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Buccaneers vs. Browns odds, line, spread: 2022 NFL picks, Week 12 predictions from proven computer model

The Cleveland Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will square off for the first time since 2018 when they meet on Sunday afternoon. Tampa Bay is looking to extend its two-game winning streak after having its open date last week. Meanwhile, Cleveland is on a two-game skid following a 31-23 loss to Buffalo its last time out.

Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. ET. Tampa Bay is favored by 3 points in the latest Browns vs. Buccaneers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under is set at 42. Before entering any Buccaneers vs. Browns picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up well over $7,000 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception. The model enters Week 12 of the 2022 NFL season on an incredible 155-109 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. The model also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the past six years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94% of CBS Sports Football Pick’em players four times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.

Now, the model has set its sights on Browns vs. Buccaneers. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NFL betting lines for Bucs vs. Browns:

  • Browns vs. Buccaneers spread: Bucs -3
  • Browns vs. Buccaneers over/under: 42 points
  • Browns vs. Buccaneers money line: Cleveland +150, Tampa Bay -178
  • Browns vs. Buccaneers picks: See picks here

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Why the Browns can cover

Cleveland will be happy to return home after a tough two-game road trip against the Dolphins and Bills. The Browns picked up a 32-13 win against Cincinnati in their last home game, and they also beat Pittsburgh at home earlier this season. Tampa Bay has not been on the road since losing to Pittsburgh and Carolina last month. 

Browns quarterback Jacoby Brissett has been solid of late, approaching career highs with 324 passing yards and three touchdowns last week. He has now thrown for five touchdowns and rushed for another while not throwing an interception in his last three games. Tampa Bay has been a team to avoid this year, covering the spread just once in its last eight games. 

Why the Buccaneers can cover

Tampa Bay has recovered from a rough patch in September and October, winning each of its last two games. The Buccaneers are back in first place in the NFC South, so they have momentum coming into this contest. Their defense has been fantastic of late, allowing just 244.5 total yards per game during their two-game winning streak.

Veteran quarterback Tom Brady has returned to vintage form, throwing two touchdown passes against Seattle for just the second time this year. Brady also set a season high by completing 75.9% of his passes. Cleveland has only covered the spread twice in its last seven games and is 1-6 straight up during that stretch, making the Browns a team to avoid right now. 

How to make Buccaneers vs. Browns picks

The model has simulated Browns vs. Buccaneers 10,000 times and the results are in. The model is leaning Over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in more than 50% of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Buccaneers vs. Browns? And which side is hitting more than 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Browns vs. Buccaneers spread you need to jump on Sunday, all from the model that has crushed its NFL picks, and find out.



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