Super Wild Card Round ends with Cowboys and Buccaneers tonight 8:15 at Raymond James Stadium. The game is a rematch from week 1 back on 9/11/22. The Buccaneers prevailed 19-3. You can also listen to this game tonight beginning at 7pm right here on ESPN-SWFL.
Dallas vs. Tampa Bay Fun Facts
Dak Prescott (DAL): 14-29 for 134 yards, 0 TD and 1 Int in Week 1 vs Buccaneers (left game in 4th quarter with thumb injury, would miss 5 games after)
Tom Brady is looking to improve to 8-0 vs the Cowboys but goes up against Dallas’ defense that allowed the 5th fewest PPG in the regular season.
1st playoff meeting between the Cowboys and Buccaneers since the 1982 Wild Card; 3rd playoff meeting between the 2 teams all-time (Cowboys 2-0).
Tom Brady has 35 career playoffs wins, same as the Cowboys franchise; only the Patriots (37), Steelers (36) and Packers (36) have more playoff wins all-time
Buccaneers: 4th division champion with a losing record; 2 of the first 3 to do it won their first playoff game (none advanced past Divisional Playoffs).
Tampa Bay: 4-12-1 (.250) against the spread this season, worst in the league and worst by a playoff team since 1974 Miami (3-10-1, .231 ATS).
Tom Brady (TB): won last 4 playoff games as a betting underdog; only Eli Manning (7 straight) and Jim Plunkett (5) have longer playoff win streaks as underdog
Tom Brady (TB): has never been a home underdog in the playoffs (9-4 outright as home underdog in regular season).
Cowboys: lost 8 straight road playoff games, tied for the 2nd longest road playoff losing streak all-time (Lions – 11 straight); Cowboys last road win in the playoffs came in the 1992 NFC Championship at the 49ers.
Dallas: 1-4 as road favorites in postseason play; only win came in 1978 season at Los Angeles (N).
Cowboys: 1-4, 22.4 PPG playing on grass fields this season (11-1, 29.6 PPG playing on turf.
Dak Prescott (DAL): 1-3 in playoff career (lone win came in 2018 Wild Card vs Seahawks); all 4 games decided by one-score.
Dak Prescott (DAL): 7 straight games with an Int, the longest streak by a Cowboys QB (inc. playoffs) since Tony Romo in 2007-08 (9 straight); 15 Int this season were tied with Davis Mills for most in the NFL (11 Int since Week
Pete’s Dallas-Tampa Bay Prediction
Tampa Bay 23 Dallas 20