Seahawks vs Packers Predictions for NFC Divisional Round Playoff Game

Mike Esposito
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers hands the ball off to Aaron Jones against the Carolina Panthers.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers hands the ball off to Aaron Jones against the Carolina Panthers. / Dylan Buell/Getty Images

NFL Playoff Predictions 2020

The Seattle Seahawks take on the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Divisional Round at 6:40 p.m. EST this Sunday, Jan. 12. The Packers are currently 4-point home favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

If you're thinking about making a wager on this game, it's always wise to consider the advice of some of the experts in the industry. With that in mind, here are a few expert predictions for this weekend's matchup between the Seahawks and the Packers.

Seahawks vs Packers Predictions

Sporting News
Tadd Haislop, of Sporting News, is picking the Packers both to win and cover the 4-point spread, predicting a 23-17 final in Green Bay's favor.

CBS Sports
Cody Benjamin, of CBS Sports, predicts a close one in Green Bay with the Packers surviving the Seahawks, 26-24, but failing to cover the 4-point spread as home favorites.

FiveThirtyEight's Quarterback-Adjusted ELO Forecast predicts Green Bay to come out on top in this one, giving the Packers a 74 percent chance to beat Seattle.

ESPN Football Power Index (FPI)
The ESPN FPI Matchup Predictor is siding with the home team, giving Green Bay a sizable 66.3 percent chance of beating the Seahawks.

Overall, all four of the experts highlighted above are predicting Green Bay will win this one outright, while Haislop is the lone expert expecting the Packers to cover a 4-point spread.

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