A potential Super Bowl preview is on the schedule for Sunday, November 22, 2020, when the Green Bay Packers (7-2) visit the Indianapolis Colts (6-3). Green Bay has a two and a half game advantage in the NFC North and Indianapolis holds the tiebreaker over Tennessee atop the AFC South. This game will air live on FOX at 4:25 p.m. EST.
Through nine games, the Green Bay offense is averaging 30.8 points per game and 407.9 yards per game, 286.4 through the air and 121.4 on the ground. Aaron Jones leads the team with 493 rushing yards and five touchdowns, and Davante Adams has a team high 61 receptions for 741 yards and nine touchdowns. Defensively, the Packers are allowing 24.9 points and 352.0 yards, 241.2 passing and 110.8 rushing.
The Indianapolis offense is averaging 26.9 points per game and 373.8 yards per game, 268.0 through the air and 105.8 on the ground. Jonathan Taylor leads the team with 428 rushing yards and four touchdowns, and Zach Pascal has a team high 28 receptions for 330 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, the Colts are allowing just 19.7 points and 306.7 yards, 214.9 passing and 91.8 rushing.
Below is my best bet for Week 11 action between the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts. All lines are from DraftKings Sportsbook.Green Bay Packers at Indianapolis Colts (-2.5): O/U 51.0 (-110/-110)
Last time out, the Green Packers hosted the Jacksonville Jaguars and slept walk to a 24-20 victory. Jacksonville led this game 20-17 early in the fourth quarter, but Green Bay drove right down the field and scored the game winning touchdown with a Devante Adams touchdown grab. QB Aaron Rodgers was good on the day as he went 24/34 for 325 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling had himself a day as he hauled in four balls for 149 yards and one touchdown. The Green Bay defense allowed just 260 total yards and picked off the Jaguars one time.
Indianapolis visited the Tennessee Titans and came away with a big 34-17 win on Thursday night. This game was back and forth in the first half, with Tennessee leading 17-13 at the half, but it was all Indianapolis in the second half as the Colts scored the only 21 points of the half. QB Philip Rivers had an efficient night as he went 29/39 for 308 yards, one touchdown, and zero interceptions. The story of the night was the birthday boy, Nyheim Hines, who has 12 carries for 70 yards and one touchdown, and five receptions for 45 yards and another touchdown. Defensively, the Indy defense held Tennessee to just 294 total yards on the night.
Series History: Indianapolis has won three of the last four meetings and now leads the all-time series 23-21-1.
NFL Picks: This is a tough line and I am going to go with Colts -2.5 on Sunday.
2020-2021 NFL Season Picks Results: 35-24-1