The Green Bay Packers head to Washington to face off against the Redskins in a battle of teams that had big victories in week 3 of NFL action. The Packers were able to fend off a late comeback attempt by the frisky Detroit Lions at home. Washington, meanwhile, jumped out to an early 13-0 lead in Donovan McNabb’s return to Philadelphia. Michael Vick was injured and the Redskins defense was able to shut down Kevin Kolb and win the game.
NFL Betting: Green Bay Packers @ Washington Redskins
Online betting odds: Green Bay -2.5, 44 total
Why To Bet On The Packers
Although the Packers won and it pushed them to 3-1 on the season, Green Bay must be less than impressed with the way they won the game. They jumped out to a big lead on the Lions, but were unable to keep their foot on the gas pedal, nearly losing the game at the end. I expect Aaron Rodgers and company to perform a lot better on the road against Washington, as they look to cement their status as a Super Bowl contender. The Packers defense has performed well on the season, and they should be able to get to McNabb.
Why To Bet on the Redskins
How the Game Will Play Out
Though both offenses can score, I feel the best play on this game is on the under. Both defenses should rise to the occasion to keep the game under the listed 44 total. To pick a side, I like the Packers to win by a field goal. Monitor the spread, and if it rises over three points, consider a play on the home underdog in Washington.
Redskins Packers Betting Pick: Packers -2.5, Under 44
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