Market Watch62% of the bets are coming in on Green Bay.
Now they have the luxury of going up against another suspect D. I really thought that the Packers defensive unit would start showing signs of improvement, but that just hasn't happened yet - especially vs the run. The key question will be how healthy is Bridgewater's ankle, and what does he have for an encore? It's one thing to surprise the football world in a home debut, but it could be an entirely different story going to Lambeau on a short week. UPDATE: Bridgewater is "doubtful", which means it's time to Ponder...and it makes me like the Vikings chances even less.
The reason the Packers D didn't matter last week was because Aaron Rodgers made good on his "r-e-l-a-x" statement and came as close as you could to a perfect game. Their run game still sucks as Lacy continues to look indecisive with the ball, but much like the Chargers, it doesn't matter that much when you have an MVP-caliber QB. Zimmer might be able to design a scheme to disrupt Rodgers' rhythm, but the best they can hope for is to contain the damage.
In the end, I'd need to see more before I bought into the Vikings hype, so I'd pass on them in this matchup. I'd consider a play on Green Bay if the line reached -7, but I have no interest in getting involved at the current number. If it drops below -9, I'll most certainly add it to a teaser.
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