San Francisco 49ers vs Green Bay Packers Prediction, 1/22/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds NFC Divisional Playoffs
Game: San Francisco 49ers vs Green Bay Packers
Date: Saturday, January 22, 2022
Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Packers (-5)
The Green Bay Packers (13-4) will try to beat the San Francisco 49ers (11-7) at Lambeau Field on Saturday in a NFC Divisional playoff game. Green Bay opens this game as 5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The betting total is set at 47.
The San Francisco 49ers come into this game with a record of 11-7 this year. In their Wild Card game, the 49ers took on the Cowboys and took home the win by a score of 23-17. Jimmy Garoppolo finished 16/25 with 172 yds passing. He had a QB rating of 67.4 and finished the game with 1 interception. Brandon Aiyuk had an average of 13.2 yds per catch by totaling 66 yds on 5 catches. Elijah Mitchell was the rushing leader for the 49ers with 27 totes for 96 yds (3.6 yds per attempt). Overall, they ran 63 plays which converted into 341 yds. The San Francisco 49ers ran the ball 38 times and had 169 yards, which had them averaging 4.4 yds per attempt. On the ground, the 49ers conceded 77 yards on 21 attempts, which averages out to 3.7 yards per run allowed. San Francisco allowed 24 pass completions on 44 tries for a total of 230 yards, and a completion rate of 54.5%.
Regarding getting in the endzone, the San Francisco 49ers have an average of 25.1 points per outing. As a unit they maintain an average of 127.4 yards via the ground game which ranks them 7th in the National Football League. The 49ers have tallied 6,387 total yards over the course of this season. San Francisco has accounted for 199 first downs as a unit, and they have committed 102 penalties for 1066 yards. They have surrendered the ball 24 different times (14 interceptions and 10 fumbles). With reference to distribution of touchdowns, San Francisco has earned 26 touchdowns through the air and 22 rushing touchdowns.
When it comes to yards via the pass, the 49ers have conceded 3,510 yards which ranks them 6th in the league. They have given up 206.5 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 68.3%. Overall, they have given up 310.0 yards per contest ranking them 3rd in the league. They have given up 25 touchdowns via the pass and 17 touchdowns via the ground game. They are allowing an average of 4.0 yards per rush and 103.5 rushing yards per game for the year. In total, they have given up 1,760 running yards through 17 outings. The 49ers sit in 9th in the NFL concerning team defense, conceding 21.5 PPG.
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The Packers head into this game 13-4 this season. When they last stepped on the field in Week 17, the Packers took a loss by a final score of 37-30 against the Lions. AJ Dillon carried the rock 14 times for 63 yards, finishing the contest with 4.5 yds per attempt for Green Bay. Allen Lazard was a featured target for the Packers, hauling in 5 passes for 75 yards (15.0 yds per catch). Jordan Love (1 touchdown) finished the contest with 134 yds on 10/17 passing while his quarterback rating was 64. He tossed 2 picks and his avg yards per attempt was 7.88 yards. Green Bay relinquished 26 rush attempts for 99 yds (3.8 yds per rush). The Packers pass defense allowed a completion rate of 68.8%, surrendering 305 yds on 22 out of 32 passing. The Packers ended up finishing with 378 yards while running 66 plays (5.7 yards per play). Green Bay rushed for 4.5 yards per tote, totaling 122 yds on 27 carries.
The Green Bay Packers have an average of 365.6 yards/outing ranking them 10th in the league. They have an average of 111.8 run yards per game and have run for 1,900 yards in total. The Green Bay offense has accrued 683 yards of penalties on 69 violations, which is 32nd in the NFL in terms of helping out the opposition. They have thrown 7 picks while conceding 6 fumbles and they have earned 235 first downs. During this campaign to this point, the Packers have earned 4,315 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 253.8 passing yards per contest, putting them at 8th in the league. In relation to their scoring prowess, the Packers sit 10th in the league holding an average of 26.5 points per game.
The Packers are conceding 21.8 points per game, ranking them 13th in the NFL. Green Bay has surrendered a total of 1,855 yards rushing (109.1 yards per outing) as well as 13 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. They have conceded 31 touchdowns through the air as well as 219.1 yards per outing, which puts them in 10th out of all teams. The Packers defense has been on the field for 1,037 plays, which has them ranked 7th in the NFL. Overall, they have relinquished 371 total points. Their defense has 26 turnovers (8 fumbles and 18 interceptions) for the season.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Packers -5
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