Buccaneers vs Chiefs Prediction

Check out our free Chiefs vs Buccaneers prediction for the NFL week 4 game in Tampa Bay. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Chiefs vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 4

On Sunday, October 2nd, the Kansas City Chiefs travel to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. This Non-Conference matchup is set to kickoff at 8:20 PM ET, and will be televised on NBC.

Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup. Will Kansas City pull off the win as a slight road favorite? Or, will Tampa Bay take care of business at home? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Chiefs vs Buccaneers prediction.

  • Spread: KC -1.5 | TB +1.5
  • MoneyLine: KC +-120 | TB 100
  • Total: 45.0

 

Chiefs vs Buccaneers Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 4 contest against the Buccaneers, the Chiefs have a 1-1 record in the AFC. Currently, their overall record sits at 2-1. On the season, Kansas City has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 5th with an average differential of 7.67 points. Through 3 games, the Chiefs have been the favorite in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is -4.8.

Across their 5 previous road games, Kansas City has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-2-0 while averaging 30.8 points per game. Going back to their previous 5 games as the favorite, Kansas City has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 3-2 straight up.

Heading into this week 4 contest against the Chiefs, the Buccaneers have a 2-1 record in the NFC. Currently, their overall record sits a 2-1. On the season, Tampa Bay has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 4th with an average differential of 8.0 points. Heading into the game, the Buccaneers will be the underdog for the first time this season. So far, they have been the favorite in every game, with an average spread of -2.1 points.

Through their last 5 home contests, the Buccaneers’ offense has averaged 22.2 points per game while allowing an average of 17.0. Tampa Bay posted an overall record of 2-3 while going 2-3 ATS. The Buccaneers have played well in their last 5 games as the underdog, posting a record of 4-1 while going 5-0 versus the spread.

This week, our projections point to the Buccaneers covering the spread in their matchup vs Kansas City. Although the team is far from a prolific passing offense, we see them performing well in week 4.

Free Spread Prediction: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1.5

Chiefs vs Buccaneers Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Chiefs have an over-under record of 1-2. So far, the Chiefs have put together the 4th ranked scoring offense at 29.33 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 21.67 points per contest. On the other side, through 3 games, the Buccaneers have yet to have a game surpass an over-under betting line, posting an OU mark of 0-3. The team’s over-under record has come while averaging just 17.0 points per game, placing them 23rd in the league. However, the Tampa Bay defense has made things difficult for their opponents, giving up just 9.0 points per contest.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 59 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 45.0

 

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