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Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins Football Betting Online Preview

Posted by: Charlie Smith
Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins NFL Betting Preview

The Green Bay Packers were absolutely robbed this past football betting online weekend. After holding off one of the best rosters in the NFL, a questionable roughing the passer call forced overtime against the Minnesota Vikings. Afterwards, that NFC North rivalry would terminate in a dull tie. Now, Aaron Rodgers & Co. look to bounce back in this weekend’s Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins matchup. What kind of legal betting odds are they facing on the road this Sunday?

Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins – Sunday, September 23rd           

When: 1:00 pm ET

Where: FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland

TV: Fox

Stream: NFL Game Pass, Fox Sports Go

NFL Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Packers -3 (EV) 45½ (-105)   -150
Redskins +3 (-120) 45½ (-115) +130
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Green Bay Packers   

The Packers 1-0-1 thus far into the season and will be looking to take advantage of a wide open NFC North this upcoming weekend. No team in the division has more than one win this season, meaning that anyone could rise as the divisional leader. However, since the Vikings are facing the weak Buffalo Bills this weekend, it’s imperative that Green Bay win this NFC matchup in order to avoid losing ground in the division. Luckily for the Packers, they just happen to be 6-2 against the Redskins in their last 8 meetings. Nevertheless, Green Bay will need their offense to be on point if they’re to beat Washington. Through just two weeks into the season, the Redskins have the best total defense, the best pass defense, and are giving up the second fewest amount of points per matchup. Granted, they’ve only faced the Cardinals and Colts thus far into the season. Bottom line, Rodgers needs to be on point this Sunday.

Players to Watch: Aaron Rodgers (567 passing yards, 4 TD, 0 INT), Jamaal Williams (106 rushing yards, 0 TD, 0 F), and Randall Cobb (172 receiving yards, 1 TD, 13 REC).

Washington Redskins

The Redskins charge into this NFC pairing flashing a 1-1 record. Like the NFC North, the NFC East is very much open to any contenders. Right now the top three teams in the division are sporting 1-1 record. But with Carson Wentz making his return this Sunday, Washington cannot afford to lose any more games. With Wentz back in the lineup, the Eagles should be the clear favorites in the NFC East. Ultimately it’s up to Alex Smith to set Washington apart. Smith was brought in to help tip this team into the playoffs, and he got a ton of money to do so. We already mentioned how good the Redskins defense is. With that in mind, any shortcomings they endure this season will fall on Smith’s shoulders – rightfully so.

Players to Watch: Alex Smith (547 passing yards, 2 TD, 0 INT), Adrian Peterson (116 rushing yards, 1 TD, 0 F), and Chris Thompson (155 receiving yards, 1 TD, 19 REC).  

Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Green Bay’s last 6 games when playing Washington
  • Green Bay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington
  • Green Bay is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Washington
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games at home
  • Packers  are 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Packers are 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins Betting Picks

So which side should online phone betting fans take in Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins matchup? All things considered, this is a bit of a tossup. Aaron Rodgers is currently banged up and hasn’t been playing his best football. Facing another tough defense, there’s no guarantee they pull through on the road. However, Alex Smith doesn’t inspire a whole lot of confidence. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 21-18 Green Bay.

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