The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could afford to drop their Week 11 game to the San Francisco 49ers, but they can’t afford to start losing most games from here on out.
Aside from the Jacksonville Jaguars on Christmas Eve, pretty much every game on this next stretch is winnable for Tampa Bay — and if it starts another losing streak, its playoff aspirations could grow dimmer and dimmer. That will start on the road against the Indianapolis Colts, and bettors seem split on who will take this game.
The Colts are favored by just 1.5 points in the matchup. Bettors often get a bump from playing at home, so really, a majority think it could be anyone’s game — the Colts are favored on the moneyline at -130 and the over/under is set at 42.5.
The Colts are 8-7 against the Buccaneers all-time and 5-3 against Tampa Bay when playing at home.
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