Packers Home Dogs

Perhaps the game of the week is in Green Bay this Sunday when the Packers host the Indianapolis Colts. Oddsmakers have established the Colts as 1-point favorites in Week 7.

Bet the Colts at Packers

Kickoff: 4:10 PM ET

Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book SBG Global have established Indianapolis as a 1-point favorite.

Over/Under: 47

Public Betting:

Current public betting information shows that 76% of bettors favor the Colts –1 against the Packers.

Top Betting Trends:

GREEN BAY is 16-7 ATS (+8.3 Units) in all games over the last 2 seasons.

GREEN BAY is 16-7 ATS (+8.3 Units) in all lined games over the last 2 seasons.

Prediction:

Aaron Rodgers has been awfully good in his first year as the starter in Green Bay, but he could benefit from more production out of running back Ryan Grant. The Colts have a ton of issues stopping the run, so if Grant can get going, it should open up even more opportunities in the passing game for Rodgers and receivers Donald Driver and Gregg Jennings. As for the Colts, Peyton Manning and the offense played about as well as they have all year in a win last week against the Ravens. The Packers secondary has not played well of late with cornerback Al Harris out because of a spleen injury. This game is going to come down to which team masks their weaknesses on defense the best. While it’s tempting to take Manning over the beat up Green Bay secondary, we hear Harris might play, which would provide a big boost to the Pack. We’ll take the home team getting the points in this one and predict the Packers over the Colts 31-28.

Bet the Colts at Packers

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Posted: 10/19/08 8:45AM

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