Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cincinnati Bengals Week 8 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/28/2018
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Paul Brown Stadium
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to Paul Brown Stadium to take on the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, October 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 6 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 53.5.
The Buccaneers have an ATS record of 2-4-0 while their over/under record is 5-1-0. The Bengals have an over/under record of 4-3-0 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 5-1-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 2-4-0 against the spread
Important Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bengals are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bengals are 4-3-0 against the spread
Key Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injuries
10/22/18 LB Jack Cichy ACL IR
10/22/18 LB Kwon Alexander ACL IR
10/21/18 DT Gerald McCoy Calf is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
10/21/18 DE Vinny Curry Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
09/26/18 S Chris Conte Knee IR
09/12/18 CB Vernon Hargreaves Shoulder IR
09/06/18 LB Kendell Beckwith Ankle is out indefinitely
09/04/18 LB Devante Bond Foot IR
09/04/18 DT Mitch Unrein Concussion IR
09/04/18 LB Riley Bullough Foot IR
09/04/18 WR Sergio Bailey Ankle IR
Key Cincinnati Bengals Injuries
10/22/18 WR John Ross Groin is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
10/22/18 TE Mason Schreck Knee is out indefinitely
10/21/18 CB Darqueze Dennard Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
10/21/18 LB Nick Vigil Knee is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
10/21/18 TE Tyler Kroft Foot is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
10/21/18 LB Vontaze Burfict Hip left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
10/07/18 TE Tyler Eifert Ankle IR
10/05/18 RB Giovani Bernard Knee is out indefinitely
09/25/18 C Billy Price Foot is OUT 3-4 weeks
09/24/18 DT Ryan Glasgow Knee is out indefinitely
09/04/18 TE Cethan Carter Shoulder IR
09/04/18 CB Davontae Harris Knee IR
09/04/18 QB Matt Barkley Knee IR
09/04/18 S Trayvon Henderson Knee IR
07/28/18 OL Rod Taylor ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 18th in the NFL in points scored with 167. They have run 400 plays this season for 2,697 yards, which ranks them 9th in the league in total offense. The Buccaneers average 6.7 yards per play, which is 8th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 152 1st downs this year, placing them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tampa Bay has run for 513 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in the NFL. They've run 143 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Buccaneers have been penalized on offense 43 times for 378 yards so far this season, which has them 19th in the league in penalties. Jameis Winston has thrown for 905 yards this season. He has completed 78 passes on 113 attempts for a completion percentage of 69%. His quarterback rating is 85.6. He averages 8 yards per pass attempt and 11.6 yards per completion.
Tampa Bay is 24th in the league in points allowed on defense with 196. They have surrendered a total of 2,505 yards on D, which is 32nd in the NFL. The Buccaneers are ranked 32nd in yards per play allowed with 6.6. Their pass defense has given up 8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 32nd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 175 passes on 232 attempts against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense this season, placing them 32nd and 14th in the National Football League. The Tampa Bay pass defense has also given up a total of 1,965 yards through the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 135 attempts for 540 yards this year, putting them in 23rd place in the league against the run. The Buccaneers have committed 50 penalties for 469 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 21st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 42.3% of possessions on defense, which is 28th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Tampa Bay is ranked 32nd in the league in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 65 punt return yards and average 5.9 yards per return, which is 6th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 16 yards. They have returned 12 kicks for 175 yards on special teams, ranking 31st in kick return yardage. The Buccaneers average 14.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 29 yards this year. They are 14th in the league in all-purpose yards with 2,537. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 19th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85.7%. Tampa Bay Buccaneers kickers have made 88% of their extra points, going 15 for 17 this year. Their punters have totaled 723 yards on 17 punts, averaging 42.5 yards per punt. That places them 29th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bengals have run for 604 yards as a unit, which ranks 31st in the league. They've run 142 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Bengals have been penalized on offense 47 times for 412 yards so far this year, which has them 12th in the NFL in penalties. They are 26th in the National Football League in points scored with 184. They have run 418 plays this year for 2,352 yards, which ranks them 32nd in the NFL in total offense. The Bengals average 5.6 yards per play, which is 28th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 149 1st downs this season, ranking them 30th overall as an offensive unit. Andy Dalton has completed 164 throws while attempting 258 passes for a completion percentage of 63.6%. He has passed for 1,822 yards this year. He averages 11.1 yards per completion and 7.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 90.9.
The Bengals rush defense has given up 181 attempts for 901 yards this season, putting them in 30th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 53 penalties for 458 yards on defense this year. That places them 15th in the league. They've allowed a score on 45.3% of possessions on defense, which is 24th in the NFL. Cincinnati is 16th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 203. They have given up a total of 3,006 yards on D, which is 18th in the league. The Bengals are 7th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Their pass defense has allowed 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 4th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 195 throws on 291 attempts against the Cincinnati Bengals defense this season, ranking them 15th and 23rd in the league. The Bengals pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,105 yards in the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Cincinnati Bengals have tried 9 field goals this season and made 7, which is 27th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 77.8%. Cincinnati kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 21 for 21 this season. Their punters have accumulated 943 yards on 23 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 11th in the NFL in punting average. Cincinnati is 1st in the NFL in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 70 punt return yards and are averaging 8.8 yards per return, which is 14th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 16 yards. They have returned 10 kicks for 302 yards on special teams, placing them 16th in kick return yardage. The Bengals average 30.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 51 yards this season. They are 31st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 2,585.
Who will win tonight's Buccaneers/Bengals NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Buccaneers +6
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