Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

January 5, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two teams heading in opposite directions will square off in the second NFC Wild Card Game on Sunday, as the Green Bay Packers (10-6) travel to Washington to face the NFC East champion Redskins (9-7). The Packers have lost two in a row both straight up and against the spread, while the Redskins are riding a four-game winning streak.
Point spread: The Redskins opened as 1.5-point favorites; the total was 47 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark (line updates and matchup report).
NFL pick, via Odds Shark computer: 29.3-15.8 Redskins
Why the Packers can cover the spread
As long as quarterback Aaron Rodgers suits up for Green Bay, the team has a chance to win. That was the case in the regular-season finale versus the Minnesota Vikings for the NFC North title last Sunday night. Despite trailing 20-3 heading into the fourth quarter, Rodgers managed to rally the Packers, even though they ultimately ended with a...

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