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Washington Redskins vs Green Bay Packers 12/08/2019 Game Analysis, Picks and Preview
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Washington Redskins vs Green Bay Packers 12/08/2019 – Top sports betting sites are expecting a lopsided result for this game. The Washington Redskins (3-9) are throwing themselves against the Green Bay Packers (9-3). It’s natural for people to favor the higher-ranked team, but past matchups have shown that even lower-ranked teams can pull off unexpected wins.
Washington Redskins vs Green Bay Packers 12/08/2019
This team last engaged the Carolina Panthers and emerged the victor. They squeezed out a 29-21 endgame score. QB Dwayne Haskins was going for 13/25 with 147 air yards but didn’t connect any thrown TDs. Derrius Guice was no slacker on the ground. He led 10 carries for an impressive 129-yard coverage. More importantly, he posted 2 rushing TDs. Kelvin Harmon was the receiver’s leader by catching 3 balls at 51 yards.
The Washington Redskins had decent overall stats. They posted an average defense, partially preventing a lot of the opponent’s throws and rush attempts. They limited their opponent to only 59% throw completion rate and conceded 20 rush attempts. The Redskins chose to go with a rush-centric offense. They rushed for 30 out of 60 plays.
Overall, the Redskins managed to secure 362 yards as compared to their opponent’s 278. This clear dominance in yardage gained afforded the Redskins more chances at scoring. They took advantage of the additional territory and managed to close out the game.
Players to watch:
C. Keenum QB (8 GP 126 CMP 188 ATT 67 CMP% 1343 YDS 7.1 AVG 169.3 YDS/G 69 LNG 9 TD 4 INT 12 SACK 111 SYL 45.7 QBR 94.8 RTG), A. Peterson RB (10 GP 134 ATT 543 YDS 4.1 AVG 29 LNG 3 BIG 1 TDS 54.3 YDS/G 1 FUM 1 LST 23 FD), S. Sims Jr. WR (11 GP 6 ATT 82 YDS 13.7 AVG 65 LNG 1 BIG 1 TDS 7.5 YDS/G 0 FUM 0 LST 1 FD).
Green Bay Packers
The Packers are emerging from a relatively easy matchup versus the New York Giants. The Packers obliterated the Giants with a 31-13 endgame score. QB Aaron Rodgers transformed a game into a shoot-em-up. He clocked in 21/33 at 243 air yards. His best moments were his 4 thrown TDs. Jamaal Williams assisted his efforts by carrying the ball 10 times.
The Packers had good stats typical of an easily-won game. They held down their opponent to 54% throw completion rate but didn’t bother to stop all rush attempts. The Packers trusted on the rush tactic to garner them a point, using it for 26 out of 59 plays.
In the tale of the yards, the Packers racked up 322 while their opponent got 335. While the territory gained was almost the same, the Packers obviously had more chances at scoring. The conversion rate of yards into points is something that the top-tier teams have mastered, and the Packers are no exception.
Players to watch:
A. Rodgers QB (11 GP 245 CMP 380 ATT 64.5 CMP% 2822 YDS 7.4 AVG 267.6 YDS/G 74 LNG 18 TD 2 INT 27 SACK 217 SYL 53.3 QBR 100.4 RTG), A. Jones RB (11 GP 148 ATT 627 YDS 4.2 AVG 28 LNG 1 BIG 11 TDS 57 YDS/G 2 FUM 1 LST 35 FD), J. Williams RB (10 GP 76 ATT 336 YDS 4.4 AVG 45 LNG 1 BIG 1 TDS 33.6 YDS/G 0 FUM 0 LST 17 FD).
Washington Redskins vs Green Bay Packers Betting Numbers
Redskins are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Green Bay Packers
Green Bay is 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games.
Washington Redskins vs Green Bay Packers Betting Picks
If you know how to bet on sports online, Green Bay is the safe team to wager on. The predicted score is a skewed 10.7 versus 30.7. The winning score will cover the spread with a total going under.