The odds are out for the 2008 NFL NFC Championship game between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers. Oddsmakers from online sports book Bodog have opened betting on this game by listing Green Bay as -6.5 point spread betting line favorites. The over/under odds were opened at 43.5 total points according to Bodog oddsmakers.
New York is 11-6 against the point spread this season. The Giants averaged 23.4 ppg on offense while allowing 21.5 ppg on defense. The Giants margin of victory is 1.9 points. 8 of the 17 games New York has played in this year have gone over the total number of points set by oddsmakers.
Green Bay 13-3-1 against the point spread this season. The Packers averaged 28.1 ppg on offense while only allowing 18.3 ppg on defense. The Packers margin of victory is 9.8 points. 12 of the 17 games Green Bay has played in this year have gone over the total number of points set by oddsmakers.
The Green Bay Packers are 4-2 straight up and against the spread against New York since 1992. 3 of the 6 games since 1992 between the Giants and Packers have gone over the total.
The 2008 NFC Championship game will be played Sunday January 20, 2008 at 6:30pm from Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This game can be seen in HD on FOX.
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