Rams vs. Bucs Prediction
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bucs are 3-point favorites versus the Rams while the over/under total is currently sitting at 43.5 points. St. Louis is 6-7 overall and 2-3 on the road, while Tampa Bay is 6-8 overall and 3-4 at home.
Line Movement: The Bucs opened as 3-point favorites versus the Rams and the line hasn’t moved. As for the over/under total, it opened at 43.5 and that too hasn’t budged.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 70% 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 Playoff Free Pick: Take Tampa Bay. According to latest NFL trends, the Rams are 1-5-1 against the spread in their last seven games versus the Buccaneers and 0-6 ATS in their last six games after accumulating more than 250 yards passing in their previous game. The Bucs, meanwhile, are 5-2-1 ATS in their last eight games overall and 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 games following a straight up loss of more than 14 points. Josh Freeman threw four interceptions last Sunday in Tampa’s 41-0 loss to the Saints in New Orleans, and all four picks came inside the red zone. After playing extremely poorly over this last month, look for him to bounce back today and put together a win for the reeling Bucs.
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