Buccaneers vs Falcons live stream is today: How to watch NFL Week 13, odds and fantasy picks

Tom Brady and Matt Ryan will face off in the Buccaneers vs Falcons live stream
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Today's Buccaneers vs Falcons live stream features Brady and the Bucs going for three wins in a row, while Ryan and the Falcons are just trying to put two wins together for the first time in over a month! Bucs and Birds kick it off in this NFL live stream.

Buccaneers vs Falcons channel, start time

The Buccaneers vs Falcons  live stream is today (Dec. 5)
Time — 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT
• U.S. — Watch on FOX via Sling or Fubo.TV
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free • Betting Odds —Buccaneers -10.5, over/under is 50.5

The Buccaneers (8-3) enter this match up fresh off a come-from-behind-win over the Colts. They trailed 24-14 in the third quarter but managed to outscore Indy 24-7 in the second half en route to a 38-31 win. Leonard Fournette was the star of the show running for 100 yards on 17 carries with three touchdowns while catching seven passes for 31 yards and another touchdown. 

The Falcons (5-6) have really struggled this season but are coming off a 21-14 road win against the Jaguars. The very versatile Cordarrelle Patterson returned from an ankle injury that kept him out of week 11’s shutout loss to the Patriots to rush for 108 yards on 16 carries with two touchdowns. Patterson also caught two passes for 27 yards. Quarterback Matt Ryan was serviceable in the win over the Jags as he completed 19-of-his-29 passes for 190 yards with a touchdown and an interception. The pick gave Ryan 11 on the season, matching his total from last year.

While Patterson has been Atlanta's key to any offensive flow, Tampa and defensive coordinator Todd Bowles will look to take away at least one aspect of the offensive weapon's game. The Bucs are ranked as the NFL's best run defense allowing just 81 yards-per-game this season. 

Buccaneers vs Falcons Inactives:  

Buccaneers: Jaelon Darden (WR), Kyle Trask (QB), Jordan Whitehead (S), Steve McLendon (DL)

 Falcons: Wayne Gallman (RB), John Cominksy (DL), Josh Andrews (OL), James Vaughters (LB), Mike Pennel (DL), Jonathan Bullard (DL)

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Buccaneers vs Falcons live streams in the US

In the US, Buccaneers vs Falcons is going to be broadcast on FOX, which is available with most cable packages and on two of our favorite streaming services fuboTV and Sling TV

The game starts at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT Sunday (Dec. 5).

If FOX, ESPN, NBC and NFL Network have typically been enough to get you all the football you need, you could rely on Sling (which doesn't include CBS, and RedZone is available with the Sports Extra add on). You can get your local CBS NFL games via Paramount Plus, if you want.

The more comprehensive package comes from fuboTV, as it has all five of the main channels you'll want: CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC and the NFL Network. That's why it's one of the best streaming services.

It's a case of "you get what you pay for" as Sling Orange & Blue (which you'd need to get ESPN, FOX, NBC and NFL Network) costs $50 per month, while the Fubo TV Standard package gives you all of the above, for $65 per month.

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Sling TV

If you can stand to miss CBS games, Sling TV provides a middle ground. The $50 per month Sling Orange + Blue package has FOX affiliates for this game, as well as local NBC affiliates plus ESPN.

NFL Sunday Ticket: This game is included in NFL Sunday Ticket, which is available even if you don't have DirecTV. For more details check out our guide on How to get NFL Sunday Ticket without DirecTV.

Buccaneers vs Falcons live streams for free

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Yes, that includes Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football. You can also sign into your NFL Game Pass subscription and stream it from the Yahoo app.

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Buccaneers vs Falcons live streams in the UK

American football fans across the pond cannot watch Buccaneers vs Falcons on  Sky Sports, the typical home to more than 100 live games per NFL season. 

The Buccaneers vs Falcons live stream starts at 6 p.m. GMT Sunday evening.

Americans abroad could just use the service of their choice, provided they log in via a VPN such as ExpressVPN.

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Buccaneers vs Falcons fantasy picks and odds

Betting Odds: The Buccaneers are 10.5-point favorites against the Falcons. The over/under is 50.5.

Buccaneers: Leonard Fournette is coming off a four-touchdown performance against the Colts, so hands don't get much hotter than that. Also, Rob Gronkowski is coming off two games where he's posted significant numbers since coming off of injury. Gronk has 13 catches for 194 yards over his last two games. Chris Godwin and Mike Evans are coming off a modest game in Indy. The two combined for just seven catches and 40 yards. The Bucs defense may have allowed 31 points last week but they also sacked Carson Wentz three times and forced the Indy offense into five turnovers.    

Falcons: Cordarrelle Patterson is simply the lifeblood of this offense. He has scored more than double the amount of touchdowns as anyone else on the Falcons. Wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus has the second most scores with three. Though Kyle Pitts has emerged as a top receiving tight end in terms of yards, he has only found the end zone once this season.  

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Marc Farzetta

Marc is a contributing sportswriter at Tom’s Guide covering the NFL, NBA and MLB as well as various other leagues. He is a graduate of Temple University where he studied Broadcasting and Journalism. Marc’s previous stops include the Trenton Times and NBC Sports Philadelphia. He also worked on the production crew of NBC Sunday Night Football for 11 seasons. When not working, Marc is probably sipping his next espresso to get him ready for more work.