Washington Redskins vs Green Bay Packers Pick, Odds, Week 14 Prediction 12/8/2019
Game: Washington Redskins vs Green Bay Packers
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Green Bay -14.5
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers host the Washington Redskins at Lambeau Field on Sunday, December 8, 2019. Green Bay opens this contest as 14.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 42. The Redskins are 3-9-0 ATS and 5-7-0 when betting on the total. The Packers are 6-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 9-3-0 against the spread.
In their last contest, the Washington Redskins took on the Carolina Panthers and won by a score of 29-21. Derrius Guice paced the team in rushing during the game. His longest run of the day went for 60 yards and he added 2 touchdowns for the game. He racked up a total of 129 yards via 10 carries which had him averaging 12.9 yards per tote. Kelvin Harmon led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 51 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 17.0 yards per catch during the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Redskins was Dwayne Haskins who went 13/25 with 147 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Washington Redskins ended up running the ball 30 times and racked up 248 yards earning them an average of 8.3 yards per run. Overall, they totaled 60 plays for a total of 362 yards. Overall, the Redskins earned 20 1st downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 65 yards. In terms of defense, Washington allowed 27 completions on 46 tries for a total of 213 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.0%. On the ground, the Redskins allowed 65 yards on 20 tries which gave them an average of 3.3 yards per attempt allowed. For the game, they allowed 278 yards and earned 2 takeaways. Another prediction you may want to look into is the NFL pick from Josh Schonwald on the Broncos vs Texans game.
Redskins Improve Their Mark to 3-9 After Win
The Redskins step onto the field holding a record of 3-9 this season. They are a low scoring offensive team in the division and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output. For total yards, they currently sit at 16th in the NFC and 32nd in the NFL with 3,149 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Redskins currently have a total of 11 passing TDs and 5 rushing touchdowns. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the league with an average of 14 points per game, which has them at 32nd in the NFL. As a unit, they have an average of 99 rushing yards per game which is 11th in the NFC.
The Redskins have one of the middle tier defenses in the league, giving up 24.2 points per contest ranking them 9th among NFC teams. In regard to yards on the ground, Washington is allowing 131.6 yards per game ranking them 4th in the division and 27th among NFL teams. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.2 yards per rush ranking them 9th in the NFC and 15th among NFL teams overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,193 yards rushing through 12 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Redskins have allowed 2,758 yards. Teams are completing 69.0% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.4 yards per attempt. They have conceded 22 passing TDs and 10 rushing touchdowns.
The last time they took the field, the Green Bay Packers played the New York Giants and earned the win by a score of 31-13. Leading the way at QB for the Packers was Aaron Rodgers who went 21/33 with 243 yards through the air and tossed 4 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. Jamaal Williams paced the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 9 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 41 yards by way of 10 carries which meant he was running for 4.1 yards per carry. Allen Lazard was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 103 yards on 3 catches. He earned an average of 34.3 yards per reception for the game. The Green Bay Packers ran the ball 26 times and racked up a total of 79 yards which earned them an average of 3.0 yards per carry. In the game, they ran 59 plays for 322 yards. On the day, the Packers totaled 19 1st downs and they had 7 penalties for 54 yards. In terms of defense, Green Bay gave up 20 catches on 37 attempts totaling 240 yards, and a completion percentage of 54.0%. For this contest, they allowed a total of 335 yards and earned 3 takeaways. Against the run, the Packers gave up 95 yards on 27 carries which means they had an average of 3.5 yards per carry allowed. Tony Sink has a pick for the contest between the Lions and Vikings.
Packers Go to 9-3 After Win
The Packers head into this matchup 9-3. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Packers have one of the average offenses in the NFL. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Packers sit in 2nd in the NFC North and 11th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 24.1 points per contest. Green Bay hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 101 rushing yards per contest, ranking them 19th in the league. As a team, they have a total of 1,217 yards rushing through 12 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Packers average 340 yards per contest overall ranking them 22nd in the league and 12th among NFC teams.
The Packers are giving up 21.3 points per game ranking them 3rd in the NFC North and 14th among NFL teams. Their passing defense is one of the mediocre units in the league. They are giving up 254 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Packers sit in 10th among NFC teams. They have conceded 15 passing TDs for this season. When it comes to points given up, they have given up 255 total points. When it comes to rushing yards, they are giving up 123 yards per game which puts them at 25th in the NFL and 4th in the NFC North. For this year, they have conceded a total of 1,476 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Redskins +14.5
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