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tampa bay buccaneeers vs carolina panthers prediction 12/03/2023 sport preview

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers Prediction & Betting Tips 12/3/2023

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers 12/3/2023:
  • Take the Buccaneers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Panthers (+5.5)
  • Our NFL model projects 36 points, and we suggest taking the under

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers Preview

Kickoff for this matchup between the Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers is set for 4:05 PM ET. The game will be played in Tampa Bay, FL at Raymond James Stadium with CBS carrying television coverage.

The Buccaneers are set as 5.5 point favorites at home in this NFC South showdown. Can they pull off a home win and cover the spread? Check out BetCoco for Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Carolina Panthers odds

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last year, the Panthers and Buccaneers split their head-to-head matchups with each team going 1-1. The Panthers and Buccaneers split their games vs. the spread last season. Together they combined to average 39 points per contest and finished with an over/under mark of 1-1. Offensively, the Buccaneers averaged 400 yards per game in the head-to-head matchups compared to the Panthers at 371.5 yards.

The last three times that the Buccaneers have faced off vs. the Panthers as the favorite, they have gone 2-1. In the last five head to head games between the Panthers and Buccaneers, the average combined point total is 48 points per game. The over/under record in these matchups is 3-2.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers Prediction

Coming into this week’s matchup, the Panthers will be looking to snap their four game losing streak. Overall, they are 1-10 and in 4th in the NFC-South. Coming into this week’s game, it’s important to note that the Panthers have been the underdog in each of their prior games. They currently hold an ATS record of 1-8-2 alongside a scoring margin of -10.8. Looking at their over/under lines, the Panthers have seen an average line of 42.1 points. Their games have averaged 42.3 points per game, resulting in an over/under record of 3-8.

So far this season, the Carolina offense has been averaging 15.7 points per game, ranking them 25th in the league. On defense, the Panthers come into the game ranked 13th in tackles for loss and 19th in sacks. Opponents are scoring 26.5 points per game vs. them along with an average of 304.5 yards per contest.

At home, the Buccaneers have a record of 2-3 this season and are 4-7 overall. When looking at the standings, Tampa Bay is 11th in the NFC and 3rd in the NFC-South. On the road, Tampa Bay has gone 2-4 thus far. The Buccaneers’ scoring margin heading into this week’s game is at -1.4, putting their ATS record at 7-4. This season, the Buccaneers have an over/under record and have an average margin of -1.8 compared to their over/under lines. Their games have been averaging 39.9 points per game.

As they enter week 13, the Buccaneers offense ranks 20th in the league, averaging 19.3 points per contest. The Buccaneers are 27th in the league in terms of yards allowed, giving up 363.7 yards per contest. Tampa Bay’s defense comes in with an average of 20.6 points per game allowed, which is 12th in the NFL.

The Buccaneers enter this game as 5.5-point favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 19-17. In terms of win probabilities, our analytics suggests that the Tampa Bay team has a 55% chance of prevailing over the Panthers.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers Betting Tips

  • Take the Buccaneers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Panthers (+5.5)
  • Our NFL model projects 36 points, and we suggest taking the under

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injury Report

  • Russell Gage – Knee (Out)
  • Ryan Jensen – Knee (Out)
  • Lavonte David – Groin (Questionable)
  • Rakim Jarrett – Quad (Out)
  • Jamel Dean – Ankle/foot (Questionable)
  • Silas Dzansi – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Mike Greene – Calf (Questionable)

Carolina Panthers Injury Report

  • Shaq Thompson – Leg (Out)
  • Henry Anderson – Foot (Out)
  • Justin Houston – Hamstring (Out)
  • Vonn Bell – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Austin Corbett – Knee (Out)
  • Hayden Hurst – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Tarik Cohen – Hamstring (Out)
  • Laviska Shenault Jr. – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Giovanni Ricci – Shoulder (Out)
  • CJ Henderson – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Yetur Gross-Matos – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Jeremy Chinn – Quad (Questionable)
  • Dicaprio Bootle – Knee (Out)
  • Tommy Tremble – Groin (Questionable)
  • Jaycee Horn – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Brady Christensen – Bicep (Out)
  • DJ Johnson – Neck (Questionable)
  • Claudin Cherelus – Knee (Out)
  • Chandler Zavala – Knee (Questionable)
  • Derek Wright – Knee (Out)
  • Chandler Wooten – Ankle (Out)
  • Luiji Vilain – Knee (Out)
  • Cade Mays – Ankle (Questionable)

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