|Written by Vincent Di Mello|
Bet on the NFLNFL football odds were beaten by Brett Favre and the Minnesota Vikings in their first football betting matchup against the Green Bay Packers on October 5. NFL football odds handicappers saw Favre throw for 271 yards and 3 touchdowns as he extracted football betting revenge from the team that jilted him last season.
Now the Green Bay Packers have their own opportunity for revenge with the NFL football odds as they will host Favre and the Vikings in a NFC North Division football betting showdown with first place on the line. Favre will be making his much anticipated return to Lambeau Field for the first time in this online betting matchup as he looks to humiliate Packer management in front of the Green Bay faithful.
The Minnesota Vikings have a NFL football odds record of 6-1 straight up and 4-3 against the spread. Minnesota is coming off their first straight up loss to the NFL football odds last week in a 17-27 decision at Pittsburgh. The result was much closer the final score indicated with the NFL football odds as the Vikings were driving in Pittsburgh territory to tie the game before a Favre pass was deflected, intercepted, and ran back for a “pick six” to ice the game.
The Green Bay Packers have a NFL football odds record of 4-2 both straight up and against the spread. Last week the Packers scored their second straight blowout win as they crushed Cleveland 31-3 as 9.5-point road favorites. In the highly touted NFL football odds matchup of quarterbacks Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers has a 110.8 QB rating with a 66% completion ratio, 1702 yards, and an 11/2 touchdown to interception ratio.
Favre has a QB rating of 101.7 with a 69% completion rate, 1681 yards, and a 12/3 touchdown to interception ratio. Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy said the Pack has high confidence after their recent domination of the NFL football odds.
“Our confidence is high, and it damn well should be,” said the coach. “We’re growing as a football team. We’re coming forward with the targets we’re trying to hit. I think we’re definitely, from a preparation standpoint, its looking the way you want it to look week in and week out…We feel very, very good about ourselves as a football team.”The intangible, of course, will be all of the drama and emotion regarding Favre’s return to the stage where he starred for 16 seasons and how he, Rodgers, and both teams respond to that.