Jaguars vs. Bucs Odds
A pair of 1-win teams look to move closer to a winning record on Sunday when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Jacksonville Jaguars at 1PM ET on CBS.
According to oddsmakers at MyBookie, Tampa Bay is a slight favorite at home in this game, as the Bucs are getting odds of -2.5 points against the Jaguars. The over/under total for the game has been set at 42 points. Jacksonville has won four straight over Tampa Bay and the Jags have covered the spread in the last three against the Bucs.
Tampa Bay is 1-3 on the season, 1-3 against the spread and 2-2 with the over/under total. Tampa has lost back-to-back games since a 26-19 win in New Orleans. Tampa has had all three losses come by double digits. Tampa is putting up 18 points and 348.5 yards per game on offense while the defense is giving up 29.2 points and 340.8 yards per game. Jameis Winston has struggled with turnovers this year. He has thrown for 965 yards and six touchdowns, but also has seven interceptions. Doug Martin is the leading rusher with 282 yards and a touchdown while Jacquies Smith is leading the defense with 13 tackles and four sacks.
Jacksonville is 1-3 on the year, 2-2 against the spread and 2-2 with the over/under total. The Jags have lost two straight since a 23-20 win over the Dolphins. Last week Jacksonville lost in OT to the Andrew Luck-less Colts. Jacksonville is putting up just 15.5 points and 353.5 yards per game on offense this season while the defense is allowing 26.8 points and 376.5 yards per game. Blake Bortles has thrown for 996 yards with six touchdowns this year while T.J. Yeldon has rushed for 259 yards in his rookie season, though he is seeking his first TD still. The Jags are led on defense by Telvin Smith, who has 38 tackles with three tackles for loss and ½ a sack.