Saints Buccaneers Thursday Night Football betting odds up next. The New Orleans Saints will be going for the regular season series sweep and the NFC South lead when they face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday Night Football. The game will be played at Raymond James Stadium and is scheduled to begin at 8:20 PM. ET.
New Orleans Saints Preview –
The Saints have played well since their 1-2 start to the season and have won their last four games. They will try to make it five wins in a row when they face the Buccaneers on Sunday night.
New Orleans has played well offensively, averaging 29.4 points per game. The team is throwing for 266.6 yards and rushing for 119.3 yards per game.
Drew Brees has completed 73.1 percent of his passes for 1,898 yards, 13 touchdowns, and three interceptions. Alvin Kamara leads the team with 431 rushing yards and four touchdowns. Kamara also leads the team with 55 receptions for 556 yards and three touchdowns.
The Saints haven’t been as good on the defensive end, giving up 28.1 points per game. They gave up 23.5 points per game in their last two games and will need to keep playing well defensively if they want to get the win.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Preview –
The Buccaneers have been on a roll since their season-opening loss to the Saints, winning six of their last seven games. They will try to pick up their fourth win in a row and seventh win in their last eight games when they face the Saints on Sunday.
Betting Lines for Saints Buccaneers Thursday Night Football Week 9
Tampa Bay has played well offensively, averaging 31.7 points per game. The team is averaging 266.1 passing yards and 105.7 rushing yards per game.
Tom Brady has completed 65.7 percent of his passes for 1,910 yards, 18 touchdowns, and four interceptions. Ronald Jones II leads the team with 506 rushing yards and four touchdowns, while Scotty Miller leads the team with 365 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
The Buccaneers have played well defensively, giving up 20.3 points per game. They gave up 15 points per game in their last two games and will be hard to beat if they keep playing well defensively.
The Buccaneers are favored to win this game by 4.5 points. The over/under on total points scored is 54.5.
The Saints are playing well, but they have only two wins against teams with winning records and are facing one of the best defensive teams in the league. New Orleans will keep the game close in the first half, but the Buccaneers will prove too strong in the second half and cover the spread. Take the Bucs and the over in this game.