Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins – Week 3 Free Betting Pick

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The Green Bay Packers (-3) and Washington Redskins are set to collide on the grass at FedEx Field. FOX will broadcast the action and the game’s scheduled for 1:00 p.m. ET.

Betting Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Green Bay Packers

Washington is the home underdog in this NFC game and is currently getting 3 points. The Packers are also receiving -150 moneyline odds while the Redskins are +130. Vegas has set the over/under (O/U) at 47.5 points, and if one squad can find paydirt early, it’ll probably create a nice betting scenario in-game.

The Packers have gained 1.0 unit so far and are 1-1 against the spread (ATS). The team’s posted an O/U record of 2-0.

The Redskins are down 1.2 units this season. The team is 1-1 ATS and has an O/U record of 0-2.

The Packers have gone 1-0-1 straight up (SU) in 2018 while the Redskins are 1-1 SU.

The Packers are looking to remain unbeaten following a 29-29 tie with Minnesota last week. Aaron Rodgers completed 30 passes on 42 attempts for 281 yards and one touchdown. Jamaal Williams (59 rushing yards on 16 attempts) spearheaded the running attack in the loss while Davante Adams (eight receptions, 64 yards, one TD) and Jimmy Graham (six catches, 95 yards) handled the receiving duties.

Washington just fell 21-9 to Indianapolis in Week 2. The team’s defense allowed the Colts to kill the clock by running for 104 yards on 28 rush attempts, along with one rushing TD. T.Y. Hilton had a good showing in the win for Indianapolis, recording 83 yards on seven catches. For Washington, Alex Smith completed 33-of-46 passes for 292 yards. Adrian Peterson (20 yards on 11 rush attempts) spearheaded the ground game in the defeat as Thompson (13 receptions, 92 yards) and Jordan Reed (six catches, 55 yards) led the receiving corps.

Green Bay has run the ball on 34.7 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Washington has an overall rush percentage of 45.7 percent. The Packers have produced 83.5 rush yards per game and have yet to record a score via handoffs this year. The Redskins are putting up 123.5 rushing yards per game and have just one rush TD.

The Packers offensive scheme has logged 311.0 yards per game through the air overall and has four passing score so far. The Redskins have recorded 273.5 pass yards per game and have two total pass TD.

Green Bay has allowed opponents to run for an average of 103.5 yards and pass for 298.0 yards per game. The Washington defense has allowed 166.0 yards per game to opposing passers and 86.0 yards per game to opposing runners. The Redskins are allowing an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of only 3.34 to opposing QBs, while the Packers have given up a 6.76 ANY/A.

Smith has managed to complete 33-of-46 passes for 292 yards, zero TDs and zero INTs. Smith’s adjusted net yards per pass attempt stands at 5.49 for the year and 6.78 over his last two outings. In the other huddle, Rodgers is up to 281 passing yards on the year, and has connected on 30-of-42 attempts with one passing touchdowns and has yet to throw an interception. Rodgers has a 5.93 ANY/An overall, although that number sits at 7.69 over the past two outings.

Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins NFL Prediction

SU Winner: Packers, ATS Winner: Redskins, O/U: Under

Betting Notes

  • Green Bay was the underdog by 2 points in its last game and the O/U going into it was 45. The over cashed and Green Bay covered in the 29-29 tie with Minnesota.
  • Washington has lost two fumbles this season while Green Bay has lost one.
  • Washington was favored by 6 points in its previous match and the Over/Under going into it was 48. The under cashed and Washington failed to cover in the team’s 21-9 defeat to Indianapolis.
  • The Packers offense has produced two pass plays of 40+ yards, while the Redskins have accounted for zero such plays.
  • Both defenses have allowed zero pass plays of 40+ yards. The Green Bay defense has given up two pass plays of 30+ yards while Washington has yielded zero such plays.
  • Both defenses have produced zero rushing plays of 20 or more yards. The Green Bay offense has recorded two running plays of 10+ yards while Washington has accounted for seven such plays.
  • Both defenses have allowed zero rushing plays of 20+ yards. The Packers have given up four running plays of 10+ yards while the Redskins have given up two such plays.
  • The Green Bay D has twice as many sacks as Washington this year (six to three).