The Green Bay Packers (4-6) travel to face off against the Detroit Lions (8-2) on Thursday, November 23rd. This game will be played at Ford Field in Ford Field and televised on FOX. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Kickoff is set for 12:30 ET.
Packers vs Lions
The Packers Are Coming Off A Win
Green Bay is looking to string together another win after taking down the Chargers 23-20 in their last game. Besides their outright victory, the Packers also covered the spread as 3-point underdogs.
Looking at their performance on offense, Jordan Love threw for 322 yards while completing 67% of his passes. On the ground, the Packers rushed the ball 28 times for 102 yards. The team’s third-down performance stood at 7/14.
Defensively, the Packers allowed 394 total yards of offense against Los Angeles. Of these yards, 150 were surrendered on the ground, while the team’s secondary conceded 244 yards on 36 pass attempts.
Through 10 games, the Packers are 4-6. In the NFC-North standings, they are in 3rd place which puts them 8th in the NFC.
The Packers currently hold a 5-5 record against the spread. Currently, their average scoring margin is 0. This season, the average over/under line for games involving Green Bay is 41.8 points. They currently hold an over/under record of 4-6, and their average margin against the over/under is -1.4.
Packers Injury Report
No Injuries Reported
The Lions Are Coming Off A Win
The Lions are coming off a 31-26 win over the Bears. On the point spread, the Lions were favored by 8 against the Bears. Even though they won by 5 it was not enough to cover.
Facing the Bears, the Lions rushed the ball 22 times, with David Montgomery leading the team with 76 yards. Jared Goff attempted 35 passes, accumulating 236 yards and a passer rating of 68.
Against Chicago, the Lions defense struggled to keep the Bears offense off the field, giving up 25 first downs. Overall, Detroit allowed 334 yards of offense. The Bears passing offense finished with a completion percentage of 69.6%.
As they face the Packers, the Lions will be looking to improve upon their 8-2 record. This has them positioned 1st in the NFC-North and 2nd in the NFC.
In terms of the spread, the Lions hold a record of 7-3. This has come on an average scoring margin of +4.3. This season, the Lions have an over/under record of 6-4. Their average over/under betting line so far is 46.4 points with their games averaging a combined 50.1 points per contest.
Lions Injury Report
No Injuries Reported
Packers Offense Breakdown
On the offensive front, the Packers are currently averaging 20.2 points per game, positioning them 19th in the NFL.
Green Bay is currently ranked 19th in the NFL for passing yards per game, with an average of 217.5. In terms of passing yards per attempt, they are at 12 in the league.
On a per-attempt basis, the Packers average 4 yards while carrying the ball an average of 25.2 times per game. Regarding rushing yardage, they are 21st in the league.
Lions Offense Breakdown
In terms of offense, the Lions are at 27.2 points per game, ranking them 6th in the NFL.
Heading into week 12, Detroit ranks 7th in passing attempts and is averaging 7.3 yards per attempt (5). With 263 passing yards per game, they hold the 5th spot in the league.
On the ground, the Lions have carried the ball an average of 29.7 times per game and currently rank 5th in rushing yards. Their average rushing yards per attempt is 4.6.
Packers Team Defense
The Packers’ defense has, on average, allowed 327.9 yards and 20.2 points per contest (10th). Leading up to this game, they’ve permitted a 64.2% completion rate and yielded 10 passing touchdowns. In terms of run defense, they rank 28th in the NFL.
Lions Team Defense
On defense, the Lions are currently positioned 14th in tackles for loss and 15th in sacks. Against them, opponents are scoring an average of 22.9 points per game and gaining 313.0 yards per contest.
Packers vs Lions Trends
- Across the Packers last five road games, the team averaged 22 points per game while allowing 20. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3, while going 1-4 straight-up.
- When looking at their past ten home matchups, Detroit has an ATS record of 8-2 while averaging 24 per game. The team went 8-2 overall in these games.
- In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Packers have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 1-2.
- In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Lions have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.
My pick on the spread is Green Bay at +7.5. I’m expecting the Green Bay rushing attack to exploit the weaknesses in Detroit’s rush defense. My play for this game is Green Bay at +7.5.
The analysis we’ve been running for this game has the Packers and Lions finishing with a combined 43 points. With the over/under line sitting at 46.5, I’m getting a bet down on the under.
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