Buccaneers at Ravens 12/16/18 - NFL Picks & Predictions
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Baltimore Ravens
NFL: 1:00 PM EST
Dec. 16, 2018
Latest Odds : BAL -8.5 Total 47
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers look to bounce back from two straight losses when they visit the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. The Bucs led 14-3 at the half on Sunday against New Orleans but were outscored 25-0 during the season half to lose 28-14. Jameis Winston threw for two touchdowns to Cameron Brate in the loss.
Baltimore dropped to 7-6 on the season and remains in second place in the AFC North following a 27-24 overtime loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Lamar Jackson threw for 147 yards and a pair of touchdowns while rushing for 71 yards in the Ravens’ loss.
Jameis Winston leads the Buccaneers with 2,154 yards passing, 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. The leading rusher for Tampa Bay is Peyton Barber with 677 yards and four touchdowns. Mike Evans leads the team in receiving with 1,207 yards and five touchdowns. Lavonte David leads the Bucs in tackles with 93, while Jason Pierre-Paul is the sacks leader with 11.5.
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has thrown for 687 yards, four touchdowns and three interceptions. Jackson is the leading rusher with 475 yards and three touchdowns. The receiving corps is led by John Brown with 672 yards and five touchdowns. On defense, C.J. Mosley leads the teams in tackles with 83, while Za’Darius Smith and Terrell Suggs are the sacks leaders with 7.0 apiece.
Recent Betting Trends:
Tampa Bay is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 on the road
The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Buccaneers last 6 played on field turf
Baltimore is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 played in December
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Ravens last 5 following a win ATS
Free Betting Pick: Baltimore Ravens -8.5
Baltimore’s defense will have its hands full with Jameis Winston and Mike Evans but the Buccaneers’ defense will find it hard stopping the dual threat offense of Lamar Jackson under center for the Ravens. Baltimore has covered the number in 6 of its last 7 after gaining 150 yards or more on the ground the previous game. Final Score Prediction, Baltimore Ravens win and cover ATS 31-20.