Atlanta Falcons vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10/22/2023 – Atlanta Falcons will face Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an exciting matchup next Sunday for a fresh NFL Week 7 betting, creating much anticipation among fans. Led by quarterback Desmond Ridder and led by running back Bijan Robinson and wide receiver Drake London, Desmond Ridder’s Falcons will display an aggressive offense, powered by dynamic performances by running back Bijan Robinson and wide receiver Drake London. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are predicted to win this game according to the top football betting odds.
Atlanta Falcons vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10/22/2023
|When:||Sunday, October 22, 2023 1:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Raymond James Stadium|
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The Falcons have experienced some challenges this season, as evidenced by their points per game average of 16.5, placing them 29th overall. Their offense has struggled to find its rhythm while their defense has maintained an average allowance rate of 20.0 points a game and ranking 14th overall. As evidenced by their total yards per game average of 352.7 (212.0 passed per game and 110.0 yards rushed), which ranks them 14th overall.
Atlanta’s Excellent Defense
As for their defensive prowess, the Falcons have excelled by only conceding an average of 290.2 yards per game – placing them second overall and fourth among NFC opponents for total defense yardage allowed per game. Their success at stopping opposing passing attacks can be seen with them allowing just an average of 179.2 passing yards per game allowing to opposing passing attacks (good enough for 4th position overall). Furthermore, their effective run defense has kept opponents’ ground games to an average of 99.0 yards per game which places them 11th overall.
Notably, quarterback Desmond Ridder has carried the Falcons’ offensive responsibilities with ease this season, recording 1,380 passing yards, six touchdowns, and six interceptions. Bijan Robinson led their ground attack by amassing an impressive 401 rushing yards – although he has yet to score one of these touchdowns himself! Drake London has also proven invaluable as Ridder’s go-to target, amassing 26 receptions totaling 329 yards and two touchdowns while remaining reliable as an integral component of Ridder’s passing game arsenal.
Tampa Bay’s Unique Challenges
On the other side of the field, the Buccaneers have had their fair share of challenges; however, they have managed to remain relatively steady when measured against points per game, averaging 18.0 and ranking 25th. Their defense has allowed an average of 17.6 points per game for the 8th spot; however, their offensive performance has seen setbacks as evidenced by total yards per game averages of 296.4 which put them 29th overall; their passing game has contributed 212.6 yards per game while rushing has averaged just 78.8 yards per game respectively.
On defense, the Buccaneers have allowed an average of 348.8 yards per game to their opponents – placing them 13th overall. Their vulnerability against opposing passing attacks is clear as they’ve allowed an average of 247.0 passing yards per game against them (26th), though their strong run defense has restricted opponents to an average of 83.8 yards per game and has earned them 7th position overall.
Quarterback Baker Mayfield has been an incredible force for the Buccaneers this season, amassing 1,088 passing yards, seven touchdowns, and three interceptions. Meanwhile, running back Ronald White has contributed significantly to their ground game by amassing 232 rushing yards with one touchdown en route to becoming one of their primary running backs. Wide receiver Mike Evans has proven a key asset of Mayfield with 24 receptions for 386 yards with three touchdowns — cementing his role in their offensive strategies.
NFL Latest Odds: ATL + 2.5 ; O/U 39.5
While both the teams are equally poised to win this game, despite their respective challenges, the latest odds are expecting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to cover the spread. The Falcons, nevertheless, will still put up a spectacular game for fans in the stands.
Atlanta Falcons Betting Trends
Atlanta are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games.
Atlanta are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
Atlanta are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference conference.
Falcons is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference South division.
Atlanta are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games played in week 7.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Trends
Tampa Bay are 5-14-1 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay’s last 10 games against Atlanta.
Tampa Bay are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference conference.
Tampa Bay is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference South division.
Buccaneers is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games played in October.
Tampa Bay are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games played in week 7.
Atlanta Falcons vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Pick
The Falcons and the Buccaneers are poised to deliver a riveting display of skill and determination, vying for supremacy in a fiercely contested battle on the NFL battleground. The latest online sports betting NFL trends are favoring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to win the matchup on Sunday.
Score Prediction: Buccaneers 15, Falcons 12.