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    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-7) host a struggling Carolina Panthers (1-10) team on Sunday, December 3, 2023 at Raymond James Stadium. The Panthers have lost four games in a row.

    From an offensive standpoint, the Buccaneers rank 23rd in the NFL with 19.3 points per game. Meanwhile, they rank 13th in points allowed (363.7 points allowed per contest). The Panthers have been sputtering offensively, ranking third-worst with 265.9 total yards per game. They have been better defensively, allowing 304.5 total yards per contest (sixth-ranked).

    Buccaneers vs. Panthers Picks

    Right now, 4.6% of Splash Inc. users are picking the Panthers to upset the Buccaneers, with 22.5% expecting the Panthers to cover the 3.5-point spread on Sunday.

    Game Info: Buccaneers vs. Panthers

    • Game Day: Sunday, December 3, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:05 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Tampa, Florida
    • Stadium: Raymond James Stadium

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    Take a look at some betting trends and insights for Tampa Bay (-3.5) versus Carolina on Sunday. The total has been set at 37 points for this game.

    Game Trends for Buccaneers

    • The Buccaneers have posted a 7-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Buccaneers games with a set total have hit the over three times this season (27.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Buccaneers

    • The Buccaneers are putting up 304.1 yards per game on offense this year (22nd in NFL), and they are allowing 363.7 yards per game (27th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • The Buccaneers are averaging 19.3 points per game offensively this year (23rd in NFL), and they are allowing 20.6 points per game (13th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • The Buccaneers have the 16th-ranked passing offense this season (222.8 passing yards per game), and they’ve been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking second-worst with 267.8 passing yards allowed per game.
    • The Buccaneers have been a bottom-five run offense this year, ranking second-worst with 81.3 rushing yards per contest. Defensively, they are ranked ninth in the NFL (95.9 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • The Buccaneers have the 15th-ranked third-down offense this season (40.4% third-down percentage), but they’ve been less effective on defense, ranking fifth-worst with a 44.5% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • In addition to 6.0 yards per play allowed on defense, which ranks fifth-worst in the NFL, the Buccaneers have posted the 23rd-ranked yards-per-play average on offense (5.2).
    • The Buccaneers have forced 17 total turnovers (13th in NFL) this season and have turned it over 12 times (sixth in NFL) for a turnover margin of +5, seventh-ranked in the league.

    Best Players for Buccaneers

    • Baker Mayfield: 2,588 PASS YDS / 235.3 YPG / 64.7% / 17 TD / 7 INT / 44 CAR / 153 RUSH YDS / 0 TD
    • Rachaad White: 156 CAR / 559 YDS / 50.8 YPG / 4 TD / 43 REC / 364 YDS / 33.1 YPG / 1 TD
    • Mike Evans: 54 REC / 850 YDS / 77.3 YPG / 9 TD
    • Chris Godwin: 53 REC / 606 YDS / 55.1 YPG / 1 TD
    • Lavonte David: 90 TKL / 14.0 TFL / 3.0 SACK / 3 PD

    Game Trends for Panthers

    • The Panthers have covered the spread just twice in 11 opportunities this season.
    • The Panthers are 2-7 against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this year.
    • Panthers games have hit the over in three out of 11 opportunities (27.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Panthers

    • The Panthers have been sputtering offensively, ranking third-worst with 265.9 total yards per game. They have been more productive on defense, surrendering 304.5 total yards per contest (sixth-ranked).
    • The Panthers have lots of room to improve, as they rank fourth-worst in points per game (15.7) this season and third-worst in points surrendered per game (26.5).
    • On the offensive side of the ball, the Panthers are a bottom-five pass offense, generating only 173.3 passing yards per game (third-worst). Fortunately, they are dominating on defense, giving up just 179.6 passing yards per contest (fourth-best).
    • The Panthers rank fifth-worst in rushing yards per game (92.6), but they’ve been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 24th in the NFL with 124.9 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • The Panthers’ defense has been thriving on third down, giving up a 35.0% third-down conversion rate (second-best). On offense, they rank 20th in the NFL with a 37.3% third-down rate.
    • The Panthers rank worst in yards per play (4.5), but they’ve been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking sixth in the NFL with 5.2 yards conceded per play.
    • After forcing seven turnovers (32nd in NFL) and turning the ball over 14 times (11th in NFL) this season, the Panthers sport the 27th-ranked turnover margin of -7.

    Best Players for Panthers

    • Bryce Young: 1,877 PASS YDS / 187.7 YPG / 61.7% / 9 TD / 8 INT / 25 CAR / 161 RUSH YDS / 0 TD
    • Chuba Hubbard: 118 CAR / 453 YDS / 41.2 YPG / 2 TD / 28 REC / 165 YDS / 15.0 YPG / 0 TD
    • Miles Sanders: 97 CAR / 302 YDS / 30.2 YPG / 1 TD / 21 REC / 120 YDS / 12.0 YPG / 0 TD
    • Adam Thielen: 77 REC / 728 YDS / 66.2 YPG / 4 TD
    • Jonathan Mingo: 28 REC / 286 YDS / 28.6 YPG / 0 TD
    • Darrell Demont Chark Jr.: 20 REC / 263 YDS / 32.9 YPG / 3 TD
    • Frankie Luvu: 83 TKL / 7.0 TFL / 3.5 SACK / 4 PD
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