Eagles vs. Buccaneers odds, prediction, betting developments for NFL ‘Thursday Evening Soccer’


Eagles vs. Buccaneers odds, prediction, betting developments for NFL 'Thursday Evening Soccer'

When the Buccaneers (4-1) journey to Philadelphia to tackle the Eagles (2-3) on “Thursday Evening Soccer” (8:20 p.m. ET, Fox, NFL Community or Amazon Prime Video), will probably be a battle of two groups that had completely different Week 5 wins.

Tampa Bay destroyed Miami at residence with Tom Brady and the offense doing no matter it wished. Jalen Hurts and Philadelphia got here again to shock Carolina late on the highway. 

The Bucs return to the Northeast making an attempt to do higher than their Patriots escape in Week 4. The Eagles are in search of their first win at residence after dropping there to the Chiefs in Week 4.

This is every little thing to find out about betting on Buccaneers vs. Eagles in Week 6, together with up to date odds, developments and our prediction for “Thursday Evening Soccer.”

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Eagles vs. Buccaneers odds for ‘Thursday Evening Soccer’

  • Unfold: Buccaneers by 7
  • Over/underneath: 52.5
  • Moneyine: Buccaneers -290, Eagles +235

The road has been at a landing since early within the week. The over/underneath is tied to the Buccaneers’ relentless offense with Brady and the Eagles’ good-rallying offense with Hurts.

(betting odds per FanDuel Sportsbook)

Eagles vs. Buccaneers all-time sequence

The Eagles maintain the slight edge general 10-9. The Buccaneers have received the previous two conferences, 27-21 in 2018 and 45-17 in 2015. Earlier than then the Eagles have been driving a three-game profitable streak. Earlier than that the Bucs had a three-game run of their very own to counter an Eagles’ four-game surge beginning in 2000.

Three developments to know

—A whopping 81 p.c of unfold bettors assume the quantity is simply too large in favor of the Buccaneers and imagine the Eagles will cowl as residence evening underdogs.

—A good larger 93 p.c of over/underneath bettors assume the early-week high-point whole continues to be a bit low given Brady and Hurts.

—The Buccaneers are 9-1 straight up and 6-4 towards the unfold of their previous 10 video games with the overall going over 7 occasions. The Eagles are 3-7 SU and 4-6 ATS of their previous 10 video games. The overall has gone over in half of them.

Three issues to observe

Thumbs up for Brady

Brady is coming into the sport with a proper thumb harm. However he is also coming into the sport after throwing for 411 yards and 5 TDs towards the Dolphins final week. The Eagles have had success vs. Matt Ryan, Jimmy Garoppolo and Sam Darnold defensively. However in addition they have been ripped by Patrick Mahomes and Dak Prescott. Search for extra of the latter.

Who will assist Hurts?

The Eagles might be extra pass-happy right here than traditional however with tight finish Dallas Goedert (COVID-19 listing) on the shelf, they want some playmakers to step up for any probability of any upset. Rookie first-round huge receiver DeVonta Smith and second tight finish Zach Ertz have to be key, however in addition they must get their proficient operating backs, Miles Sanders and rookie Kenneth Gainwell, concerned within the passing recreation. The Bucs have been gutted within the secondary and likewise might be with out linebacker Lavonte David (ankle).

How will the Eagles cowl the Bucs?

There is not any Rob Gronkowski once more at tight finish to trigger protection issues, however between Mike Evans, Chris Godwin and Antonio Brown, the Eagles could have points. Prime cornerback Darius Slay is again in elite type, however Steven Nelson and Avonte Maddox are lot extra susceptible. Search for Godwin to be the largest difference-maker this week after Evans and Brown made the large performs final week.

Stats that matter

142 dashing yards per recreation, 4.3 yards per carry. These are the averages the Eagles are giving up in run protection, placing them No. 30 within the NFL. Their defensive technique has been enjoying two excessive safeties to guard towards the large play. Brady will see that and provides function again Leonard Fournette one other heavy dose of handoffs when wanted.

Eagles vs. Buccaneers prediction

The Eagles are a slow-starting offense. The Buccaneers like to leap on groups with Brady and their explosive huge receivers. The Eagles not desirous to run the ball a lot away from Hurts is an effective technique, given Tampa Bay boasts the dominant No. 1 run protection. The Buccaneers will shield Brady effectively and let him function at excessive degree on intermediate routes, whereas Hurts would not have sufficient firepower to mount a severe comeback.

Buccaneers 34, Eagles 22




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