NFL Week 8 betting continues with Bucs at Saints. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be going for their fifth consecutive win when they face the New Orleans Saints on Sunday afternoon. The game will be played at Caesars Superdome and it is scheduled to begin at 4:25 PM. ET.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Analysis:
The Buccaneers have been on a roll since their loss to the Rams and come into this game on a four-game winning streak. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Saints, which will give them their fifth win in a row and seventh win in their last eight games.
Tampa Bay is averaging 33.3 points per game. They are throwing for 324.3 yards and rushing for 99.1 yards per game.
Tom Brady has completed 67 percent of his passes for 2,275 yards, 21 touchdowns, and three interceptions. Leonard Fournette leads the team with 413 rushing yards and four touchdowns, while Chris Godwin leads the team with 520 receiving yards and three touchdowns.
Tampa Bay has also played well defensively, giving up 21 points per game. They gave up three points in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to get the win.
New Orleans Saints Analysis:
The Saints have won three of their five games and they’re currently second in the NFC South standings. They will try to reduce the distance between themselves and the Buccaneers with a win on Sunday.
Bucs at Saints NFL Betting Week 8
New Orleans is averaging 25.4 points per game. They are throwing for 169.4 yards and rushing for 125.8 yards per game.
Jameis Winston has completed 60.3 percent of his passes for 892 yards, 12 touchdowns, and three interceptions. Alvin Kamara leads the team with 368 rushing yards and one touchdown, while Deonte Harris leads the team with 236 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
New Orleans has done a better job defensively, giving up 18.2 points per game. They gave up 22 points in their last game and will need to keep playing well if they want to win this game.
Odds and Predictions:
The Buccaneers are favored to win this game by 4.5 points. The over/under on total points scored is 50.
The Saints have a very good defense, but they struggled in their last two games, especially against the pass. They are facing one of the best passing teams and will have a hard time slowing down Brady and the Buccaneers, so go with Tampa Bay to cover and the over.