The No. 2 Packers (12-4) beat Dallas, at home, in their NFL Playoff Divisional match-up and finished in first place for the NFC North standings. Wide receiver Davante Adams helped lead the way last weekend with one touchdown, gaining 117 yards on seven receptions. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers completed 24 of 35 passes for 316 yards with three touchdowns and zero interceptions. Green Bay looks extremely healthy regarding the injured list. Rodgers is listed as probable, while linebacker Jamari Lattimore and wide receiver Kevin Dorsey remain on the injured reserve list. For the NFL Playoffs, the Packers are ranked 1st overall on offense (425 yds.) with a 5th ranked pass game (306) and a 2nd ranked ground game (119). Running back Eddie Lacy leads Green Bay with 246 carries for 1139 yards and nine touchdowns and wide receiver Jordy Nelson leads their receiving offense with 98 receptions for 1519 yards and 13 touchdowns. The Packers will go up against the Seahawks 6th ranked defense (362), their 5th ranked pass rush (230) and their 9th ranked rush defense (132).
According to the pro football odds, the Packers vs Seahawks point spread had slight betting movement this week, favoring the home-team. Currently, the top NFL spread on the Packers is +7.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.ag and the top NFL spread on the Seahawks is -7.5 (-105) at Bovada. The most optimum NFL money line wager on the Packers is +255ML and the most optimum NFL money line wager on the Seahawks is -300ML. And finally, the best TOTAL game line on the Over is 47 at Bovada Sports and 47 on the Under at TopBet & Sportsbook.ag.
The No. 1 Seahawks (12-4) beat Carolina 31-17, at home, in their NFL Playoff Divisional match-up and finished in first place for the NFC West standings. Last Saturday, wide receiver Jermaine Kearse had three receptions for 129 yards and one touchdown and quarterback Russell Wilson completed 15 of 22 passes for 268 yards with three touchdowns and zero interceptions. Heading into Sunday’s game, Seattle has a few players on the injured list. Safety Jeron Johnson and tight end Tony Moeaki are in question, while defensive tackle Jordan Hill and linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis are on the injured reserve list. Also, wide receiver Paul Richardson is out for the season. For the NFL Playoffs, the Seahawks are ranked 8th overall on offense (348 yds.) with a 7th ranked pass game (248) and a 6th ranked ground game (100). Wide receiver Doug Baldwin leads their receiving core with 66 receptions for 825 yards receiving and three touchdowns and running back Marshawn Lynch leads their rushing core with 280 carries for 1306 yards rushing and 13 touchdowns. The Seahawks will go up against the Packers 5th ranked defense (315), their 2nd ranked pass rush (170) and their 11th ranked rush defense (145).
Check out the 2015 NFL Playoffs Championship Game details below along with the NFL Expert Picks from Sports Betting guru Steve McElroy! Enjoy watching the NFC Packers vs Seahawks match-up!
Green Bay Packers vs Seattle Seahawks
When: Sun, Jan 18, 3:05 PM ET
Where: CenturyLink Field
Prediction: Packers +7.5/Under 47