|2013 NFL on FOX Game of the Week Odds & Spread: Redskins vs. Packers|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 11 September 2013 14:00|
Redskins vs. Packers Odds
Green Bay is 0-1 on the season and 0-1 against the spread but making its home debut. Washington is 0-1 on the season, 0-1 against the spread and playing in its first road game. The home team has won four of the last five in this series.
Trends show that the home team is 3-1-1 against the spread in the last 5 meetings between these two teams. The two have also hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Green Bay is the clear favorite at home, as the Packers have odds of -9.5 points against the Redskins. The over/under total for this game has been set at 49.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Packers favored by 7.5 points, but the spread quickly climbed up to 9.5. The over/under total opened at 48.5 points, but made the jump up to 49.5.
The Packers opened the season with a 34-28 loss at San Francisco. Green Bay struggled defensively, getting torched for 404 yards through the air. Green Bay moved the ball just five, except for on the ground, where it had only 63 yards. Aaron Rodgers went 21 of 37 passing for 333 yards and three touchdowns. Receivers Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb combined to make 14 receptions for 238 yards and two touchdowns.
Washington started the season with a 33-27 loss to the Eagles at home on Monday Night Football. The Redskins were dominated in the early going, falling behind 33-7 to Philadelphia before scoring the final 20 points of the game. Washington gave up 443 yards to the Eagles, including 263 rushing yards. On offense, Robert Griffin III went 30 of 49 passing for 329 yards with two touchdowns with two interceptions. Griffin was in his first game back since offseason knee surgery, but he came out very rusty.
In terms of Injuries, Washington safety Brandon Meriweather is questionable with a knee injury while defensive end Adam Carriker is out with a quad injury. Green Bay safety Morgan Burnett and cornerback Casey Hayward are both questionable for this game due to hamstring injuries.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Green Bay, as the Packers are getting 66% of the wagers with odds of -9.5 points against Washington.