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Seattle @ Green Bay
Yes, the Frozen Tundra lies in wait for the surging Seahawks this Sunday as Green Bay looks to continue their own surge to get to .500 on the record books with a win this Sunday. The Packers off a big win last week, and an impressive performance the week before, continue to make strides despite injuries that have wreaked havoc on them all season, especially at the RB position and in the secondary.
Seattle is off a win, a blowout win actually against a beat up and reeling Carolina team last week, but the inconsistency of the Seahawks has me concerned in this one against a motivated and quite frankly desperate Packer team at home. The Ocean Birds are just 2-3-1 on the road this season. The loss of Earl Thomas in the secondary is a huge hit for Seattle’s vaunted defense, and I think it will affect their chemistry and performance at least in the short term, and against one of the better QB’s in the NFL in Aaron Rodgers, I think it is a huge advantage for Green Bay to exploit this week as a rare home Underdog this weekend.
Seattle has not won at Green Bay since 1999, and I do not think the Packers will at any point let off the throttle in this game as their very playoff hopes hinge in the balance with the outcome of this game. The Packer are 6-1 against the spread their last 7 games in December and getting Clay Matthews back this Sunday as well which is a big plus, and despite a sore hamstring, Rodgers is playing near the top of his game. Home field worth 3 points here, I like the Packers to win the game outright.
Take Green Bay +3 against the Las Vegas Line
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