Trends favor Packers over Raiders
The Oakland Raiders get their shot at derailing Green Bay's perfect season but the odds are stacked high against them on the Week 14 NFL odds menu.
The Packers are on several dominant runs, including 9-2 ATS past 11 home games and 16 straight SU victories as chalk. Green Bay is also 9-0 SU and ATS their past 9 games vs AFC West teams.
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The Raiders are 7-1 ATS past 8 as double-digit dog and the OVER is 7-1 past 8 Oakland games vs NFC North teams. The OVER is also 11-2-2 past 15 Raiders games in December.
Sportsbooks had the Packers pegged as 10.5-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, was listed by the books at 55. The best Raiders line and the best OVER betting number were both at 5Dimes recently, check out the latest.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Packers - Raiders odds would favor the Packers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Green Bay is rated No. 9 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Raiders sit at No. 18. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 40-24 win for the Packers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Green Bay's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 35 PPG, against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 27 this week at 25.7 PPG. The Packers aerial game is averaging 308.8 yards per game, more than the Raiders secondary allows through the air, 231.9 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Raiders feature the league's No. 20-rated road run defense, allowing 123.2 yards per game. Green Bay, meanwhile, ranks No. 27 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 34-14 loser as they battled the Dolphins on the road. The Raiders failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 48 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Green Bay was a 38-35 winner in its last match on the road against the Giants. They failed to cover the 7–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 73 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Green Bay comes off a game where it received a 4-TD performance from Aaron Rodgers in defeating the Giants 38-35.
Oakland Raiders Trends:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 5-5
Green Bay Packers Trends:
When playing in December are 7-3
When playing on grass are 10-0
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing outside the division are 10-0
A few Raiders at Packers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Green Bay
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
Green Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Green Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Green Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Green Bay's last 6 games
Oakland home to Detroit, Sunday, December 18
Green Bay at Kansas City, Sunday, December 18