Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers Prediction, 11/15/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 10
Game: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers
Date: Sunday, November 15, 2020
Location: Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Carolina +5
Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-3) go to Bank of America Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Carolina Panthers (3-6). Tampa Bay opens this matchup as 5-point favorites. The total is set at 47.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers step onto the field holding a record of 6-3 for this season. In their last game they played the New Orleans Saints and lost 38-3. Tom Brady went 22/38 with 209 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 3 picks during the game. Ronald Jones II paced the team on the ground in the game. He broke a long run for 7 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 9 yards via 3 carries which meant he averaged 3.0 yards per tote. Mike Evans was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 64 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 16.0 yards per reception in the game. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers rushed the ball a total of 5 times and racked up 8 yards earning them an average of 1.6 yards per attempt. On the day, they ran 46 plays for 194 yards. Overall, the Buccaneers earned a total of 13 first downs and they had 5 penalties for 39 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Tampa Bay allowed 29 completions on 35 attempts totaling 282 yards, and a completion percentage of 83.0%. Against the run, the Buccaneers allowed 138 yards on 37 carries which means they had an average of 3.7 yards per run allowed. For the game, they allowed 420 yards and earned 2 takeaways.
Concerning scoring, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are sitting at 27.8 points per game. Offensively they maintain an average of 92.1 yards on the ground ranking this team at 30th in the NFL. The Buccaneers have racked up 3,141 total yards over the course of this season. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Tampa Bay has amassed 20 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning yards through the air, the Buccaneers have given up 2,115 yards which puts them in 21st in the league. During this campaign, they are conceding 312.9 yards per outing ranking them 4th in the league. The Buccaneers sit in 9th in the NFL in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 22.6 points per contest. The opposition is running for 3.3 yards per run and 77.9 rushing yards per contest this year. During their 9 games, they have surrendered 235.0 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 67.9%. Over the course of this year, they have given up 701 rushing yards through 9 games.
The Panthers head into this matchup 3-6 this year. In their last outing they played the Kansas City Chiefs and lost 33-31. Christian McCaffrey led the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 13 yards and he tallied 1 TD in the game. He rushed for a total of 69 yards via 18 carries which meant he averaged 3.8 yards per run. Curtis Samuel was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 105 yards on 9 catches. He averaged 11.7 yards per reception for that game. Teddy Bridgewater went 36/49 with 310 yards passing and added 2 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. The Carolina Panthers ended up rushing 24 times and generated 104 yards giving them an average of 4.3 yards per rush. For the game, the Panthers got 30 first downs and they totaled 12 penalties for 82 yards. In all, they ran 76 plays which added up to 435 yards. In terms of defense, Carolina conceded 30 completions on 45 tries totaling 367 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.0%. For the game, they allowed 397 yards and earned 1 turnover. In the running game, the Panthers conceded 30 yards on 12 tries which is an average of 2.5 yards per attempt allowed.
For the season to this point, the Panthers have thrown for 2,334 passing yards in addition to an average of 259.3 passing yards per outing, ranking them 11th in the league. The Carolina Panthers maintain an average of 369.2 yards/game which is good for 15th out of all teams in the NFL. They maintain an average of 109.9 yards per game on the ground and have run for 989 yards for this season. Regarding putting points on the board, the Panthers rank 23rd in football with 23.3 points per contest. The Panthers rank 15th in the league concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 25.1 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.6 yards per tote and 114.3 rushing yards per game for the year. During the season, they have allowed 1,029 yards via the ground game in 9 outings. In terms of passing yardage, the Panthers have conceded 2,227 yards which ranks them 26th in the league. During their 9 games played this year, they have conceded 247.4 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 68.8%. During this campaign, they have yielded 361.8 yards per outing which has them ranked 17th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Buccaneers/Panthers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Panthers +5
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