After the awful 38-3 loss to New Orleans, the Bucs lost 2 of their next 3 games (Rams, Chiefs). Since, they have won five straight and averaged 37.8 points per game.
The Saints are presently -3 and the overall is sitting at 51 points at leading rated sportsbooks.
The Saints are just 2-0 against Tampa Bay. They are an emphatic TWO-AND-OHH! New Orleans has actually beaten the Bucs by an average score this season of 36-13. In the last meeting between the 2 groups, the Saints pounded Tampa Bay 38-3. The Bucs havent beaten the Saints given that the beginning of the 2018 season. Will New Orleans supremacy continue?
Recently, New Orleans allowed Chicago just 239 overall lawns and nine points. The kicker is that the Bears acquired 99 of those lawns and seven points as the result of a meaningless goal drive at completion of the video game.
That made it a total of five choices for Brady versus the Saints this season as he threw 2 in the season opener. New Orleans won that video game 34-23.
While Brees, WR Michael Thomas, and RB Alvin Kamara receive much of the attention in New Orleans, its actually the defense that is the heart of this group. The Saints ended up 4th in the NFL in overall defense allowing 310.9 yards per video game. They were No. 5 in scoring defense providing up 21.1 points per video game.
Its two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks comparing for a 3rd time this season. Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 12-3 this season against all NFL groups aside from the New Orleans Saints. Drew Brees and his gold-and-black clad teammates are 2-0 this season against Bradys Bucs.
The Saints Offense
They lost to New Orleans in the season opener and then won video games at Las Vegas and in Atlanta. In those 3 games, Tampa Bay scored 99 points, or an average of 33 per video game. The Saints were right on their season average at house, 30 points per video game.
They lost to New Orleans in the season opener and then won games at Las Vegas and in Atlanta. In those three video games, Tampa Bay scored 99 points, or an average of 33 per game. The Saints were right on their season average at home, 30 points per video game.
Regardless of a high Total of 51.5, the Bucs and Saints can both put up points, specifically on the quick track of the indoor Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
For the season, the Saints were 5th in the league averaging 30.0 points per video game.
Bettors love indoor football games. They played 3 indoor video games this season.
If that isnt enough, consider the career matchups in between head coaches Sean Payton and the Bucs Bruce Arians. In 7 video games in between the 2, the Total has discussed 5 times.
New Orleans lastly got a healthy Thomas back for last weeks win over Chicago. The 2019 NFL leading receiver caught five passes for 73 yards and a goal last week. Thomas missed out on much of the season with an ankle injury.
While the Under has struck in seven of New Orleans last ten games, the last 5 Bucs-Saints video games have not followed that trend. In the last four matches between the NFC South competitors, the Total has actually gone Over. The Over has likewise hit in 5 of Tampa Bays last 7 video games.
NFL FREE PICK: OVER 51.5
While the Under has actually hit in 7 of New Orleans last 10 games, the last five Bucs-Saints video games have not followed that trend.
Its intriguing to note that in indoor championship game in the NFL, the Over is 29-13. Its also worth keeping in mind that in video games that Brees has actually started for the Saints in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Over is a healthy 71-51-2. That dates all the method back to Brees initially season in New Orleans, 2006.
The point here is that the Saints offense is powerful as well. In their previous 2 video games, New Orleans set up 52 and 33 points. For the season, the Saints were fifth in the league balancing 30.0 points per game.
Brees went 28-of-39 for 265 lawns and two touchdowns against the Bears. He did not throw an interception and he had a late one-yard sneak ruled not a goal. With New Orleans leading 21-3 with just 5:13 to play, the video game was basically over. When the Bears scored their lone touchdown, thats.