Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Green Bay Packers Week 13 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has Green Bay as 1 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 42. The Buccaneers have an ATS record of 3-7-1 while their over/under record is 6-5-0. The Packers have an over/under record of 7-4-0 and they are 5-6-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 3-7-1 against the spread
Important Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The Green Bay Packers are 7-4-0 against the over/under
The Green Bay Packers are 5-6-0 against the spread
Key Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injuries
11/27/17 RB Doug Martin Concussion is doubtful Sunday vs. Green Bay
11/26/17 DE Robert Ayers Concussion is "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
11/26/17 CB Vernon Hargreaves Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
11/26/17 C Evan Smith Concussion is "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
11/26/17 QB Jameis Winston Shoulder is "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
11/26/17 CB Josh Robinson Hamstring left last game, is "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
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 Green Bay Packers Injuries
11/26/17 LB Clay Matthews Groin is "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
11/26/17 RB Ty Montgomery Ribs is "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
11/26/17 DT Kenny Clark Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
11/26/17 G Lucas Patrick Hand is "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
11/13/17 RB Aaron Jones MCL is OUT 3-6 weeks
11/12/17 QB Aaron Rodgers Collarbone IR
11/07/17 T Bryan Bulaga Knee IR
11/03/17 LS Taybor Pepper Foot IR
11/03/17 S Kentrell Brice Ankle IR
10/16/17 CB Quinten Rollins Ankle IR
09/26/17 T Kyle Murphy Foot IR
09/25/17 LS Brett Goode Hamstring IR
07/30/17 CB Demetri Goodson ACL PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 23rd in the NFL in points scored with 223. They have run 698 plays this season for 3,801 yards, which ranks them 14th in the league in total offense. The Buccaneers average 5.4 yards per play, which is 13th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 229 1st downs this year, placing them 8th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tampa Bay has run for 892 yards as a team, which ranks 28th in the NFL. They've run 256 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Buccaneers have been penalized on offense 68 times for 516 yards so far this season, which has them 24th in the league in penalties. Ryan Fitzpatrick has thrown for 1,103 yards this season. He has completed 96 passes on 163 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.9%. His quarterback rating is 86. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 11.5 yards per completion.
Tampa Bay is 20th in the league in points allowed on defense with 262. They have surrendered a total of 4,351 yards on D, which is 32nd in the NFL. The Buccaneers are ranked 32nd in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Their pass defense has given up 7.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 32nd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 267 passes on 396 attempts against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense this season, placing them 32nd and 27th in the National Football League. The Tampa Bay pass defense has also given up a total of 3,131 yards through the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 301 attempts for 1,220 yards this year, putting them in 14th place in the league against the run. The Buccaneers have committed 75 penalties for 637 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 17th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 38.2% of possessions on defense, which is 25th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Tampa Bay is ranked 31st in the league in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 150 punt return yards and average 10 yards per return, which is 5th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 44 yards. They have returned 11 kicks for 241 yards on special teams, ranking 31st in kick return yardage. The Buccaneers average 21.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 50 yards this year. They are 23rd in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,306. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have attempted 25 field goals this season and made 18, which is 19th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 72.0%. Tampa Bay Buccaneers kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 17 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,192 yards on 51 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 31st in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Bay Packers have run for 1,104 yards as a unit, which ranks 22nd in the league. They've run 260 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Packers have been penalized on offense 66 times for 547 yards so far this year, which has them 27th in the NFL in penalties. They are 19th in the National Football League in points scored with 232. They have run 677 plays this year for 3,395 yards, which ranks them 25th in the NFL in total offense. The Packers average 5 yards per play, which is 21st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 214 1st downs this season, ranking them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Brett Hundley has completed 113 throws while attempting 184 passes for a completion percentage of 61.4%. He has passed for 1,185 yards this year. He averages 10.5 yards per completion and 6.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 73.3.
The Packers rush defense has given up 308 attempts for 1,178 yards this season, putting them in 11th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 68 penalties for 601 yards on defense this year. That places them 10th in the league. They've allowed a score on 40.7% of possessions on defense, which is 31st in the NFL. Green Bay is 19th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 261. They have given up a total of 3,863 yards on D, which is 23rd in the league. The Packers are 21st in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has allowed 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 28th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 253 throws on 368 attempts against the Green Bay Packers defense this season, ranking them 26th and 12th in the league. The Packers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,685 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Green Bay Packers have tried 15 field goals this season and made 11, which is 32nd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 73.3%. Green Bay kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 25 for 27 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,201 yards on 49 punts, averaging 44.9 yards per punt. That ranks them 21st in the NFL in punting average. Green Bay is 30th in the NFL in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 134 punt return yards and are averaging 8.9 yards per return, which is 13th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 33 yards. They have returned 20 kicks for 433 yards on special teams, placing them 17th in kick return yardage. The Packers average 21.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 34 yards this season. They are 26th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,241.
Who will win tonight's Buccaneers/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Buccaneers +1
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