Packers vs 49ers NFC betting pick
The Green Bay Packers are 8-1 SU and 6-2-1 ATS over their last nine games against the San Francisco 49ers and will hope to extend that streak of success when they visit the 49ers at Candlestick Park this Saturday.
Green Bay is 6-1 SU and 6-0-1 ATS in its last seven road games against San Francisco. The Packers are also very tough as an underdog, as their 12-3-1 ATS mark over 16 games as an underdog will prove.
San Francisco is 15-3-1 SU and 13-5-1 ATS in 19 home games under coach Jim Harbaugh. The 49ers defeated Green Bay 30-22 when the two teams met in Week One at Lambeau Field.
The 49ers were listed as 3-point favorites at Bovada and other online sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 45. Check for the latest lines during the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 2-rated 49ers and the No. 10-ranked Packers, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 30-29 result in favor of the 49ers.
Packers vs 49ers prop odds courtesy of Bovada:
Total Passing Yards - Aaron Rodgers (GB)
Total TD Passes - Aaron Rodgers (GB)
Over 2 (-150)
Under 2 (+120)
Total Interceptions - Aaron Rodgers (GB)
Over ½ (-130)
Under ½ (EVEN)
Total Completions - Aaron Rodgers (GB)
Total Passing Attempts in the game - Aaron Rodgers (GB)
Total Rushing Yards - Aaron Rodgers (GB)
Total Sacks - Clay Matthews (GB)
Over 1 (-150)
Under 1 (+120)
Total Rushing Yards - Colin Kaepernick (SF)
Total Rushing Yards - Frank Gore (SF)
Total Receiving Yards - Michael Crabtree (SF)
Total Receptions - Michael Crabtree (SF)
Total Receptions - Vernon Davis (SF)
Total Sacks - Aldon Smith (SF)
Over 1½ (+120)
Under 1½ (-150)
Will there be a missed Field Goal in the game?
Who will have more Passing Yards?
Alex Smith Week 1 vs Green Bay (211 Yards) +170
Colin Kaepernick vs Green Bay this week -250
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Francisco's No. 11-ranked offense (24.8 PPG) against a Packers defense that ranks No. 11 at 21 PPG. The 49ers passing attack has averaged 206.1 yards per game, less than the Packers give up through the air (218.2 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Packers feature the league's No. 21-rated road run defense, allowing 125.1 yards per game. San Francisco, meanwhile, ranks No. 5 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Green Bay was a 24-10 winner at home against the Vikings. They covered the 11-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (34) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Packers grabbed a Wildcard Playoff victory over the Vikings in their last game, winning 24-10 at Lambeau Field.
San Francisco won its last outing, a 27-13 result against the Cardinals on December 30. The 49ers failed to cover in that game as a 16-point favorite, while the 40 combined points took the game OVER the total. San Francisco won its last game, 27-13 over Arizona on Sunday, behind a 172-yard receiving performance from Michael Crabtree at Candlestick Park.
Green Bay Packers Trends:
When playing in January are 7-3
When playing on grass are 10-0
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the division are 6-4
San Francisco 49ers Trends:
When playing in January are 6-4
When playing on grass are 8-1-1
After outgaining opponent are 6-3-1
When playing outside the division are 8-2
A few Packers at 49ers trends to consider:
Green Bay is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing San Francisco
Green Bay is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
Green Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
Green Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Francisco's last 8 games
San Francisco13-2-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Green Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games at home