Washington Football Team vs Green Bay Packers Prediction, 10/24/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Washington Football Team vs Green Bay Packers
Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021
Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Packers (-7.5)
The Green Bay Packers (5-1) are welcoming the Washington Football Team (2-4) at Lambeau Field on Sunday. Green Bay opens this matchup as 7.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under comes in at 50.
The Washington Football Team come into this game with a record of 2-4 this year. In their last game, the Football Team faced the Chiefs and ended up losing by a score of 31-13. Taylor Heinicke went 24/39 with 182 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 70.7 and finished the game with 1 pick. Terry McLaurin held an average of 7.0 yds per reception by accounting for 28 yards on 4 receptions. Antonio Gibson was the rushing leader for the Football Team with 10 carries for 44 yds (4.4 yards per carry). In all, they had 58 plays which converted into 276 yards. The Washington Football Team ran the football 19 different times and accounted for 94 yards, which earned them an average of 4.9 yds per attempt. Against the run, the Football Team gave up 109 yards on 28 attempts, which is an average of 3.9 yds per run surrendered. Washington relinquished 32 completions on 47 tries for a total of 390 yards, and a completion rate of 68.1%.
When talking about scoring, the Washington Football Team are averaging 22.7 points per game. As a unit they average 106.3 yards on the ground which is 19th in the league. The Football Team have tallied 2,017 total yards for this campaign. Washington has accrued 62 1st downs offensively, and they have been called for 39 penalties for 341 yds. They have turned the football over 9 times (6 picks and 3 fumbles lost). In terms of getting in the endzone, Washington has compiled 9 passing touchdowns and 5 touchdowns on the ground.
Regarding yards through the air, the Football Team have conceded 1,857 yards which ranks them 32nd in the league. They have conceded 309.5 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 65.3%. Overall, they have allowed 423.0 yards per game putting them 31st in the NFL. They have relinquished 16 touchdowns via the pass and 6 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are giving up 4.0 yards per rush on the ground and 113.5 yards on the ground per game for the season. During this campaign, they have given up 681 yards on the ground through 6 contests. The Football Team rank 32nd in the league when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 31.0 points per contest.
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The Packers come into this matchup with a record of 5-1 for this season. For their last game, the Packers went home victorious with a score of 24-14 when they faced the Bears. Aaron Jones carried the football 13 times for 76 yards, walking away from the game with 5.8 yds per carry for Green Bay. Davante Adams was one of the featured targets for the Packers, bringing in 4 balls for 89 yards (22.3 yards per reception). Aaron Rodgers (2 TDs) walked away from the contest with 195 yards on 17/23 passing while his quarterback rate was 128. He didn't throw any picks and his Y/A was 8.48 yds. Green Bay conceded 26 rushing attempts for 140 yards (5.4 yards per carry). The Packers secondary gave up a completion rate of 59.3%, relinquishing 137 yards on 16 out of 27 through the air. The Packers finished the contest with a total of 323 yards while they ran 57 plays (5.7 yds per play). Green Bay ran the ball for 5.0 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 154 yards on 31 attempts.
The Green Bay Packers hold an average of 343.5 yards per contest which has them sitting 23rd in football. They average 109.5 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 657 yards in total. The Green Bay offense has compiled 256 penalty yds on 25 violations, which is good for 30th in football in terms of helping out the opposition. They have thrown 3 picks while surrendering 2 fumbles and they have obtained 77 first downs. During the season thus far, the Packers have thrown for a total of 1,404 passing yards as well as an average of 234.0 throwing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 21st in the NFL. In terms of the points being put on the board, the Packers are sitting 15th in the league by scoring 24.0 PPG.
The Packers are giving up 22.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 13th of all teams in the league. Green Bay has allowed a total of 651 yards on the ground (108.5 yards/game) and 5 touchdowns by way of the ground game this year. They have conceded 13 touchdowns through the air and 206.5 yards per game, which has them sitting 4th in the league. The Packers defense has participated in 361 plays, which ranks them 8th in football. This season, they have given up 136 total points. They have tallied 9 takeaways (3 fumbles and 6 picks) on the season.
Who will win tonight's Football Team/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Football Team +7.5
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