Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs New Orleans Saints: Predictions, betting trends and stats for Week 8

By Squawka NFL

Published: 11:27, 28 October 2021 | Updated: 15:07, 11 November 2021

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-1) are favored by 3.5 points as they try to keep their four-game winning streak intact in a matchup against the New Orleans Saints (4-2) on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Caesars Superdome. The point total is 51.

Buccaneers vs Saints predictions

Squawka predictions for Buccaneers vs Saints
ATS Total Score prediction
Buccaneers (-3.5) Under (51) Buccaneers 26 Saints 22

Last three results

Buccaneers recent betting insights

  • Tampa Bay has covered the spread twice, and is 3-0 overall, over its last three contests.
  • In its past three games, Tampa Bay has gone over the total once.
  • The Buccaneers and their opponents have combined to score an average of 49.3 points in their last three games, 1.7 less than the 51 over/under in this matchup.

Saints recent betting insights

  • New Orleans has one win against the spread, and is 2-1 overall, in its last three contests.
  • In its past three contests, New Orleans has gone over the total twice.
  • The Saints have averaged a total of 43.0 combined points in their last three games, 8.0 fewer than this game’s over/under of 51.

Buccaneers vs Saints head-to-head

New Orleans has an edge against Tampa Bay over the last five matchups between these two squads, recording a 4-1 record in those games. In those games against the Buccaneers, the Saints have a 2-1 record against the spread with those games eclipsing the total on one occasion. New Orleans scored 157 points in those five outings compared to Tampa Bay’s 97.

Buccaneers vs Saints betting odds

Buccaneers vs Saints betting information
Favorite Spread Favorite spread odds Underdog spread odds Total Over total odds Under total odds
Buccaneers -3.5 -120 100 51 -110 -110

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Buccaneers vs Saints betting insights

Buccaneers trends

  • Tampa Bay is 3-4-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Buccaneers are 3-3 ATS when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites.
  • Tampa Bay’s games have gone over the total four times this season.
  • The Buccaneers average 16.5 more points per game (33.3) than the Saints allow (16.8).
  • When Tampa Bay records more than 16.8 points, it is 3-4 against the spread and 6-1 overall.
  • The Buccaneers rack up 423.4 yards per game, 91.9 more yards than the 331.5 the Saints allow per matchup.
  • When Tampa Bay amasses over 331.5 yards, the team is 3-4 against the spread and 6-1 overall.

Saints trends

  • New Orleans has covered the spread three times over six games with a set spread.
  • In games they have played as 3.5-point underdogs or more, the Saints have a perfect ATS record of 1-0.
  • Games involving New Orleans have hit the over twice this year.
  • The Saints rack up just 2.3 more points per game (23.3) than the Buccaneers allow (21.0).
  • When New Orleans scores more than 21.0 points, it is 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall.
  • The Saints collect 35.4 fewer yards per game (296.7) than the Buccaneers give up per outing (332.1).
  • When New Orleans picks up over 332.1 yards, the team is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall.

Team stats

Compare 2021 season stats for Buccaneers and Saints
Buccaneers Stats Saints
333.0 Pass yards 187.7
277.1 Pass yards against 265.5
99.1 Rush yards 120.5
67.4 Rush yards against 80.8
+7 Turnover differential +4

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Player betting tips

Buccaneers top players

  • Tom Brady has thrown for 2,275 yards (203-for-303), with 21 touchdowns and three interceptions (325.0 YPG).
  • Brady has had a passing touchdown in six of seven games this season, with multiple passing TDs in five of them.
  • Leonard Fournette has racked up a team-best 413 rushing yards (59.0 per game) and four scores. He has added 27 receptions for 222 yards .
  • Fournette has had a rushing touchdown in three of seven games this year, including multiple rushing TDs once.
  • Chris Godwin has 42 receptions for a team-high 520 yards (74.3 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Godwin has had a receiving touchdown in three of seven games this year, but no games with multiple receiving TDs.
Select player props for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Name Pass Yds Pass TDs Rush Yds Rush TDs Rec Yds Rec TDs
Tom Brady 310.5 (-115) 2.5 (+102) 2.5 (-106)
Leonard Fournette 58.5 (-118) 23.5 (-122)
Chris Godwin 0.5 (-115) 71.5 (-117)

Saints top players

  • This year Jameis Winston has put up 1,114 passing yards (185.7 per game) while going 89-for-151 (58.9%) and throwing for 13 touchdowns with three interceptions. He has tacked on a team-high 126 rushing yards on 28 carries with one touchdown.
  • Alvin Kamara has rushed for a team-leading 419 yards on 114 attempts (69.8 yards per game) while scoring one touchdown. He also averages 40.2 receiving yards per game, grabbing 25 passes for a team-high 241 yards and four touchdowns.
  • This season Marquez Callaway has 16 catches for a team-high 254 yards (42.3 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Deonte Harris has caught 12 passes on 16 targets for 236 yards and two touchdowns.
Select player props for the New Orleans Saints
Name Pass Yds Pass TDs Rush Yds Rush TDs Rec Yds Rec TDs
Jameis Winston 234.5 (-113) 16.5 (-113)
Alvin Kamara 63.5 (-116) 41.5 (-119)
Marquez Callaway 50.5 (-112)


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