NFL Matchups  >>  Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Preview 11/25/2012

 
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The Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will meet on the gridiron at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
Oddsmakers currently have the Falcons listed as 1½-point favorites versus the Buccaneers, while the game's total is sitting at 48.
Atlanta won its last outing, a 23-19 result against the Cardinals on November 18. The Falcons failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point favorite, while the 42 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Tampa Bay was a 27-21 winner in its last match on the road against the Panthers. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 48 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

CURRENT STREAK:
Tampa Bay has won 4 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Atlanta: 9-1 SU, 6-4 ATS
Tampa Bay: 6-4 SU, 8-2 ATS
ATLANTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the division are 5-5

TAMPA BAY MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the division are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Atlanta is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta

NEXT UP:
Atlanta home to New Orleans, Thursday, November 29
Tampa Bay at Denver, Sunday, December 2