Buccaneers vs Panthers Prediction: Week 7 Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – October 2022

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The Carolina Panthers (1-5), who are in the middle of a three-game losing streak, enter into a contest against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-3) on Sunday, October 23, 2022 at Bank of America Stadium.

Buccaneers vs. Panthers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 13.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Buccaneers as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Buccaneers have -720 odds to pick up the win, while the Panthers are listed at +520 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 39 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Buccaneers vs. Panthers Live?

  • Game Day: Sunday, October 23, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Stadium: Bank of America Stadium

Betting Preview


The Buccaneers rank 21st in total offense (332.0 yards per game) and seventh in total defense (302.5 yards allowed per game) this year. The Buccaneers have the 21st-ranked offense this season (20.2 points per game), and they’ve been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking fifth-best with only 17.2 points allowed per game.

The Buccaneers are putting up 264.5 passing yards per game on offense this year (sixth in NFL), and they are giving up 193.0 passing yards per game (seventh) on the other side of the ball. While the Buccaneers’ run defense ranks 14th with 109.5 rushing yards allowed per game, they’ve been less successful on offense, ranking worst (67.5 rushing yards per game).

The Buccaneers are putting up a 37.8% third-down conversion rate on offense, which ranks them 22nd in the NFL. On the other side of the ball, they rank 22nd, surrendering a 42.7% third-down conversion rate. This season, the Buccaneers are gaining 5.1 yards per play on offense (21st in the league), while sporting the fourth-best yards per play on defense in the NFL (4.7). The Buccaneers own the fifth-best turnover margin in the league at +3, forcing nine turnovers (11th in NFL) while turning it over six times (seventh in NFL).


The Panthers’ offense has been a bottom-five unit in total offense this season, registering 260.0 total yards per game, which ranks worst in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 20th with 356.8 total yards surrendered per contest. In terms of points scored the Panthers rank 26th in the NFL (17.2 points per game), and they are 22nd on defense (24.3 points allowed per contest).

The Panthers’ passing offense has been bottom-five this season, putting up 169.7 passing yards per game, which ranks fourth-worst in the NFL. On defense, they rank 17th with 223.5 passing yards ceded per contest. With 90.3 rushing yards per game on offense, the Panthers rank 26th in the NFL. On defense they rank 26th, allowing 133.3 rushing yards per contest.

The Panthers’ third-down offense has been a bottom-five unit this season, posting a 23.6% third-down rate, which ranks worst in the NFL. Defensively, they rank 23rd with a 43.2% third-down rate ceded. The Panthers’ offense has been sputtering in terms of yards per play, ranking third-worst in the NFL at 4.8. They have been better on defense, allowing 5.3 yards per play (11th-ranked). After forcing six turnovers (23rd in NFL) and turning the ball over eight times (14th in NFL) this season, the Panthers have the 21st-ranked turnover margin of -2.

Buccaneers vs. Panthers Injury Report


Player Pos. Injury Status
Shaq Mason OG Ankle Questionable
Sean Murphy-Bunting CB Quad Out
Mike Edwards FB Elbow Questionable
Logan Ryan FB Foot Out
Akiem Hicks FB Foot Out
Julio Jones WR Knee Out
Cameron Brate TE Neck Out
Carlton Davis CB Hip Out


Player Pos. Injury Status
Sean Chandler FB Hamstring Questionable
Taylor Moton OT Knee Questionable
Sam Darnold QB Ankle Questionable
Laviska Shenault Jr. WR Hamstring Questionable
Frankie Luvu LB Shoulder Questionable
C.J. Henderson CB Head Questionable
Jaycee Horn CB Ribs Questionable
Donte Jackson CB Ankle Questionable
Pat Elflein FB Hip Out
Matt Ioannidis DT Neck Doubtful
Baker Mayfield QB Ankle Out

Buccaneers vs. Panthers Betting Analysis

Buccaneers Betting Insights

The Buccaneers are 2-4-0 against the spread this season.

This season, Buccaneers games have hit the over once. The Buccaneers put together a 13-4 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 76.5% of those games).

The Buccaneers played as a moneyline favorite of -720 or shorter in just two games last season, and they won both.

Panthers Betting Insights

The Panthers have put together a record of 1-5-0 against the spread this season.

Panthers games have gone over the total twice this year. The Panthers have entered the game as underdogs three times this season and won once.

The Panthers have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +520 moneyline set for this game.

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Buccaneers vs. Panthers Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 45.8 45.2 46.5
Implied Total AVG 25.5 25.3 25.7
ATS Record 2-4-0 0-3-0 2-1-0
Over/Under Record 1-5-0 1-2-0 0-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-3 1-2 2-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 41.8 41.6 42.0
Implied Total AVG 22.7 22.0 24.0
ATS Record 1-5-0 1-3-0 0-2-0
Over/Under Record 2-4-0 2-2-0 0-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 0-3 0-2 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-2 1-1 0-1

Players to Watch


  • Tom Brady ranks sixth in the NFL with 1,652 passing yards through six games this year, averaging 275.3 per game with a 67.2% completion percentage and eight touchdowns against one interception.
  • Leonard Fournette‘s rushing statline this season includes 343 yards and one TD. He is averaging 57.2 yards per game and 3.6 per attempt (52nd in the NFL).
  • Fournette’s 36 targets through the air have resulted in 32 catches (5.3 per game) for 232 yards (38.7 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • In the passing attack, Mike Evans, has racked up 358 receiving yards and three touchdowns after hauling in 24 balls on 33 targets. Per game, he’s averaging 71.6 yards and 4.8 receptions through five games.
  • Chris Godwin has 22 catches for 250 yards and zero touchdowns. He’s been targeted 31 times in the air attack, and averages 5.5 receptions and 62.5 yards in four games played.
  • On defense, Devin White has 48 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 3.0 sacks in 2022.
  • Antoine Winfield Jr. has 3.0 sacks (first on the Buccaneers) as well as 4.0 TFL, 37 tackles, and one interception.
  • Mike Edwards has totaled 36 tackles, 2.0 TFL, 1.0 sack, and one interception so far this year.
  • So far this season, Lavonte David has 47 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 1.0 sack.


  • Baker Mayfield has thrown for 962 yards this year, with four touchdowns and four interceptions. He is completing 54.9% of his passes while averaging 192.4 yards per game and 6.3 per attempt.
  • He’s added 40 yards on the ground (first on the Panthers), with one rushing touchdown. He’s averaging 8.0 yards per game and 2.9 per attempt.
  • D.J. Moore has put together a 2022 campaign that includes 20 catches for 204 yards and one receiving touchdown in six games played. He has been on the receiving end of 44 targets and is averaging 3.3 receptions per game.
  • Through two games played this season, Laviska Shenault Jr. has two catches (1.0 receptions per game on one target per game) for 90 yards and one receiving touchdown.
  • Ian Thomas has been targeted 16 times, resulting in 10 catches for 115 yards and zero receiving touchdowns.
  • Frankie Luvu has intercepted one pass in addition to 32 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and two passes defended in 2022.
  • Brian Burns has registered 4.0 sacks in addition to his 6.0 TFL and 24 tackles over six games.
  • Shaq Thompson has recorded 2.0 TFL and 39 tackles in the 2022 campaign.
  • Derrick Brown has registered 0.5 sacks (fifth on the Panthers) to go with 1.0 TFL, 24 tackles, and one interception through six games.

Buccaneers vs. Panthers Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this matchup is the Buccaneers, and we predict that Panthers will cover the spread (Buccaneers -13.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 39 points.

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Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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