Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Jacksonville Jaguars Pick, Odds, Week 13 Prediction 12/1/2019
Game: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Location: TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Jacksonville -4.5
Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers go to TIAA Bank Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville opens this game as 4.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 48.5. The Buccaneers are 4-7-0 ATS and 9-2-0 when betting on the total. The Jaguars are 6-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 4-7-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took on the Atlanta Falcons and notched a win by a score of 35-22. Running the show from under center for the Buccaneers was Jameis Winston who went 18/28 with 313 yards passing and completed 3 TD's. He threw 2 picks during the game. Ronald Jones II paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 25 yards and he notched 1 TD for the game. He rushed for 51 yards via 12 carries which gave him an average of 4.3 yards per run. Chris Godwin was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 184 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 26.3 yards per reception for that game. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ended up running the ball 34 times and earned 133 yards which gave them an average of 3.9 yards per attempt. In all, they ran 62 plays which gave them a total of 446 yards. For the game, the Buccaneers racked up a total of 20 1st downs and they had a total of 8 penalties for 51 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Tampa Bay conceded 28 catches on 55 throws for a total of 280 yards, and a completion percentage of 51.0%. For this contest, they conceded a total of 337 yards and earned 2 turnovers. Against the run, the Buccaneers conceded 57 yards on 19 runs which means they had an average of 3.0 yards per run allowed. Another matchup you may want to look into is the NFL pick ATS from Guy Bruhn on the Raiders vs Chiefs game.
Buccaneers Go to 4-7 After Win
The Buccaneers head into this game 4-7 for this season. They are one of top scoring teams in the league with an average of 28 points per game, putting them 3rd in the league. As a unit, they have an average of 98 yards on the ground per contest which is 11th in the conference. For total yardage, they rank 2nd among NFC teams and 4th in the league with 4,250 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Buccaneers currently have a total of 22 passing TDs and 11 rushing TDs. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the division and they are capable of putting up big points on any given night.
The Buccaneers have one of the most lackluster defenses in the NFL, giving up 30.5 points per contest putting them 16th in the NFC. In regard to rushing yards, Tampa Bay is allowing 78.7 yards per contest ranking them 1st in the NFC South and 2nd in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.5 yards per rush ranking them 1st in the conference and 2nd in the NFL overall. In total, they have conceded 1,081 yards rushing through 11 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Buccaneers have conceded 3,189 yards. Opponents are completing 63.6% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.5 yards per try. They have allowed 26 passing TDs and 7 rushing TDs.
In their last game, the Jacksonville Jaguars went up against the Tennessee Titans and were beaten 42-20. Leonard Fournette paced the team on the ground for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 16 yards and he added 2 TD's for the game. He ran for a total of 97 yards on 24 carries which gave him an average of 4.0 yards per run. Dede Westbrook was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 69 yards on 8 receptions. He notched an average of 8.6 yards per reception for that contest. Leading the way at QB for the Jaguars was Nick Foles who went 32/48 with 272 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Jacksonville Jaguars ran the football 27 times and totaled 117 yards giving them an average of 4.3 yards per attempt. For the game, they ran 78 plays for a total of 369 yards. For the game, the Jaguars totaled 23 first downs and they totaled 11 penalties for 104 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Jacksonville gave up 14 completions on 18 throws totaling 252 yards, and a completion percentage of 78.0%. On the ground, the Jaguars gave up 219 yards on 33 tries which gave them an average of 6.6 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they allowed 471 yards and forced 2 turnovers. Josh Schonwald has a NFL prediction for the game between the Eagles and Dolphins.
Jaguars Slide to 4-7 After Loss
The Jaguars head into this game 4-7. In discussing the offensive production, the Jaguars leave a lot to be desired in terms of scoring in the league. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Jaguars currently sit at 4th among AFC South teams and 26th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 19.0 points per game. Jacksonville is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 119 rushing yards per contest, which has them at 14th in the league. As a team, they have a total of 1,313 rushing yards through 11 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Jaguars average 370 yards per game overall which has them at 11th in the NFL and 4th among AFC teams.
The Jaguars are conceding 24.0 points per game ranking them 4th in the AFC South and 22nd in the league. In regard to points allowed, they have allowed 264 total points. In terms of yards on the ground, they are giving up 142 yards per contest which puts them at 29th among NFL teams and 4th among AFC South teams. In 2019, they have given up 1,565 rushing yards and 15 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road units in the league. They are allowing 222 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Jaguars are currently ranked 7th among AFC teams. They have allowed 16 passing TDs this year.
Who will win tonight's Buccaneers/Jaguars NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Buccaneers +4.5
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