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Weekend Clash Between New York Giants And Green Bay Packers

December 24, 2010

This weekend the Green Bay Packers will battle against the New York Giants. For the Packers this game will be a “must-win” game. They are in danger of missing the playoffs as they are now just 8-6 on the season. In order to ensure their positioning in the playoffs, this season the Giants need at least one more win. After their loss to the Eagles, they are 9-5 on the season.

The total for the game is currently off whereas in NFL betting lines the Packers will be the 3 point favorites in this game.

The Packers need to win out in order to ensure a playoff spot as they lost in a close one against the Patriots last week. As the Packers’ starting quarterback is still trying to recover from a concussion sustained in week 14, he may or may not be available for this matchup.

However the Packers seem to struggle to win as many games as you’d expect they are a great team on both sides of the ball. In this one they will be playing at home. In Lambeau Field, they have won 9 of their last 10 games.

Last week the Giants lost in a heartbreaker against the Eagles. In this game their loss last week could play a major role. However the Giants managed to lose the game as time expired; they were up 3 touchdowns in the 4th quarter. A team can fall into a tailspin with that kind of losses.

In order to ensure that they do not continue falling after their loss to Philadelphia, the Giants need a strong start to this game.

This weekend – Green Bay Packers Meets Atlanta Falcons

November 23, 2010

In Atlanta this weekend (1 pm ET, FOX), the Green Bay Packers will take on the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta.

Over their division rivals, the Minnesota Vikings, The Packers are coming off of an impressive victory. On the season to this point, the Falcons have been steady and consistent all year and have posted a record of 8-2.

In NFL odds over under sits at 48 the Falcons will be the 2 point favorites.

Even though it’s clear that they have returned to form, the Packers looked like they were headed down the wrong path a few weeks back. Aaron Rodgers may be rounding off into the type of quarterback that he was last season as the Packers have won 4 of their last 5. The Packers may be the favorites from the NFC If Rodgers can get things rolling like last season.

Through a balanced attack the Packers have really dominated their opponents. In the air and nearly 130 yards per game on the ground, they average over 240 yards a game. In their game against the Packers, Their running game will be an important factor. On the ground, the Packers have allowed 112 yards per game. They may be able to put some points on the board if the Packers an exploit that hole in their defense.

The Falcons have not lost in their last 5 home games and are 8-1 in their last 9 games. While in Atlanta, They have been similarly dominant against the Packers. In their last 5 tries in Atlanta, The Packers have only been able to bring home one victory.

NFL Betting: Bettors like Cowboys over Packers

September 19, 2008

The marquee matchup in Week 3 of the NFL season has the Dallas Cowboys visiting the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football (8:15 pm ET, NBC).

Dallas is a 3-point favorite at and the over/under is 51.

About 63 per cent of bets placed on the game are on Dallas, according to NFL oddsmaker David Main.

The Cowboys beat NFC East rival Philadelphia Eagles 41-37 in Week 2 action on Monday Night Football. Dallas failed to cover as 7.5-point home favorites and the score went over the 48-point total.

The Packers beat NFC North rival Detroit Lions 48-25 in Week 2. Green Bay easily covered the 3-point spread and the score went over the total of 47.

Dallas is 2-0 SU and 1-1 ATS, and Green Bay is 2-0 SU and 2-0 ATS.

The total has gone over in 11 of the past 12 meetings. Dallas is 10-2 SU in the past 12 meetings. Dallas is 8-1 SU in its past nine on the road. The total has gone over in all five of Green Bay’s past five, both overall and at home. Green Bay is 7-1 SU in its past eight at home.

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