Sunday, October 2, 2016
Raymond James Stadium
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The Denver Broncos travel to Raymond James Stadium to play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, October 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Denver as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43. The Broncos are 3-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-0-0. The Buccaneers have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
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Trevor Siemian finished with 312 yards through the air for Denver last week. He completed 23 passes out of 35 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by C.J. Anderson, who finished with 37 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Emmanuel Sanders was the team leader in receiving with a total of 117 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Denver got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 60 total plays for 355 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 52 yards on 23 attempts.
Jameis Winston finished with 405 yards passing for Tampa Bay last week. He went 36 for 58, resulting in a 62% completion percentage. The Buccaneers were led on the ground by Charles Sims, who finished with 55 yards on 13 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Mike Evans led the team in receiving with 132 yards and 10 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Tampa Bay had 30 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 21 came from a pass. They ran 82 total plays for 472 yards for the contest. The Buccaneers ran for 83 yards on 22 carries as a team.
Denver scores 28 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 4th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 21 passes on 31 attempts for a 68% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 243 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 19th in the league. The Broncos run for an average of 111 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 14th in the league. They also run 61 plays per contest and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 354 yards per game, ranking their offense 21st overall this season. The Broncos average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 11th in the NFL. They accumulate 39 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, which ranks 18th in the league.
Denver allows 178 passing yards per game, ranking 4th, and they allow 19 points per contest on defense, which ranks 8th. They give up 20 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57%. The Broncos allow 128 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 4.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 27th in the NFL. Denver allows 306 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 7th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 8.3 penalties for 82.7 yards per game, ranking them 25th among NFL teams.
Tampa Bay averages 23 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 16th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 29 passes per game on 47 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. They throw for 297 yards through the air per game, ranking them 6th. The Buccaneers run for an average of 86 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 24th on the ground. They also run 73 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for a total of 383 yards per game, ranking them 9th in the league on offense. The Buccaneers get an average of 24 first downs per game, which ranks 6th. They average 55.7 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, ranking them 12th in the NFL.
Tampa Bay allows an average of 272 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 20th in the league. Their defense overall allows 34 points per contest, which has them ranked 32nd. They give up 20 completions on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 61% per game. The Buccaneers allow 98 rushing yards per contest on 28 carries for a 3.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 15th in the NFL. Tampa Bay allows 370 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 19th in the league. They force 6 penalties for 57.7 yards in each contest, ranking 14th.
Denver Betting Trends
Denver is 3-0-0 against the over/under this season
Denver has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Tampa Bay Betting Trends
Tampa Bay is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Tampa Bay has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/16 S T.J. Ward Neck injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
09/25/16 S Justin Simmons Wrist "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
09/25/16 T Russell Okung Back injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
09/25/16 TE Virgil Green Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
09/19/16 LB Demarcus Ware Elbow expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/19/16 T Donald Stephenson Calf expected to miss 2-3 weeks
08/31/16 TE Garrett Graham Shoulder IR
09/27/16 T Kevin Pamphile Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/25/16 TE Luke Stocker Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/25/16 DE Robert Ayers Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/25/16 WR Cecil Shorts Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/23/16 LB Devante Bond Hamstring IR
09/21/16 RB Doug Martin Hamstring expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/15/16 DE Jacquies Smith Knee out for season
08/31/16 WR Louis Murphy Knee PUP
08/31/16 G J.R. Sweezy Back PUP
08/11/16 DE George Johnson Hip out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Denver
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