Saints Host Packers in NBC Sunday Night Football Showcase

Saints Host Packers in NBC Sunday Night Football Week 3 Showcase

September 24th, 2020 NFL Football, Sports Betting

It would be hard to top an NBC Sunday Night Football matchup of the Saints and Packers. Green Bay and New Orleans are perennial playoff contenders. Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees make for a compelling quarterback matchup. Green Bay has been an impressive NFL betting choice in the early going. While the Saints let down many gamblers in a Monday loss at Vegas. Certainly, NBC has to be giddy with another top-shelf Sunday Night Classic. NFC Playoffs will be listing both of these teams. And Super Sunday isn’t out of the question.

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints NFL Week 3

Date and Time:Sunday, September 27, 2020, 8:20 p.m. ET
Location:Mercedes Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
Packers vs. Saints TV Coverage:NBC
Packers vs. Saints Odds at SBG:
Packers+3 (EV)53 (-110)+151
Saints-3 (-120)53 (-110)-175
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Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints SBG Odds Overview

From this point, sports betting activity should be even on both sides. In a rare situation, sharps and squares can find cases for each side. Correspondingly they can both find reasons to bet against either club too. Rodgers and the Pack at plus points are logical to many. By contrast, the Saints at home after a loss is also compelling.

Green Bay Packers Team Overview

Overall, the Packers are 2-0 straight up, vs. the odds, and over the total. Green Bay is coming off a 42-21 home payout over the Lions as 7-point home chalk. And the game went over the total of 51. Green Bay rallied from an early 14-3 deficit. In fact, the Packers scored 34 unanswered points. Running back Aaron Jones was the game’s hero. To illuminate Jones had 168 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Further, he added 68 yards receiving with an additional TD. Aaron Rodgers passed for 240 yards and two touchdowns.

New Orleans Saints Team Overview

Now the Saints are 1-1 straight up and against the spread. Both of their games cleared the total. Monday the Saints lost at Las Vegas 34-24 as 4-point favorites. So too did the game go over the total of 47.5. New Orleans 17-7 first-half lead couldn’t hold. Drew Brees has a quarterback rating of 93.5. However, he’s averaging just 6.9 yards per passing attempt. Brees has not found a breakaway threat so far this year. Running back Alvin Kamara leads the Saints in rushing and receiving.

Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints Against the Line

The Packers are:

  • 4-2 against the spread as road dogs
  • 3-5 under the total when getting points on the road
  • 1-2 vs. the line in their last three games at New Orleans
  • 4-0 over the total against the Saints at New Orleans

The Saints are:

  • 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 games as a home chalk
  • 3-4 under the total laying points at home
  • 5-1 vs. the odds head to head with the Packers
  • 8-1 over the total head to head with Green Bay

Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints SBG Free Picks

In this situation, a New Orleans NFL betting loss would make them 1-2. Balanced against that is the Saints’ motivation that follows a loss. Most important of all is a Packers team clicking in top form. Quality underdogs are always a good idea.

Packers at Saints SBG Best Bet: Green Bay Packers

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