Packers vs Panthers Odds and Predictions: The Green Bay Packers (10-3) will look for their fourth straight win as they take on the Carolina Panthers (4-9) on Saturday in Week 15 of NFL 2020.
With 10 wins and 3 losses, the Packers are currently leading the NFC North group. They will surely try to extend their lead by dominating the Panthers who had an average season so far. It looks like an easy job for the Packers, but they can’t afford to take any opposition easy in such a crucial phase of the season.
The Carolina Panthers failed to gain momentum throughout the season. However, they played competitively as 7 of their 9 losses were decided by single digits. They have nothing much to lose now as the Panthers are completely out of the playoff contention.
Now, they must aim to secure wins in the remaining games to end the season with some good memories. They have to play incredibly well to challenge the mighty Packers at Lambeau Field.
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Panthers Right Back Christian McCaffrey is doubful for the game. He has been listed as doubtful for this weekend’s game against the Green Bay Packers.
As per Panthers.com, the offensive line for Panthers may not be strong for this game due to series of injuries.
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The Packers had an amazing start to the current season of NFL with a thumping 43-34 win over the Minnesota Vikings. They continued their winning streak to 4 games as they defeated the Lions, Saints, and Falcons in the next 3 games.
The Packers faced their first defeat of the season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a 38-10 margin. However, that didn’t enough bring them off the track as they crushed the Houston Texans in the very next game with a score of 35-20.
The Packers managed to win 5 of their next 7 games that consolidated their position at the top spot in NFC North. They will be hosting the Panther after defeating the Detroit Lions in the last game with a score of 31-24.
Panthers failed to impress their fans from the start of the season. They faced a 34-30 defeat to the Las Vegas Raiders in the opening game. The losing streak continued to 3 games as they lost the next 2 games against Buccaneers and Chargers.
The Panthers got their first victory of the season in the 4th game against the Arizona Cardinals with a margin of 31-21. They looked good against the Atlanta Falcons in the 5th game and defeated them with a score of 23-16. They failed to continue the form and lost the next game against the Chicago Bears with a 23-16 margin.
The Panthers could win 2 of their next 7 games that placed them in last spot in the NFC South. They will be visiting the Green Bay Packers after losing the last game against the Denver Broncos with a score of 32-27.
The Packers are a tough team to beat at their home as they won 5 of the last 6 home games. The Panthers, on the other hand, have managed to win only 2 of their last 6 away clashes.
The Green Bay Packers and the Carolina Panthers met each other for the first time in January 1997. The game ended with a 30-13 victory for the Packers.
Overall, a total of 16 games have been by these two teams against each other (including 1 postseason game). The Packers won 10 of them, while the Panthers won 6 games.
If we consider the last 5 meetings, the Packers had 3 wins, and 2 games went to the Panthers. The most recent clash between the two teams took place in November 2019. The Packers won that game with a margin of 24-16.
The Packers’ offense is led by star QB Aaron Rodgers. He has been very impressive this season with 3,685 passing yards and a completion rate of 69.6%. He also has 39 passing touchdowns and 4 interceptions to his name. His current rank is 3rd in the list of top passers of the current NFL season.
Panthers having been struggling with their Quarterback selection. QB Teddy Bridgewater is the leading passer for the Panthers this season. He has completed 3,102 passing yards so far with a high completion rate of 70.7%, 14 passing touchdowns, and 8 interceptions.
Running back Aaron Jones has been very consistent for the Packers so far. He has gained 823 rushing yards as of now. With 55 rushing yards, Mike Davis is the season leader for the Panthers in rushing. Quarterback Bridgewater has also eclipsed 239 rushing yards.
The presence of wide receiver Devante Adams makes the Packers’ offense look dangerous for the opposition. With 1,144 receiving yards and 91 receptions, Adams is in the 6th position in the list of the top receivers of this season.
For the Panthers, wide receiver Robby Anderson has performed well. He has completed 996 receiving yards and 83 receptions as of now.
In the defense department, the Packers will rely on Adrian Amos who has 62 tackles to his name so far. Jeremy Chinn is the key player for the Panthers in defense. Chinn has completed 95 tackles in the current season of NFL.
Talking about kicking, Mason Crosby has played well for the Packers. He has made 15 field goals at a success rate of 100%. The Panthers’ placekicker Joey Slye has also been consistent with 26 field goals and a success rate of 78.8%.
The Carolina Panthers seem to be the clear underdogs against a strong team like the Green Bay Packers. However, they must not lose hope and bring out their best to make any chance of an upset in the Week 15 encounter.
The Packers won’t like to miss the opportunity of securing a home win against a team that has struggled in most of the games. Although the Saturday game seems to be a one-sided affair, fans of the Carolina Panthers can hope to give a tough fight to the home team.
Almost all the prediction and NFL betting trends suggests an easy home win for the Breen Bay Packers. As per the odds via BetMGM, Money line for Panthers +300 and Packers -375
Bookies.com has given the betting odds 1/4 in favor of the Green Bay Packers and 17/5 in favor of the Carolina Panthers.
Oddschecker too give the similar odds like that of Bookies.com. The odds are 1/4 for the Green Bay Packers’ win and 17/5 for the Carolina Panther’s win.