Green Bay Packers at NO Saints
Time: 7:20 PM EST
Spread: NO -3
Odds c/o 5dimes
The Green Bay Packers are 2-0 after defeating Minnesota Week 1 and Detroit in Week 2. Week 3 the Packers take to the road to face the New Orleans Saints as 3-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 53 points according to NFL oddsmakers at bookmaker 5dimes. The game will air at 7:20 PM (EST) on NBC.
Green Bay defeated the Detroit Lions 42-21 in Week 2. Aaron Rodgers completed 18 of 30 for 240 yards and two touchdowns. Aaron Jones rushed a team-high 18 times for 168 yards and two touchdowns, including a long-rush of 75-yards. Jamaal Williams added 63 more yards on eight attempts, and Green Bay picked up 259 total rushing yards in the game, while limiting the Lions to just 89 rushing yards. Jones also led the Packers in receiving yardage with 68 on four catches, while Marquez Valdes-Scantling added 64 more yards on three catches. Five receivers finished with 25 yards or more.
Defensively, Christian Kirksey had a big game with 12 tackles, nine solos. Rashan Gary had 1.5 sacks and 1.5 trackless for loss, while Vernon Scott and Zadarious Smith each added a sack apiece and a tackle for loss. Green Bay had four sacks in the game and four tackles for loss, as well as a Chandon Sullivan interception which was run back 7-yards for a touchdown. Kicker Mason Crosby connected on 2 of 2 including a 43-yarder and all four PATs.
Green Bay is considering WR Davante Adams a game-item decision with a hamstring issue. Adams leads the team in yardage (192) and total catches (20). He has caught 10 of the team’s 30 receiving first downs. Valdes-Scantling is No. 2 in yardage with 160. Green Bay has caught six reception TDs this season with five different players having a role. Kirksey has 24 tackles on the season already, 15 solos.
Packers are 8-2 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
Packers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Packers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. NFC.
Packers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win.
Packers are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games after scoring more than 30 points in their previous game.
Packers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
Packers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games after allowing less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game.
The New Orleans Saints return home where it is 1-0 this season and 1-1 overall. It defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at home in Week 1 before a Week 2 loss to the L.V. Raiders.
In the loss to the Raiders last week, Drew Brees completed 26 of 38 for 312 yards, a touchdown, an interception. Alvin Kamara rushed 13 times for 79 yards and two touchdowns, but the rest of the team rushed just six times for 33 yards. Latavious Murray had just three attempts for 14 yards. Kamara also led all receivers with his nine catches for 95 yards. Only Jared Cook managed a receiving touchdown, though the Saints had 26 total catches and seven players with at least a 10-yard catch in the affair.
Kamara has been dominant again this season as the multi tooled talent he is. He has 146 receiving yards on the season already, while Cook ranks No. 2 at 93 yards. Tre’Quan Smith rounds out the top-3 with six catches for 90 yards. Kamara, though, still has four of the team’s seven touchdowns and that theme should be consistent throughout the remainder of the season.
Kicker Will Lutz is 3 of 3 on field goals but has not attempted any longer than 31-yards thus far, while having hit all seven of his PATs.
Saints are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing more than 30 points in their previous game.
Saints are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games after scoring more than 30 points in their previous game.
Saints are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite.
Saints are 28-10 ATS in their last 38 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
Saints are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games after accumulating less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game.
Saints are 15-6 ATS in their last 21 games following a ATS win.
Saints are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games in September.
Saints are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games overall.
Saints are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 vs. NFC.
Saints are 27-13-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
Saints are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games as a home favorite.
Saints are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games after allowing more than 250 yards passing in their previous game.
Saints are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game.
Saints are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game.
Saints are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on fieldturf.
Saints are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.