Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Prediction, 11/29/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 12
Game: Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Date: Sunday, November 29, 2020
Location: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Tampa Bay +3
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs (9-1) go to Raymond James Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-4). The odds on this matchup have Kansas City as 3-point favorites. The total opens at 51.5.
The Kansas City Chiefs head into this game 9-1 for this season. In their last game they took on the Las Vegas Raiders and notched a win by a score of 35-31. Patrick Mahomes went 34/45 with 348 yards passing and completed 2 TD's. He gave away 1 interception during the game. Clyde Edwards-Helaire paced the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 14 yards and he notched 2 TD's in the game. He rushed for 69 yards on 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. Travis Kelce was the receiving yardage leader by earning 127 yards on 8 receptions. He averaged 15.9 yards per reception for that contest. The Kansas City Chiefs ran the football 27 times and totaled 108 yards which earned them an average of 4.0 yards per rushing attempt. For the game, they ran 73 plays for 460 yards. For the game, the Chiefs racked up a total of 36 1st downs and they totaled 10 infractions for 89 yards. When discussing the defense, Kansas City gave up 23 completions on 31 attempts totaling 275 yards, and a completion percentage of 74.0%. Against the run, the Chiefs gave up 89 yards on 26 attempts which is an average of 3.4 yards per rushing attempt allowed. On the day, they gave up a total of 364 yards and forced 1 turnover.
Regarding scoring, the Kansas City Chiefs hold an average of 32.1 points per game. As a unit they're averaging 113.7 yards in the run game which has them sitting 16th in the NFL. The Chiefs have racked up 4,141 total yards this year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Kansas City has totaled 27 touchdowns via the pass and 10 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to yards through the air, the Chiefs have surrendered 2,216 yards which ranks them 8th in the NFL. Over the course of this year, they have yielded 355.1 yards per outing which ranks them 15th in the NFL. The Chiefs are sitting in 7th in the National Football League in terms of team defense, giving up 21.4 points per contest. They are allowing an average of 4.6 yards per running attempt and 133.5 rushing yards per contest for the season. Over the course of their 10 games, they are conceding 221.6 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 63.4%. Overall, they have given up 1,335 yards via the running game in 10 games.
The Buccaneers come into this matchup with a record of 7-4 for this season. In their last outing they faced the Los Angeles Rams and took the loss by a score of 27-24. Ronald Jones II led the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 6 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 24 yards by way of 10 carries which meant he averaged 2.4 yards per carry. Antonio Brown led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 57 yards on 8 catches. He earned an average of 7.1 yards per catch for that contest. Tom Brady went 26/48 with 216 yards passing and added 2 TD's. He threw 2 picks in the game. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ran the ball a total of 18 times and earned a total of 42 yards earning them an average of 2.3 yards per rush. For the game, the Buccaneers had a total of 20 1st downs and they totaled 2 penalties for 7 yards. In the game, they ran 67 plays for a total of 251 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Tampa Bay gave up 39 catches on 51 throws totaling 376 yards, and a completion percentage of 76.0%. For the game, they gave up 413 yards and forced 2 turnovers. On the ground, the Buccaneers gave up 37 yards on 20 carries which gave them an average of 1.9 yards per carry allowed.
During this campaign thus far, the Buccaneers have earned 2,855 yards via the pass as well as an average of 259.5 passing yards per contest, which ranks 11th in the NFL. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have an average of 357.8 yards per game which has them ranked 18th out of all teams in the league. They are averaging 98.3 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 1,081 yards in total. In relation to their scoring prowess, the Buccaneers are ranking 6th out of all teams in the league with an average of 29.1 PPG. In terms of passing yardage, the Buccaneers have allowed 2,613 yards which puts them in 25th in the league. In total, they have surrendered 310.5 yards per outing which has them sitting 5th in the league. The Buccaneers are ranked 10th in the league when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 23.0 points per game. They are allowing 3.2 yards per run and 73.0 rushing yards per game this year. During their 11 games played, they have surrendered 237.5 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 69.2%. In total, they have given up 803 yards via the ground game in 11 games.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Buccaneers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Buccaneers +3
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