Saints vs. Buccaneers game line, odds: New Orleans expert releases pick for Monday night NFL matchup - SportsLine.com
Saints vs. Buccaneers game line, odds: New Orleans expert releases pick for Monday night NFL matchup
Teams trying to make a push to secure a spot in the NFL playoff picture will clash when the New Orleans Saints battle the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday Night Football. The two NFC South teams are in a division separated by just 1 ½ games from top to bottom entering the week. The Buccaneers (5-6) lead the way and are trying to make their third consecutive playoff appearance. The Saints (4-8) entered Week 13 tied for third with the Carolina Panthers, but are just 1-4 on the road and 1-2 in the division. New Orleans has earned a postseason berth in four of the last five seasons, missing out in 2021.
The game from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, is slated to start at 8:15 p.m. ET. The Buccaneers are favored by three in the latest Saints vs. Buccaneers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 41.
Before you make any Saints vs. Buccaneers picks or any other NFL predictions, you NEED to see which side Larry Hartstein is on.
A former lead writer for Covers and The Linemakers, Hartstein combines a vast network of Vegas sources with an analytical approach he honed while working for Pro Football Focus. Entering the 2022 NFL season, he was 427-344 all-time on NFL sides (plus $3,764 for $100 players), including 394-330 against the spread. Hartstein went 68-50 ATS (58 percent) and 8-3 on money-line plays last season for a profit of $1,552.
In addition, ! Anyone who has followed him is WAY UP!Hartstein has gone an amazing 43-26 on his last 69 picks involving the Saints, returning more than $1,400
Hartstein knows Tampa Bay is led by future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady, who has completed 311 of 470 passes for 3,051 yards and 14 touchdowns. He has been picked off just twice and has a rating of 92.4. He has surpassed 300 yards in three games this season and also has two or more touchdowns in three contests.
He also knows running back Alvin Kamara leads the New Orleans rushing attack. He has carried 131 times for 524 yards (4.0 average) and one touchdown. Kamara has also been potent in the passing attack and is the team's second-leading receiver with 49 receptions for 422 yards and two TDs.
Now, Hartstein has locked in another confident against the spread pick for Saints vs. Buccaneers. We can tell you he's leaning Under the total, but he knows a crucial X-factor makes one side of the spread a MUST-BACK! You ABSOLUTELY need to see what it is before locking in any picks of your own.