Date/Time: 8:25 PM EST Thursday October 5, 2017
Location: Raymond James Stadium Tampa, FL
New England Patriots vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers on 10/5/2017 at 8:25 PM at Raymond James Stadium Tampa, FL.
This season the Patriots are 2-2 and the Buccaneers are 2-1.
The Patriots are 1-3 ATS with an O/U record of 4-0 and the Buccaneers are 1-2 ATS with an O/U record of 2-1.
Last Games: The Patriots lost to the Carolina Panthers 33-30 where they failed to cover the spread as a 9-point favorite and the total went Over. The Buccaneers beat the New York Giants 25-23 where they failed to cover as a 2.5-point favorite and the total went Over.
These teams have not met since the 2013 season in New England where the Patriots beat the Buccaneers 23-3.
The Patriots rank 1st in total offense and 32nd in total defense and the Buccaneers rank 29th in total offense and 7th in total defense. (Note: the offense and defense rankings are for overall yards and the Buccaneers have only played three games with their first postponed due to weather.)
WR] 09/06/2017 - Malcolm Mitchell IR ( Knee )
[DT] 09/22/2017 - Vincent Valentine IR ( Knee )
[WR] 09/05/2017 - Julian Edelman IR ( ACL )
[LB] 09/04/2017 - Shea McClellin IR ( Undisclosed )
[CB] 09/01/2017 - Cyrus Jones IR ( ACL )
[DB] 10/01/2017 - Eric Rowe injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Tampa Bay ( Groin )
[RB] 10/01/2017 - Rex Burkhead "?" Thursday vs. Tampa Bay ( Ribs )
[LB] 10/01/2017 - Elandon Roberts injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Tampa Bay ( Ankle )
[DB] 10/01/2017 - Brandon King "?" Thursday vs. Tampa Bay ( Hamstring )
[S] 10/01/2017 - Keith Tandy injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. New England ( Hip )
[RB] 10/01/2017 - Doug Martin probable Thursday vs. New England ( Suspension Served )
[S] 10/01/2017 - T.J. Ward "?" Thursday vs. New England ( Quad )
[LB] 10/01/2017 - Kwon Alexander "?" Thursday vs. New England ( Hamstring )
[DT] 09/01/2017 - DaVonte Lambert IR ( Wrist )
[LB] 09/26/2017 - Lavonte David out indefinitely ( Ankle )
[DT] 09/05/2017 - Stevie Tu'ikolovatu IR ( Knee )
The favorite is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 games between these teams
In the last 5 games between these teams the Under record is 4-1.
This season the Patriots are 1-0 at home and the Buccaneers are 2-0 on the road.
We're not sold on the Bucs offense, but this Pats defensive unit has been dreadful. The line on this game is inflated big time.
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