Buccaneers Vs Bears: NFL Betting Trends, Stats And Computer Predictions – Week 7

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on October 20, 2021

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-1) will try to extend their three-game winning run when they clash with the Chicago Bears (3-3) in Week 7. The Bears (+475 on the moneyline to win) hit the road on October 24, 2021 at 4:25 PM ET on CBS against the Buccaneers (-12.5). Bookmakers have listed the matchup’s point total at 47.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 24, 2021, 3:49 PM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Buccaneers Vs Bears Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Buccaneers vs Bears
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Buccaneers (-12.5) Under (47)

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

Buccaneers Bears
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 32.5 (3) 16.3 (30)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 24.0 (17) 20.7 (9)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 6.2 (5) 4.3 (32)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.6 (15) 5.4 (12)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 6 (11) 5 (3)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 9 (7) 7 (13)

Buccaneers Betting Insights

  • Tampa Bay has posted two wins against the spread this year.
  • The Buccaneers are yet to lose ATS (1-0) as a 12.5-point favorite or greater this year.
  • Tampa Bay has seen four of its six games gone over the point total.
  • Tampa Bay games have finished with more than 47 points five times so far this season.
  • The point total average for Buccaneers games this season is 51.7, 4.7 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

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Bears Betting Insights

  • Chicago is 3-3-0 against the spread this season.
  • One Chicago game (out of six) has hit the over this year.
  • Chicago games have finished with over 47 points just one time this year.
  • Bears games average 44.4 total points, 2.6 fewer than the total for this matchup.

Buccaneers Players to Watch

  • Tom Brady has racked up 2,064 yards (344.0 ypg) on 183-of-267 passing with 17 touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season.
  • Leonard Fournette has racked up 332 yards on 78 carries while finding the end zone three times. He’s also caught 25 passes for 213 yards (35.5 per game).
  • Ronald Jones II has collected 118 yards on 31 carries, scoring one time.
  • Mike Evans’ leads his squad with 420 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 31 catches (out of 49 targets) and scored four touchdowns.
  • Antonio Brown has hauled in 29 receptions totaling 418 yards, finding the end zone four times as a receiver so far this campaign.
  • Chris Godwin’s 34 catches have yielded 409 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Shaquil Barrett has collected 4.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 5.0 TFL, 23 tackles, and one interception.
  • Devin White is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s totaled 41 tackles.
  • Jamel Dean has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 18 tackles and seven passes defended.

Bears Players to Watch

  • Justin Fields has 632 passing yards, or 105.3 per game, so far this season. He has completed 53.5% of his passes and has collected two touchdowns with three interceptions. He’s also contributed on the ground with 17.0 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner one time.
  • Khalil Herbert has run for 179 yards on 40 carries so far this year while scoring one time on the ground.
  • Damien Williams has been given 32 carries and totaled 137 yards with two touchdowns.
  • Darnell Mooney has totaled 25 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 306 (51.0 yards per game). He’s been targeted 39 times and has and one touchdown.
  • Allen Robinson II has 21 receptions (on 36 targets) for a total of 234 yards (39.0 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
  • Cole Kmet has racked up 130 reciving yards (21.7 ypg) this season.
  • Khalil Mack leads the team with 6.0 sacks, and also has 6.0 TFL and 18 tackles.
  • Roquan Smith has 62 tackles, 2.0 TFL, 2.0 sacks, and one interception, and leads the team in both tackles and interceptions.

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