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New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 12/31/23 - NFL Betting Odds and Picks

Posted on 31 December 2023 by Cameron Ross

New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFL: 1:00 PM EST

Dec. 31, 2023

TV: n/a
Latest Odds : TB -2.5 ; O/U 42.5

The New Orleans Saints remain on the road this week one game below .500 following an 8 point loss against the Los Angeles Rams that ended a two game win streak. Offensively New Orleans compiled 339 yards and scored 22 points but turned the ball over one time and converted only five third downs leading to the loss. Defensively New Orleans was outmatched giving up 30 points and 458 yards including seventeen points in the first half.

Derek Carr led the way for New Orleans completing 27 passes for 319 yards and 3 touchdowns. Alvin Kamara was the top running back for New Orleans with 19 yards on 9 carries, while four other ball carriers combined for 16 total yards. Chris Olave led the team with 123 yards on 9 receptions. Rashid Shaheed and Juwan Johnson combined for 118 yards and one score each on 9 total catches.

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The Buccaneers stay at home this week 1 game above .500 on a four-game win streak after an 18 point blowout of Jacksonville. Defensively Tampa Bay had one of their best games in recent memory giving up just 12 points on 305 total yards and forced four turnovers in the game. Offensively the Buccaneers rolled scoring 30 points 335 total yards of offense.

Baker Mayfield was fantastic against Jacksonville completing 26 passes for 283 yards and two scores in the game. Rachaad White led the team with 39 yards and one score on 20 carries. Mike Evans pulled in seven passes for 86 yards and two scores.

Recent Betting Trends:

New Orleans are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 15 of New Orleans' last 20 games.

New Orleans are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.

Tampa Bay are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games.

Free Betting Pick: Tampa Bay Buccaneers -2.5

The Buccaneers are on the cusp of a division title and will continue to push that direction Sunday. Take the Bucs to do the work as the handle business at home. Tampa Bay will control this game throughout leading to the win and cover. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Buccaneers win and cover 27-10.

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