The second-seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers begin defense of their Super Bowl championship when they face the seventh-seeded Philadelphia Eagles in an NFC Wild Card matchup on Sunday. Kickoff from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., is set for 1 p.m. ET. The Buccaneers (13-4) won the NFC South title, while the Eagles (9-8) placed second in the NFC East.
Tampa Bay is a seven-point favorite in the latest Eagles vs. Buccaneers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is 47. Before you make any Eagles vs. Buccaneers picks or any other NFL picks, you NEED to see which side SportsLine expert Emory Hunt is on.
Hunt is the founder and CEO of Football Gameplan, which has been supplying analysis of all levels of football since 2007, and a former running back at Louisiana-Lafayette. He knows the game from a player's perspective.
Hunt has been LOCKED IN on the tendencies of Philadelphia, going an uncanny 35-19-1 in his last 55 picks involving the Eagles. Anyone who has followed his advice is WAY UP!
Hunt has taken into account that Tampa Bay is looking to become the eighth team overall and first team since the 2004 New England Patriots to repeat as Super Bowl champions. Quarterback Tom Brady, who was a part of that Patriots team, led the NFL in passing yards with a career-high 5,316 yards and in touchdown passes with 43. Brady's total was the third-most passing yards in a single season all-time, and he had 485 completions, most-ever in a single season. Brady became the third quarterback since 1991 to lead the NFL in attempts, completions, passing yards and passing touchdowns.
The expert also knows Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts makes his playoff debut. He totaled 3,144 passing yards and 16 touchdowns. Hurts led all quarterbacks in rushing yards with 784 and in rushing TDs with 10. He has five career games with two or more rushing touchdowns, most by a quarterback in his first two seasons in the Super Bowl era. In the Week 6 meeting against the Bucs, he totaled three touchdowns, including two rushing.
Hunt has locked in his confident against-the-spread pick for Eagles vs. Buccaneers. We can tell you he's leaning Under the point 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.
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