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NFL: Packers vs. Carolina Panthers Prediction 12/24/2023

The Green Bay Packers (6-8) travel to face off against the Carolina Panthers (2-12) on Sunday, December 24th. This game will be played at Bank of America Stadium in Bank of America Stadium and televised on FOX. The Panthers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Packers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Buccaneers. Kickoff is set for 1:00 ET.

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The Packers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In the previous game, the Packers lost by a score of 34-20 against the Buccaneers. Not only did the Packers lose the game, but they also didn’t cover the spread as 3.5-point favorites.

Jordan Love wrapped up the game with 284 passing yards and a passer rating of 111. Overall, he completed 29 of 39 passes.

On the defensive side of the ball, the Packers gave up 452 yards of total offense to Tampa Bay. 99 of these yards came on the ground, while the team’s secondary gave up 353 yards on 28 attempts.

So far this season, the Packers are 6-8 overall which has the team placed 3rd in the NFC-North. This record has come while going 5-6 as the underdog and 1-2 when favored.

The Packers have a 7-7 ATS record so far. As we enter week 16, their scoring margin per game is -0.1. The average over/under line for the Packers this season stands at 41.9 points. Their games have averaged 42.9 points per game so far, resulting in an over/under record of 8-6.

Packers Injury Report

  • Luke Musgrave – Kidney (Out)
  • Emanuel Wilson – Shoulder (Out)
  • Christian Watson – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Jayden Reed – Toe (Questionable)
  • Luke Tenuta – Ankle (Out)
  • Darnell Savage – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • AJ Dillon – Thumb (Questionable)
  • Tyler Davis – Knee (Out)
  • David Bakhtiari – Knee (Out)
  • Jaire Alexander – Shoulder (Questionable)

The Panthers Are Coming Off A Wincarolina panthers betting

In their most recent game, the Panthers beat the Falcons by a score of 9-7. Despite being underdogs by 3, the Panthers both won outright and covered the spread.

Bryce Young wrapped up the game with 167 passing yards and a passer rating of 93. Overall, he completed 18 of 24 passes.

Coming off their recent game, the Panthers defense surrendered just 12 first downs to the Falcons. When it came to defending the run, Carolina allowed 52 yards, and against the pass, they yielded 152 yards.

As they get ready to face the Packers, the Panthers carry in a 2-12 record. Within the NFC-South, they are currently in 4th place and are positioned 16th in the NFC overall.

So far this season, the Panthers are above .500 vs. the spread at 3-9-2. Their average scoring margin this season is -10.1. Carolina games have averaged 39.6 points so far this season, which is 24th in the NFL. Their over/under record is 4-10, with an average OU line of 40.8 points.

Panthers Injury Report

  • Justin McCray – Calf (Out)
  • Shaq Thompson – Leg (Out)
  • Justin Houston – Hamstring (Out)
  • Henry Anderson – Foot (Out)
  • Ian Thomas – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Austin Corbett – Knee (Out)
  • Hayden Hurst – Concussion (Out)
  • Donte Jackson – Back (Questionable)
  • Tarik Cohen – Hamstring (Out)
  • Giovanni Ricci – Shoulder (Out)
  • Laviska Shenault Jr. – Ankle (Out)
  • Brady Christensen – Bicep (Out)
  • Dicaprio Bootle – Knee (Out)
  • Derek Wright – Knee (Out)
  • Chandler Wooten – Ankle (Out)
  • Luiji Vilain – Knee (Out)
  • Chandler Zavala – Knee (Out)
  • Claudin Cherelus – Knee (Out)
  • D’Shawn Jamison – Illness (Questionable)

Packers Offense Breakdown

The Packers come in with an average 21.4 points per game on offense, which has them 16th in the NFL.

Green Bay currently ranks 13th in passing attempts and has an average of 6.5 yards per attempt (9). With 225.7 passing yards per game, they are positioned 17th in the league.

With 103 rushing yards per game, the Packers hold the 21st spot in the NFL. This average is coming on an average of 24.4 rushing attempts (26th).

Panthers Offense Breakdown

For this season, the Carolina offense has an average of 14.7 points per game, placing them at 26th in the league.

Among the other teams in the league Carolina ranks 31st in the NFL for passing yards per game with an average of 164.9. Their passing yards per attempt, 4.6, places them 20th.

On the ground, the Panthers have carried the ball an average of 26.9 times per game and currently rank 17th in rushing yards. Their average rushing yards per attempt is 3.9.

Packers Team Defense

The Green Bay defense has recorded 16 takeaways this season, which places them 9th in the NFL. In terms of points allowed, their average of 21.5 is 16th in the league while giving up 349.9 yards per contest.

Panthers Team Defense

The Carolina defense has recorded 11 takeaways this season, which places them 13th in the NFL. In terms of points allowed, their average of 24.9 is 27th in the league while giving up 291.6 yards per contest.

Packers vs Panthers Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Packers have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 23 points per game in this stretch.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Panthers offense has averaged 16 points per game while allowing an average of 26. Carolina posted an overall record of 1-9 while going 2-7-1 ATS.
  • As the betting underdog, the Panthers have an ATS mark of just 3-6-1 in their last ten games. Carolina posted a straight up mark of 2-8 in these matchups.
  • As the betting favorite, the Packers have an ATS mark of just 1-2 in their last three games. Green Bay posted a straight up mark of 1-2 in these matchups.

Packers vs Panthers Prediction

With Green Bay’s passing game coming off a good showing against Tampa Bay, I anticipate another strong performance. Being the favorites with a -4.5 spread on the road, I’m leaning towards taking Green Bay to cover.

I’m placing my bet on the over with the current over/under line at 36. Up to this point, games involving Carolina have seen an average combined score of 39.6 points, and I expect this game to exceed 36.

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