Bucs vs. Lions Free Pick

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DETROIT, MI (The Spread) – The Lions will look to bounce back from their loss to the Steelers last week when they host the Bucs today at 1:00PM ET. Will Detroit cover?

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NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Lions are 9.5-point favorites over the Buccaneers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 48.5 points. Tampa Bay is 2-8 overall and 0-4 on the road, while Detroit is 6-4 overall and 3-1 at home.

Line Movement: The Lions opened as 9.5-point favorites and that's where the current line sits. The total, meanwhile, opened at 45.5 but it's jumped to 48.5 at most online sports books.

Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 60% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Bucs. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.

NFL Free Pick: Take Tampa Bay. According to latest NFL trends, the road team is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between the two teams, while the underdog is 7-2 ATS in the last nine meetings. The Bucs are 5-1-1 against the spread in the last seven games versus a team with a winning record, 4-1-1 ATS in their last six games in Week 12 and 17-4 ATS in their last 21 road games versus a team with a winning home record. On the other side, the Lions are 1-8 against the number in their last nine games in Week 12, 1-4 ATS in their last five games versus a team with a losing record and 9-19 ATS in their last 28 games versus NFC opponents.

2013 NFL WEEK 12 FREE PICK: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS +9.5

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