Los Angeles Rams at Green Bay Packers (GB -6.5, O/U 45.5)
Sean McVay and the Rams head to Lambeau Field in hopes of unseating the NFC’s top seed and reaching the NFC Championship game for the second time in three seasons. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers will greet the Rams following their well-deserved bye week in pursuit of their second consecutive NFC title game appearance and their fourth trip under Rodgers.
It’s setting up to be a clash of strengths at Lambeau on Saturday. Los Angeles enters boasting the NFL’s best defense, while Green Bay possesses one of the league’s best offenses led by the presumptive MVP in Aaron Rodgers. Matt LaFleur has shown he can win in the regular season, but Vince Lombardi Trophies are all that matter to Cheeseheads.
Sportsbooks are giving the edge to the NFC’s top seed in this one, listing the Packers as current 6.5-point favorites over the visiting Rams. Our model thinks that line is a bit too high after simulating this matchup thousands of times, projecting a final score of 21.7-20.3 in favor of Green Bay. With a 1.4-point projected margin of victory and a spread near a touchdown, our model suggests a $108 wager on LOS ANGELES +6.5 for an $100 average bettor.
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Prediction Machine’s NFL model projects a final score of 21.7-20.3 in favor of the Packers. With 42 projected points and a current total of 45.5, we have a solid edge on the under in this one. Our model suggests a $115 wager on UNDER 45.5 for an $100 average bettor.