Bucs vs. Patriots Free Pick

patriots bucs nfl week 2 preseason odds predictions trends

FOXBORO, NE (ATS Consultants) - Week 2 of the NFL preseason continues tonight with four matchups, including Bucs vs. Patriots from Gillette Stadium at 8:00PM ET.

View 2014 Super Bowl Futures

NFL ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Patriots are 3-point favorites over the Bucs, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 40.5 points.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Patriots opened as 3-point favorites and that's where the spread currently sits at the majority of sports books. The total, meanwhile, opened at 41.5 and has been bet down to 40.5.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers on tonight's game, 55% of the NFL betting public currently favors the Patriots. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure to click on the link above to get the most up-to-date numbers.

NFL Free Pick: Take New England. According to latest NFL trends, New England is 2-8 SU all-time against the Buccaneers in preseason and lost last year, giving 7 on the road, 30-28 (o44) in their third game.

New England quarterback Tom Brady needs to spend more time with his tight ends and receivers. Julian Edelman was the only veteran receiver who caught a pass, while newly-acquired slot receiver Danny Amendola had just one reception for six years. Tampa Bay did take a 3-0 lead early on with the starters in against Baltimore. Josh Freeman played in the first two series and threw for 34 yards on 4-of-7 passing. Vincent Jackson (6-5, 230) is the top target for the Bucs and he reportedly dominated New England's cornerbacks in a 7-on-7 scrimmage.

Expect the Patriots to roll again in this one led by Brady and their running game. Tampa Bay doesn't have the offensive arsenal to make this a close game.

2013 NFL Week 2 Free Pick: NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS -3

Bet 2013 NFL Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NFL Discussions

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Don't Pass on these NFL Betting Picks It may be of small comfort that that the regular season is still one and a half months away from starting, but compared to the long wait we’ve had since the...
Thumbnail Betting Against Terrible NFL Teams When you have a great handle on just how an NFL franchise is going to perform heading into a brand new season, well, clearly, that’s a good thing that will allow...
Thumbnail Broncos Win-Total Pick Are the Denver Broncos going to once again be a force in the AFC...
Thumbnail Packers Win-Total Prediction Can the Green Bay Packers remain the best team in the NFC North and make a run to double-digit wins this...
Thumbnail NFL Regular Season Win Totals How many wins will each of the 32 teams have in the NFL regular season? Here's a look at the odds.

NFL Headlines

NFL Team Pages