Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Las Vegas Raiders Prediction, 10/25/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Las Vegas Raiders
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Location: Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Las Vegas +3
Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-2) head to Allegiant Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Las Vegas Raiders (3-2). Tampa Bay opens this contest as 3-point favorites. The total is set at 54.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers step onto the field holding a record of 4-2 for this season. In their last contest they played the Green Bay Packers and won 38-10. Tom Brady went 17/27 with 166 yards passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Ronald Jones II led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 25 yards and he added 2 touchdowns for the game. He rushed for a total of 113 yards via 23 carries which meant he was running for 4.9 yards per run. Rob Gronkowski was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 78 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 15.6 yards per reception for the game. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ran the ball a total of 35 times and added 158 yards earning them an average of 4.5 yards per carry. In the game, they finished with a total of 63 plays for a total of 324 yards. For the game, the Buccaneers earned a total of 21 first downs. When it comes to their defensive performance, Tampa Bay allowed 16 completions on 35 throws for a total of 107 yards, and a completion percentage of 46.0%. In the running game, the Buccaneers allowed 94 yards on 21 carries which means they had an average of 4.5 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For the game, they conceded 201 yards and forced 2 turnovers.
The Buccaneers have tallied 2,149 total yards over the course of this year. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 109.2 yards on the ground which ranks them 20th in the NFL. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Tampa Bay has totaled 14 touchdowns through the air and 6 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to scoring points, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are averaging 29.5 PPG. When talking about passing yards, the Buccaneers have allowed 1,306 yards which puts them in 12th in the league. Overall, they are conceding 282.0 yards per game which ranks them 1st in the National Football League. The Buccaneers are sitting in 8th in the league regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 20.3 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.0 yards per rush and 64.3 yards on the ground per game this year. In their 6 games played this year, they are giving up 217.7 yards per game via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 66.8%. In total, they have conceded 386 yards on the ground through 6 games.
The Raiders come into this game with a record of 3-2 for this season. In their last game they went up against the Kansas City Chiefs and ended up getting the win by a score of 40-32. Josh Jacobs paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 7 yards and he notched 2 TD's during the game. He rushed for a total of 77 yards on 23 carries which meant he was running for 3.3 yards per carry. Henry Ruggs III was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 118 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 59.0 yards per catch for that contest. Derek Carr went 22/31 with 347 yards through the air and threw 3 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 interception during the game. The Las Vegas Raiders ended up running the ball 35 times and earned 144 yards which earned them an average of 4.1 yards per run. For the contest, the Raiders earned 22 1st downs and they had a total of 8 penalties for 58 yards. In all, they ran 67 plays which added up to 490 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Las Vegas allowed 22 completions on 43 tries totaling 333 yards, and a completion percentage of 51.0%. On the day, they allowed a total of 414 yards and forced 1 turnover. Against the run, the Raiders allowed 81 yards on 20 tries which means they had an average of 4.1 yards per run allowed.
Regarding putting points on the board, the Raiders are ranked 6th in football scoring 30.2 points per game. For the season so far, the Raiders have thrown for a total of 1,392 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 278.4 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 5th in the NFL. They are averaging 121.0 yards per game via the ground game and have rushed for 605 yards for this year. The Las Vegas Raiders maintain an average of 399.4 yards/contest which has them sitting 6th in football. The Raiders rank 27th in the NFL when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 30.4 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.8 yards per rush and 126.8 rushing yards per game this year. During the season, they have conceded 634 rushing yards through 5 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Raiders have conceded 1,334 yards which has them ranked 14th in the NFL. Over the course of their 5 games, they are conceding 266.8 yards per outing through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 62.7%. For the season, they have yielded 393.6 yards per outing which puts them 24th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Buccaneers/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Buccaneers -3
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