|2013 NFL on FOX Week 6 Odds & Point Spread: Eagles vs. Buccaneers|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 10 October 2013 14:00|
Eagles vs. Buccaneers Odds
Tampa Bay is 0-4 on the season, 0-2 at home and 1-3 against the spread. Philadelphia is 2-3 overall, 2-1 on the road and 2-3 against the spread. Philadelphia has won six of its last nine against Tampa Bay.
Trends show that the Eagles are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games following a win and 5-15-1 ATS in their last 21 games overall. Tampa Bay is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games after a bye.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, this game is even, as neither team has been given a point spread. The over/under total for the game has been set at 45.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Bucs as a 1-point favorite, but the spread quickly moved to even. The over/under total opened at 45.5 points and climbed to 46 before falling back to 45.5.
Tampa Bay has had a rough start to the season. The Bucs are 0-4 following a 13-10 loss to the Cardinals prior to having a bye last week. In the last week, the team let go season-opening starting quarterback Josh Freeman. The offense will now be run by Mike Glennon, who threw for 193 yards and one touchdown with two interceptions in his one start. Doug Martin has rushed for 342 yards on the season and will now be the focal point of the offense.
The Eagles are coming off a 36-21 win over the Giants on the road last week. Philadelphia hasn’t had a problem moving the ball, as they average 454.8 yards per game, including a league-best 186.6 rushing yards per contest. The problem for the Eagles is that their defense is giving up 434 yards per contest. Philadelphia could go without Michael Vick this week, as he has a hamstring injury that has him questionable. Nick Foles could fill in, and he has 246 passing yards with three touchdowns this season. LeSean McCoy has rushed for 514 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Philadelphia tackle Dennis Kelly (back) and safety Patrick Chung (shoulder) are questionable for the game. Tampa Bay safety Mark Barron (hamstring) and cornerback Michael Adams (knee) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Eagles, as Philadelphia is getting 85% of the wagers with even odds against Tampa Bay on Sunday.