Packers vs Buccaneers NFL Odds Predictions and Betting:
The Green Bay Packers is set to lock horns against Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Championship game of the NFL. The game between the sides is scheduled be held on 25th January in the Lambeau field at 1.35 am IST.
The Packers are having one of the best seasons in NFL after an exceptional 13-3 record in the regular season. On the other hand, Buccaneers’ are trying to create history after staging one of the best comebacks after winning the wild card and divisional playoffs.
It will be a battle between the spirited visitors against a well settled Packers looking to dominate the proceedings.
Packers vs Buccaneers NFL Odds Predictions and Betting: Players to watch out for
Aaron Rodgers is the leader in passing with 296 yards against Los Angeles Rams and a passer rating of 108.1 along with a completion percentage of 70.7%.
As far as Rushing is concerned, Aaron Jones is the prime running back in the eleven with 1104 yards and 52 rushing first downs in the regular season.
Davante Adams is the leader in receiving aspect as the Wide receiver in the side with 1374 receiving yards and a long reception of 56 in 12 appearances for the big man. Adrian Amos who is the best defender in the eleven has 83 tackles overall along with 24 long interceptions.
Post Season Stats
Tom Brady has been a huge contributor for Buccaneers’ success this season with 65.7% completion rate and 4633 yards completed in 16 regular games.
He will be accompanied by Ronald Jones who has 192 attempts and 978 yards as a running back along with 48 rushing 1st downs this season.
Mike Evans who plays as the wide receiver has 70 receptions, 109 targets and 20 ‘20+ yard receiving plays’ in this edition. Antoine Winfield Jr. who is positioned at Safety has an overall 94 tackles and 6 passes defended.
vs Buccaneers NFL Odds Predictions and Betting: Recent form
The Green Bay Packers are playing their 100th NFL season and they are making it count big time as they will be longing to make it to the Super Bowl after a span of 10 years.
They were in imperious form in their divisional group where they won the NFC North title, matching their past year’s performance. They faced a feeble challenge in Los Angeles Rams as they dispatched their opponents in disdain to make the NFC championship round.
On the other hand, Tampa Bay Buccaneers looked heavily competitive in the regular season but faced unexpected defeats that put them in a fix. Despite having a 11-5 record in NFC South group, they just scrapped through to the post season with a wild card playoff game against Washington.
A win there meant that they had a huge task in hand when they faced New Orleans Saints in the Divisional playoffs stage. Such has been the story of this NFL that the Buccaneers are now set to play Packers in a thrilling contest to snatch the NFC championship.
Packers vs Buccaneers NFL Odds Predictions and Betting: Head-to-head
The Green Bay Packers are looking fresh and are rearing to go for the kill whereas Buccaneers have some momentum going their way to pull off an upset.
Looking at their rivalry over the years gives us a fair idea as to who has that mental edge going into this interesting game.
Looking at the head-to-head between the two sides, they have faced each other in 56 games where Packers have dominated the rivalry with 33 wins whereas the Buccaneers have emerged victorious on 22 occasions. The teams have just played the one game in the post season where the hosts emerged victorious.
The recent most meeting between the two sides was in November 2016 where Buccaneers got the better off Packers by a 38-10 margin.
Packers vs Buccaneers NFL Odds Predictions and Betting: Predicted winner
The betting platforms and experts are suggesting a close game with Packers having a sizeable advantage over the Buccaneers.
According to BettingExpert, even though battle is expected to be close, Packers have been given the edge with odds of 1.55.
SMarkets also suggests that the hosts have a slight advantage going into this game over the Tampa Bay based team. It has gone to give odds of 2.78 to the visitors whereas Packers are given with odds of 1.53.
FiveThirtyEight platform which is very popular for giving out accurate predictions have also insisted on Packers winning the conference championship.