their last 7 games since Week 1.
Bucs’ Betting Record: ATS 3-6-0 OVER/UNDER 5-4-0
Bucs’ Leaders on Offense
QB Tom Brady: 2,189 pass yards with 20 TD’s and 4 INT’s
RB Ronald Jones II: 538 total yards with 4 TD’s
WR Mike Evans: 30 Receptions 373 receiving yards with 7 TD’s
TE Rob Gronkowski: 26 Receptions 321 receiving yards with 3 TD’s
Saints vs. Bucs Recent History – Last Meeting Week 1 Saints Won 34-23; Saints 6-4 in the last 10 in series
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