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Added November 3rd, 2010 by Steve

NFL Week 9 Picks: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-2) @ Atlanta Falcons (5-2)

Time: 1:00 pm EST

Point Spread: Atlanta Falcons -8

Over/Under Line: 44.5

Preview: The top two teams in the NFC South will get together in the dirty south. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have been a major surprise within the NFC will look to take complete control of the division taking on the Falcons. The Buccaneers, despite their 5-2 record have been out scored by their opponents by 27 points on the season. Tampa Bay is coming off two straight wins over St. Louis and Arizona to climb back to the top. The Buccaneers rank 13th in opposing pass defense, allowing just 210 passing yards per game. The offense for Tampa Bay has been just average, but has seen rookie LaGarrett Blount take over in the back field. The former Oregon star has three rushing touchdowns on the season.

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For Atlanta their 169 points and 133 points given up have shown their solid form through the first seven games. The Falcons rank fifth in the NFL in rushing yards per game, with 137.4 per game. Atlanta’s run game has been anchored by Michael Turner and Jason Snelling, who have combined for over 800 yards and 5 touchdowns. The Falcons were off last week, but beat Cincinnati the week before.

The line for this game is Atlanta -8. That appears to be pretty high, as Tampa Bay has the ability to hang around games. The over/under is set at 44.5 points.

My Betting Picks: Tampa Bay Buccaneers +8 and Under 44.5.

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