Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints NFC Divisional Round: Odds and Early Picks

The New Orleans Saints (12-4) are 3-point favorites as they enter a showdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (11-5) in the NFC Divisional round of the 2020 NFL Playoffs on January 17, 2021 at 6:40 PM ET on FOX. The point total is set at 51.5.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 17, 2021
  • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: New Orleans, LA
  • Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Place a bet on the Saints or the Buccaneers in their Week 2 matchup.

Betting Information

Saints vs Buccaneers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Saints -3.0 -120 100 51.5 -110 -110 -170 145

Saints Betting Insights

  • New Orleans has compiled a 9-7 record against the spread this season.
  • The Saints have an ATS record of 8-6 when playing as at least 3.0-point favorites.
  • New Orleans’ games have hit the over in 10 out of 16 opportunities this season (62.5%).
  • The Saints have put an average of 30.1 points per game on the scoreboard this season, 7.9 more than the 22.2 the Buccaneers have surrendered in each contest.
  • In games where New Orleans score at least 30.1 points this season, they are 6-0 overall and 6-0 against the spread.
  • Tampa Bay is 6-1 overall and 6-1 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 22.2 points.
Bet on the Saints to win the Super Bowl.

Buccaneers Betting Insights

  • Tampa Bay has a 9-7 record against the spread.
  • The Buccaneers are 7-6 ATS when an underdog by at least 3.0 points.
  • Tampa Bay’s games have hit the over in nine out of 16 opportunities this season (56.2%).
  • The Buccaneers, on average, score 9.7 more points per game this season (30.8) than the Saints allow (21.1).
  • In games where Tampa Bay scores at least 30.8 points this season, they are 8-0 overall and 6-2 against the spread.
  • New Orleans is 6-0 overall and 6-0 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 21.1 points.
Bet on the Buccaneers to win the Super Bowl.

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Saints vs Buccaneers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Saints (-3) Under (51.5) Saints 27 Buccaneers 24

Total Facts

  • The Saints and their opponents have scored at least 51.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in seven of 16 opportunities (43.8%) this season.
  • The Buccaneers and their opponents have added up to score at least 51.5 points in 43.8% of their matchups this season (seven of 16 chances).
  • The two teams average a combined 9.4 more points per game (60.9) than this game’s over/under of 51.5 points.
  • The Saints and the Buccaneers have seen their opponents average a combined 8.2 fewer points per game than the point total of 51.5 set in this outing.
  • The average over/under the Saints have had set in matchups this season is 0.3 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
  • Buccaneers games this season have averaged a total of 52.9 points, 1.4 more than the point total in this matchup.
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Saints vs Buccaneers: Last 5 Meetings

New Orleans holds an edge against Tampa Bay over the last five matchups between these two teams, collecting a 5-0 record in those games. The Saints are 4-0 against the spread in those games against the Buccaneers. New Orleans has had the upper hand scoring in those five matchups, totaling 165 points while Tampa Bay scored 81.

Saints vs Buccaneers: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
11/8/2020 Buccaneers Buccaneers -3.00 50.50 -167 +148 420-194 NO 38-3 NO
9/13/2020 Saints Saints -4.50 48.00 -180 +155 310-271 TB 34-23 NO
11/17/2019 Saints Buccaneers -5 51 -215 +185 334-328 TB 34-17 NO
10/6/2019 Saints Saints -3 46.5 -157 +138 457-252 NO 31-24 NO
12/9/2018 N/A Buccaneers N/A N/A N/A N/A 298-279 NO 28-14 NO

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • New Orleans has gone 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall over the last three contests.
  • The over has been kind to New Orleans. They have gone over the total two times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Saints total over the last three games is 10.5 points more than the 51.5 over/under listed for this matchup.
  • Tampa Bay has gone 2-1 against the spread and 3-0 overall in their last three outcomes.
  • Tampa Bay has gone over the total two times in their last three games.
  • The Buccaneers have averaged a total of 61 combined points over their last three games, 9.5 greater than this matchup’s over/under of 51.5.

Injury Report

Saints: P Blake Gillikin: Out (Back), DT Jalen Dalton: Out (Tricep), DE Trey Hendrickson: Questionable (Neck), WR Tre’Quan Smith: Out (Ankle), RB Latavius Murray: Questionable (Thigh), DB Johnson Bademosi: Out (Undisclosed), CB Patrick Robinson: Questionable (Thigh), OLB Kwon Alexander: Out (Achillies), OL Nick Easton: Out (Concussion), WR Bennie Fowler: Out (Shoulder), DE Noah Spence: Out (Knee)

Buccaneers: WR John Franklin: Out (Knee), WR Cyril Grayson: Out (Undisclosed), TE O.J. Howard: Out (Achilles), RB T.J. Logan: Out (Knee), DE Jeremiah Ledbetter: Questionable (Calf), NT Vita Vea: Out (Ankle), RB Ronald Jones II: Questionable (Quadriceps), G Alex Cappa: Out (Ankle), RB Kenjon Barner: Out (Undisclosed), ILB Kevin Minter: Out (Illness), RB LeSean McCoy: Questionable (Illness), C A.Q. Shipley: Out (Neck)


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