The Atlanta Falcons will travel in NFC South play to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an NFL pro football game scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
Start time from Tampa Bay is set for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX TV.
The NFL point spread from this game has the road side Atlanta Falcons favored by –2 points with a total lined at 45 1/2 points.
Atlanta has lost three straight after a 33-10 home defeat to the Seattle Seahawks last week as a +3 ½ point underdog. The game total came in at under 47 points. The Falcons fell behind 23-3 at the half.
The team gained just 226 yards of offense with 64 running on 16 carries. Matt Ryan hit on 23 of 36 passes for 172 yards and a touchdown. The Falcons defense allowed 490 yards to the Seattle offense with 211 running on 42 carries. The Falcons lost the time of possession battle by 11 minutes.
Tampa Bay broke an eight game losing streak with the 22-19 home victory on Monday Night Football to the Miami Dolphins as a +2 ½ point underdog. The game total landed at over 39 ½ points. The Buccaneers were up 15-0 early and lost the lead. Tampa Bay goes ahead with a fourth quarter touchdown in victory.
The Buccaneers offense posted 264 yards with 140 running on 37 carries. Rookie quarterback Mike Glennon hit on 11 of 21 passes for 139 yards with a touchdown and pick. On the defensive end of the field the Bucs gave up 213 yards to the Dolphins offense with only 2 rushing yards on 14 attempts.