Detroit Lions VS Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFL Pro Football 01:00 PM EST

Monday

12/15/2019

FOX

Spread: Tampa Bay Buccaneers -3.5

Over/Under: 46.5

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Detroit Lions 12/15/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Detroit Lions 12/15/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Detroit Lions 12/15/2019 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers is on a 3-game winning run after taming the Indianapolis Colts to a score of 38-35 at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. QB Jameis Winston played through the pain of a slightly broken thumb and threw touchdowns for 61 yards and hit WR Mike Evans, 3 yards to TE Cameron Brate, 17 yards to WR Justin Watson, and pulled away from the Bucs on a 12 yard pass to WR Breshad Perriman with 3:51 left in regulation. The Buccaneers are on 2nd place at 6-7 in the AFC South Division.

Tampa Bay came from behind with a score of 21-27 at half time. Winston completed 33 of his 45 throws for 456 yards with 4 touchdowns but got 3 of his passes intercepted by the Colts. RB Ronald Jones II dashed for a total of 36 yards for 11 time carrying the skin while WR Chris Goodwin grabbed 7 passes for 91 yards to help Buccaneers win their 3rd straight match. Tampa Bay is 2-10 ATS in its last 12 matches against the Lions and 1-4 SU in its last 5 games vs Detroit.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Detroit Lions Predictions 12/15/2019

The Detroit Lions is out of the playoff race after falling 6 straight games with its most recent from the Vikings to a score of 7-20 at the U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, Sunday afternoon. The match was a first for the Lions of never leading in the game on the season. The defense broke down on Detroit with 5 sacks on QB David Blough. The Lions are on 4th place at 3-9-1 in the NFC North Division.

Detroit is looking to snap out of its 6-game deep losing slump. The team had no wins since October 17, 2019. Lions QB David Blough converted 24 of his 40 throws for 205 yards with a passing touchdown. RB o Scarbrough raced through the field for a total of 65 yards over 19 handles while WR Kenny Golladay caught 6 passes for 58 yards in the lost match to the Vikings. Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 matches against the Buccaneers at home and 0-6 SU in its last 6 games on the season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Detroit Lions. The NFL pick for this game is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers -3.5. Detroit WR Marvin Jones became the latest casualty placed on the injured reserve list with an ankle injury and will be out of the season. The Lions will be playing with a third quarterback of the year after a plague of injuries hit the team Tampa will cover and win this match to a predicted score of 27-21.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Key Player Injuries:

Jason Pierre-Paul LB Neck IR

Justin Evans S Achilles IR

Antony Auclair TE Toe IR

Orion Stewart S Knee IR

Jack Cichy LB Elbow IR

Blaine Gabbert QB Shoulder IR

Zack Bailey G Ankle IR

Donovan Smith T Knee is “?” Sunday vs Detroit

Alex Cappa G Elbow is “?” Sunday vs Detroit

Scotty Miller WR Hamstring is “?” Sunday vs Detroit

Anthony Nelson LB Hamstring is “?” Sunday vs Detroit

Mike Evans WR Hamstring is out indefinitely

Jameis Winston QB Thumb is probable Sunday vs Detroit

Detroit Lions Key Player Injuries:

Matthew Stafford QB Back is out indefinitely

T.J. Hockenson TE Ankle is out for season

Marvin Jones Jr. WR Ankle IR

Kerryon Johnson RB Knee IR

Nick Bawden RB Knee IR

Jermaine Kearse WR Leg IR

Jeff Driskel QB Hamstring IR

Jamal Agnew CB Ankle is “?” Sunday vs Tampa Bay

Austin Bryant DE Hip is “?” Sunday vs Tampa Bay

Da’Shawn Hand DE Ankle is “?” Sunday vs Tampa Bay

Chris Lacy WR Leg PUP

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Detroit Lions 12/15/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

NFL Starting Time: 1:00 PM EST

Location: Ford Field in Detroit, MI

Date: December 15, 2019

TV: FOX

NFL Odds: Tampa Bay Buccaneers -3.5

NFL Totals Odds: 46.5

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