Matt Ryan is the rookie leading Atlanta while Aaron Rodgers is at the helm in Green Bay. This game should attract some attention from gamblers that bet on football.
NFL betting history shows that Atlanta has held their own against Green Bay. The Falcons have split the last 10 meetings between the two teams and are 7-3 versus the NFL betting pointspread. That could make them attractive for gamblers that bet on football. NFL odds Week 5 numbers have the Packers as a solid favorite in this game, despite the NFL betting history. The last time the two teams met was in 2005 in Atlanta as the Packers won 33-25. The previous five meetings were all in Green Bay and the Packers were only 3-2 in those games according to NFL betting stats. The Packers have been a solid home favorite for gamblers that bet on football in recent years according to NFL betting stats. Over the past three seasons the Packers are over 60% against the NFL betting number laying the points at home.
Both Atlanta and Green Bay have solid offenses that can move the ball according to NFL betting experts. The Falcons have Ryan at quarterback but they also have Michael Turner running the football. Green Bay is even stronger as they have Rodgers, Ryan Grant at running back and excellent receivers in Driver and Jennings. The question for both teams is on the other side of the ball as both defenses have shown weakness this season.
If you are looking at the total as you bet on football you should know that four of the last five meetings have gone over the total according to NFL betting numbers. Atlanta has not been a good over team on the road though in recent seasons, as in the last three years they are over 60% to the under according to NFL betting stats. The Packers are just about .500 at home in terms of over/unders in the last five years according to NFL betting stats.
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