Buccaneers vs Saints Predictions and Expert Picks for NFL Divisional Round Game

Buccaneers vs Saints predictions and expert picks for NFL Divisional Round game.
Buccaneers vs Saints predictions and expert picks for NFL Divisional Round game. / Chris Graythen/Getty Images

A pair of NFC South teams meet head-to-head in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (11-5) take on the New Orleans Saints (12-4) on Sunday night. The Buccaneers have won five straight games, but head into this one as 3-point underdogs, according to FanDuel Sportsbook's NFL betting odds.

We'll see if the third time is the charm as the Saints have already beaten the Buccaneers twice this season. Here is what the experts are predicting to happen in the Buccaneers-Saints Divisional Round showdown.

Buccaneers vs Saints Picks Divisional Round

CBS Sports picks are from John Breech, numberFire picks are from their NFL game projections, Sporting News picks are from Vinnie Iyer and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Divisional Round NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Saints
numberFire: Saints
Sporting News: Buccaneers
Betting Favorite: Saints -3

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Saints
Sporting News: Buccaneers

A majority of the experts and analysts see the Saints making it a clean sweep of the Buccaneers this season and winning this game. However, Vinnie Iyer of Sporting News not only predicts Tampa Bay to cover the spread, but to pull off the upset as well.

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