The Denver Broncos and Green Bay Packers are set to face off on the grass at Lambeau Field. This early afternoon matchup will start at 1:00 p.m. ET and fans can catch the action by tuning in to FOX.
Week 3 Betting Preview: Denver Broncos vs. Green Bay Packers
In this Sunday game, Green Bay is getting picked as the favorite and the team’s currently giving up 8 points. The Broncos are also receiving +250 moneyline odds while the Packers are -310. This tilt should provide several decent in-game betting scenarios, and oddsmakers have placed the over/under (O/U) at 43 points.
With the spread opening at -7 and the total initially set at 43.5, oddsmakers have shifted this game’s outlook slightly.
The disappointing Broncos are 1-1 against the spread (ATS) and have lost 2.5 units so far. They’ve been a good under bet and have posted an O/U mark of 0-2.
The Packers have been a nice surprise for moneyline bettors this season, gaining 2.3 units. The team is 2-0 ATS and also has an O/U record of 0-2.
The Broncos are only 0-2 straight up (SU) in 2019 while the Packers are 2-0 SU.
The Broncos are most-recently on the rebound after a thin 16-14 loss to Chicago in Week 2. Joe Flacco completed 35 passes for 292 yards, along with a score and a pick. Phillip Lindsay (only 36 yards on 13 rushes) and Royce Freeman (54 yards on 11 carries) led the running attack while Emmanuel Sanders (11 receptions, 98 yards, one TD) and Freeman (five catches, 48 yards) handled the receiving duties in the defeat.
Green Bay enters this one after just getting a 21-16 win over Minnesota a week ago. Aaron Rodgers completed 22-of-34 passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns. Aaron Jones (116 rushing yards on 23 attempts, one TD) mounted the running game while Davante Adams (seven receptions, 106 yards) and Geronimo Allison (four catches, 25 yards, one TD) led the receiving corps in the win.
Denver has run the ball on 36.7 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Green Bay has a rush percentage of 46.2 percent. The Broncos have produced 92.5 rush yards/game and have yet to record a score on the ground this year. The Packers are averaging 95.5 rushing yards per game and have just one rush TD.
The Broncos offense has tallied 280 yards per contest through the air overall and has two passing TD so far. The Packers have produced 206 pass yards per outing and have three total pass score.
Denver should have the upper hand when it comes to limiting the pass. The team has allowed opponents to rush for an average of 125.5 yards and throw for 189.5 yards per game. The Green Bay defense has allowed 229 yards per game to opposing passers and 122.0 yards per game on the ground. The Packers are allowing an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of just 3.81 to opponents, while the Broncos have given up a 7.53 ANY/A.
Rodgers has connected on 22-of-34 passes for 209 yards, two TDs and zero INTs for Green Bay. His adjusted net yards per pass attempt sits at 6.42 for the year and 5.87 across his past two games. In the other locker room, Flacco is up to 292 passing yards this year. He’s completed 35-of-50 attempts with one passing touchdowns and one interception. Flacco has a 4.94 ANY/A, including 6.12 over the last two games.
Denver Broncos vs. Green Bay Packers Free Prediction
SU Winner: Broncos, ATS Winner: Broncos, O/U: Under
Team Betting Notes
- Green Bay has lost two fumbles this season while Denver has not lost any.
- Each team has produced one pass play of 40+ yards. The Broncos have have made one pass play of 30+ yards while the Packers have created two such plays.
- The Denver defense has allowed one pass play of 40 yards or more, while Green Bay has given up zero such plays.
- Both defenses have produced zero rushing plays of 20 or more yards. The Denver offense has recorded two running plays of 10+ yards while Green Bay has accounted for five such plays.
- Both defenses have allowed one rushing play of 20 or more yards. The Broncos have given up five running play of 10+ yards while the Packers have given up four such plays.
- The Green Bay D has recorded six sacks on the year while Denver has yet to sack an opposing QB.