Carolina Panthers vs Green Bay Packers Prediction, 12/19/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 15
Game: Carolina Panthers vs Green Bay Packers
Date: Saturday, December 19, 2020
Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI
TV: NFL Network
Odds/Point Spread: Green Bay -10
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (10-3) play the Carolina Panthers (4-9) at Lambeau Field on Saturday, December 19, 2020. Carolina opens this matchup as 10-point dogs. The total opens at 51.5.
The Carolina Panthers come into this game with a record of 4-9 this year. In their last outing they faced the Denver Broncos and lost 32-27. Teddy Bridgewater went 30/40 with 283 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He ended the game without an interception. Mike Davis paced the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 10 yards and he ran for 2 TD's for the contest. He ran for 51 yards by way of 11 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.6 yards per run. Robby Anderson was the receiving yardage leader by earning 84 yards on 8 receptions. He earned an average of 10.5 yards per reception for that game. The Carolina Panthers ran the football 21 times and racked up 125 yards giving them an average of 6.0 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, they finished with a total of 65 plays for a total of 370 yards. On the day, the Panthers earned 22 1st downs and they totaled 7 penalties for 48 yards. When discussing the defense, Carolina allowed 21 completions on 27 tries for a total of 269 yards, and a completion percentage of 78.0%. In the running game, the Panthers allowed 96 yards on 30 carries which is an average of 3.2 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they conceded 365 yards and earned 1 turnover.
The Panthers have earned 4,628 total yards over the course of this year. As a team they're averaging 107.8 yards in the run game which is 20th in the league. In terms of getting in the endzone, Carolina has totaled 15 touchdowns through the air and 16 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Carolina Panthers are sitting at 23.6 points per game. The Panthers are sitting in 20th in the NFL regarding team defense, conceding 25.5 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.4 yards per rush and 113.6 rushing yards per contest for the season. In total, they have conceded 1,477 yards via the ground game in 13 games. When talking about passing yards, the Panthers have allowed 3,260 yards which puts them in 23rd in the NFL. During their 13 games played, they have given up 250.8 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 69.2%. For the year, they are conceding 364.4 yards per contest putting them 21st in the league.
The Packers come into this matchup with a record of 10-3 for this season. The last time they took the field they went up against the Detroit Lions and earned the win by a score of 31-24. Aaron Jones paced the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 11 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 69 yards on 15 carries which gave him an average of 4.6 yards per run. Davante Adams led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 115 yards on 7 receptions. He earned an average of 16.4 yards per catch for that contest. Aaron Rodgers went 26/33 with 290 yards through the air and completed 3 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks. The Green Bay Packers ran the ball a total of 31 times and earned 120 yards earning them an average of 3.9 yards per carry. For the game, the Packers racked up a total of 26 first downs and they had 12 penalties for 68 yards. In all, they totaled 64 plays for 410 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Green Bay gave up 27 catches on 40 tries totaling 242 yards, and a completion percentage of 68.0%. Overall, they gave up 293 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways. On the ground, the Packers gave up 51 yards on 15 attempts which is an average of 3.4 yards per carry allowed.
For the year so far, the Packers have racked up 3,559 yards through the air as well as an average of 273.8 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 2nd in the NFL. The Green Bay Packers are averaging 397.6 yards per outing which ranks them 2nd in football. They are averaging 123.8 run yards per game and have run for 1,610 yards overall. In relation to their ability to score points, the Packers are ranking 1st in the league holding an average of 31.5 points per game. When talking about yards via the pass, the Packers have conceded 2,938 yards which ranks them 12th in the NFL. During this campaign, they have relinquished 335.7 yards/game which ranks them 8th in football. The Packers are ranked 17th in the NFL regarding their opponents scoring, conceding 24.8 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.6 yards per run and 109.7 rushing yards per contest this year. Over the course of their 13 games played this season, they are giving up 226.0 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 64.9%. In total, they have conceded 1,426 running yards through 13 games.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Panthers +10
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