Two NFC division winners from last season, the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints, begin their season on Sunday in Jacksonville, Fla. The game was moved from New Orleans due to damage from Hurricane Ida. Kickoff is 4:25 p.m. ET. Green Bay is a 3.5-point favorite in the latest Packers vs. Saints odds from Caesars Sportsbook while the Over-Under for total points scored is 49.5. (See the latest NFL lines for every game this week on our NFL odds page.)
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The model knows Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is coming off an incredible season. He led the NFL with 48 passing touchdowns, a career-high, and completed 70.7 percent of his passes, also a career-high. He directed Green Bay to the NFC Championship game for the second straight season and won his third MVP award.
The model also knows Saints quarterback Jameis Winston enters Week 1 off an impressive preseason performance against Jacksonville. The former Buccaneers starter and last season's backup in New Orleans, Winston completed 9-of-10 passes for 123 yards and two touchdowns in the team's second preseason game. After the game he was named the team's starter.
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