Buccaneers vs Cowboys NFL Kickoff Game How to Watch The Dallas Cowboys lost three of their first four games in 2020 before quarterback Dak Prescott went down with a season-ending ankle injury in Week 5. Despite continuing struggles that led to a 5-10 record, Dallas entered its final contest with a chance to win the NFC East but ultimately was denied. The Cowboys will look to get off to better start this season when they visit the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday in the 2021 NFL Kickoff Game.
Kickoff from Raymond James Stadium is set for 8:20 p.m. ET. Tampa Bay is a 7.5-point favorite in the latest Cowboys vs. Buccaneers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 51.5. Before making any Buccaneers vs. Cowboys picks, make sure to check out the expert NFL predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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Now, the model has simulated Buccaneers vs. Cowboys in the NFL Kickoff Game 2021 10,000 times and just revealed its NFL expert picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see its picks. Here are several NFL odds and betting trends for Cowboys vs. Bucs:
Cowboys vs. Buccaneers spread: Tampa Bay -7.5
Cowboys vs. Buccaneers over-under: 51.5 points
Cowboys vs. Buccaneers money line: Dallas +310, Tampa Bay -400
DAL: Cowboys were a league-worst 5-11 against the spread last season
TB: Buccaneers were 0-5 ATS in primetime games last year, including playoffs
How to make Cowboys vs. Buccaneers picks SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 59 points. It also says one side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations. Head to SportsLine to see its NFL picks.