49ers vs. Packers Odds

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GREEN BAY, WI (The Spread) – The opening round of the NFL Playoffs close out at 4:40PM ET today when the Green Bay Packers host the San Francisco 49ers on FOX.

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San Francisco is 12-4 on the season, 6-2 on the road and 11-5 against the spread. Green bay is 8-7-1 on the year, 4-3-1 at home and 7-9 against the spread. San Francisco has won three straight over the Packers, including a 34-28 win in Week 1.

Trends show that these two have hit the over in 6 straight meetings and in 6 of their last 8 meetings in Green Bay. The 49ers have covered in 7 straight road games while the Packers have failed to cover in their last 5 home games.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the 49ers are favored on the road, as they have odds of -2.5 points against the Packers on Sunday. The over/under total has been set at 46.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the 49ers favored by 2.5 points as well. The spread briefly fell to 1 point, but quickly returned to 2.5. The over/under total opened at 49 points and slowly worked its way down to 46.5.

The Packers are coming off a 33-28 win in Chicago to win the NFC North. Green Bay won three of its final four games to earn the playoff spot. Green Bay averaged 400.3 yards per game on offense this season while allowing 372.3 yards per game on defense. Aaron Rodgers missed a big chunk of the season with a broken collarbone, but returned in last week’s win. He has thrown for 2,536 yards and 17 touchdowns this season. Rookie running back Eddie Lacy has added 1,178 rushing yards and 11 scores. The defense is led by A.J. Hawk, who has 118 tackles with five sacks and one interception.

San Francisco is coming off a 23-20 win at Arizona last week. The 49ers won their final six games of the season and their four losses this year have all been to playoff teams. San Francisco averaged 323.8 yards per game on offense, while the defense allowed just 316.9 yards per game. Colin Kaepernick has thrown for 3,197 yards and 21 touchdowns this year while rushing for 524 yards and four scores. Frank Gore has added 1,128 rushing yards and nine touchdowns while NaVorro Bowman led the defense with 145 tackles, five sacks and two interceptions.

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In terms of Injuries, Green Bay linebackers Clay Matthews (thumb) and Brad Jones (ankle) are both questionable for the game. San Francisco receiver Jonathan Baldwin (shoulder) and cornerback Carlos Rogers (hamstring) are both questionable as well.

The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the 49ers, as San Francisco is getting 71% of the wagers with odds of -2.5 points at Green Bay on Sunday.

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