Both the Los Angeles Rams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers come into Monday Night Football in 2nd place in their division and just one game behind the respective leaders in the win column. So, with two of the better teams in the NFL facing off, bettors and oddsmakers are expecting a close contest.
Still, despite the fact that the Rams are coming off a dominating win over the Seahawks, they’re 4.5-point underdogs against Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski and the rest of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Los Angeles Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Breakdown
As of Sunday, the Buccaneers are favored by 4.5 points over the visiting Rams.
Tampa Bay is 7-3 on the season and has won four of its last five games. Its lone loss in that span came in a 38-3 blowout at the hands of the NFC South-leading New Orleans Saints.
Tom Brady has had an up-and-down season at age 43. At times, like against New Orleans, he’s looked like a shell of himself. Other times, he looks like what he is: The GOAT.
If you’re looking to bet the Buccaneers to win outright on Monday night, you’re going to have to pay a steep price. Tampa Bay’s best odds are currently -210, implying a 67.7% chance they win.
On the other end, the Rams are coming in having won three of their last five with an overall record of 6-3.
At +190, they have good value on Monday. Oddsmkers are essentially giving them a 34.5% chance of winning.
In terms of how the betting public sees it, the majority are backing the Buccaneers. 68.3% of all moneyline wagers made for this week’s Monday Night Football game are on Tampa Bay.
|Team||Odds||Implied Probability||Public Betting %|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||-210||67.7%||68.3%|
|Los Angeles Rams||+190||34.5%||31.7%|