Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Dallas Cowboys touchdown scorer bets: Ride with CeeDee Lamb for the Cowboys
Sunday Night Football is back, and so are our touchdown scorer best bets. For this game, we have chosen our favorite touchdown scorer for each team on Sunday night. It’s a great matchup with two excellent offenses, so check out which two players we think will find the end zone.
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Dallas Cowboys touchdown scorer best bet: CeeDee Lamb (-115)
CeeDee Lamb has taken over as the no. 1 option in Dallas. Amari Cooper had an excellent 2021 campaign, but he left Dallas in free agency which leaves their wide receiving corps with less depth than they had last year. Also, the Cowboys will be without Michael Gallup on Sunday, who is suffering from a knee injury, so the already thin wide receiving corps will be even thinner on Sunday night. I expect Dak Prescott to rely heavily on Lamb and Dalton Shultz throughout the game, especially in the red zone. Dak relied heavily on Cooper in the red zone last season as 16.67% of targets went to Cooper compared to 14.71% to Lamb, so with Cooper gone, I expect to see Lamb’s target percentage in the red zone to increase. Lamb will be the focal point of the Dallas passing attack on Sunday night, so I’m confident Dak can find Lamb for a score.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers touchdown scorer best bet: Julio Jones (+200)
A touchdown in his Buccaneer debut? There’s no better time! Both Chris Godwin and Russell Gage are questionable for Sunday night’s game, which means even if they both suit up, they won’t be playing at 100%. They may not see the regular amount of snaps they’re used to which leaves an opportunity for Julio Jones. Mike Evens, one of Tom Brady’s favorite targets no matter where they are on the field, will be covered by Trevon Diggs throughout the game, which should make for an interesting battle, but not one I want to bet on. Instead, Jones could be the target to a few red zone targets throughout the game due to his size and athleticism. We saw how quickly Tom Brady got Antonio Brown into their offense, and I can see the same thing happening with Jones. At +200, there’s excellent value on the new Buc.
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Anytime Touchdown Scorer FAQs
What does “anytime touchdown scorer” mean?
Anytime touchdown scorer is a popular player prop bet that NFL bettors can wager on throughout the season. But what is it, and how do you win?
As the name suggests, placing a wager on the anytime touchdown scorer market is when you tip a particular player to score a touchdown during a game. This can be a rushing or receiving touchdown for an offensive player, or you can wager on a team’s defense/special teams to score a touchdown by interception return and fumble return or kickoff and punt returns.
If your player or defense scores a touchdown, you win! The odds will differ from player-to-player depending on the sportsbooks’ calculated probability of that player scoring.
Does anytime touchdown scorer include passing touchdowns?
Not for a quarterback, no. A player must get into the endzone, himself, in order to qualify as an anytime touchdown scorer. If a quarterback throws a touchdown pass, only the player who caught it counts as the scorer. If Joe Burrow throws a touchdown pass to Ja’Marr Chase, wagers placed on Evans as an anytime touchdown scorer will cash. However, those placed on Rodgers as an anytime touchdown scorer will not (unless he also runs for a TD). See below for more on what the anytime touchdown scorer market means for quarterbacks.
What does anytime touchdown scorer mean for a QB?
For a wager on a QB to be an anytime touchdown scorer to cash, he must follow the same rules as a running back, tight end, or receiver. He must get into the end zone himself, either as a runner or a pass-catcher.
In the age of the mobile quarterback, QBs such as Allen, Patrick Mahomes, Lamar Jackson and Kyler Murray are often seen rushing in for a touchdown on any given Sunday. And don’t forget the occasional Philly Special, either. QBs can sometimes catch passes for TDs, too.