The Carolina Panthers host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, and the latest odds have the Bucs favored by 1.5 points in the Week 11 contest. The Panthers were Tampa Bay's only win during their rough 1-3 start to the season, but the Bucs have now found their feet and are going for their fourth win in a row.
Tampa Bay is 5-4 straight up, and 7-2 against the spread. The struggling Panthers are faring a little better with the points, going 2-7 straight up but 4-5 against the spread.
The total in the game is 48.5 points, a number Tampa Bay has missed in only two of their nine games. Carolina and their opponents have combined for less than 48.5 in six of their nine contests. The first meeting between the two totaled only 26 points. Overall, the Bucs have come in over the total seven times, and the Panthers only four.