Here come the Bucs! Tampa Bay moved to inside a game of Atlanta in the NFC South with a resounding 28-point victory over Philadelphia on Sunday. They’ll look to slice that deficit further once they accept the streaking Indianapolis Colts in a mouth-watering showdown at Lucas Oil Stadium NFL WEEK 12 Picks matchup.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will head to their showdown with Indianapolis with momentum on the side after trouncing the Philadelphia Eagles, 45-17, on Sunday. It was another impressive victory for the streaking Bucs who have won two straight games.
The Indianapolis Colts overcame a sluggish start to record a gritty 24-21 victory on the struggling Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Adam Vinatieri, the oldest player in the league at 42, kicked the game-winning field goal with 52 seconds remaining to lead the Colts to their second consecutive win. It was an essential victory for Indianapolis who remained tied with Houston at the the top of AFC South standings.
For the Colts to prevent the streaking Bucs, they will have to discover a way to prevent Jameis Winston. He was exceptional in Tampa Bay’s victory against Philadelphia, finishing with a passer rating of 131.6. The Colts have to clamp down on Winston particularly on third downs. The Bucs were lethal in this department Sunday, converting nine of their 12 third-down opportunities. Actually, Winston’s last three touchdown passes came on third downs. The Colts are 17th in the NFL in third-down defense with opponents converting 39.2% of their third-down chances. Sportsdiary365.com NFL Week 12 Picks Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Indianapolis Colts on the posted total.