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NFL Betting Preview: Green Bay Packers vs. Las Vegas Raiders

October 9, 2023


The Green Bay Packers will travel to Paradise, Nevada to face the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium on Monday night in week 5 of the NFL season. Will the Raiders end their three-game losing streak or will the Packers get the win on the road? Let’s take a closer look at how these teams are faring this season.

The Green Bay Packers enter this game with a record of 2-2 following a 20-34 loss at home against the Detroit Lions while failing to cover the 2.5-point spread as a home underdog in week 4 of the NFL season. Green Bay scored 20 points while compiling a total of 230 yards offensively which included 246 passing yards and 27 rushing yards while allowing 34 points and 401 total yards defensively which included 210 passing yards and 211 rushing yards. Jordan Love led the team in passing, completing 23 of 36 attempts for 246 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. Aaron Jones led the team in rushing with five carries for 18 yards. Romeo Doubs led the team in receiving, catching nine of 13 targets for 95 yards.

Las Vegas enters this game with a record of 1-3 following a 17-24 loss on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers while failing to cover the 6.5-point spread as a road underdog in week 4 of the NFL season. The Raiders scored 17 points while compiling a total of 264 yards offensively which included 238 passing yards and 76 rushing yards while allowing 24 points and 305 total yards defensively which included 167 passing yards and 155 rushing yards. Aidan O’Connell led the team in passing, completing 24 of 39 attempts for 238 yards and an interception while rushing for three yards and a touchdown. Josh Jacobs led the team in rushing with 17 carries for 58 yards and a touchdown while adding eight receptions for 81 yards.

BookMaker has the Las Vegas Raiders listed as 2-point favorites at home against the Green Bay Packers on Monday night in week 5 of the NFL season. Green Bay has won the previous six matchups in a row while going 5-1 ATS in the last six and 3-0 ATS in the last three games in the series. The Packers are 3-1 ATS overall, 2-0 ATS on the road, and 3-1 ATS as an underdog this season while the Las Vegas Raiders are 1-3 ATS overall, 0-1 ATS at home, and 0-1 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Green Bay enters this game with a better record and has been the better team in the series, winning the previous six matchups in a row. The Packers are 5-1 ATS in the last six and 3-0 ATS in the last three games in the series while also being the better team this season at covering the spread going 3-1 ATS overall while the Raiders are 1-3 ATS overall. As a result, I am taking the Green Bay Packers +2 on the road against the Las Vegas Raiders on BookMaker for this matchup on Monday night in week 5 of the NFL season.

Spooky Express Pick: Green Bay Packers +2