TNF: San Francisco 49ers vs Green Bay Packers 11/5/20 NFL Picks, Odds, Predictions

TNF: San Francisco 49ers vs Green Bay Packers 11/5/20 NFL Picks, Odds, Predictions Photo by Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Green Bay Packers (5-2) at San Francisco 49ers (4-4)

NFL Football: Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 8:20 pm (Levi's Stadium)

The Line: San Francisco 49ers +2.5 -- Over/Under: 51 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers meet on Thursday Night in a week 9 NFC Championship rematch in NFL action at Levi's Stadium.

The Green Bay Packers could use a strong road win here after losing two of their last three games. The Green Bay Packers have won three of their last four road games. Aaron Rodgers is completing 65.9 percent of his passes for 1,948 yards, 20 touchdowns and two interceptions. Rodgers has seven touchdown passes in his last two games. Davante Adams and Robert Tonyan have combined for 811 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns while Marquez Valdes-Scantling has 16 receptions. The Green Bay Packers ground game is averaging 128.9 yards per contest, and Aaron Jones leads the way with 389 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Green Bay is allowing 26.7 points and 346.6 yards per game. Krys Barnes leads the Green Bay Packers with 47 tackles, Za'Darius Smith has six sacks and Jaire Alexander has one interception.

The San Francisco 49ers look for a spark of consistency while getting a game above a .500 record. The San Francisco 49ers have lost three of their last four home games. Jimmy Garoppolo is completing 67.1 percent of his passes for 1,096 yards, seven touchdowns and five interceptions. Nick Mullens and Garoppolo have combined for 11 touchdown passes and eight interceptions this season. George Kittle and Brandon Aiyuk have combined for 845 receiving yards and four touchdowns while Kendrick Bourne has 25 receptions. The San Francisco 49ers ground game is averaging 127 yards per contest, and Robert Mostert leads the way with 303 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, San Francisco is allowing 21.6 points and 314.6 yards per game. Fred Warner leads the San Francisco 49ers with 61 tackles, Kerry Hyder Jr. has 4.5 sacks and Jamar Taylor has two interceptions.

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The Packers are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games, 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games in November and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The 49ers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a home underdog, 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games as an underdog and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 Thursday games. The over is 6-2 in Packers last 8 vs. NFC. The under is 9-4 in 49ers last 13 Thursday games. The Packers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings in San Francisco and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 meetings.

The Green Bay Packers have been a little shaky in their three games since their bye week, but there's no arguing they're the better team here. The San Francisco 49ers are incosnsitent as all hell and struggle to find reliable offense for long stretches, something that's likely going to be even more difficult with the news of Garoppolo and Kittle being sidelined for extended time. I'm also confident that Rodgers and the Packers didn't forget how the 49ers beat the snot out of them last year, including in the NFC Championship. This is a bit of a revenge spot for the Packers, and I have little confidence the 49ers have enough horses on the offensive side to keep up.

I'll lay the small chalk with the Packers.

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Randy’s Pick Green Bay Packers -2.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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