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Falcons vs Buccaneers Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 5 NFL Game

Devon Platana
Falcons vs. Buccaneers expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 5 game.
Falcons vs. Buccaneers expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 5 game. / AP Photos/Michael Ainsworth
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The 2022 NFL season is underway and the Week 5 schedule is full of exciting showdowns. One of the more interesting matchups is an NFC South clash between the Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

While the Falcons haven't looked too special this season, they've now won two straight games following a 23-20 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Meanwhile, the Buccaneers have now lost back-to-back games after falling to the Kansas City Chiefs, 41-31.

Can Atlanta continue to shock the football world with their third straight win? Or will Brady build on his past dominance over the Falcons, leading Tampa Bay to victory?

Here's what projection models and experts across the industry have to say about the Falcons vs Buccaneers Week 5 matchup.

Falcons vs Buccaneers Projections

ESPN FPIBuccaneers (87.2%)
numberFireBuccaneers (81.2%)
FiveThirtyEightBuccaneers (82%)
Betting FavoriteBuccaneers (-10)

Projected Winner: Buccaneers (4)

Falcons vs Buccaneers Expert Picks

ESPN Experts: Buccaneers (7)
Sports Illustrated ExpertsTBD
CBS Sports ExpertsBuccaneers (5), Falcons (2)

Expert Totals: Buccaneers (12), Falcons (2)

When it comes to projections, the four highlighted sources are all backing the Buccaneers to win. As for the experts, 85.7% of them also back Tampa to win.

For those hoping for a Falcons upset, their best chance of winning comes in at 18.8% on numberFire. In other words, don't hold your breath.

The Buccaneers have won four straight games against the Falcons since Brady arrived in Tampa, which is a trend that doesn't appear to be changing any time soon.

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. 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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