Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Detroit Lions Prediction, Spread & Odds for NFC Divisional Round Playoffs

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Detroit Lions tight extremity Sam LaPorta (87) and agelong snapper Jake McQuaide (43) observe aft a 2024 NFC chaotic paper crippled against nan Los Angeles Rams

Jan 14, 2024; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Lions tight extremity Sam LaPorta (87) and agelong snapper Jake McQuaide (43) observe aft a 2024 NFC chaotic paper crippled against nan Los Angeles Rams astatine Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Lon Horwedel-USA TODAY Sports

  • The Bucs won 32-9 complete nan Eagles, while nan Lions won 23-22 complete nan Rams past week and nan 2 meet connected Sunday astatine 3:00 p.m. EST
  • The Buccaneers person gone 7-1 ATS arsenic an distant underdog this season
  • Get nan Buccaneers vs Lions odds, picks and predictions for nan Divisional Round Playoffs here

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-8 SU, 11-6 ATS) recreation to Ford Field to look nan Detroit Lions (12-5 SU, 12-5 ATS) for nan Divisional Round of nan NFL Playoffs. Both teams are coming disconnected of location wins past week, but it’s Detroit favored by 6.5-points successful nan Buccaneers vs Lions likelihood connected Sunday.

Read connected for nan afloat Tampa Bay vs Detroit likelihood and our apical Bucs vs Lions prediction here.

Buccaneers vs Lions  Odds

Team Spread Moneyline Total
Tampa Bay +6.5 (-102) +230 Over 49 (-115)
Detroit -6.5 (-118) -285 Under 49 (-105)

Despite an upset triumph connected Monday night, Tampa Bay still travels to Detroit arsenic sizeable underdogs successful nan Buccaneers vs Lions odds. Detroit is simply a 6.5-point favourite against nan dispersed and -285 connected nan moneyline which gives them an 75.31 triumph probability. The crippled full is lined astatine 49 points..

Odds arsenic of Jan. 21 connected nan DraftKings Sportsbook app.

How to Watch Tampa Bay vs Detroit

Viewers successful nan United States tin watch this Tampa Bay vs Detroit crippled connected Sunday connected NBC, while viewers successful Canada tin watch connected DAZN aliases TSN.

Buccaneers vs Lions Head-to-Head History

Detroit won backmost successful October erstwhile these teams past played winning 20-6 successful Tampa Bay. The past six games person been divided astatine 3 wins apiece though and all-time nan wins are almost moreover arsenic good pinch Detroit starring 32-29.

In this season’s victory, Jared Goff threw for 353 yards and 2 TDs. Amon-Ra St Brown led each receivers pinch 12 catches and 124 yards and 1 of those touchdowns. Baker Mayfield was conscionable 19-37 passing for 206 yards and 1 INT. Neither squad recovered immoderate occurrence connected nan crushed pinch Tampa rushing for only 46 yards and Detroit 40.

Buccaneers vs Lions Public Betting Trends

The Buccaneers vs Lions betting splits successful NFL nationalist betting, sees an almost 50-50 divided connected nan dispersed successful some money and stake percentages. Tampa Bay has a 55% to 45% separator successful ATS handle, while Detroit has a 54% to 46% separator successful moneyline handle. Note, however, that Tampa Bay is getting 46% of moneyline grip pinch just 19% of tickets, meaning overmuch larger wagers are coming successful connected nan Buccaneers to triumph straight-up.

After favoring nan complete successful nan early portion of nan week, nan game-day betting splits show 76% of game-total grip connected nether 49.5.

Buccaneers Betting Preview

The Eagles had been free-falling for weeks and that continued into nan playoffs wherever they went to Tampa Bay connected Monday and sewage routed by Mayfield and nan Bucs to nan tune of 32-9.

Tampa led 10 astatine nan extremity of nan first 4th and ne'er looked backmost being up 16-9 astatine nan half and 25-9 aft 3 quarters. The Bucs wholly eliminated nan Eagles’ tally crippled holding them to conscionable 42 yards rushing and held Philly to conscionable 13 first downs and 0/0 connected 3rd down and 0/2 connected 4th down conversions.

Mayfield, battling rib and ankle injuries, was 22-36 for 337 yards and 3 TDs, while TE Cade Otton had a team-high successful catches and yards pinch 8/89. He’s presently not holding immoderate wounded nickname connected nan Bucs vs Lions wounded reports.

Tampa Bay suffered a 23-13 location nonaccomplishment to nan Saints successful Week 16, but different are 6-1 successful their past 7 games truthful should travel to Detroit afloat of confidence.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Baker Mayfield said he reached retired to erstwhile teammates pinch nan LA Rams astir nan 133.6db sound level astatine Ford Field and was told: “It was nan loudest point they’ve ever heard.”

Detroit Lions fans, move up that power level different notch connected Sunday!… pic.twitter.com/WbrK6ULED7

— Detroit Lions connected Tap (@LionsOnTap) January 18, 2024

Lions Betting Preview

It took 30 years but nan Detroit Lions yet won different playoff game, playing big to nan LA Rams and their aged backmost Matthew Stafford past week.

And while Stafford recovered plentifulness of occurrence passing for 367 yards and 2 TDs versus nan Lions’ 27th-ranked walk defense, it was Detroit and Goff getting nan past laughter edging retired a 24-23 victory.

Goff, having antecedently been traded by nan Rams for Stafford, sewage nan triumph complete his aged squad and passed for 277 yards and 1 TD himself successful nan win.

Amon-Ra St Brown who was 2nd successful catches and 3rd successful yards for receivers this play had a seven-catch and 110 gait day. While David Montgomery and Jahmyr Gibbs each had a rushing people for nan Lions.

Almost each of nan scoring came successful nan first half pinch Detroit starring 21-17 astatine nan break. That’s some bully from a protect standpoint, but mediocre offensively that they only managed 3 2nd half points.

Detroit was nan only squad to triumph but not screen past week. But they person now won 4 of 5 games and are 4-1 ATS successful that time.

Buccaneers vs Lions Head-to-Head Stats

9-8 / 11-6 Record / ATS 12-5 / 12-5
20th (20.5) PPG Scored 5th (27.1)
23rd YPG Offense 3rd
17th Passing YPG 2nd
32nd Rushing YPG 5th
T-6th (19.1) PPG Allowed 23rd (23.2)
23rd YPG Allowed 19th
29th Passing YPG Allowed 27th
5th Rushing YPG Allowed 2nd

*Regular play stats

Buccaneers vs Lions Prediction

The Lions held Kyren Williams to conscionable 61 yards rushing past week and should person each assurance they tin do nan aforesaid to Rachaad White of Tampa. In fact, nary moving backmost has rushed for moreover 70 yards against nan Lions’ 2nd-ranked tally defense each season.

But nan Eagles recovered nary occurrence versus nan Bucs connected nan crushed past week either, pinch Tampa boasting an arsenic awesome 5th-ranked tally extremity unit.

Going up against a Bucs’ secondary that gives up nan fourth-most passing yards per game, Goff should beryllium capable to find success. He was 4th successful touchdown passes and 2nd successful passing yards this regular season. And while nan Eagles were mostly inept past week, WR DeVonta Smith did person 8 catches for 148 yards. So targeting personification for illustration St Brown successful this weekend’s Bucs vs Lions props could beryllium worthy a play.

Baker Mayfield and nan Buccaneers are wholly comfortable being underdogs. 😤 #GoBucs pic.twitter.com/JToFn7n3Yu

— NBC Sports (@NBCSports) January 16, 2024

But nan aforesaid tin beryllium said for Mayfield and nan Bucs versus a Lions secondary that gives up nan sixth-most passing yards per game. While Detroit did a bully occupation of shutting down Cooper Kupp past week for conscionable 27 yards connected 5 catches, Puka Nacua torched nan Lions’ secondary pinch 9 catches, 181 yards and 1 TD.

With Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, David Moore, Trey Palmer and Otton each tin of making plays for nan Bucs, it whitethorn beryllium difficult for Detroit to fastener down immoderate 1 player.

Detroit has been an Over betting squad this twelvemonth being 11-7 to nan Over, while Tampa has skewed much Under, going 12-6, including 4 consecutive to nan Under.

I spot some teams being capable to find occurrence done nan air. Though successful a crippled that look destined to spell Over past week betwixt nan Rams and Lions, we only saw 45 points.

Mayfield is 27-21 ATS arsenic an underdog successful his profession including covering successful 7 of nan past 8 games successful that role, while being 9-3 arsenic an underdog successful immoderate spot this season. The Bucs are besides 7-1 this play arsenic an distant dog, truthful let’s backmost that inclination continuing for our Divisional Round champion bets.

Buccaneers vs Lions Picks: Tampa Bay +6.5 

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