The Los Angeles Rams and Inexperienced Bay Packers will sq. off at Lambeau Discipline on Saturday with a ticket to the NFC Championship on the road. The Rams had been in a position to upset the Seattle Seahawks throughout Tremendous Wild Card Weekend, regardless of having to juggle a difficult quarterback scenario. After backup John Wolford was sidelined because of a neck damage, Jared Goff and his surgically repaired proper thumb had been pressured to come back in beneath duress and information his membership to a win. With Wolford out this week, Goff will get the beginning for the Rams beneath middle, regardless of being lower than 100%. In the meantime, the Packers loved a first-round bye and are hoping that this sport is solely the preliminary step to a Tremendous Bowl run.
On this area, we’re protecting all of the totally different betting angles that this contest has to supply and you may hear from all of our main specialists as to which approach they’re leaning. On prime of the unfold and whole, you may additionally examine a number of of our favourite prop bets that this sport has to supply.
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Rams at Packers unfold picks
Inexperienced Bay Packers
“That is the basic playoff battle of the No. 1 offense in Inexperienced Bay in opposition to the highest protection in Los Angeles. What is going to give? If the Rams have a restricted Aaron Donald, who has a rib damage, that can affect the protection in an enormous approach. The one blocks will not come as a lot for the sting rushers, which is able to put much more strain on the again finish. The Packers had been enjoying excellent offense earlier than the break, however the break day might damage. Aaron Rodgers vs. the Rams secondary and Jalen Ramsey will probably be enjoyable, particularly if Ramsey spends a whole lot of time on Davante Adams. The Rams will possible begin Jared Goff and his injured thumb, however there’s a probability it might be John Wolford. Goff did a pleasant job final week off the bench in opposition to Seattle. The important thing for the Rams will probably be how nicely they run it in opposition to a Inexperienced Bay protection that has bother with the run. The Packers protection did play higher within the closing 4 video games. I believe the Packers will probably be an excessive amount of on this one. Search for Rodgers and firm to maneuver on.” — Pete Prisco on why he expects the Packers to win and canopy in opposition to the Rams.
“I believe Inexperienced Bay covers with ease. L.A.’s protection is sweet, however the Packers ought to be capable to transfer the ball behind the Aarons — Rodgers and Jones. I am additionally anticipating an enormous sport from receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling. On the opposite aspect of the ball, Rams quarterback Jared Goff, who’s nursing a damaged thumb, will wrestle in opposition to an underrated Inexperienced Bay protection. The Packers are my finest guess to win the entire thing.” — SportsLine’s Hammerin’ Hank Goldberg on why he just like the Packers this week. To learn the remainder of his picks, head on over to SportsLine.
SportsLine managing editor R.J. White has been unimaginable in video games involving the Packers, proudly owning a 42-11 ATS report. To see which approach he is leaning for this showdown with Los Angeles, you may must go to SportsLine.
“If the Rams are going to win, they are going to have to remove what the Packers do finest: Do not be shocked in the event that they stick Jalen Ramsey on Davante Adams in an effort to attempt to drive Rodgers to throw some other place. Additionally, whereas Rodgers is in search of one other receiver to throw to, he’ll have Donald respiratory down his neck. Mainly, I believe the Rams have a protection that is adequate to tug off the upset, however they will not have the offensive firepower to flee Inexperienced Bay with a win.” — John Breech on why he’s taking the Packers to win, 27-20.
Rams at Packers whole picks
“During the last six video games, the Packers have been holding opponents to 18.5 factors per sport and are averaging a +15 level differential over that very same stretch. With Jared Goff nonetheless coping with his surgically repaired proper thumb, I anticipate to see a whole lot of the Los Angeles operating sport, which might play right into a low scoring contest. As temperatures are anticipated to be under freezing on this sport, that might additional restrict Goff’s capabilities throwing on this sport. The X-factor on this sport surrounding the overall, nonetheless, is Los Angeles’ protection in opposition to the Packers offense. Matt LaFleur is from the Sean McVay teaching tree, which implies McVay ought to know each inch of the Inexperienced Bay playbook and will give him a stable benefit in making ready to decelerate Aaron Rodgers. If Aaron Donald (ribs) might be 80% of what he usually is, that could be adequate to go beneath.” — Tyler Sullivan on why he’s leaning towards the beneath at 45.5.
Greatest prop picks
- Cam Akers whole speeding yards: Over 71.5 (-115) — CBS Sports activities’ Tyler Sullivan
- Aaron Rodgers whole passing touchdowns: Over 1.5 (-200) — CBS Sports activities’ Tyler Sullivan
- Marquez Valdes-Scantling whole receiving yards: Over 22.5 — CBS Sports activities’ Tyler Sullivan
- Marquez Valdes-Scantling anytime landing (+300) — CBS Sports activities’ Tyler Sullivan