Late on Sunday afternoon, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel from the east cost to the west, as they take on the Oakland Raiders. The game in O.co Coliseum in Oakland, CA, is scheduled to begin at 4:05 PM ET. You can watch all of the action regionally on FOX.
The Buccaneers come into this game after an impressive victory on the road over the Minnesota Vikings, 36-17. Tampa Bay held a 23-16 edge in first downs, a 416-369 edge in offensive yards, and forced 3 Vikings turnovers. They also held onto the ball for 15 more minutes than Minnesota. Rookie RB Doug Martin ran for 214 yards, and 2 touchdowns, on 29 carries and 3 catches. QB Josh Freeman threw 19-of-36, for 262 yards, and 3 touchdowns. In their win over the Vikings, the Bucs covered the spread by 25 ½ points. Start your NFL Wagering on Buccaneers vs. Raiders Game.
The Raiders are coming off of a win on the road over the Kansas City Chiefs, 26-16. Oakland held slight edges in total yards at 344-299, passing yards at 209-197, and rushing yards at 135-102. They also forced 4 Chiefs turnovers, including 2 lost fumbles and 2 interceptions. QB Carson Palmer threw 14-of-28, for 209 yards, and 2 touchdowns. Oakland is averaging just 85 rushing yards per game this season.
The Buccaneers are 5-2 ATS on the season, and 3-0 ATS as a road underdog. The underdog is 8-2 ATS in Oakland games. The Raiders are 3-4 ATS overall this year, and 0-2 ATS when favored at home.
These two teams have met just three times since 2001, with the Raiders leading the series 2-1. Their last meeting, in December 2008, resulted in a 31-24 Raiders victory. In that one, the Bucs were 13 point favorites. In a September 2004 matchup, Oakland won 30-20, in a game in which they were favored by 9 points. In the 2002 Super Bowl, the Raiders were 3 ½ point favorites, with the Bucs winning 48-21. Check the Football Betting Odds for Buccaneers vs. Raiders Game.
For this Sunday’s game, the oddsmakers from SBG Sportsbook have it listed as a pick’em. The line opened up at -1 ½ points for Oakland. The over/under is set at 46 ½ points.
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