Green Bay Packers at New England Patriots Week 9 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/4/2018
Sunday, November 4, 2018
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Gillette Stadium is the venue for the game between the Green Bay Packers and the New England Patriots on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has New England as 6 point favorites. The total has been set at 57.5.
The Patriots are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-4-0. The Packers are 3-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 5-2-0.
Valuable Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The Green Bay Packers are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Green Bay Packers are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important New England Patriots Betting Trends
The New England Patriots are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The New England Patriots are 5-3-0 against the spread
Key Green Bay Packers Injuries
10/28/18 CB Bashaud Breeland Acquired is questionable Sunday vs New England
09/29/18 DL Muhammad Wilkerson Ankle IR
09/25/18 CB Davon House Knee IR
09/12/18 WR Trevor Davis Hamstring IR
09/04/18 WR Jake Kumerow Shoulder IR
08/10/18 LB Jake Ryan Knee IR
Key New England Patriots Injuries
10/30/18 LB Elandon Roberts Groin is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
10/29/18 WR Cody Hollister Undisclosed is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
10/29/18 DB Eric Rowe Groin is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
10/29/18 OL Shaq Mason Calf injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
10/29/18 RB Sony Michel Knee is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
10/29/18 DL Geneo Grissom Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
10/29/18 OL Marcus Cannon Head is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
09/26/18 LB Ja'Whaun Bentley Undisclosed IR
09/26/18 RB Rex Burkhead Neck IR
09/12/18 RB Jeremy Hill Knee IR
09/07/18 DB Duke Dawson Hamstring IR
09/04/18 WR Braxton Berrios Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 LB Christian Sam Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 TE Ryan Izzo Ankle IR
09/04/18 OL Ulrick John Foot IR
09/04/18 T Isaiah Wynn Achilles IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Bay Packers have run for 728 yards as a unit, which ranks 17th in the league. They've run 151 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Packers have been penalized on offense 51 times for 477 yards so far this year, which has them 25th in the NFL in penalties. They are 21st in the National Football League in points scored with 175. They have run 467 plays this year for 2,885 yards, which ranks them 26th in the NFL in total offense. The Packers average 6.2 yards per play, which is 25th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 153 1st downs this season, ranking them 18th overall as an offensive unit. Aaron Rodgers has completed 174 throws while attempting 284 passes for a completion percentage of 61.3%. He has passed for 2,283 yards this year. He averages 13.1 yards per completion and 8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 100.4.
The Packers rush defense has given up 188 attempts for 834 yards this season, putting them in 17th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 34 penalties for 287 yards on defense this year. That places them 6th in the league. They've allowed a score on 34.5% of possessions on defense, which is 31st in the NFL. Green Bay is 26th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 173. They have given up a total of 2,386 yards on D, which is 22nd in the league. The Packers are 24th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has allowed 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 29th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 136 throws on 221 attempts against the Green Bay Packers defense this season, ranking them 21st and 6th in the league. The Green Bay pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,552 yards in the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Green Bay Packers have tried 22 field goals this season and made 17, which is 32nd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 77.3%. Green Bay Packers kickers have made 88% of their extra points, going 14 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,223 yards on 27 punts, averaging 45.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 20th in the NFL in punting average. Green Bay is 29th in the NFL in punt returns with 16. They've totaled 87 punt return yards and are averaging 5.4 yards per return, which is 2nd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 17 yards. They have returned 12 kicks for 239 yards on special teams, placing them 10th in kick return yardage. The Packers average 19.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 27 yards this season. They are 21st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,392.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New England Patriots are 2nd in the NFL in points scored with 239. They have run 533 plays this season for 3,055 yards, which ranks them 1st in the league in total offense. The Patriots average 5.7 yards per play, which is 3rd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 179 1st downs this year, placing them 1st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New England has run for 922 yards as a team, which ranks 10th in the NFL. They've run 227 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Patriots have been penalized on offense 38 times for 303 yards so far this season, which has them 26th in the league in penalties. Tom Brady has thrown for 2,200 yards this season. He has completed 199 passes on 295 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 97.6. He averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 11.1 yards per completion.
New England is 5th in the league in points allowed on defense with 185. They have surrendered a total of 3,062 yards on D, which is 29th in the NFL. The Patriots are ranked 28th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has given up 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 20th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 199 passes on 326 attempts against the New England defense this season, placing them 28th and 30th in the National Football League. The Patriots pass defense has also given up a total of 2,218 yards through the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 191 attempts for 844 yards this year, putting them in 20th place in the league against the run. The New England Patriots have committed 49 penalties for 458 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 27th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36.1% of possessions on defense, which is 6th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
New England is ranked 18th in the league in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 68 punt return yards and average 6.8 yards per return, which is 17th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 24 yards. They have returned 15 kicks for 453 yards on special teams, ranking 19th in kick return yardage. The Patriots average 30.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 95 yards this year. They are 4th in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,643. The New England Patriots have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 17, which is 4th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89.5%. New England kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,312 yards on 29 punts, averaging 45.2 yards per punt. That places them 27th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Packers/Patriots NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Patriots -6
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