To begin with, Tampa Bay has already lost twice to New Orleans in 2020. Recent Pro Football betting results show the Saints own the Bucs. But as we know the playoffs are an entirely different animal. Smart gamblers will not fixate on those previous results. Instead, they will evaluate two hot football teams. Tampa Bay and New Orleans are playing their best football of the season. Extending that is the play of Tom Brady and Drew Brees. Both quarterbacks are in top form heading into Sunday.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints NFL Betting Information
|Date and Time:||Sunday, January 17, 2021, 6:40 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Mercedes Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Buccaneers at Saints TV Coverage:||FOX|
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints SBG Odds Overview
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Team Overview
Last Sunday in the NFC wild-card Tampa Bay beat Washington 31-23 as 10-point road chalk. Over a total of 45 was a winner as well. Tampa Bay is 12-5 straight up, 9-8 against the spread, and 10-7 over the total. On the whole, the Bucs rank 3rd for scoring offense and 8th for points allowed. At Washington, the Bucs had a 507-375 total yards advantage. Tom Brady threw for 381 yards and 2 touchdowns.
New Orleans Team Overview
New Orleans paid Sunday in a 21-9 win over Chicago as 11-point home chalk. So too did under the total of 48 see the cashier’s cage. New Orleans is 13-4 straight up, 10-7 against the spread, and 10-7 over the total. Overall, the Saints rank 5th for scoring offense and 5th for points allowed. The New Orleans defense ranks 4th best in the NFL. Drew Brees threw for 265 yards and 2 touchdowns in the win.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints Against the spread
The Buccaneers are:
- 14-17-2 against the spread in all games
- As dogs 5-6-1 on the board
- On the road 9-8 vs. the odds
- Overall, 22-11 over the total
- On the road 12-5 over the line
- As dogs 8-4 to the over
The Saints are:
- 20-12 against the spread in all games
- Specifically, at the Mercedes Benz Superdome 9-9 on the board
- As chalk 16-11 vs. the odds
- Over the total in 19 of their last 34 games
- At home 10-8 to the over
- As chalk 16-11 over the number
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints Head-to-Head vs. Spread
Late on the Saints have paid in five in a row over Tampa Bay. Three of the last four in this series cleared the total. Specifically, at New Orleans, the Saints are 4-1 on the board over the Bucs. Four of those five games went over the total.
Of course, New Orleans won and covered both 2020 games against Tampa Bay New Orleans won 34-23 as 4-point home chalk in the season opener. And then November 8 was a 38-3 Saints win as 3-point road dogs. That Game was on NBC Sunday Night Football.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints SBG Free Picks
In view of the Saints winning twice over Tampa Bay does this game look difficult. Tampa Bay is a dangerous and live Pro Football Betting dog.
Buccaneers at Saints SBG Best Bet: Tampa Bay Buccaneers.