Atlanta Falcons vs Green Bay Packers Prediction, 10/5/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 4
Game: Atlanta Falcons vs Green Bay Packers
Date: Monday, October 5, 2020
Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Green Bay -6
Lambeau Field is the site where Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (3-0) will play the Atlanta Falcons (0-3) on Monday. Atlanta opens this matchup as 6-point dogs. The over/under is set at 57.5.
The Atlanta Falcons head into this game 0-3 this season. In their last game they went up against the Chicago Bears and were beaten 30-26. Matt Ryan went 19/38 with 238 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He threw 1 interception in the game. Todd Gurley II led the team in rushing during the game. He broke a long run for 16 yards and he added 1 TD for the game. He ran for 80 yards via 14 carries which meant he was running for 5.7 yards per carry. Calvin Ridley was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 110 yards on 5 catches. He had an average of 22.0 yards per catch during the game. The Atlanta Falcons ended up running the ball 25 times and racked up a total of 144 yards giving them an average of 5.8 yards per attempt. On the day, they ran 65 plays for 371 yards. For the contest, the Falcons had a total of 22 1st downs and they totaled 7 infractions for 75 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Atlanta allowed 29 catches on 51 throws for a total of 307 yards, and a completion percentage of 57.0%. In the running game, the Falcons allowed 130 yards on 25 tries which is an average of 5.2 yards per attempt allowed. In the game, they allowed 437 yards and forced 2 turnovers.
When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Atlanta Falcons are averaging 30 points per contest. As a unit they're averaging 109.7 yards in the run game which ranks them 18th in the NFL. The Falcons have earned 1,257 total yards over the course of this year. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Atlanta has amassed 7 touchdowns through the air and 3 touchdowns via the ground. The Falcons are ranked 32nd in the league in relation to team defense, conceding 36 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.5 yards per rush and 113 rushing yards per game this season. In total, they have conceded 339 rushing yards through 3 games. Regarding passing yards, the Falcons have surrendered 1,051 yards which has them ranked 31st in the league. Over the course of their 3 games played, they are conceding 350.3 yards per outing via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 69.6%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 463.3 yards per contest which puts them 31st in football.
The Packers come into this game with a record of 3-0 for this year. In their last outing they played the New Orleans Saints and won 37-30. Aaron Jones led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 19 yards and he added 1 touchdown in the game. He scurried for 69 yards via 16 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. Allen Lazard was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 146 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 24.3 yards per reception for the game. Aaron Rodgers went 21/32 with 283 yards passing and tossed 3 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Green Bay Packers ran the ball 26 times and racked up 98 yards which had them averaging 3.8 yards per carry. For the game, the Packers had a total of 24 1st downs and they had a total of 2 penalties for 10 yards. On the day, they ran 59 plays for 369 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Green Bay gave up 29 catches on 36 tries totaling 275 yards, and a completion percentage of 81.0%. For this contest, they conceded a total of 397 yards and earned 1 turnover. In the running game, the Packers gave up 122 yards on 20 runs which gave them an average of 6.1 yards per attempt allowed.
In terms of putting points on the board, the Packers rank 1st out of all teams in the league averaging 40.7 points per outing. During the season so far, the Packers have compiled 864 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 288 passing yards per game, ranking them 6th in the league. They average 171.7 run yards per game and have run for 515 yards for the season. The Green Bay Packers are averaging 459.7 yards per game ranking them 2nd out of all teams in the league. Concerning passing yardage, the Packers have conceded 741 yards which ranks them 18th in the NFL. Over the course of this year, they are granting 362 yards per contest putting them 14th in football. The Packers rank 21st in the NFL regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 28.3 points per game. They are allowing an average of 5.5 yards per rush and 115.0 yards on the ground per game this season. During their 3 games, they are giving up 247 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 72.3%. In total, they have conceded 345 running yards through 3 games.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Packers -6
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