The New York Jets will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. New York is 4-11 overall and 3-5 at home, while Tampa Bay is 11-4 overall and 5-3 on the road. The Buccaneers have won five of their past six games. The Jets ended a three-game losing streak in Week 16.
The Buccaneers have won the NFC South title for the first time since 2007. Tampa Bay is favored by 13 points in the latest Jets vs. Buccaneers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 45.5. Before entering any Buccaneers vs. Jets picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Jets vs. Buccaneers spread: Bucs -13
- Jets vs. Buccaneers over-under: 45.5 points
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What you need to know about the Jets
The Jets beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 26-21 last Sunday. Zach Wilson passed for one TD and 102 yards on 22 attempts in addition to rushing for a 52-yard TD and 91 yards. He has a rushing TD in four of his past five games. Braxton Berrios returned a kickoff 102 yards for a TD, his first career return for a score.
Jamison Crowder (calf) is doubtful for Sunday’s game. Tevin Coleman, Jarrad Davis, Bryce Hall, Quinnen Williams, Ryan Griffin, and Tyler Kroft are among the Jets players in the league’s health and safety protocols.
What you need to know about the Buccaneers
Tampa Bay blew past Carolina 32-6 last week. Ronald Jones had season-high 81 scrimmage yards and his fourth rushing TD of the season. Ke’Shawn Vaughn also rushed for a 55-yard TD. Antonio Brown had 10 receptions for 101 yards. He is questionable for Week 17 with an ankle injury.
Mike Evans (hamstring) and Antoine Winfield Jr. (foot) are questionable for Sunday’s game, Richard Sherman (Achilles) is doubtful. Jason Pierre-Paul (shoulder) is out. Jamel Dean, Sean Murphy-Bunting and Jaelon Darden are in the league’s health and safety protocols.
How to make Jets vs. Buccaneers picks
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