Buccaneers vs. Saints Free Pick

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (The Spread) – The Saints can clinch a playoff berth with a win over the Buccaneers today at 4:25PM ET. But will they cover?

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NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Saints are 11-point favorites over the Buccaneers while the over/under total is currently sitting at 47.5 points. Tampa Bay enters play with a 4-11 record overall and is 1-6 on the road this year, while New Orleans is 10-5 overall and 7-0 at home.

Line Movement: The Saints opened as 12.5-point favorites but the spread has jumped up to 13 at most online and Vegas sports books, although bettors can still find the line at 12.5 at some places. As for the total, it opened at 47 and that’s where it currently sits.

Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 70% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Saints. 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.

KEY NFL BETTING TRENDS: The home team is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Saints are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games following a straight up loss and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games versus a team with a losing road record. The Buccaneers are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven road games, 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games versus NFC opponents and 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 games in December.

2013 NFL WEEK 17 FREE PICK: NEW ORLEANS SAINTS -11

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