Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Jacksonville Jaguars - 12/1/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-7) at Jacksonville Jaguars (4-7)
NFL Football: Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm (TIAA Bank Field)
The Line: Jacksonville Jaguars +2.5 -- Over/Under: 47.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jacksonville Jaguars meet Sunday in NFL action at TIAA Bank Field.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a chance to win back-to-back games for the first time this season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have split their last six road games. Jameis Winston is completing 59.9 percent of his passes for 3,391 yards, 22 touchdowns and 20 interceptions. Winston has 22 touchdown passes in his last 10 games. Chris Godwin and Mike Evans have combined for 2,114 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns while OJ Howard has 18 receptions. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ground game is averaging 98.3 yards per contest, and Ronald Jones II leads the way with 474 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Tampa Bay is allowing 30.5 points and 368.6 yards per game. Lavonte David leads the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with 84 tackles, Shaquil Barrett has 12.5 sacks and Vernon Hargreaves III has one interception.
The Jacksonville Jaguars need a feel good win here to snap a three-game losing streak. The Jacksonville Jaguars have split their last four home games. Nick Foles is completing 68 percent of his passes for 643 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. Gardner Minshew and Foles have combined for 16 touchdown passes and five interceptions. DJ Chark and Chris Conley have combined for 1,402 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns while Dede Westbrook has 44 receptions. The Jacksonville Jaguars ground game is averaging 119.3 yards per contest, and Leonard Fournette leads the way with 951 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, Jacksonville is allowing 24 points and 364.5 yards per game. Myles Jack leads the Jacksonville Jaguars with 66 tackles, Josh Allen has eight sacks and Tre Henderson has two interceptions.
The Buccaneers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games in December, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in Week 13 and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Jaguars are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on grass, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games in December and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The underdog is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings. The under is 8-2 in Jaguars last 10 home games. The over is 9-0 in Buccaneers last 9 games overall.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games as a road favorite. The Jacksonville Jaguars are 4-2-1 ATS in their last seven games as a home underdog. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have put together some solid performances over the last five weeks and could easily be a wild card team if some of these close games went their way. However, there's reasons why the Bucs can't win consistently and they actually haven't won back-to-back games since week 12-13 of last season. The Jacksonville Jaguars will play their first home game in over a month and are the physical type of team that could force Winston into mistakes. I just can't lay chalk with the Bucs on the road. Give me the Jags and the free points.