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Buccaneers be a part of Cowboys, Rams as NFC wild-card betting favourites

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will probably be trying to lengthen their straight-up win streak to 4 video games once they host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in NFC wild-card weekend motion as 8.5-point favourites on the NFL odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.

Tampa Bay closed out its schedule with a 41-17 rout of the Carolina Panthers, and has claimed outright wins in seven of eight video games going into Sunday afternoon’s matchup at Raymond James Stadium.

The Buccaneers have dominated throughout their 7-1 SU run, scoring 30 or extra factors six instances. Tampa Bay has additionally topped the Eagles in three straight conferences, capped by a 28-22 highway win in October. Nonetheless, the Bucs have additionally loved the good thing about a beneficial schedule as 5 of the workforce’s seven current wins got here in opposition to opponents with shedding data.

The Eagles closed out their schedule with a 51-26 loss to Dallas. Philadelphia constructed its previous 7-2 SU run on the energy of 4 highway victories. Nonetheless, the Eagles have been a significant disappointment on the highway through the playoffs, shedding SU in three of their final 4 whereas averaging simply 17.3 factors per sport.

Elsewhere on the NFC wild-card weekend odds, the Cowboys will probably be trying to construct on final weekend’s rout of the Eagles as they host the San Francisco 49ers as 3-point chalk at on-line betting websites. The NFC schedule then wraps up with a conflict of NFC West rivals on Monday evening because the Los Angeles Rams entertain the Arizona Cardinals as 4-point favourites.

The Cowboys have rebounded from their midseason struggles to generate offence by scoring over 50 factors in two of their final three video games. Nonetheless, Dallas has continued to provide blended outcomes on dwelling turf, shedding outright in three of 5. The Cowboys have additionally misplaced outright in 5 of their previous eight video games whereas favoured at dwelling by 4 or fewer factors.

The 49ers resurrected their playoff hopes throughout their present 8-3 SU win streak, which has featured SU wins in two of three highway dates with playoff-bound opponents.

The Rams noticed a 5-0 SU run come to an finish with final weekend’s 27-24 extra time loss to the Niners. And issues linger over the well being of quarterback Matthew Stafford, who’s on the mend from a toe damage that severely restricted his mobility in final Sunday’s defeat.

That is excellent news for the Cardinals, whose present 1-4 SU run value them a shot on the NFC West crown. Nonetheless, the Cardinals have been spectacular on the highway, profitable eight of 9 this season, together with six victories as betting underdogs.

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