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The Carolina Panthers will travel to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an NFL pro football game scheduled for Thursday night.
Kick off time from Tampa Bay is scheduled for 8:25PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NFL Network.
The point spread from this NFL Thursday Night Football game has the road side Carolina Panthers favored by –6 points with a total of 39 points.
Carolina improved to 3-3 on the season after a 30-15 home victory last Sunday to the St Louis Rams as a -7 ½ point favorite. The game total landed at over 42 points. The Panthers jumped out to the 17-5 first half lead.
The team put up 282 yards with 102 running on 38 carries. Cam Newton hit on 15 of 17 passes for 204 yards and a touchdown. The Panthers enjoyed a +3 turnover margin and returned an interception for touchdown. On defense they give up 317 yards to the Rams with 63 running on 21 carries. Carolina gave up just one St Louis touchdown in their three red zone drives.
Tampa Bay falls to 0-6 on the season after a 31-23 road defeat last week to the Atlanta Falcons as a +6 point betting odds underdog. The game total finished at over 43 points. The Buccaneers could not overcome a 24-10 first half deficit.
The Buccaneers posted 337 offensive yards with 111 rushing on 28 carries. Rookie quarterback Mike Glennon hit on 26 of 44 passes for 256 yards and two touchdowns. They scored one touchdown in four red zone drives. Tampa Bay had one turnover but that it was a fumble that was returned for an Atlanta touchdown. On defense the team gave up 290 yards to the Falcons with just 18 running on 18 carries.
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