Packers vs. Cardinals Betting Report
The second game of Saturday's NFL Divisional round action will be a regular season rematch between the Packers and Cardinals at 8:15PM ET.
Oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI currently list the Cardinals as 7.5-point favorites versus the Packers for tonight's game. The line did open at 7.5, but dipped to 7 in the middle of the week before rising back up to 7.5 late Friday night. As for the total, the number opened at 50 but was bet down to 49.5 on Saturday.
Our NFL Public Betting page shows the number of tickets that have been wagered on certain teams to cover the spread. In tonight's matchup, 60% of tickets are on Arizona to cover the 7.5-point spread.
Green Bay is 11-6 on the year and 10-7 against the spread, including 6-3 both SU and ATS on the road. Arizona is 13-3 overall and 9-7 at the betting window, including 6-2 SU and 3-5 ATS at University of Phoenix Stadium. When these two teams met in Week 16 of the regular season, the Cardinals routed the Packers 38-8 as a 6-point home favorite. Historically, the home team is 5-1 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams while the under has cashed in four of the last five meetings in Arizona.
ATS Odds & Ends
As a home favorite this season, the Cardinals are just 3-5 against the spread but won by an average margin of 8.0 points in those eight games. As a road underdog, the Packers are 2-1 against the number and won by an average margin of 1.3 points in those three contests. In conference games this season, the Cardinals are 8-4 ATS (13.6 MOV) and the Packers are 8-5 ATS (4.2 MOV).
Offense & Defense Rankings
The Packers rank sixth in the NFL in passing yards allowed this season, surrendering just 227.6 yards per game through the air. But despite Aaron Rodgers manning the offense, Green Bay also ranks 25th in the league in passing yards per game offensively (218.9).
As for Arizona, the Cardinals rank first in total yards (408.3), second in passing yards (288.5), second in points scored (30.6), and eighth in rushing yards (119.8) per game this season. They're also fifth in yards allowed (321.7), sixth in rushing yards allowed (91.2), seventh in points allowed (19.6), and eighth in passing yards allowed (230.4).