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Green Bay Packers vs. Indianapolis Colts 11/22/2020 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The Green Bay Packers visit the Indianapolis Colts on 11/22/2020 at 4:25PM.

Green Bay and Indianapolis face off in a critical regular season game as part of this unpredictable and chaotic 2020 NFL Season. Green Bay has a record of 7-2 this season. Indianapolis is 6-3 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Green Bay Team Defense Preview

Green Bay yields 5.9 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 33.2 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 2.29 points per drive. On 39.6% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but 7.7% of the time, they force opposing offenses to turn the ball over. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 27.5 and these drives usually take up 2:39 of time.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 101.1 and on 1.4% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Green Bay has forced a sack rate of 6.6% this season.

We will get more situational with Green Bay and examine various situations. They have faced 98 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 39 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 39.8%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have taken on opponents in 11 fourth down conversion attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 4 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 36.4%. Defenses need to prevent possessions from reaching the Red Zone. They have allowed 28 Red Zone entrances this season and their opponents have converted 19 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 67.9%.

Green Bay Team Offense Preview

Green Bay has run 6.2 plays per drive and they generate 37.9 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 2.84 points per drive. 47.9% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 5.3% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their offensive drives start typically at their Own 28.3 yard line, they typically last 3:10.

On 8.3% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and 1.0% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Green Bay has yielded 11 sacks this season and this has resulted in 109 yards lost.

They rushed for 4.4 yards per carry and for 121.4 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 5 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the Green Bay and examine various situations. They have had 110 third down attempts this season and have converted 53 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 48.2%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had 14 fourth down attempts this season and have converted 8 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 57.1%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 34 Red Zone entrances this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 25 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 73.5%.

Indianapolis Team Defense Preview

Indianapolis faces 6.0 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 28.4 yards per drive, and opponents score 1.73 points per offensive possession. On 31.5% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but on 14.1% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 24.4 yard line, they usually take up 2:49 of time.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 78.9 and on 3.8% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Indianapolis has forced a sack rate of 6.8% this season.

We will get more situational with Indianapolis and examine various situations. They have faced 116 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 47 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 40.5%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 7 fourth down attempts this season and opponents have converted 4 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 57.1%. Defensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone, which is why defenses strive to avoid this from happening. They have had allowed offenses 25 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and their opponents have converted 16 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a success rate of 64.0%.

Indianapolis Team Offense Preview

Indianapolis has 6.5 plays per drive, they generate 36.0 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 2.22 points per drive. 43.5% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 9.8% of offensive possessions, they find cough the ball up to the opponent. Their offensive drives start typically at their Own 30.9 yard line, they typically last 3:03.

3.4% of passes thrown are touchdown passes by Indianapolis and on 2.2% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Indianapolis has given up 9 sacks this season and this has resulted in 50 yards lost.

Indianapolis rushed for 3.8 yards per carry and for 105.8 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 5 times this season.

Examining Indianapolis in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 112 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 42 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 37.5%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 18 fourth down conversion attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 11 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 61.1%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 34 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 19 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 55.9%.

The Green Bay Roster

The Players to Watch for Green Bay

Aaron Rodgers QB 6-2 225

This season, Aaron Rodgers has put up 2578 yards and 26 touchdowns. He has thrown 3 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 116.4thus far this season. Aaron Rodgers has thrown 3 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Aaron Rodgers has 65 rushing yards, which puts him in the 51.47 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 14 times this season, which puts him in the 39.71 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 1 rushing touchdowns this season.

Aaron Jones RB 5-9 208

This season, Aaron Jones has 493 rushing yards on 103 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 5 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Aaron Jones picked up 231 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 28 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 2 receiving touchdowns this season.

Davante Adams WR 6-1 215

This season, Davante Adams picked up 741 yards. He caught the ball 61 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 9 receiving touchdowns this season.

Kenny Clark NT 6-3 314

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Green Bay, Kenny Clark has 11 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 0 times this season, which put him in the 25.89 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Kingsley Keke DE 6-3 288

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Green Bay, Kingsley Keke has 7 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 2 times this season, which put him in the 47.58 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 1.0 fumbles this season.

Adrian Amos FS 6-0 214

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Green Bay, Adrian Amos had 29 tackles which puts him in the 51.45 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Adrian Amos as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 60.34 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Jaire Alexander CB 5-10 196

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Green Bay, Jaire Alexander had 22 tackles which puts him in the 53.8 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Jaire Alexander as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 67.24 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

The Indianapolis Roster

The Players to Watch for Indianapolis

Philip Rivers QB 6-5 228

This season, Philip Rivers has put up 2395 yards and 11 touchdowns. He has thrown 7 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 93.6thus far this season. Philip Rivers has thrown 7 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Philip Rivers has -2 rushing yards, which puts him in the 5.88 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 12 times this season, which puts him in the 30.88 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 0 rushing touchdowns this season.

Jonathan Taylor RB 5-10 226

This season, Jonathan Taylor has 428 rushing yards on 113 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 4 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Jonathan Taylor picked up 203 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 22 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 0 receiving touchdowns this season.

Zach Pascal WR 6-2 214

This season, Zach Pascal picked up 330 yards. He caught the ball 28 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 2 receiving touchdowns this season.

Grover Stewart NT 6-4 315

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Indianapolis, Grover Stewart has 24 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 0 times this season, which put him in the 25.89 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

DeForest Buckner DE 6-7 300

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Indianapolis, DeForest Buckner has 22 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 2 times this season, which put him in the 47.58 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 1.0 fumbles this season.

Khari Willis SS 5-11 213

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Indianapolis, Khari Willis had 41 tackles which puts him in the 86.96 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Khari Willis as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 60.34 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Kenny Moore CB 5-9 190

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Indianapolis, Kenny Moore had 29 tackles which puts him in the 78.26 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Kenny Moore as a ball hawker was able to pick off 2.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 88.51 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Green Bay Packers vs. Indianapolis Colts Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Green Bay Packers 22 Indianapolis Colts 24

Spread Pick: Indianapolis -1 -114 Pinnacle Sports
Moneyline Pick: Indianapolis -115 BetOnline
Total Pick: Under 51.5 -110 Bookmaker