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Green Bay Packers vs Carolina Panthers Pick and Preview

AJ Dillon

NFC Conference Matchup

Point Spread: Packers -5 | Total Points: 37.5

This week, the Packers will look to snap their current two-game losing streak with a victory over the Panthers. Heading into action, the team has a below .500 record of 6-8. In their most recent matchup, the Packers welcomed the Buccaneers to their home turf. But they suffered a 34-20 loss. Besides their straight-up loss, the Packers also failed to cover the spread as 3.5-point favorites. The over/under line for the game was 41.5 points, and the teams managed to surpass it, recording a combined total of 54 points.

Coming into this week’s NFC matchup vs the Packers, the Panthers have a below .500 record at 2-12. The Panthers secured a win the last time they played, taking down the Falcons by a score of 9-7. Despite being underdogs by 3, the Panthers both won outright and covered the spread. The under hit in the Panthers’ most recent game, as the teams combined for 16 points. The line going into the game was 32.5.

Green Bay Packers vs Carolina Panthers History

Over their previous five games against the Panthers, the Packers have put together a record of 3-2. When looking at the last three head-to-head matchups between the Packers and Panthers, only 3 points per game has separated the teams, with the Panthers going 2-1 vs. the spread.

  • Across the Packers’ last three road games, the team averaged 23 points per game while allowing 23. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.
  • Through their last ten home games, Carolina has an ATS record of just 2-7-1. However, their overall record was 1-9 while averaging 16 points per game.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Panthers have a straight-up record of 1-4. But, their mark vs the spread was just 2-3.
  • Looking back on the team’s last three games as the favorite, the Packers have a straight-up record of 1-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-2.

Notable Injuries

Green Bay Packers

  • Luke Musgrave – Kidney (Questionable)
  • Luke Tenuta – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Christian Watson – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Emanuel Wilson – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • De’Vondre Campbell – Neck (Questionable)
  • Kingsley Enagbare – Toe (Questionable)
  • T.J. Slaton – Knee (Questionable)
  • Dontayvion Wicks – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Quay Walker – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Elgton Jenkins – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Aaron Jones – Knee/finger (Questionable)
  • Jonathan Owens – Knee (Questionable)
  • Caleb Jones – Foot/illness (Questionable)
  • Darnell Savage – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • AJ Dillon – Thumb (Questionable)
  • Tyler Davis – Knee (Out)
  • Jayden Reed – Toe/chest (Questionable)
  • David Bakhtiari – Knee (Out)
  • Jaire Alexander – Shoulder (Questionable)

Carolina Panthers

  • Justin McCray – Calf (Out)
  • Shaq Thompson – Leg (Out)
  • Henry Anderson – Foot (Out)
  • Ian Thomas – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Hayden Hurst – Concussion (Out)
  • Austin Corbett – Knee (Out)
  • Tarik Cohen – Hamstring (Out)
  • Laviska Shenault Jr. – Ankle (Out)
  • Giovanni Ricci – Shoulder (Out)
  • Dicaprio Bootle – Knee (Out)
  • Brady Christensen – Bicep (Out)
  • Chandler Zavala – Knee (Out)
  • Taylor Moton – Knee (Questionable)
  • Marquis Haynes Sr. – Illness/back (Questionable)
  • Brian Burns – Illness (Questionable)
  • Yetur Gross-Matos – Knee (Questionable)
  • David Sharpe – Illness (Questionable)
  • Xavier Woods – Illness (Questionable)
  • Sam Franklin Jr. – Quadriceps (Questionable)
  • Tommy Tremble – Illness (Questionable)
  • Luiji Vilain – Knee (Out)
  • Derek Wright – Knee (Out)
  • Chandler Wooten – Ankle (Out)
  • Claudin Cherelus – Knee (Questionable)

Keys To Victory: Green Bay Packers

On offense, the Packers are currently averaging 21.4 points per game, ranking them 17th in the NFL. Green Bay is struggling to produce in the passing game despite their offensive line doing a good job of protecting the quarterback. So far, the team is ranked just 17th in passing yards per contest but has allowed some of the fewest hits on the quarterback in the league. The Packers come into the game handing the ball off 24.4 times per game and are currently 20th in rushing yards. Their average yards per attempt is 4.2.

Keys To Victory: Carolina Panthers

The Carolina offense hasn’t look good so far this season, with an average of only 14.7 points per contest. This has the Panthers sitting 27th in the NFL. Coming into this week’s game, Carolina’s passing game is ranked 31st in passing yards. Additionally, they are positioned 10th in pass attempts, with an average of 35.7 passes per game. A major problem for this year’s Carolina offense is their lack of production in the run game. Per attempt, the team is averaging just 3.9 yards per attempt. Overall, they are the 17th-ranked team in yards per game.

Betting Trends

  • Through their last five road contests, the Packers offense has averaged 20 points per game while allowing an average of 21. Green Bay posted an overall record of 1-4 while going 1-4 ATS.
  • Through their last ten home games, Carolina has an ATS record of just 2-7-1. However, their overall record was 1-9 while averaging 16 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Carolina has an ATS mark of 3-6-1 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Packers have gone 4-6 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 4-6.


  • Green Bay Packers 20 – Carolina Panthers 17
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