Buccaneers vs. Panthers Odds, Picks & Coverage for Thursday Night Football
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Buccaneers at Panthers Betting Odds, Picks
- Odds: Panthers -7
- Over/Under: 49
- Time: 8:20 p.m. ET
- TV Channel: NFL Network
Odds above as of early Thursday and via PointsBet, where Action Network users can exclusively bet all Week 2 NFL spreads at reduced juice (-105).
Our analysts and experts break down the most important angles of this game.
Here’s an excerpt, but you can read the full thing here.
While the Buccaneers were able to contain the San Francisco backfield in their Week 1 loss, they face a significant running back talent increase in Carolina.
Christian McCaffrey, the center of the Carolina offensive attack, has dominated the Buccaneers in their four meetings. And last season, the Bucs ranked 30th in Football Outsiders’ run defense DVOA while also finishing tied for most receiving touchdowns allowed to running backs (six).
Our Favorite Thursday Night Football Bets
Our staff breaks down how they’re betting the spread, the total and a player prop. See their four picks.
Sean Koerner’s Projected Buccaneers-Panthers Odds
Sean Koerner uses his NFL Power Ratings to project a spread and total for Thursday night’s matchup. See whether he thinks there’s any value on this spread or total.
Making Key Fantasy Start/Sit Decisions
Downgrade Mike Evans on account of Jameis Winston’s poor Week 1? Trust Greg Olsen at less than 100%? Roll the dice with Cam Newton? Koerner helps you make key start/sit decisions for TNF.