Packers vs. Falcons Prediction

NFL Week 2 Predictions: Will Aaron Rodgers & Packers upset Falcons? 9/17/17

Will Aaron Rodgers and the Packers spoil the Falcons' stadium debut tonight when the teams meet for Sunday Night Football?

Game Info

Who: Packers (1-0) at Falcons (1-0)

When: Sunday, September 17, 8:30PM ET

Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA

The Odds

According to oddsmakers from online sports book, the Falcons are now 3-point home favorites to beat the Packers, who opened as only a 1-point underdog. As for the total, the number currently sits at 56.5 points after hitting the board at 54.5.

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The Packers are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games overall, are 7-1 against the number in their last eight games in September, and are 5-1 at the betting window in their last six games coming off a win. They're also 40-19-1 against the spread in their last 60 games after accumulating less than 90 yards rushing in their previous contest.


The Falcons are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games versus NFC opponents and are 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven games played in September. They're also 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games played in Week 2 of the season.

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OUR PREDICTION: The Falcons have improved defensively, even though the numbers still suggest their a bottom-half unit. That said, their offense is primed for a regression and that bore itself out a week ago in Chicago. The Bears have an improved front four but the Falcons looked out of sync offensively under new play-caller Steve Sarkisian. At some point maybe they flip the switch and start rolling again, but it's unlikely they average 30-plus points like they did a year ago under Kyle Shanahan. Speaking of improved defensively, the Packers are finally healthy on that side of the ball and I think they'll give Matt Ryan and Co. fits tonight. I love Rodgers as an underdog, even though he went 0-2 in Atlanta a year ago.



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