Falcons vs Bucs Odds, Trends & Spreads

Falcons vs. Bucs Spread

Will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons meet in the playoffs after their two regular-season games? After reading the Falcons-Bucs spread of these NFC South rivals, which team should you pick?

The Bucs and Falcons have been clashing since 1977. Betting on Falcons-Buccaneers odds may seem confusing for new bettors. Don’t worry. Learning the fundamentals of NFL betting can boost your chances of making the best bets.

Keep reading to learn stats from the last Bucs vs. Falcons games, recent betting trends from Falcons-Buccaneers games, all-time series information, and how to bet on Falcons vs. Bucs games.

Falcons vs. Buccaneers. Past Game Stats

Week 15

Moneyline: TB -280, ATL +240

Point Spread: TB -6.5, ATL +6.5

Over/Under: 48.5

Result: Tampa Bay defeated Atlanta 31-27, but the Bucs didn’t cover the spread. The combined total score was 58, so the game went over.

As reported on networks like Fox Sports and some NFL podcasts, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including head coach Bruce Arians, visited the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Bucs had an 8-5 overall record and a 4-2 road record. In Week 14, Tampa beat Minnesota 26-14.

QB Tom Brady passed for two touchdowns and zero interceptions for a 120.9 QB rating. The Bucs’ receiving attack included WR Chris Godwin and Antonio Brown.

Meanwhile, in Super Bowl 51, Brady racked up 466 passing yards versus the Falcons, which was the second-highest in Super Bowl history.

Linebacker Devin White had two sacks and a TD fumble recovery in the last two NFL games versus the Falcons. Meanwhile, Jason Pierre-Paul had a sack in his previous four games against Atlanta.

WR Mike Evans ranked fourth in the league with 11 receiving touchdowns.

Due to a broken finger, RB Ronald Jones was on the injury list. Hence, he was unable to rack up rushing yards.

Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons had a 4-9 overall record and a 2-5 home record. In Week 14, the Falcons lost to the Chargers 20-17. Los Angeles scored a game-winning field goal. The Falcons scored zero points in the second half.

Atlanta played the game without four starters, including wide receiver Julio Jones, who sustained a hamstring injury.

Ryan’s three INTs versus the Chargers were a season-high.

WR Calvin Ridley made eight catches for over 120 yards and one TD last week.

Week 17

Moneyline: TB -320, ATL +260

Point Spread: TB -6.5, ATL +6.5

Over/Under: 50.5

Result: Tampa Bay beat Atlanta 44-27, so it covered the spread. The combined score was 71, so it went over.

The Falcons and Bucs squared off at Raymond James Stadium in Week 17. Tampa had a 10-5 overall record and a 4-3 home record. Meanwhile, the Falcons had a 4-11 overall record and a 2-5 road record.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Bucs earned a No. 5 seed in the NFC and a playoff berth, with at least a wild card in the postseason.

Tampa Bay made its first playoff appearance in 13 seasons.

The Bucs destroyed the Detroit Lions 47-7 in Week 16 and built a 34-0 halftime lead. Tampa racked up 410 yards during the first half and 588 total yards in the NFC matchup.

In Week 16, Tom Brady passed for 348 yards and four touchdowns with zero interceptions. Brady set a franchise record in the 2020 season with 36 TD passes.

In Week 16, TE Rob Gronkowski caught two touchdowns, while WR Mike Evans caught 10 catches and two TDs. Evans set a franchise record of 13 receiving TDs.

Linebacker Devin White and Linebacker Shaquil Barrett were on the injury/COVID-19 list. Meanwhile, Cornerback Carlton Davis (groin injury) and Defensive End Jeremiah Ledbetter (calf injury) were doubtful.

Atlanta Falcons

In Week 16, the Falcons lost 17-14 to the Kansas City Chiefs. Kicker Younghoe Koo missed a late-game field goal attempt at 39 yards.

WR Calvin Ridley had 130 receiving yards and eight games with 100-plus receiving yards.

QB Matt Ryan passed for 300 yards and two touchdowns last week. In the NFL Week 15 game versus the Bucs., Ryan passed for 356 yards and three touchdowns.

The Falcons played without WR Julio Jones (hamstring), center Alex Mack (concussion), and cornerback Darqueze Dennard (quad).

Falcons vs. Buccaneers. Past Betting Trends

Week 15

The Falcons won six of its last seven games versus the Bucs.

Week 17

The Bucs won three consecutive games before Week 17.

Falcons vs. Buccaneers: All-Time Series Information

As of September 2021, the Falcons and Bucs have played each other 55 times. Atlanta won 28 games, while Tampa Bay won 27 games.

Falcons vs. Buccaneers: How to Bet

When betting on Bucs-Falcons games, you have several betting options, including:

Prop Bets: These side wagers are on specific events or individual players.

Futures Bet: These bets include future events or recognitions, like who will be named the NFC East winner.

Over/Under: Bettors must pick the over or under based on a set number, which is the projected total combined score of the two teams.

Moneyline: This is a straight-up (SU) type of betting popular in pro entities and events like the NBA finals (for example, Milwaukee Bucks vs. Phoenix Suns), NHL, MLB, and NFL. You must pick the winning or losing squad.

Point Spread: The results of these betting lines are based on the number of points by which a football team wins or loses.

An example is the Falcons-Bucs line:

Buccaneers -7 vs. Falcons +7

The minus sign (-) indicates that the Bucs are the favorite, and the plus sign (+) indicates that the Falcons are the underdog.

The Bucs are a winning bet if they win by eight or more points to “cover the spread.” Meanwhile, the Falcons are a winning bet if Atlanta loses by six or fewer points or wins outright.

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