Sunday, December 13, 2015
Raymond James Stadium
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The New Orleans Saints face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. The opening line for this game has Tampa Bay as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 50.5.
Drew Brees finished his last game with 282 yards through the air for New Orleans. He completed 24 passes out of 42 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. The Saints were led in rushing by Mark Ingram, who finished with 56 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Brandin Cooks led the team in receiving. He had a total of 104 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 17 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game New Orleans had 334 total yards on 58 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Saints rushed for 70 yards by way of 14 carries.
Jameis Winston finished his last game with 227 yards through the air for Tampa Bay. He completed 18 passes out of 27 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Buccaneers were led in rushing by Doug Martin, who finished with 95 yards on 25 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Vincent Jackson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 87 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 29 yards per catch in the game. Tampa Bay had 388 total yards on 65 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 10 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 25 first downs on the game. The Buccaneers rushed for 166 yards by way of 37 carries.
New Orleans is scoring 25 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 28 passes on 41 attempts for a 68% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 301 yards per game through the air as well. The Saints are averaging 94 rushing yards per game on 24 attempts per contest for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. They are also running 68 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 396 yards per contest. The Saints manage 23 first downs per contest and they average a total of 75.3 penalty yards on 8.6 penalties.
New Orleans allows 287 passing yards per game and 32 points per contest on defense. They give up 23 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 66%. The Saints allow an average of 138 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for a 4.9 average. New Orleans allows 425 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 52.3 yards per game.
Tampa Bay averages 23 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 18 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 58% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 227 yards through the air per game thus far. The Buccaneers rush for an average of 143 yards per contest on 30 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry for the season. They also run 63 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 370 yards in each contest. The Buccaneers are gaining 21 first downs per contest and they average 78.9 penalty yards on 9.8 penalties per game.
Tampa Bay allows an average of 243 passing yards and 25 points per contest. They give up 24 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 67% per game. The Buccaneers allow an average of 95 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. Tampa Bay allows 337 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 6.4 penalties for 56.2 yards in each contest.
New Orleans Betting Trends
New Orleans is 7-4-1 against the over/under so far this season
New Orleans has an ATS record of 5-6-1 this season
Tampa Bay Betting Trends
Tampa Bay is 6-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Tampa Bay has an ATS record of 7-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/08/15 CB Damian Swann Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
12/08/15 DB Delvin Breaux Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
12/06/15 LB Dannell Ellerbe Hip "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
12/06/15 G Jahri Evans Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
12/06/15 NT John Jenkins Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
12/06/15 WR Willie Snead Calf "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
11/26/15 CB Keenan Lewis Leg IR
11/10/15 QB Luke McCown Back IR
11/04/15 RB Khiry Robinson Leg IR
09/18/15 LB Davis Tull Shoulder IR
09/14/15 S Rafael Bush Pectoral IR
12/06/15 LB Bruce Carter Concussion "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
12/06/15 DE George Johnson Calf "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
12/06/15 DT Gerald McCoy Hand "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
12/06/15 T Gosder Cherilus Knee "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
12/06/15 DE Jacquies Smith Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
11/04/15 DT Clinton McDonald Pectoral IR
10/27/15 WR Louis Murphy Knee IR
09/07/15 WR Kenny Bell Hamstring IR
09/04/15 DL Larry English Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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