|2012 NFL Week 5 Packers vs. Colts Point Spread, Odds & Betting trends|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Wednesday, 03 October 2012 16:00|
Packers vs. Colts Week 5 Odds
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (The Spread) – Fresh off their bye, the Colts will host the Packers at 1:00PM ET on Sunday. Green Bay has opened as the favorite for this game.
GREEN BAY: The Packers got back in the win column last week with a 28-27 victory over the Saints as a 7.5-point favorite. The victory allowed Green Bay to even its season record to 2-2 but the Packers are now 1-3 against the spread. Aaron Rodgers leads the team with 1,064 yards while James Jones has three touchdowns and Cedric Benson has rushed for 228 yards. Defensively, Clay Matthews already has seven sacks on the year while Tramon Williams has two interceptions.
INDIANAPOLIS: The Colts are coming off their bye but slipped further behind the Texans in the AFC South when Houston improved to 4-0 with a victory over Tennessee. The Colts are 1-2 overall this season and 1-2 against the spread, while the under is 2-1 in their three games. Rookie Andrew Luck has thrown for 846 yards, Reggie Wayne has 294 yards receiving, and Donald Brown has 155 yards rushing. Robert Mathis leads the team in sacks with four and Jerrell Freeman is has one interception.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Packers as 7-point home favorites over the Colts, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 47.5 points. Green Bay is 2-2 overall and 0-1 on the road, while Indianapolis is 1-2 overall and 1-1 at home.
TRENDS: The over is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams, while the home team is 4-0 ATS in the last four meetings between these two teams. The Packers are also 5-1 ATS in their last six games in October and 1-4 ATS in their last five games in Week 5, while the Colts are 4-1 ATS in their last five games in Week 5.