Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

January 17, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Atlanta Falcons (12-5) will try to defeat the Green Bay Packers (12-6) for the second time this season Sunday when they host the NFC Championship Game as solid home favorites.
Atlanta nipped Green Bay 33-32 in the first meeting but failed to cover as three-point home chalk in Week 8 after trailing by as many as eight points in the second quarter.
Point spread: The Falcons opened as 5.5-point favorites; the total was 59.5 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. (Line updates and matchup report)
NFL pick, via OddsShark computer: 35.6-18.4 Falcons (NFL picks on every game)
Why the Packers can cover the spread
The Packers started a four-game losing streak when they lost at the Georgia Dome in October, and they have transformed themselves into a completely different team since their skid ended behind quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Green Bay has won eight straight following a thrilling 34-31 upset win over the ...

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