New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Prediction, Odds, NFL Picks - Week 17 [2023]

New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Prediction, Odds, NFL Picks - Week 17 [2023]

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints will lock horns in Week 17 of the NFL season at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, starting at 1:00PM ET.'s in-depth betting preview for this week's Saints vs. Buccaneers matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Saints vs. Buccaneers Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used powerful machine learning and data to simulate the result of Sunday's NFL matchup between the Saints and Buccaneers 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NFL picks.

Our leading predictive analytics model currently gives the Buccaneers a 61% chance of beating the Saints in Week 17 of the NFL season, and our predicted final score has the Buccaneers winning 22-19.

According to our model, the bookmakers have got it right, and both the Saints and Buccaneers have a 50% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 42.5 points also has a 51% chance of going under.

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Saints vs. Buccaneers Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Saints Buccaneers
Spread +2.5 (-110) -2.5 (-110)
Moneyline +120 -136
Total o42.5 (-110) u42.5 (-110)
  • The Buccaneers are currently -2.5 favorites versus the Saints, with -110 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Saints (+2.5) to cover the spread, BetMGM also has the best odds currently on the market at -110.
  • FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Buccaneers at -136, which means you can risk $136 to win $100 for a total payout of $236 if they get the W.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Saints at +120, where you can bet $100 to profit $120, earning a total payout of $220 if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored is set at 42.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, as well as the best odds for the Under at -110.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out the sportsbooks you can bet with in your state for the best NFL odds and lines.

Saints vs. Buccaneers Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Saints +2.5 -110
Moneyline Buccaneers -136
Total Under 42.5 -110


Dimers' NFL best bets are based on complex modeling and betting expertise to bring you the best possible plays every time.

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Saints vs. Buccaneers TD Scorers

Who will score the first touchdown in Saints vs. Buccaneers?

According to our model, Tampa Bay's Rachaad White is most likely to score the first touchdown in Saints vs. Buccaneers.

Our projections give White an 11.7% chance of scoring the first TD at Raymond James Stadium, while the Buccaneers RB is a 45.4% chance of scoring an anytime touchdown.

First Touchdown Scorer Predictions

New Orleans Saints

Player First TD Probability
Rashid Shaheed 9.1%
Alvin Kamara 8.7%
Chris Olave 7.2%
Juwan Johnson 5.2%
Jamaal Williams 4.0%

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Player First TD Probability
Rachaad White 11.7%
Mike Evans 10.9%
Chris Godwin 6.6%
Baker Mayfield 6.6%
David Moore 4.7%

Anytime Touchdown Scorer Predictions

New Orleans Saints

Player Anytime TD Probability
Rashid Shaheed 37.9%
Alvin Kamara 35.5%
Chris Olave 30.9%
Juwan Johnson 22.8%
Jamaal Williams 19.3%

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Player Anytime TD Probability
Rachaad White 45.4%
Mike Evans 44.0%
Chris Godwin 28.8%
Baker Mayfield 28.8%
David Moore 20.4%

Saints vs Buccaneers Player Props

Here, you will find detailed projections for all of the key offensive players from the Saints and Buccaneers, including passing, rushing and receiving yards.

Saints vs. Buccaneers Quarterbacks

Of the starting quarterbacks, the Saints' Derek Carr is projected for 221 passing yards. The Buccaneers' Baker Mayfield is expected to throw for 233 yards.

Player Proj. Pass Yards
Derek Carr (NO) 221 yds
Baker Mayfield (TB) 233 yds

Saints Rushing

Player Proj. Rush Yards
Alvin Kamara 53 yds
Jamaal Williams 22 yds
Taysom Hill 13 yds

Buccaneers Rushing

Player Proj. Rush Yards
Rachaad White 54 yds
Chase Edmonds 14 yds
Baker Mayfield 13 yds

Saints Receiving

Player Proj. Rec. Yards
Chris Olave 71 yds
Rashid Shaheed 56 yds
Alvin Kamara 32 yds
Foster Moreau 24 yds
Juwan Johnson 24 yds

Buccaneers Receiving

Player Proj. Rec. Yards
Mike Evans 70 yds
Chris Godwin 55 yds
Rachaad White 29 yds
Cade Otton 27 yds
Trey Palmer 26 yds

Remember, our model updates often, so keep an eye on this page for the latest betting insights ahead of the Saints vs. Buccaneers on Sunday December 31, 2023.

Saints vs. Buccaneers Game Information

The NFL Week 17 game between the Buccaneers and Saints at Raymond James Stadium is scheduled to commence at 1:00PM ET.


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