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Buccaneers vs. Eagles odds, line: 2022 NFL playoff picks, Wild Card prediction by proven model on 136-97 roll

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers last met the Philadelphia Eagles in the playoffs after the 2002 season, when they registered a 27-10 victory in the NFC Championship Game and won the first Super Bowl title in franchise history. Tampa Bay evened its postseason record against Philadelphia to 2-2 with that win and knotted its overall mark in the all-time series at 10-10 with a 28-22 triumph in Week 6 this season. The NFC South-champion Buccaneers (13-4) will now host the Eagles (9-8) in a 2022 NFL Wild Card Game on Sunday.

Kickoff from Raymond James Stadium is set for 1 p.m. ET. Tampa Bay is an 8.5-point favorite in the latest Buccaneers vs. Eagles odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 45.5. Before making any Eagles vs. Buccaneers picks, make sure you check out the latest NFL playoff predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven projection model.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,400 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception six-plus years ago. The model enters the 2022 NFL playoffs on an incredible 136-97 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 five years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94 percent 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 Buccaneers vs. Eagles, and just locked in its NFL Super Wild Card Weekend 2022 picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are the NFL odds and betting lines from for Eagles vs. Buccaneers:

  • Buccaneers vs. Eagles spread: Tampa Bay -8.5 
  • Buccaneers vs. Eagles over-under: 45.5 points 
  • Buccaneers vs. Eagles money line: Tampa Bay -400, Philadelphia +310 
  • TB: Buccaneers are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games as home favorites 
  • PHI: Eagles are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 playoff games as underdogs

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Why the Buccaneers can cover

If you thought being 44 years old was going to slow Tom Brady down, you couldn’t have been more wrong. The legendary quarterback led the NFL with a career-high 5,316 passing yards and 43 touchdown tosses while setting a single-season record with 485 completions. Brady joined Drew Brees as the only players with multiple 5,000-yard passing seasons and Aaron Rodgers as the only signal-callers with three season of at least 40 TD tosses.

Chris Godwin (team highs of 98 catches and 1,103 receiving yards) won’t be available due to a season-ending knee injury, but Brady still has reliable weapons at his disposal. Mike Evans was second in the NFL with a career-high 14 touchdown receptions and became the first player in league history with 1,000 receiving yards in each of his first eight seasons by amassing 1,035 on 74 catches. Meanwhile, long-time teammate Rob Gronkowski has posted back-to-back 100-yard performances and was second on the Buccaneers in 2021 with six TD receptions.

Why the Eagles can cover

A healthy Jalen Hurts is of the utmost importance to Philadelphia, which is why coach Nick Sirianni chose to keep his quarterback out of the 51-26 loss to Dallas in the regular-season finale. The 23-year-old Hurts, who suffered a sprained ankle against the New York Giants in Week 12 that caused him to miss one contest, played a major role in the Eagles’ league-best ground attack this year. Philadelphia topped the NFL with an average of 159.7 rushing yards per game, and the 2020 second-round draft pick led the team with 784 yards on the ground.

While Hurts will be on the field Sunday, there’s hope that he’ll have Miles Sanders with him in the backfield after he practiced on Wednesday. The third-year running back from Penn State missed the final two regular-season games with a broken hand that he suffered versus the Giants in Week 16. Despite appearing in only 12 games, Sanders is second on the Eagles in rushing with 754 yards and posted back-to-back 100-yard performances, his first two of the season, prior to the contest against New York.

How to make Buccaneers vs. Eagles picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning Over on the point total. In fact, it’s calling for 51 total points. It also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only get the model’s Buccaneers vs. Eagles picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Eagles vs. Buccaneers in the 2022 NFL playoffs? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Buccaneers vs. Eagles spread to be all over Sunday, all from the advanced model that is up more than $7,400 on its top-rated NFL picks, and find out.



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