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Opening Week 16 Buccaneers vs. Panthers odds plus early movement

We’ve got an early look at the DraftKings Sportsbook betting lines for the Bucs-Panthers Week 16 matchup as the NFL wraps up Week 15.

Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers reacts after throwing a game-winning 58-yard touchdown pass to Breshad Perriman (not pictured) against the Buffalo Bills in overtime at Raymond James Stadium on December 12, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. This was Brady’s 700th career touchdown pass. Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

The NFL is wrapping up its Week 15 Sunday slate and Sunday Night Football, Monday Night Football and... Tuesday Night Football (?) remain. In the meantime, we’ve got some early odds to get you ready for Week 16. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers will face off this coming week, with kickoff set for 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday.

The Buccaneers take on the New Orleans Saints on Sunday Night Football for Week 15. The Panthers stopped the Buffalo Bills early, but that didn’t last long as the Bills took the 31-14 win.

DraftKings Sportsbook posted opening odds for this matchup earlier this week. Here’s a look at what the odds opened at and where they re-opened at the Bucs-Panthers Week 16 matchup.

Buccaneers vs. Panthers

Re-opened point spread: Bucs -14
Point total: 48.5
Moneyline: Bucs -850, Panthers +575

Opening point spread: Bucs -11
Opening point total: 48.5

Early pick: TB -14

The Panthers' offense is bad and Cam Newton is clearly not the answer. The Buccaneers' defense should have no trouble containing him and the Panthers' defense is not going to be able to slow down the plethora of weapons that the Bucs have. The line swung three points on re-opening, but barring anything crazy happening in the SNF game for the Bucs in Week 15, this one should go their way.

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