Sunday, November 1, 2015
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The Detroit Lions face the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The opening line for this game has Kansas City as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47.
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Matthew Stafford finished his last game with 256 yards through the air for Detroit. He completed 18 passes out of 26 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. The Lions were led in rushing by Ameer Abdullah, who finished with 43 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Eric Ebron was the team leader in receiving with a total of 89 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Detroit had 274 total yards on 50 plays. They gained 3 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 14 first downs on the game. The Lions rushed for 77 yards by way of 17 carries.
Alex Smith finished his last game with 251 yards through the air for Kansas City. He completed 21 passes out of 32 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. The Chiefs were led in rushing by Charcandrick West, who finished with 110 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Travis Kelce was the team leader in receiving with a total of 73 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Kansas City had 377 total yards on 63 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 18 first downs on the game. The Chiefs rushed for 138 yards by way of 29 carries.
Detroit is scoring 20 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 27 passes on 43 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 279 yards per game through the air as well. The Lions are running for an average of 68 yards per game on 19 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. They are also running 65 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 347 yards per contest. The Lions manage 21 first downs per contest and they average a total of 56.1 penalty yards on 6.7 penalties.
Detroit allows 269 passing yards per game and 29 points per contest on defense. They give up 23 completions on 32 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 72%. The Lions allow 123 rushing yards per game on 31 carries for a 4 average per play. Detroit gives up 392 total yards per game including 6.1 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.1 penalties per game that total 62.6 yards as a unit.
Kansas City averages 21 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 240 yards through the air per game thus far. The Chiefs run for an average of 106 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season. They also run 63 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 346 yards in each contest. The Chiefs are gaining 19 first downs per contest and they average 54.1 penalty yards on 6 penalties per game.
Kansas City allows an average of 265 passing yards and 25 points per contest. They give up 22 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 59% per game. The Chiefs allow 103 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 3.8 average per rush. Kansas City gives up 368 total yards per game including an average of 5.6 per play. They create an average of 1.3 turnovers per game and 7 penalties for 57.3 yards each game.
Detroit Betting Trends
Detroit is 4-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Detroit has an ATS record of 1-6-0 this season
Kansas City Betting Trends
Kansas City is 4-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Kansas City has an ATS record of 2-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/27/15 CB Rashean Mathis Concussion probable Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/25/15 TE Brandon Pettigrew Knee "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/25/15 DB Josh Wilson Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/25/15 QB Matthew Stafford Hand probable Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/19/15 RB Zach Zenner Ribs IR
10/14/15 LB DeAndre Levy Hip out indefinitely
10/06/15 DT Tyrunn Walker Ankle IR
09/07/15 CB Alex Carter Ankle IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 10)
10/25/15 WR Jeremy Maclin Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/25/15 DL Mike DeVito Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/25/15 LB Ramik Wilson Knee "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/11/15 RB Jamaal Charles Knee IR
09/30/15 DB Phillip Gaines Knee IR
09/09/15 OL Paul Fanaika Undisclosed IR
09/07/15 TE Richard Gordon Ankle IR
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas City
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