After two upset wins, the Buccaneers are rocketing up the experts' Power Rankings and sit on the cusp of the playoffs going into Week 13. This week, they're making another west coast trip, set to square off against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday at 4:25pm ET.
The Buccaneers defense has been on a roll through the Buccaneers three-game streak. In the last three weeks, the team leads the NFL in points allowed per game (10.7), takeaways (9) and third-down defense (23.3%). The San Diego Chargers sit at 5-6, fourth in their AFC West division. Like the Bucs, they have won four of their last six, including road games against the Falcons and Texans and home games against the Titans and Broncos. The Chargers are 3-2 at home, while the Bucs are 4-1 on the road.
Here is how the Internet's experts are predicting the outcome of the Bucs vs. Chargers matchup.
NFL.com Elliot Harrison – Chargers
ESPN.com Consensus – Chargers
ProFootballTalk, Mike Florio – Buccaneers
USA Today, Consensus – Chargers
SBNation.com, Consensus – Chargers
CBSSports.com, Consensus – Chargers
FoxSports.com, Consensus – Chargers
Microsoft Cortana – Chargers