Dallas Cowboys vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers 09/09/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions
Dallas Cowboys vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers 09/09/2021 – The long wait is over and the preseason games are put behind us as the NFL 2021 regular season takes place with the opening game from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Dallas will take on the defending Super Bowl champions, the Tampa Bay in their week one NFL season. The Cowboys will come into this game with a 0-4 preseason record. Tampa Bay played three preseason games and dropped two. Both teams are expected to bring in their entire squad as they kick off their regular season.
Dallas Cowboys vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers 09/09/2021
|When:||Thursday, September 9, 8:20 PM ET|
|Where:||Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida|
|Stream:||NFL Game Pass|
The Dallas Cowboys have Mike McCarthy as their head coach for the second straight season. The Cowboys had a disappointing 6-10 record last season and a poor defensive unit. The preseason did not go well either but they have Dan Quinn as their defensive coordinator. The running back looks intact with Ezekiel Elliot. From the wide receiving end, Dallas has Amari Cooper, CeeDee Lamb, and Michael Gallup. The most important will be Dak Prescott from the quarterback position. However, Prescott will need to ensure not to get his shoulder injured once again. Dallas will still have a hard challenge in the NFC East.
Players to watch: Dak Prescott QB (GP 5, CMP 151, ATT 222, CMP% 68, YDS 1856, AVG 8.4, YDS/G 392, LNG 58, TD 9, INT 4, SACK 10, SYL 66, RTG 99.6), Ezekiel Elliott RB (GP 15, ATT 244, YDS 979, AVG 4, LNG 31, BIG 3, TD 6, YDS/G 65.3, FUM 5, LST 4, FD 62), Amari Cooper WR (GP 16, REC 92, TGTS 130, YDS 1114, AVG 12.1, TD 5, LNG 69, BIG 13, YDS/G 69.6, FUM 0, LST 0, YAC 408, FD 54).
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Buccaneers will enter this game after defeating the Houston Texans in their last preseason game. Bruce Arians will continue as their coach for the third straight season. The Buccaneers will bring in all their 22 starters from last season. Tampa Bay has a strong offensive unit with key players like Antonio Brown, Chris Godwin, Rob Gronkowski, and Mike Evans. Vita Vea, Devin White, Antoine Winfield Jr, and Pierre-Paul are the other young cores for the Buccaneers. Last season was one of the best in history for Tampa Bay, but the competition is expected to get hard this time.
Players to watch: Tom Brady QB (GP 16, CMP 401, ATT 610, CMP% 65.7, YDS 4633, AVG 7.6, YDS/G 289.9, LNG 50, TD 40, INT 12, SACK 21, SYL 143, RTG 102.2), Ronald Jones II RB (GP 14, ATT 192, YDS 978, AVG 5.1, LNG 98, BIG 6, TD 7, YDS/G 69.9, FUM 0, LST 0, FD 48), Mike Evans WR (GP 16, REC 70, TGTS 109, YDS 1006, AVG 14.4, TD 13, LNG 50, BIG 20, YDS/G 62.9, FUM 0, LST 0, YAC 266, FD 55).
Dallas Cowboys vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Numbers
Dallas are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’ last 7 games.
Dallas are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against Tampa Bay.
Dallas are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas’ last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Buccaneers are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games against Dallas.
Tampa Bay are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games when playing at home against Dallas.
Dallas Cowboys vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Picks
The NFL kick-off game is in favor of the Cowboys to win. Tampa Bay will take a while to build on its success. As for the Cowboys, they have new changes that will help them to get past the Buccaneers. Take the Cowboys to win this game with a predicted score of 27-18.