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Buccaneers vs. Rams 2021 NFL Week 3 Odds, Analysis and Prediction

By Carlos Chacon

This weekend, we get to see a clash between two undefeated teams featuring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Los Angeles Rams. The Buccaneers try to secure their first 3-0 start since 2005 after taking down the Cowboys in their opener followed by a victory against the Falcons last weekend.

Meanwhile, the Rams have a solid track record early into the season as they look for their third 3-0 start in the last four seasons. The team looked good in their first game of the season against the Bears, which they followed up with a close 27 to 24 win against the Colts.

Bearing that in mind, NitroBetting makes sure you are on top of the action with the help of our previews. Right below, you will find an in-depth look at the Buccaneers vs. Rams game. We bring you event details, notable team and player statistics, the latest NFL odds, betting trends, and our very own expert predictions. Don’t forget to check out the latest 2021 NFL odds at out online Bitcoin sportsbook.

Buccaneers vs. Rams Game Information

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Why Bet on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The Buccaneers are one of the strongest teams on the roads, winning five straight games away from Tampa. Tom Brady introduced more winning pedigree to the team upon his arrival. He took the team to the Super Bowl championships and brought the franchise its second league championship title. In his last game for the Bucs, Brady recorded an impressive 276 yards on 24 of 36 passing and 5 touchdowns. Leonard Fournette led the team in rushing yards, documenting 52 yards on 11 carries.

Over on the receiving end, Mike Evans and Rob Gronkowski had 75 yards on 5 receptions and 39 yards on 4 receptions, respectively. In addition, both players had a pair of touchdowns each. Meanwhile, Chris Godwin registered 62 yards and a touchdown. on 4 receptions.

On defense, Carlton Davis ran the show with 9 tackles (8 solo). Lavonte David followed the cornerback with 8 tackles (5 solo), and Mike Edwards had 4 solo tackles and 2 interceptions. Shaquil Barrett is the only other player to grab an interception, while Ndamukong Suh achieved 1 sack and 3 tackles (2 solo).

As for the lineup for the next game, Antonio Brown is out of the list after testing positive for COVID-19 and backup Jaydon Mickens remains questionable. Jason Pierre-Paul is also on the questionable list in the wake of a shoulder injury.

Why Bet on the Los Angeles Rams?

The Los Angeles Rams have an imposing home record, winning seven of their last 9 games. Matthew Stafford continues to do a great job for his team, recording 278 yards on 19-of-30 passing, 2 touchdowns, and an interception in his last game. He had Cooper Kupp as his number one target. The wide receiver ran 163 yards on 9 receptions and 2 touchdowns. Darrell Henderson listed a team-high 53 rushing yards on 13 carries and the only rushing touchdown of the night. By the end of the game, the Rams finished with 270 total yards and 101 rushing yards.

Defensively, Taylor Rapp topped the team with 8 tackles (7 solo) and a half-sack that he shared with Greg Gaines. Darious Williams also had 7 solo tackles that night, while Sebastian Joseph did well to secure 9 tackles (6 solo). Leonard Floyd and Joseph also had 1 sack each. Furthermore, Troy Reeder and Jalen Ramsey did well to break the run of play for the Colts when they grabbed 1 interception apiece.

This weekend. Leonard Floyd is likely to miss the game due to an ankle injury. Chris Garrett is anticipated to take over his place. On offense, Darrell Henderson Jr. recently suffered a rib injury that makes his appearance questionable as well.

Buccaneers vs. Rams Betting Trends

  • The Buccaneers are 5-0 in their last 5 away games.
  • The Buccaneers are 3-2 against the spread in their last 5 away games.
  • The totals have gone under in 2 of the Buccaneers’ last 5 games.
  • The Rams are 3-2 in their last 5 home games.
  • The Rams are 3-2 against the spread in their last 5 away games.
  • The totals have gone over in 4 of the Rams’ last 5 games.

Buccaneers vs. Rams Expert Betting Predictions

Although it’s better to see both teams healthy, having several questionable players on the list gives the game elements of surprise. The Bucs enter the game as slight favorites, but there’s also good reason to back the Rams covering the spread. If the Rams keep things tight and consistent, they retain solid winning chances. On the other hand, if they let the Bucs control the pace, there’s plenty of pressure on the hosts. Ultimately, this is going to be an exciting game for fans of both teams and bettors.

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*All odds stated are subject to change without prior notice.