NFL Odds & Sharp Picks: How Pros Are Betting the Buccaneers vs. Falcons Spread & Total

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NFL Odds: Buccaneers vs. Falcons

Buccaneers Odds -6.5
Falcons Odds +6.5
Over/Under 49
PRO Projections Bucs -4.5 | O/U: 50
Time/Channel  1 p.m. ET, FOX
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Enjoy yesterday’s loaded slate that included two NFL appetizers, Clemson vs. Notre Dame and Alabama vs. Florida among a slew a college football conference championship matchups, with a side of No. 3 Iowa vs. No. 1 Gonzaga on the hardwood?

Well, let’s do it all over again today with the rest of the NFL’s Week 15 slate.

According to our NFL PRO Report, professional bettors are not only keying in on the Buccaneers vs. Falcons spread, but they’re also slamming the over/under as well.

NFL Picks: Buccaneers vs. Falcons Spread

Sharp Action

Boy, was this opener too short.

Wiseguys spotted Tampa Bay -3.5 and pounded it immediately, evidenced by the four separate influxes of smart money triggered by Sports Insights’ Bet Signals.

Of course, this flood of action from respected bettors forced oddsmakers to act — and act aggressively — by pushing the spread all the way up to -6.5 (click here for the latest NFL Week 15 odds).

Big Money

As if Bucs vs. Falcons line movement isn’t enough to illustrate how heavy books are with Tampa money, our NFL public betting data shows 87% of the loot on the road favorite via just 58% of the tickets.

When it comes to one-sided professional action, the Buccaneers vs. Falcons spread is a textbook example.

PRO Report Pick: Bucs -6.5

NFL Picks: Buccaneers vs. Falcons Over/Under

Sharp Action

Just like the spread, the Bucs vs. Falcons under has attracted a steady diet of sharp action, which we can basically follow from opener to the current total.

SI’s Bet Signals have triggered smart money indicators at Under 51.5, Under 50.5 and Under 49.5 this week, and wouldn’t you know it, the Bucs vs. Falcons total has fallen from 51.5 to 49.

Big Money

Books are stuck with lopsided money on the total as well, with 95% of the money backing a lower-scoring game.

PRO Report Pick: Under 49

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