Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (11-5) visit the Washington Football Team (7-9) on Saturday night in an NFC wild-card showdown. Kickoff is set for 8:15 p.m. ET from FedEx Field. Tampa Bay is a 9.5-point favorite, while the over-under for total points scored is 45 in the latest Buccaneers vs. Washington odds from William Hill Sportsbook. (Check out the latest odds for every game this week on our NFL odds page.)
Before locking in any Buccaneers vs. Washington picks or NFL predictions, you NEED to see what SportsLine's all-time No. 1 NFL expert, Mike Tierney, has to say.
A national sportswriter whose work appears in The New York Times and Los Angeles Times, Tierney has covered the NFL for decades and reported from seven Super Bowls. He prefers to evaluate each game from the underdog's point of view and has used that philosophy to dominate the NFL, going 66-44 against the spread in 2019 and 63-46 in 2018.
Tierney entered the 2020 season with a 282-222 record at SportsLine (2016-19) on all NFL picks, returning $3,704 to $100 players. He has just finished another solid regular season and heads to the playoffs behind a 23-15 run on his NFL selections.
What's more, he also has had a sharp eye for the tendencies of Tampa Bay and Washington, posting a stunning 24-9 record in his last 33 against-the-spread picks involving these clubs over the past three seasons! Anyone who has followed him is WAY UP.
Now, he's studied Buccaneers vs. Washington from every possible angle. We can tell you he's leaning Under the total, and he's also found a critical X-factor that makes one side of the spread hit HARD! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before you lock in your own picks.
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