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Tampa Bay is favored over Washington by three points.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are three-point favorites over the Washington Redskins this week, according to various oddsmakers listed on OddsShark.com.
The Buccaneers (1-2) are riding a two-game losing streak after falling to the Dallas Cowboys, 16-10, and the New York Giants, 41-34. Tampa Bay's last -- and only -- win came against the Carolina Panthers, 16-10, in the season opener for both teams. Tampa Bay's defense has been duplicitous this year, with its rushing defense allowing just 47 yards per game, which is the best in the NFL, and its passing defense allowing 353 yards per game, which is worst in the NFL.
The Redskins (1-2) are also riding a two-game losing streak. Washington lost to the Cincinnati Bengals, 38-31, and the St. Louis Rams, 31-28, after beating the New Orleans Saints 40-32 in Week 1. The Redskins average 180 rushing yards per game, which is second best in the NFL, and are led by rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, who has thrown for 747 yards and four touchdowns.
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