At 8:15 ET, the Packers and 49ers square off at Levi’s Stadium in a Divisional round NFL matchup. TV coverage belongs to FOX with the game being played on Saturday, January 20th. a
GREEN BAY PACKERS VS SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Green Bay Packers +9.5
This game will be played at Levi’s Stadium at 8:15 ET on Saturday, January 20th.
WHY BET THE GREEN BAY PACKERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 29-23 in favor of the 49ers.
- Our projections have Jordan Love finishing with 254.255 passing yards on 21.208/34.996 passing.
- The 49ers are projected to finish with 393 yards of offense compared to the 350 yards for the Packers.
Do the Packers Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?
Heading into the Divisional round, the Packers are 2nd in the NFC-North on a record of 9-8. When comparing their mark to other teams in the NFC, they are 7th. So far, they have gone 5-5 on the road and 5-3 at home. In terms of the spread, the Packers hold a record of 10-8. This has come on an average scoring margin of +2.7.
Green Bay’s offense is 8th in the league, with an average of 23.9 points per contest. Green Bay currently ranks 20th in passing attempts and has an average of 6.8 yards per attempt (8). With 235.6 passing yards per game, they are positioned 11th in the league.
When it comes to rushing, the Packers are averaging 4.2 yards per attempt while running the ball an average of 26.3 times per game. At 113.8 rushing yards per contest, they are 14th in the league.
When it comes to yards allowed, the Packers rank 23rd in the league, conceding an average of 344.8 yards per contest. Green Bay’s defense has allowed 21.2 points per game, which has them 12th in the NFL.
Can San Francisco Live Up to the Hype at Home?
Having played 17 games, the 49ers have a record of 12-5. This puts them at 1st in the NFC-West and 1st in the NFC. Looking at the 49ers’ scoring margin so far, it currently stands at +11.4. This has led to an ATS record of 9-7-1.
For this season, the San Francisco offense has an average of 28.9 points per game, placing them at 2nd in the league. This season, the San Francisco passing offense is 29th in passing attempts. Their average of 257.9 passing yards per contest is 4th compared to other teams.
On the ground, the 49ers have carried the ball an average of 29.4 times per game and currently rank 3rd in rushing yards. Their average rushing yards per attempt is 4.9.
The 49ers are 7th in the league in terms of yards allowed, giving up 303.9 yards per contest. San Francisco’s defense comes in with an average of 17.5 points per game allowed, which is 3rd in the NFL.