The Atlanta Falcons will be trying to snap their two-game losing streak when they face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon. The Falcons are coming off a 20-17 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers as one-point underdogs. The Buccaneers are coming off a 26-14 win over Minnesota in a game they were favored to win by seven points.
Atlanta is 6-4 in its last 10 games against Tampa Bay.
Buccaneers Trying To Improve Playoff SeedThe Buccaneers snapped their two-game losing streak with a win over Minnesota in their last game, which moved them into sixth place in the NFC playoff standings. They will be trying to pick up their second win in a row and improve their playoff seeding when they face the Falcons on Sunday.
Tampa Bay has played well offensively, averaging 28.5 points per game. The team is averaging 261 passing yards and 97.2 rushing yards per game.
Tom Brady has completed 64.8 percent of his passes for 3,496 yards, 30 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions. Ronald Jones II leads the team with 900 rushing yards and six touchdowns, while Mike Evans leads the team with 669 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns.
The Buccaneers have also played well defensively, giving up 22.6 points per game. They gave up 14 points in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to get the win.
Falcons Trying To End SlumpThe Falcons haven’t played well over the past month and have lost three of their last four games. They will be trying to snap their losing streak and pick up their second win in their last five games when they face the Buccaneers on Sunday.
Atlanta is averaging 25.2 points per game. The team is throwing for 268.9 yards and rushing for 98.3 yards per game.
Matt Ryan has completed 63.7 percent of his passes for 3,660 yards, 19 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions. Todd Gurley II leads the team with 645 rushing yards and nine touchdowns, while Calvin Ridley leads the team with 1,029 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.
The Falcons have struggled defensively, giving up 24.8 points per game. They gave up 20 points in their last game and will need another solid defensive performance if they want to beat the Buccaneers.
- 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games played on a Sunday.
- 1-4 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
Tampa Bay is:
- 6-1-2 ATS in their last 9 games in December.
- 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.