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Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers

January 20, 2024

Two teams with rich playoff histories will face each other on Saturday night when the Green Bay Packers travel to Santa Clara, California to face the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium with the game scheduled to start at 8:15 PM ET and will air on Fox.

The Green Bay Packers became the first 7 seed to win a playoff game and were also the youngest team in NFL history to win a playoff game by upsetting the Dallas Cowboys on the road in the Wild Card round by a score of 48-32 and a game that they controlled from start to finish and handed the Cowboys their first home loss of the season. Jordan Love was nearly perfect in his first playoff game as he completed 16 of 21 attempts for 272 yards and three touchdowns while Romeo Doubs had six receptions for 151 yards and a touchdown.

Green Bay has been an above-average offense this season as they enter this game averaging 23.94 points per game which is the 8th highest in the league. The Packers have been one of the hottest teams in the NFL as they are on a four-game winning streak and will look to advance to the NFC Championship game when they travel to face the San Francisco 49ers.

San Francisco finished the regular season with the best record in the NFC at 12-5 to earn the 1 seed and a bye in the Wild Card round, however, they lost two of their final three games of the season including a 20-21 in the regular season finale although they rested the majority of their starters against the Rams. The 49ers are one of the most complete teams in the league as they rank in the top 3 in scoring offense and defense.

The 49ers enter this game averaging the 2nd most points per game with an average of 28.88 points per game while allowing the 3rd fewest with an average of 17.53 points per game. Christian McCaffrey played a pivotal role in the success that the 49ers had this season as he led the team in rushing with 1,459 yards and 14 touchdowns while adding 67 receptions for 564 yards and seven touchdowns, however, he is questionable for the game against the Packers with a calf injury.

The San Francisco 49ers will look to advance to their 3rd consecutive NFC Championship game when they face the Green Bay Packers in the Divisional round on Saturday night.

BookMaker has the San Francisco 49ers listed as 10-point favorites at home against the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night. San Francisco has won six of the last ten while Green Bay has won two of the last three meetings. The 49ers are 6-3-1 ATS in the last ten while the Packers are 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. The Green Bay Packers are 10-8 ATS overall, 5-5 ATS on the road, and 7-4 ATS as an underdog this season while the San Francisco 49ers are 9-8 ATS overall, 3-5 ATS at home, and 9-8 ATS as a favorite on the year.

San Francisco is the best team in the NFC while Green Bay made the playoffs as a 7 seed, however, the Packers have been the better team most recently in the series, winning two of the last three matchups. Green Bay is 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series and has been the slightly better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 10-8 ATS overall and 7-4 ATS as an underdog while the 49ers are 9-8 ATS overall and 9-8 ATS as a favorite. Take the points with the Green Bay Packers when they travel to face the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday night.

Spooky Express Pick: Green Bay Packers +10