Rams Vs Buccaneers: NFL Betting Trends, Stats And Computer Predictions – Week 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 26, 2021

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-0) and Los Angeles Rams (2-0) will face each other in Week 3. The Buccaneers, listed at -1 on the spread, take the field as visitors on September 26, 2021 at 4:25 PM ET on FOX against the Rams, -105 moneyline odds to win. A total of 55 points has been set for the matchup by oddsmakers.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 26, 2021, 5:49 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Buccaneers Vs Rams Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Buccaneers vs Rams
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Rams (+1) Over (55)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Rankings (2020)

Buccaneers Rams
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 30.8 (3) 23.3 (22)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 22.2 (8) 18.5 (1)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 6.0 (7) 5.5 (18)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.1 (6) 4.6 (1)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 17 (7) 25 (25)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 25 (5) 22 (10)

Buccaneers Betting Insights

  • Tampa Bay had nine wins in 16 games against the spread last year.
  • The Buccaneers’ ATS record as 1-point favorites or greater was 7-7 last year.
  • There were nine Tampa Bay games (out of 16) that hit the over last year.
  • Seven times last season, Tampa Bay and its opponent combined to score more than 55 points.
  • The over/under for this game is 55 points, 5.7 more than the average point total for Buccaneers games a year ago.

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Rams Betting Insights

  • Los Angeles beat the spread nine times in 16 games last year.
  • The Rams’ ATS record as underdogs of 1 point or more was 3-3 last season.
  • There were four Los Angeles games (out of 16) that hit the over last season.
  • Los Angeles’ games went over 55 points on three occasions last season.
  • Games involving the Rams last year averaged 47.2 points per game, a 7.8-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

Buccaneers Players to Watch

  • Tom Brady put up a passing stat line last year of 4,633 yards with a 65.7% completion rate (401-for-610), 40 touchdowns, 12 interceptions, and an average of 289.6 yards per game.
  • Last year Ronald Jones II took 192 carries for 978 yards (61.1 per game) and scored seven touchdowns.
  • Giovani Bernard churned out 416 yards on 124 carries (26.0 yards per game), with three rushing touchdowns last season. He was also successful in the air, catching 47 passes for 355 yards (22.2 per game) and three TDs.
  • Mike Evans picked up 70 receptions for 1,006 yards and 13 touchdowns last season. He was targeted 109 times, and averaged 62.9 yards per game.
  • Chris Godwin produced last season, catching 65 passes for 840 yards and seven touchdowns. He collected 52.5 receiving yards per game.
  • Rob Gronkowski hauled in 45 passes for 623 yards and seven touchdowns, putting up 38.9 yards per game last year.
  • Jason Pierre-Paul’s hard work last season put up a stat line of 9.5 sacks, 11.5 TFL, 76 tackles, and two interceptions.
  • Last season Devin White averaged 183 tackles, 18.0 TFL, and 9.0 sacks.
  • Carlton Davis intercepted four passes last year while also totaling 84 tackles, 3.5 TFL, and 18 passes defended.

Rams Players to Watch

  • Matthew Stafford completed 64.2% of his passes to throw for 4,084 yards and 26 touchdowns last season.
  • Darrell Henderson averaged 41.6 rushing yards and scored five rushing touchdowns.
  • Sony Michel ran for one touchdown on 449 yards a year ago.
  • Cooper Kupp averaged 60.9 receiving yards and grabbed three receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2020 season.
  • Robert Woods averaged 58.5 receiving yards on 8.1 targets per game in 2020, scoring six touchdowns.
  • Tyler Higbee averaged 32.6 receiving yards per game on four targets per game a season ago.
  • Aaron Donald proved to be a strong defender last year, recording 13.5 sacks, 19.5 TFL and 63 tackles.
  • Troy Reeder was all over the field last season with 109 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and 3.0 sacks.
  • Last year Darious Williams picked off four passes to go along with 51 tackles, 2.5 TFL, and 14 passes defended.

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