Green Bay Packers (2-3) vs. Denver Broncos (1-5)
Green Bay Packers vs. Denver Broncos 10/22/23 – As Week 7 of the NFL season approaches, the Green Bay Packers and the Denver Broncos are set to square off in a matchup that will be crucial for both teams. The Packers are sitting at a 2-3 record, while the Broncos are struggling with just one win in six games. Taking place at the historic Empower Field at Mile High, this game presents an opportunity for both teams to gain some momentum as they head into the latter half of the season. Fans and bettors alike are keenly looking at this matchup, searching for free NFL weekly predictions to get an edge.
Diving into the Packers’ offense, the rushing efforts are led by AJ Dillon. Having played five games this season, Dillon has racked up 194 yards on 64 attempts, boasting a decent 3 yards per rush. This has translated to an average of 38.8 rushing yards per game, along with a rushing touchdown to his name. In the receiving department, Romeo Doubs has been the standout player. With 228 receiving yards from 21 receptions in five games, he’s averaging 10.9 yards per catch. His ability to get down the field and maintain a solid catch rate will be vital against the Denver defense.
Turning our attention to the Broncos, their rushing game is primarily driven by Jaleel McLaughlin. Despite playing one game more than Dillon, McLaughlin’s yardage is slightly below at 190 yards from 29 attempts. However, he boasts an impressive 6.6 yards per rush, indicating his big-play ability. On the receiving end, Courtland Sutton is the player to watch. He has 275 receiving yards from 25 catches in six games, resulting in 11 yards per catch. His performance will be crucial if the Broncos are to have any chance against the Packers’ defense.
Green Bay Packers vs. Denver Broncos 10/22/23 Game Info
|When:||Sunday, October 22, 2023 at 4:25 PM ET|
|Where:||Empower Field at Mile High|
|Stream:||NFL Game Pass|
Jordan Love QB vs. Russell Wilson QB
Jordan Love, the Packers’ quarterback, has had a mixed season. Having played five games, he has completed 90 of his 162 attempts, giving him a completion rate of 55.6%. With 1,083 passing yards under his belt, he’s averaging 216.6 yards per game. However, the 6 interceptions compared to 8 touchdowns raise concerns about his decision-making under pressure.
On the other hand, seasoned quarterback Russell Wilson, now with the Broncos, brings a wealth of experience. Over six games, he has achieved a 65.9% completion rate with 122 completions out of 185 attempts. Garnering 1,305 passing yards, he’s just slightly ahead of Love with an average of 217.5 yards per game. The 12 touchdowns against 4 interceptions show that his decision-making remains top-notch.
NFL Odds/Point Spread: Green Bay Packers -125, Total Odds: 46.5
The current betting odds slightly favor the Green Bay Packers with a moneyline of -125, indicating that they are the perceived favorites. However, the close point spread suggests this game could go either way. Given the recent form of both teams and the historical trends, this game is likely to be a closely contested affair. Bettors should proceed with caution.
Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The Packers come into this game with a strong record against the spread (ATS), going 7-3 in their last 10 games. Despite their overall 2-4 record in their last 6 games, they have an impressive 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against the Broncos and on the road. However, a concerning trend is their 1-6 record when playing in Denver, which might give Broncos supporters some hope.
Denver Broncos Betting Trends
Denver’s recent form has been worrying, going 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 games. Coupled with their 1-5 record in the last 6 games, it’s clear they are struggling. Yet, their dominance at home against the Packers (6-1 in their last 7 home games) could tilt the balance in their favor.
Green Bay Packers vs. Denver Broncos 10/22/23 Betting Picks
Considering the recent form of both teams and their historical matchups, this game presents a tantalizing clash. The Packers’ recent ATS performance and overall strength might give them an edge. However, the Broncos’ home record against the Packers cannot be overlooked.
In terms of the better pick, Green Bay appears to be the safer choice given their recent ATS trends. The total has frequently gone OVER in recent matchups between these two teams, so considering an over bet might also be a wise decision. For those seeking an expert premium prediction, leaning towards the Packers and the over could be a winning combination.
Free Pick and Prediction: Green Bay Packers 27, Denver Broncos 24.