|2013 NFL Week 11 Odds & Point Spread: Falcons -1 vs. Buccaneers|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 13 November 2013 17:00|
Falcons vs. Buccaneers Odds
Atlanta is 2-7 on the season, 0-4 on the road and 2-7 against the spread. Tampa Bay is 1-8 overall, 1-4 at home and 3-6 against the spread. Atlanta has won eight of its last 10 over Tampa Bay.
Trends show that the Falcons are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 division games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 conference games. Tampa Bay is 14-3-1 ATS in its last 18 Week-11 games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Falcons are the slight favorite on the road, as they have odds of -1 point at Tampa Bay on Sunday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 42.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had it even. The spread quickly moved to Atlanta -1. The over/under total opened at 43.5 points and then dropped down to 42.5.
Atlanta is coming off a 33-10 loss to the Seahawks at home. The Falcons have lost three straight, all by at least 14 points. The team is dealing with a lot of injuries and the offense is now averaging 339.4 yards per game, while the defense is allowing 378.8 yards per game. Matt Ryan has thrown for 2,614 yards and 16 touchdowns, but has 10 interceptions as well. Harry Douglas has added 45 receptions for 620 yards and one score.
Tampa Bay won its first game of the season last Monday, beating the Dolphins, 22-19. Tampa Bay has been playing somewhat care free in recent weeks, taking a lot of risks in all phases of the game. The Bucs are averaging just 299.8 yards per game on offense and have lost their top two running backs to injuries. Defensively, Tampa Bay is giving up 333 yards per game. Mike Glennon has thrown for 1,304 yards and nine touchdowns with four interceptions while Vincent Jackson has 46 receptions for 662 yards and four scores. Lavonte David has 78 tackles, five sacks and one interception to lead the defense.
In terms of Injuries, Tampa Bay receiver Chris Owusu (foot) is questionable for the game. Atlanta tackle Sam Baker (knee) and tight end Tony Gonzalez (toe) are both questionable for the game.
The Public Bets for this game are currently split down the middle, as each team is getting 50% of the wagers with Atlanta favored by 1 point against Tampa Bay.