NFL betting should be popular on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday as they travel to Detroit to face the winless Lions.
Going against Detroit each week is getting to be popular for gamblers and that could be the case again with online football betting on Sunday. NFL early odds Week 12 numbers have the Bucs about a nine point favorite.
NFL betting standings have the Bucs just a game behind the Carolina Panthers in the NFC South which means Tampa can’t afford a slipup in this game against Detroit. The Bucs are 6-4 straight up against the Lions in their last ten meetings according to NFL betting numbers. The problem for gamblers looking at NFL early odds Week 12 numbers is that Tampa is 2-8 against the NFL betting pointspread in those games. At Detroit, the Bucs are 3-2 straight up in the last five meetings but 1-4 against the NFL betting number. These teams met last season in Detroit and the Lions won 23-16 according to NFL betting results. That game stayed under the NFL betting number as have four of the last five meetings between the two teams. Three of the last five games between the two teams in Detroit have stayed under the online football betting number. The Bucs have gone under the total almost 60% of the time on the road according to NFL betting numbers since 2005.
If you are looking at Tampa Bay in this game on the NFL early odds Week 12 board you do have some concerns. We already know about Tampa’s trouble covering the online football betting pointspread against Detroit. The Bucs are also terrible road favorites according to NFL betting stats. They are just 2-6 against the NFL betting number since 2005 laying points on the road. The Lions though are not that much better as a role of home underdog according to online football betting stats. They are less than 40% in that role since 2005 according to NFL betting numbers.
Open a New Account and take a look at the odds on the Bucs and Lions and make your wagers at SBG Global.
About the author