Green Bay @ New Orleans

Last Season Records: New Orleans 12-4; Green Bay 13-3

What to Know

The New Orleans Saints and the Green Bay Packers will face off at 4:25 p.m. ET Sept. 12 at TIAA Bank Field to kick off their 2021 seasons. The Saints are coming off of a 12-4 season with hopes of advancing further than the second round of the playoffs, where they were eliminated by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30-20. Green Bay advanced one round further, losing to Tampa Bay 31-26 in the NFC Conference Championship.

A couple of last-season offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: New Orleans was the best in rushing touchdowns, finishing the 2020 season with 30. Green Bay displayed some offensive firepower of their own as they ranked first in the league in overall offensive touchdowns, closing the year with 64 overall.

Since the experts predict a loss, New Orleans will need to dig deep. We’ll soon see whether they can make the experts look bad.


How To Watch


The Packers are a 3.5-point favorite against the Saints, according to the latest NFL odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Packers as a 4-point favorite.

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