Sunday, January 15, 2017
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The Green Bay Packers travel to AT&T Stadium to play the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday in an NFC Divisional Playoff game. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51. The Packers are 10-6-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-6-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 6-10-0 and they are 10-6-0 against the spread.
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Aaron Rodgers finished with 362 yards through the air for Green Bay in their 38-13 win over the Giants. He completed 25 passes out of 40 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Packers were led in rushing by Christine Michael, who finished with 47 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Davante Adams was the team leader in receiving with a total of 125 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Green Bay got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 5 came on the ground while 17 came through the air. They ran 70 total plays for 406 yards for the game. The Packers ran for 75 yards on 25 attempts.
Mark Sanchez finished with 85 yards passing for Dallas Week 17. He went 9 for 17, resulting in a 53% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led on the ground by Darren McFadden, who finished with 28 yards on 7 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Cole Beasley led the team in receiving with 49 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. Dallas had 15 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 53 total plays for 195 yards for the contest. The Cowboys ran for 69 yards on 21 carries as a team.
Green Bay scores 27 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 4th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 25 passes on 39 attempts for a 64% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 262 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 5th in the league. The Packers run for an average of 106 yards per game on 23 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 20th in the league. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 369 yards per game, ranking their offense 8th overall this season. The Packers average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 6th in the NFL. They accumulate 51.7 penalty yards per game via 6.2 penalties, which ranks 13th in the league.
Green Bay allows 269 passing yards per game, ranking 31st, and they allow 24 points per contest on defense, which ranks 21st. They give up 23 completions on 36 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64%. The Packers allow 95 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 9th in the NFL. Green Bay allows 364 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 22nd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.8 penalties for 60.2 yards per game, ranking them 21st among NFL teams.
Dallas averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 5th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 20 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. They throw for 227 yards through the air per game, ranking them 23rd. The Cowboys run for an average of 150 yards per game on 31 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 2nd on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 377 yards per game, ranking them 5th in the league on offense. The Cowboys get an average of 22 first downs per game, which ranks 4th. They average 54.9 penalty yards per game via 6.6 penalties, ranking them 14th in the NFL.
Dallas allows an average of 260 passing yards per game, which ranks 26th in the league. Their defense overall allows 19 points per contest, which has them ranked 5th. They give up 27 completions on 40 attempts for a completion percentage of 68% per game. The Cowboys allow 84 rushing yards per contest on 21 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 1st in the NFL. Dallas allows 344 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 14th in the league. They force 5.6 penalties for 49 yards in each contest, ranking 3rd.
Green Bay Betting Trends
Green Bay is 11-6-0 against the over/under this season
Green Bay has an ATS record of 10-6-1 this season
Dallas Betting Trends
Dallas is 6-10-0 against the over/under this season
Dallas has an ATS record of 10-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/06/16 CB Demetri Goodson Knee IR
11/16/16 RB Don Jackson Undisclosed IR
10/26/16 WR Jared Abbrederis Quad IR
10/25/16 S Chris Banjo Hamstring IR
10/20/16 RB Eddie Lacy Ankle IR
09/25/16 CB Sam Shields Concussion IR
01/09/17 LB Blake Martinez Knee injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
01/09/17 RB James Starks Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
01/09/17 LB Jayrone Elliott Hand "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
01/09/17 CB Quinten Rollins Neck "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
01/09/17 WR Ty Montgomery Knee injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Dallas
01/08/17 WR Jordy Nelson Ribs injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
01/05/17 CB Makinton Dorleant Knee IR
12/16/16 OL Chaz Green Foot out for season
12/14/16 LB Jaylon Smith Knee IR
11/29/16 LB Rolando McClain Suspension out for season
11/23/16 TE James Hanna Knee out for season
11/16/16 TE Geoff Swaim Pectoral IR
09/28/16 DE Charles Tapper Back IR
09/27/16 OL La'el Collins Toe IR
08/02/16 Backup QB Kellen Moore Fibula IR
01/09/17 DL Cedric Thornton Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
01/09/17 DE Demarcus Lawrence Back "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
01/09/17 DT Terrell McClain Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
01/09/17 T Tyron Smith Knee probable Sunday vs. Green Bay
01/09/17 DT Tyrone Crawford Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
01/09/17 LB Justin Durant Elbow "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
01/09/17 CB Morris Claiborne Groin "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
01/05/17 DE Randy Gregory Suspension out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas -4
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