Green Bay Packers vs. Oakland Raiders Week 15 NFL Betting

David Lawrence

Saturday, December 19, 2015 11:46 AM GMT

The Green Bay Packers visit the Oakland Raiders on Saturday afternoon. Join us as we break down the opening NFL odds and analyze major trends and injuries to affect this matchup.

***Packers vs. Raiders ATS Pick***

Opening Odds & Line Movement
Open: -2.5 -115 at Pinnacle
The Packers came out as 2.5-point favorites on the road, and the NFL odds have moved to a field goal for Green Bay. They handled Dallas in a 28-7 win at home, although they were aided by the Cowboys' injuries and it took a while for the offense to get going. However, the Packers have recovered from a three-game skid with this recent stretch and now they're back on top of the NFC North, leading Minnesota by a game. The Raiders got a tough 15-12 win in Denver to stay alive and the offense sparked to life after putting up -12 yards in the first half. LB Khalil Mack racked up five sacks, and the Packers are going to gameplan to keep Mack off of QB Aaron Rodgers, who has 28 touchdowns and five picks this season. Both defense give up a lot of yards with the Packers ranking 18th in yards allowed, and the Raiders are 23rd. However, the Packers are sixth in points allowed and the Raiders are 23rd. That could be the difference on Sunday.

 

Packers vs. Raiders Spread

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Packers vs. Raiders Totals

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Packers vs. Raiders Money Line

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Injuries
The Packers' entire starting offensive line is on the injury report for another week, but only G Josh Sitton didn't practice because of his back. LB Clay Matthews and WR Ty Montgomery were limited because of ankle injuries, while CB Sam Smith has a concussion for Green Bay and has to be monitored later this week.

The Raiders have placed LB Jon Condo (shoulder) and LB Neiron Ball (knee) on the injured-reserve list. WR Amari Cooper (foot) and Mack (unknown) didn't practice, but they'll play on Sunday.

 

Trends
The Packers are 8-5 ATS this season, going 4-2 ATS on the road, while the Raiders are 7-6 ATS and 2-4 ATS at home. The total for this game is 47, up from 46, and the Raiders have gone over seven times, along with two pushes. The Packers have gone under nine times this season.

Green Bay is 4-0 SU and 3-1 ATS against the Raiders since 1999, winning 41-7 in their lone trip to Oakland in 2003.

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