Sunday, September 27, 2015
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The Denver Broncos matchup against the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Ford Field. The opening line for this game has Denver as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.5.
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Peyton Manning finished his last game with 256 yards through the air for Denver. He completed 26 passes out of 45 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. Ronnie Hillman led the Broncos in rushing with 34 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 9 rushing attempts for the game. Demaryius Thomas led the team in receiving. He had a total of 116 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 15 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Denver totaled 299 yards by way of 70 plays. They rushed the ball 22 times for a total of 61 yards on the game and the Broncos totaled 21 first downs by getting 3 rushing, 15 passing and 3 by penalty.
Matthew Stafford finished his last game with 286 yards through the air for Detroit. He completed 32 passes out of 53 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. Matthew Stafford led the Lions in rushing with 20 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 4 rushing attempts for the game. Calvin Johnson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 83 yards on 10 receptions for an average of 8 yards per catch in the game. Detroit totaled 323 yards by way of 70 plays. They rushed the ball 16 times for a total of 38 yards on the game and the Lions totaled 25 first downs by getting 2 rushing, 17 passing and 6 by penalty.
Denver is averaging 25 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 25 passes per game on 42.5 attempts for a 59% percent completion percentage and average 194 yards in the passing department per game. The Broncos are averaging 65 rushing yards per game on 23.5 attempts per contest for an average of 2.8 yards per carry. They run 69.5 plays per game and average 3.7 yards per play for an average of 259 total yards each outing. The Broncos get 18.5 first downs per game and they average 65 penalty yards via 8 penalties each contest.
Denver gives up 18.5 points per contest and an average of 135 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 17 completed passes on 28.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 60%. The Broncos give up 108.5 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 4.2 average per carry. Denver allows 243.5 total yards per game including 4.2 yards per play. They force 3.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6 penalties for 37.5 yards per game.
Detroit is putting 22 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 25.5 passes per game on 41.5 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage and average 259 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Lions rush for an average of 53.5 yards per contest on 16 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry for the season. They run 58.5 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 312.5 total yards per game. The Lions are averaging 20.5 first downs per outing and accumulate 34 penalty yards via 5 penalties each game.
Detroit surrenders 29.5 points per game and 269.5 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 24.5 completed passes per game on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 82%. The Lions give up 147 rushing yards per game on 36 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. Detroit allows 416.5 total yards per game for an average of 6.2 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 68.5 yards in each contest.
Denver Betting Trends
Denver is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Denver has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Detroit Betting Trends
Detroit is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Detroit has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 DE Kenny Anunike Knee "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
09/20/15 LB Lerentee McCray Groin "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
09/20/15 S Omar Bolden Foot "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
09/04/15 DT Marvin Austin Groin IR
09/03/15 DE Derek Wolfe Suspension expected to miss first 4 games of regular season
05/29/15 OT Ryan Clady Knee out for season
09/20/15 TE Brandon Pettigrew Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/20/15 DT Caraun Reid Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/20/15 LB DeAndre Levy Hip "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/20/15 QB Matthew Stafford Ribs injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/07/15 CB Alex Carter Ankle IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 10)
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit
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