Game Preview - Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints

Visiting Team:Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-0) - Roster, Stats, Results, Transactions
Home Team:New Orleans Saints (0-0) - Roster, Stats, Results, Transactions
Date:Sunday, September 13, 2020, 4:25 PM EDT
Place:Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
Series History:New Orleans leads series, 35-21
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The following is a preview of the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New Orleans Saints to be played on September 13, 2020. Statistics and rankings below are final for the 2019 NFL Regular Season.

Detailed Team Records (2019 Final)

 Tampa BayNew Orleans
Overall Record7-913-3
Home Record2-66-2
Away Record5-37-1
Division Record2-45-1
Conference Record5-79-3
Inter-conference Record2-24-0
Strength of Victory42-68-2 (.384)95-112-1 (.459)
Strength of Schedule127-127-2 (.500)124-131-1 (.486)
Vs. Common Opponents6-69-3
StreakL2W3
Turnover Margin-13+15

Offensive Rankings (2019 Final)

 Tampa BayNew Orleans
Total Yardage3rd (397.9 YPG)9th (373.9 YPG)
Points Scored3rd (28.6 PPG)3rd (28.6 PPG)
Rushing Yardage24th (95.1 YPG)16th (108.6 YPG)
Passing Yardage1st (302.8 YPG)7th (265.2 YPG)

Defensive Rankings (2019 Final)

 Tampa BayNew Orleans
Total Yardage Allowed15th (343.9 YPG)11th (333.1 YPG)
Points Allowed29th (28.1 PPG)13th (21.3 PPG)
Rushing Yardage Allowed1st (73.8 YPG)4th (91.3 YPG)
Passing Yardage Allowed30th (270.1 YPG)20th (241.8 YPG)

Statistical Comparison (2019 Final)

OFFENSE
 Tampa BayNew Orleans
TOTAL POINTS SCORED458458
Total Touchdowns5452
Rushing1512
Passing3336
Returns64
Field Goals27/3532/36
Extra Points43/4848/49
FIRST DOWNS353347
Rushing8197
Passing244230
Penalty2820
Third Down Conversions90-217 (41.5%)81-192 (42.2%)
Fourth Down Conversions9-17 (52.9%)5-13 (38.5%)
TOTAL YARDS GAINED6,3665,982
Rushing Yards1,5211,738
Rushing Yards Per Game95.1108.6
Rushing Attempts409405
Rushing Average3.724.29
Passing Yards (Net)4,8454,244
Attempts-Completions-Pct630-382 (60.6%)581-418 (71.9%)
Times Sacked - Yards Lost47-28225-187
Had Intercepted306
Punts5760
Average Yards43.246.2
Kickoff Returns2528
Kickoff Return Yards494676
Kickoff Return Average19.7624.14
Touchdowns00
Punt Returns3340
Punt Return Yards172368
Punt Return Average5.219.20
Touchdowns01
Penalties-Yards133-1111120-1036
Fumbles-Lost23-119-2

DEFENSE
 Tampa BayNew Orleans
OPPONENT POINTS SCORED449341
Total Touchdowns4840
Rushing1112
Passing3027
Returns71
Field Goals37/4322/24
Extra Points38/3933/36
OPPONENT FIRST DOWNS331311
Rushing7071
Passing222197
Penalty3943
Third Down Conversions75-218 (34.4%)73-210 (34.8%)
Fourth Down Conversions13-27 (48.1%)11-25 (44.0%)
OPPONENT YARDS GAINED5,5035,329
Opponent Rushing Yards1,1811,461
Rushing Yards Per Game73.891.3
Rushing Attempts362345
Rushing Average3.264.23
Opponent Passing Yards (Net)4,3223,868
Attempts-Completions-Pct664-408 (61.4%)603-371 (61.5%)
Sacks - Opponent Yards Lost47-32551-333
Intercepted by1213
Opponent Punts6472
Average Yards47.043.7
Opponent Kickoff Returns921
Kickoff Return Yards207566
Kickoff Return Average23.0026.95
Touchdowns01
Opponent Punt Returns2524
Punt Return Yards222166
Punt Return Average8.886.92
Touchdowns00
Opponent Penalties-Yards111-97192-713
Opponent Fumbles-Recovered27-1615-10

2020 NFL Scores - Week 1
Thursday, September 10, 2020
  8:20 PM
Houston --
Kansas City --
Sunday, September 13, 2020
  1:00 PM
Seattle --
Atlanta --
  1:00 PM
Cleveland --
Baltimore --
  1:00 PM
NY Jets --
Buffalo --
  1:00 PM
Las Vegas --
Carolina --
  1:00 PM
Chicago --
Detroit --
  1:00 PM
Indianapolis --
Jacksonville --
  1:00 PM
Green Bay --
Minnesota --
  1:00 PM
Miami --
New England --
  1:00 PM
Philadelphia --
Washington --
  4:05 PM
LA Chargers --
Cincinnati --
  4:25 PM
Tampa Bay --
New Orleans --
  4:25 PM
Arizona --
San Francisco --
  8:20 PM
Dallas --
LA Rams --
Monday, September 14, 2020
  7:15 PM
Pittsburgh --
NY Giants --
  10:10 PM
Tennessee --
Denver --