Seattle Seahawks vs Green Bay Packers Picks, Odds, NFC Divisional Playoff Predictions 1/12/2020
Game: Seattle Seahawks vs Green Bay Packers
Date: Sunday, January 12th, 2020
NFC Divisional Playoff
Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Green Bay -4
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers play the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field on Sunday, January 12th, 2020. The odds on this contest have Green Bay as 4-point favorites. The over/under opens at 46. The Seahawks are 12-5-0 ATS and 8-8-1 when betting on the total. The Packers are 6-10-0 when wagering on the over/under and 13-3-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Seattle Seahawks took on the Philadelphia Eagles and earned the win by a score of 17-9. Russell Wilson paced the team on the ground in the game. He tore off a long run of 22 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 45 yards via 9 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.0 yards per run. DK Metcalf was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 160 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 22.9 yards per reception in the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Seahawks was Russell Wilson who went 18/30 with 325 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He walked away with no picks. The Seattle Seahawks ended up rushing 26 times and racked up a total of 64 yards earning them an average of 2.5 yards per carry. For the game, the Seahawks racked up 16 first downs and they totaled 11 penalties for 114 yards. Overall, they totaled 57 plays for a total of 382 yards. In terms of defense, Seattle allowed 19 completions on 28 tries for a total of 162 yards, and a completion percentage of 68.0%. On the day, they allowed a total of 282 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways. On the ground, the Seahawks allowed 120 yards on 26 runs which gave them an average of 4.6 yards per attempt allowed. Tony Sink has a free NFL pick ATS for the contest between the Vikings and 49ers.
The Seahawks step onto the field holding a record of 11-5 this season. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the league averaging 25 points per contest, ranking them 9th in the league. As a team, they have an average of 138 rushing yards per game which is 2nd in the NFC. For total yardage, they rank 6th in the conference and 8th in the league with 5,991 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Seahawks currently have a total of 31 passing touchdowns and 15 rushing touchdowns. They are a team that has the capability to score points in the division and I wouldn't expect it to change too much in this matchup.
The Seahawks have one of the average defenses in the league, giving up 24.9 points per game which has them at 9th among NFC teams. When it comes to yards through the air, the Seahawks have conceded 4,223 yards. Opponents are completing 64.0% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.7 yards per try. They have conceded 19 passing touchdowns and 22 rushing touchdowns. When talking about rushing yards, Seattle is allowing 117.7 yards per game which has them at 3rd in the division and 22nd in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.9 yards per carry putting them 15th among NFC teams and 29th in the NFL overall. Overall, they have conceded 2,200 rushing yards through 16 games.
The last time they took the field, the Green Bay Packers played the Detroit Lions and won 23-20. Aaron Jones paced the team in rushing during the game. He had a long run of 14 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 100 yards by way of 25 carries which meant he was running for 4.0 yards per run. Davante Adams was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 93 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 13.3 yards per reception during the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Packers was Aaron Rodgers who went 27/55 with 323 yards passing and threw 2 TD's. He walked away with 1 interception on the day. The Green Bay Packers rushed the ball a total of 30 times and generated 120 yards which gave them an average of 4.0 yards per carry. In the game, they ran 86 plays which gave them a total of 432 yards. For the contest, the Packers totaled 25 1st downs and they totaled 9 infractions for 97 yards. When discussing the defense, Green Bay allowed 13 completions on 30 attempts for a total of 134 yards, and a completion percentage of 43.0%. Overall, they conceded a total of 305 yards and forced 1 takeaway. On the ground, the Packers allowed 171 yards on 25 carries which gave them an average of 6.8 yards per attempt allowed. Another prediction you may want to look into is the NFL pick from Guy Bruhn on the Titans vs Ravens game.
The Packers step onto the field holding a record of 13-3. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Packers have one of the middle tier offenses in the NFL. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Packers currently sit at 2nd in the NFC North and 15th out of all the teams in the league averaging 23.5 points per contest. Green Bay hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 112 rushing yards per contest, putting them 15th in the NFL. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,795 rushing yards through 16 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 346 yards per contest overall ranking them 18th in the league and 11th among NFC teams.
The Packers are conceding 19.6 points per contest ranking them 3rd in the division and 9th in the league. In regard to points allowed, they have given up 313 points in total. In terms of yards rushing, they are allowing 120 yards per game ranking them 23rd among NFL teams and 4th in the NFC North. For 2019, they have conceded 1,921 yards rushing and 15 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road groups in the league. They are conceding 233 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Packers currently sit at 6th in the conference. They have conceded 19 passing TDs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Packers -4 and over 46 total points
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