Packers favored big vs Colts
The Green Bay Packers will try to keep their strong road record alive when they visit the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium Sunday. Green Bay is 10-2 SU in its last 12 road games.
Indianapolis is just 3-8 SU in its last 11 home games and 5-11 ATS in its last 16 home games, but they have covered three straight as a home dog.
Indy comes off a bye week with an extra week to repare for Aaron Rodgers and the Colts are 8-2 favoring the OVER in their past 10 games after a bye week.
Those siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Packers listed as 7.5-point favorites at shops such as Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line for the matchup was at 47.5 over at Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 24-rated Colts and the No. 18-rated Packers in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 23-15 win for the Packers on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Indianapolis's No. 22-ranked offense (20.3 PPG) against a Packers defense that ranks No. 9 at 20.2 PPG. The Colts passing attack has averaged 266.7 yards per game, more than the Packers give up through the air (201.2 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Packers feature the league's No. 25-rated road run defense, allowing 127 yards per game. Indianapolis, meanwhile, ranks No. 16 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Green Bay, they were a 28-27 winner as they battled the Saints at home. The Packers failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite, while 55 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Green Bay comes off a game where it received a 4-TD performance from Aaron Rodgers in defeating the Saints 28-27.
Last time out for Indianapolis, they were a 22-17 loser as they battled the Jaguars at home. The Colts failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 39 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Andrew Luck handled the Jaguars defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 313 yards and 2 scores, but Indianapolis still lost to Jacksonville 22-17.
Green Bay Packers Trends:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing outside the division are 6-4
Indianapolis Colts Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 1-9
A few Packers at Colts trends to consider:
Green Bay is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
Green Bay is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Green Bay's last 5 games when playing Indianapolis
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Green Bay's last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indianapolis's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indianapolis's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indianapolis's last 5 games when playing Green Bay
Indianapolis is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
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Indianapolis at NY Jets, Sunday, October 14