Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Prediction, 2/7/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Super Bowl
Game: Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Date: Sunday, February 7, 2021
Location: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Tampa Bay +3
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs (16-2) head to Raymond James Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (14-5). Tampa Bay opens this contest as 3-point underdogs. The O/U has been set at 56.5.
The Kansas City Chiefs come into this matchup with a record of 16-2 for this year. In the AFC Championship they played the Buffalo Bills and notched a win by a score of 38-24. Patrick Mahomes went 29/38 with 325 yards through the air and tossed 3 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. Darrel Williams paced the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for the game. He ran for a total of 52 yards on 13 carries which meant he averaged 4.0 yards per carry. Tyreek Hill led the team in receiving yardage by earning 172 yards on 9 receptions. He earned an average of 19.1 yards per reception for the game. The Kansas City Chiefs ended up running the ball 25 times and added 114 yards earning them an average of 4.6 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, they ran 64 plays which added up to 439 yards. On the day, the Chiefs earned a total of 29 1st downs and they had 3 penalties for 32 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Kansas City gave up 28 catches on 48 tries totaling 234 yards, and a completion percentage of 58.0%. In the running game, the Chiefs gave up 129 yards on 18 attempts which is an average of 7.2 yards per rushing attempt allowed. Overall, they conceded a total of 363 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Kansas City Chiefs have an average of 29.6 points per game. As a unit they're averaging 112.4 yards rushing ranking them 16th in the league. The Chiefs currently have 6,653 total yards for the season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Kansas City has earned 40 touchdowns through the air and 13 touchdowns on the ground. In terms of yards through the air, the Chiefs have surrendered 3,779 yards which ranks them 14th in the league. For the year, they are allowing 358.3 yards/contest ranking them 16th in the NFL. The Chiefs rank 11th in the NFL in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 22.6 PPG. They are allowing 4.5 yards per run and 122.1 rushing yards per contest for the year. In their 16 games played, they have yielded 236.2 yards per game through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 62.7%. For the year, they have allowed 1,954 rushing yards through 16 games.
The Buccaneers step onto the field holding a record of 14-5 for this year. In the NFC Championship game they played the Green Bay Packers and won 31-26. Leonard Fournette led the team on the ground in the game. He had a long run of 20 yards and he notched 1 TD for the game. He ran for a total of 55 yards via 12 carries which gave him an average of 4.6 yards per carry. Chris Godwin led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 110 yards on 5 catches. He had an average of 22.0 yards per catch in the game. Tom Brady went 20/36 with 280 yards passing and completed 3 TD's. He tossed 3 picks on the day. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ran the football 24 times and totaled 76 yards giving them an average of 3.2 yards per attempt. Overall, the Buccaneers earned 19 first downs and they totaled 2 penalties for 8 yards. In all, they ran 61 plays for 351 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Tampa Bay allowed 33 completions on 48 throws for a total of 314 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.0%. On the day, they allowed 381 yards and forced 2 turnovers. Against the run, the Buccaneers allowed 67 yards on 16 runs which means they had an average of 4.2 yards per carry allowed.
During the season so far, the Buccaneers have a total of 4,626 yards via the pass along with an average of 289.1 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 2nd in the NFL. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers average 384.1 yards per outing which is good for 7th in football. They average 94.9 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,519 yards overall. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Buccaneers are sitting 3rd in football with an average of 30.8 points per game. Concerning passing yards, the Buccaneers have conceded 3,945 yards which ranks them 21st in the league. During this campaign, they have allowed 327.1 yards per contest which ranks them 6th in the league. The Buccaneers rank 8th in the NFL in relation to the opposition scoring, giving up 22.2 points per contest. They are giving up an average of 3.6 yards per rush and 80.6 rushing yards per game for the season. Over the course of their 16 games played, they have allowed 246.6 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 69.0%. For the season, they have given up 1,289 yards via the running game in 16 games.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Buccaneers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Chiefs -3
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