With 6:15 remaining within the fourth quarter of Thursday evening’s sport, followers that picked the below factors complete within the Packers‘ street tilt with the 49ers have been in all probability feeling good about their guess. The betting line for Thursday evening’s sport was set at 48.5 factors, in response to William Hill Sportsbook. Bettors who took the below have been cruising towards a W. At that time within the sport, the Packers led 34-3 after Inexperienced Bay kicker Mason Crosby drilled a 53-yard area aim. Down 31, it appeared unlikely the Packers would go away their starters in on their subsequent offensive possession and San Francisco had been stonewalled on offense all sport.
Then, the 49ers’ offense, after not producing a scoring drive since their second possession of the sport, got here to life and completed the sport with consecutive scoring drives. After Richie James made it 34-10 on a 41-yard landing catch, Jerick McKinnon one-yard rating with 4 seconds left put the sport complete to 51 factors, because the Packers left city with a 34-17 victory.
Whereas followers that picked the below absolutely aren’t comfortable, the betters who picked the Packers to cowl their unfold have been rewarded with out a lot stress. A 7.5-point favourite, the Packers by no means trailed whereas taking a 21-3 lead into intermission. Inexperienced Bay obtained stellar performances from Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams, who related 10 instances for 173 yards and a landing.
The Packers at the moment are 6-2 and stay atop the NFC North, whereas the 49ers are below .500 for the primary time since dropping their season-opener to the Cardinals.