Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons Week 12 NFL Picks & Parlay 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the venue for the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta as 8.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 48.5. The Falcons are 4-6-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-6-0. The Buccaneers are 3-6-1 ATS and their over/under record is 5-5-0.
Valuable Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 3-6-1 against the spread
Important Atlanta Falcons Betting Trends
The Atlanta Falcons are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Falcons are 4-6-0 against the spread
Key Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injuries
11/19/17 CB Vernon Hargreaves Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/19/17 DE William Gholston Neck is "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/12/17 QB Jameis Winston Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/25/17 DE Noah Spence Shoulder IR
10/09/17 K Nick Folk Knee IR
09/05/17 DT Stevie Tu'ikolovatu Knee IR
09/01/17 DT DaVonte Lambert Wrist IR
Key Atlanta Falcons Injuries
11/20/17 RB Devonta Freeman Concussion is "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
11/20/17 LB Duke Riley Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
10/31/17 LB Jordan Tripp Concussion IR
10/03/17 DE Jack Crawford Bicep IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have run for 798 yards as a unit, which ranks 30th in the league. They've run 233 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Buccaneers have been penalized on offense 66 times for 501 yards so far this year, which has them 19th in the NFL in penalties. They are 22nd in the National Football League in points scored with 203. They have run 630 plays this year for 3,428 yards, which ranks them 13th in the NFL in total offense. The Buccaneers average 5.4 yards per play, which is 14th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 202 1st downs this season, ranking them 12th overall as an offensive unit. Ryan Fitzpatrick has completed 69 throws while attempting 119 passes for a completion percentage of 58%. He has passed for 820 yards this year. He averages 11.9 yards per completion and 6.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 88.2.
The Buccaneers rush defense has given up 273 attempts for 1,072 yards this season, putting them in 13th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 71 penalties for 595 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in the league. They've allowed a score on 36% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the NFL. Tampa Bay is 17th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 228. They have given up a total of 3,835 yards on D, which is 29th in the league. The Buccaneers are 29th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has allowed 7.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 30th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 240 throws on 360 attempts against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense this season, ranking them 30th and 26th in the league. The Tampa Bay pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,763 yards in the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have tried 23 field goals this season and made 16, which is 21st in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 69.6%. Tampa Bay Buccaneers kickers have made 88% of their extra points, going 15 for 17 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,032 yards on 48 punts, averaging 42.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 31st in the NFL in punting average. Tampa Bay is 30th in the NFL in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 150 punt return yards and are averaging 10 yards per return, which is 6th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 44 yards. They have returned 9 kicks for 198 yards on special teams, placing them 32nd in kick return yardage. The Buccaneers average 22 yards per kick return and have a long of 50 yards this season. They are 23rd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,886.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Atlanta Falcons are 13th in the NFL in points scored with 231. They have run 604 plays this season for 3,591 yards, which ranks them 10th in the league in total offense. The Falcons average 5.9 yards per play, which is 5th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 207 1st downs this year, placing them 7th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Atlanta has run for 1,137 yards as a team, which ranks 14th in the NFL. They've run 262 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 64 times for 575 yards so far this season, which has them 21st in the league in penalties. Matt Ryan has thrown for 2,567 yards this season. He has completed 218 passes on 326 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 95.7. He averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 11.8 yards per completion.
Atlanta is 13th in the league in points allowed on defense with 210. They have surrendered a total of 3,167 yards on D, which is 10th in the NFL. The Falcons are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has given up 5.3 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 3rd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 222 passes on 347 attempts against the Atlanta defense this season, placing them 23rd and 17th in the National Football League. The Falcons pass defense has also given up a total of 2,008 yards through the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 260 attempts for 1,159 yards this year, putting them in 22nd place in the league against the run. The Atlanta Falcons have committed 69 penalties for 609 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 21st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 38.8% of possessions on defense, which is 24th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Atlanta is ranked 32nd in the league in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 96 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 16th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 27 yards. They have returned 24 kicks for 483 yards on special teams, ranking 9th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 20.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 61 yards this year. They are 10th in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,283. The Atlanta Falcons have attempted 22 field goals this season and made 19, which is 13th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86.4%. Atlanta kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,367 yards on 31 punts, averaging 44.1 yards per punt. That places them 25th in the NFL in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Falcons -8.5 and over 48.5 total points
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