Buccaneers Game Thursday: Buccaneers vs. Dallas Cowboys odds and prediction for NFL Week 1 game

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The Buccaneers kick off their 2021 season against a sneaky-good Dallas Cowboys team.

The NFL is almost officially back. Gone are the days of mediocre preseason games. The Buccaneers and their starters are back to compete for another Lombardi Trophy, and the first game will be a massive test.

The Cowboys are coming into this game as a much better team than most fans would give them credit for. The NFC East hasn’t been a font of dominance in recent years, but Dallas should still be an extremely dangerous playoff team.

Dak Prescott leads on the of the best offenses in the NFL, and he should easily win a bevy of awards as one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL. This is the perfect test for a Bucs team that is trying to regain it’s fire in an effort to repeat, and there is no better place to start than with another playoff team.

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Buccaneers vs. Cowboys Odds Week 1

The Week 1 betting odds On WynnBET have the Buccaneers as a 7.5 point favorite, which seems more than fair after winning the Super Bowl and when considering Prescott’s questionable injury status.

The over/under is set at 51.5 for now, which should make the over more than appetizing based on the high-powered offenses that will be on the field.

Buccaneers vs. Cowboys predictions Week 1

The NFL is starting the season out with a bang with these two teams. The Cowboys and the Buccaneers have two of the best offenses in the league, and this should be a high-scoring affair even with the Buccaneer defense.

Count on points to come early and often. Dak Prescott vs. Tom Brady is sure to be one of the better quarterback matchups of the season, and these receiving corps will have plenty of chances to show what they’re made of.

Both of these teams are better when they throw the ball. If Ronald Jones and Ezekiel Elliott get the ball too much, either offense could quickly stagnate. This game should easily see more than 900 passing yards if the offensive coordinators make the right decisions.

The Bucs look great as 7.5-point favorites, and the over could be too good to pass up.

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