Panthers-Buccaneers Predictions and Expert Picks for NFL Week 2 Game

Larry Rupp
Expert predictions for the NFL Week 2 Panthers-Buccaneers matchup.
Expert predictions for the NFL Week 2 Panthers-Buccaneers matchup. / Chris Graythen/Getty Images

The NFL Week 2 schedule features a NFC South divisional showdown between the Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Both teams come into this matchup looking to right the ship follow Week 1 losses.

Let's take a look at how the experts are predicting this Week 2 NFC South matchup to play out.

Panthers vs Buccaneers Picks Week 2

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 2 NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Buccaneers (6)
numberFire: Buccaneers
Sporting News: Buccaneers
Betting Favorite: Buccaneers

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Buccaneers (4), Panthers (2)
Sporting News: Buccaneers

The majority of highlighted experts believe Tom Brady will cruise to his first win as a Buccaneer quarterback this Sunday, but a couple of them think the Panthers can cover the spread.

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