Raiders vs Packers Predictions, Picks, Week 7 Odds 10/20/2019
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers host the Oakland Raiders at Lambeau Field on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Green Bay opens this game as 7-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46. The Raiders are 3-2-0 ATS and 3-2-0 when betting on the total. The Packers are 3-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-1-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Oakland Raiders went up against the Chicago Bears and ended up getting the victory by a score of 24-21. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Raiders was Derek Carr who went 25/32 with 229 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Josh Jacobs led the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 21 yards and he notched 2 TD's for the contest. He ran for a total of 123 yards via 26 carries which had him averaging 4.7 yards per run. Foster Moreau led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 46 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 11.5 yards per reception for that game. The Oakland Raiders ended up rushing 39 times and totaled 169 yards earning them an average of 4.3 yards per run. In the game, the Raiders totaled 25 first downs and they had 6 penalties for 69 yards. Overall, they totaled 71 plays which gave them a total of 398 yards. In terms of defense, Oakland gave up 22 completions on 30 throws totaling 194 yards, and a completion percentage of 73.0%. Against the run, the Raiders gave up 42 yards on 17 tries which is an average of 2.5 yards per attempt allowed. For this contest, they gave up 236 yards and forced 2 turnovers. Alan Matthews has a NFL pick ATS for the game between the Chiefs and Broncos.
Raiders are 3-2 After Win
The Raiders come into this matchup with a record of 3-2 this season. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the league averaging 21 points per game, ranking them 19th in the league. As a team, they are averaging 134 yards on the ground per game which is 1st in the AFC. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 12th among AFC teams and 26th in the league with 1,741 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Raiders have compiled a total of 6 passing touchdowns and 6 rushing TDs. They are a low scoring offensive team in the AFC West and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output.
The Raiders have one of the average defenses in the league, giving up 24.6 points per contest ranking them 13th in the conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Raiders have allowed 1,318 yards. Opponents are completing 65.1% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.3 yards per attempt. They have allowed 11 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing TDs. When it comes to yards rushing, Oakland is giving up 92.0 yards per contest ranking them 1st in the division and 10th in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.7 yards per carry ranking them 2nd in the conference and 6th in the league overall. In total, they have conceded 672 rushing yards through 5 contests.
In their last contest, the Green Bay Packers played the Detroit Lions and earned the victory by a score of 23-22. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Packers was Aaron Rodgers who went 24/39 with 283 yards through the air and threw 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 interception on the day. Jamaal Williams paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 45 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 104 yards via 14 carries which meant he was running for 7.4 yards per run. Allen Lazard led the team in receiving yardage by earning 65 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 16.3 yards per catch for that game. See where the Packers rank in our Week 7 NFL power rankings. The Green Bay Packers ran the football 29 times and added 170 yards giving them an average of 5.9 yards per carry. In all, they ran 69 plays which gave them a total of 447 yards. For the game, the Packers totaled 22 1st downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 48 yards. In terms of defense, Green Bay gave up 18 catches on 32 tries totaling 243 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.0%. Against the run, the Packers gave up 56 yards on 20 runs which is an average of 2.8 yards per rushing attempt allowed. Overall, they allowed 299 yards but didn't get any takeaways.
Packers Improve Their Record to 5-1 After Win
The Packers step onto the field holding a record of 5-1. Green Bay is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 106 yards on the ground per game, which has them at 17th in the NFL. As a unit, they have a total of 635 rushing yards through 6 games, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Packers average 356 yards per contest overall which has them at 17th in the league and 10th in the conference. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Packers are currently ranked 3rd in the division and 14th out of all the teams in the league averaging 23.7 points per contest.
The Packers are allowing 19.2 points per contest ranking them 3rd in the division and 9th in the NFL. Their passing defense is one of the mediocre units in the NFL. They are conceding 239 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Packers sit in 7th in the NFC. They have allowed 6 passing TDs for this year. In discussing points allowed, they have given up 115 total points. When it comes to yards on the ground, they are conceding 125 yards per contest ranking them 23rd in the NFL and 3rd in the division. For this year, they have conceded a total of 747 yards on the ground and 7 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Raiders/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Raiders +7
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