Week 11 NFL picks: Buccaneers vs. Panthers

Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE

National experts are picking Tampa Bay to beat Carolina on Sunday.

National experts are almost unanimously picking the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to beat the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The Buccaneers are favored by 1.5-points on the road versus the Panthers.

Jason Cole and Les Carpenter of Yahoo! Sports are picking the Buccaneers to win while their colleague Mike Silver is picking the Panthers.

Seven out of eight experts at CBSSports.com and Joel Thorman of SB Nation are also picking the Buccaneers to win.

Tampa Bay has won three games in a row and four of their last five to improve to 5-4 on the season. The Buccaneers are giving up 80.1 yards rushing per game, which ranks first in the NFL. Tampa Bay is also giving up 321.3 yards per game through the air, which ranks last in the league.

The Panthers are 1-6 in their last seven games and are currently in last place in the NFC South division. The Panthers have lost four games a in row at home while Tampa Bay has won two straight on the road.

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