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 ( on the moneyline to win) hit the road on October 24, 2021 at 4:25 PM ET on CBS against the Buccaneers ( ). Bookmakers have listed the matchup’s point total at .
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
|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
|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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