Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cleveland Browns Free NFL Picks & Week 9 Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/28/2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 1:00 PM on FOX
FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-6) will try to snap their three-game losing streak when they face the Cleveland Browns (4-3) on Sunday afternoon. Both teams are currently in fourth place in their respective divisions.
The Buccaneers lost their third game in a row last Sunday when they lost to the Minnesota Vikings 19-13 in overtime. They only had 225 total yards in that loss, including just 66 yards on the ground.
The Bucs currently have the worst defense in the league after giving up 31.9 points per game in their first seven games. Quarterback Mike Glennon has thrown for 1,157 yards this season with eight touchdowns and four interceptions. Veteran wide receiver Vincent Jackson has caught 26 passes for 357 yards and two scores.
In their last game, the Browns didn't score a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders until the fourth quarter, but they were still able to pull off a 23-13 home win. They only had 306 total yards in that game, but they did win the turnover battle 3-0.
The Browns have been able to throw for 235.4 yards per game while rushing for 120 yards per game. Quarterback Brian Hoyer has a 91 passer rating on the year by throwing for 1,714 yards with eight touchdown passes and just two interceptions. Wide receiver Andrew Hawkins has caught 36 passes for 470 yards and one score.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Trends
Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 2-5-0 Against the Spread
Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 4-3-0 against the Over/Under
Cleveland Browns Betting Trends
Cleveland Browns are 4-2-1 Against the Spread
Cleveland Browns are 4-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
10/26/14 LB Brandon Magee Knee "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/26/14 RB Doug Martin Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/26/14 LB Jonathan Casillas Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/22/14 DE Da'Quan Bowers Suspension eligible to return week 10 vs Atlanta Falcons
09/12/14 DE Adrian Clayborn Bicep IR
09/10/14 CB Mike Jenkins Pectoral IR
09/04/14 RB Charles Sims Ankle IR
10/26/14 DL Billy Winn Quad "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
10/26/14 TE Jordan Cameron Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
10/26/14 WR Rodney Smith Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
10/13/14 C Alex Mack Leg IR
10/13/14 DE Armonty Bryant Knee out indefinitely
10/09/14 DL Phillip Taylor Knee out indefinitely
09/04/14 LB Darius Eubanks Shoulder IR
09/04/14 CB Isaiah Trufant Knee IR
09/04/14 WR Josh Gordon Suspension eligible to return week 12 vs Atlanta Falcons
09/04/14 T Michael Bowie Shoulder IR
Tony's Pick: Take Cleveland
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