Monday, October 10, 2016
Bank of America Stadium
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to Bank of America Stadium to play the Carolina Panthers on Monday, October 10, 2016. The Buccaneers are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Panthers have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread.
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Jameis Winston finished with 179 yards through the air for Tampa Bay last week. He completed 17 passes out of 35 attempts for a 49% completion percentage. The Buccaneers were led in rushing by Charles Sims, who finished with 28 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Cameron Brate was the team leader in receiving with a total of 67 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Tampa Bay got a total of 15 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 66 total plays for 215 yards for the game. The Buccaneers ran for 72 yards on 26 attempts.
Derek Anderson finished with 172 yards passing for Carolina last week. He went 17 for 23, resulting in a 74% completion percentage. The Panthers were led on the ground by Cam Newton, who finished with 30 yards on 5 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Fozzy Whittaker led the team in receiving with 86 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Carolina had 20 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 16 came from a pass. They ran 64 total plays for 378 yards for the contest. The Panthers ran for 49 yards on 15 carries as a team.
Tampa Bay scores 19 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 25th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 26 passes on 44 attempts for a 59% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 259 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 14th in the league. The Buccaneers run for an average of 83 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 25th in the league. They also run 71 plays per contest and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 341 yards per game, ranking their offense 22nd overall this season. The Buccaneers average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 12th in the NFL. They accumulate 59 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, which ranks 19th in the league.
Tampa Bay allows 259 passing yards per game, ranking 15th, and they allow 32 points per contest on defense, which ranks 31st. They give up 20 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61%. The Buccaneers allow 96 rushing yards per game on 29 carries for an average of 3.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 13th in the NFL. Tampa Bay allows 354 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 15th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.8 penalties for 65.2 yards per game, ranking them 19th among NFL teams.
Carolina averages 27 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 6th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. They throw for 265 yards through the air per game, ranking them 10th. The Panthers run for an average of 122 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 8th on the ground. They also run 71 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 387 yards per game, ranking them 4th in the league on offense. The Panthers get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 14th. They average 63.8 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, ranking them 6th in the NFL.
Carolina allows an average of 258 passing yards per game, which ranks 14th in the league. Their defense overall allows 30 points per contest, which has them ranked 28th. They give up 20 completions on 32 attempts for a completion percentage of 63% per game. The Panthers allow 90 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 3.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 10th in the NFL. Carolina allows 348 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 12th in the league. They force 6 penalties for 47.8 yards in each contest, ranking 10th.
Tampa Bay Betting Trends
Tampa Bay is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Tampa Bay has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Carolina Betting Trends
Carolina is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
Carolina has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/04/16 DE Noah Spence Shoulder doubtful Monday vs. Carolina
10/04/16 DT Gerald McCoy Calf doubtful Monday vs. Carolina
10/02/16 WR Cecil Shorts Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Carolina
10/02/16 TE Luke Stocker Ankle "?" Monday vs. Carolina
10/02/16 DE Robert Ayers Ankle "?" Monday vs. Carolina
10/02/16 RB Charles Sims Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Carolina
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 G J.R. Sweezy Back PUP
08/31/16 WR Louis Murphy Knee PUP
08/11/16 DE George Johnson Hip out for season
10/04/16 WR Devin Funchess Toe injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Tampa Bay
10/04/16 CB James Bradberry Toe injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Tampa Bay
10/02/16 LB Thomas Davis Hamstring injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Tampa Bay
10/02/16 OT Michael Oher Concussion "?" Monday vs. Tampa Bay
10/02/16 QB Cam Newton Concussion injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Tampa Bay
10/02/16 RB Jonathan Stewart Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Tampa Bay
09/26/16 DT Vernon Butler Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/23/16 S Dean Marlowe Hamstring IR
08/31/16 WR LaRon Byrd Concussion IR
08/31/16 CB Leonard Johnson Ankle PUP
Josh's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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