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Buccaneers vs Lions Predictions and Expert Picks for Week 16 NFL Saturday Game

By michael obermuller
Detroit Lions vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers predictions and expert picks for Week 16 NFL Game.
Detroit Lions vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers predictions and expert picks for Week 16 NFL Game. / Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
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It's become another lost season for the Detroit Lions franchise as they prepare for a Week 16 home game with very little on the line. Their opponents, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, have much more to play for, as playoff seeding is still on the line.

This Saturday afternoon game has the road Buccaneers as massive favorites, as we take a look at the experts picks and predictions for TB-Detroit.

Buccaneers vs Lions Picks Week 16

CBS Sports picks are from their panel of experts, numberFire picks are from their NFL game projections, Sporting News picks are from Vinnie Iyer and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 16 NFL odds.

Winner:
CBS Sports: Buccaneers (4)
numberFire: Buccaneers
Sporting News: Buccaneers
Betting Favorite: Buccaneers -10

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Lions (3), Buccaneers (1)
Sporting News: Buccaneers

While three out of five writers think Matthew Stafford and the Lions keep this deficit under 10, every expert has the playoff-bound Bucs winning this Saturday matinee on the road.


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Michael Obermuller is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Michael Obermuller also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username king_mizzard. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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