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Packers vs. Washington, 2016 NFL playoffs: Betting odds, spread, pick and Wild Card prediction

The Washington Redskins will look to take advantage of their surprising playoff berth as small home favorites against the Green Bay Packers.

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The Green Bay Packers are 6-1-1 against the spread in their last eight games against the Washington Redskins, with a 5-1 SU record over the last six games against Washington. The Packers hope this trend of success will continue this Sunday night on the road against the Redskins.

Green Bay is a 1-point road underdog in Landover, according to sportsbooks monitored by In their last 15 games as a betting underdog, the Packers are 2-13 SU and 3-11-1 ATS.

It seems like such a long time ago that the Green Bay Packers entered the 2015 season as one of the favorites to win the Super Bowl, bursting out of the gate with a 6-0 SU and 5-1 ATS record. Over their last 10 games, the Packers have gone a pedestrian 4-6 SU and ATS, getting blown out by Arizona on the road and losing at home to Minnesota in the team's final two games of the regular season. Historically, the Packers have bounced back in spots like this with an 8-2-1 SU record in their last 11 games coming off of consecutive losses, but recent weeks have not been reassuring.

The Packers are 4-1 ATS in their last five playoff road games per the OddsShark NFL Database. Washington is 0-5 ATS in its last five games as home favorites.

Despite being an underdog in each of their last four games of the regular season, the Washington Redskins went a perfect 4-0 SU and ATS to claim a playoff spot by winning the NFC East Title. The Redskins were outstanding on offense down the stretch, scoring 35.7 points per game over the team's last three games. The Redskins are 6-2 SU in their last eight Wild Card games and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 playoff appearances overall.

Sunday's total is set at 45 points. The UNDER is 10-3 in Green Bay's last 13 games and 6-2 in the last eight games between the Packers and the Redskins.

While Washington is certainly in better form, the Packers enter the game with the superior defense and one of the best quarterbacks in the game in Aaron Rodgers. Look for Green Bay to pull out the upset at Washington.

Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins

When: Sun., Jan. 10, 4:40 p.m. ET

Where: FedEx Field, Landover, Md.

Betting Line / Total: Washington -1 / 45 Points

Packers vs. Redskins OddsShark Matchup Report