Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers Week 9 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/6/2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
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The Detroit Lions travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers on Monday, November 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 43. The Lions have an ATS record of 3-4-0 while their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Packers have an over/under record of 4-3-0 and they are 3-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Detroit Lions Betting Trends
The Detroit Lions are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Lions are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The Green Bay Packers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Green Bay Packers are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key Detroit Lions Injuries
10/30/17 G Tim Lelito Thigh IR
10/29/17 RB Dwayne Washington Concussion injured last game, is "?" Monday vs. Green Bay
10/29/17 T Greg Robinson Ankle is "?" Monday vs. Green Bay
10/29/17 WR Kenny Golladay Hamstring is "?" Monday vs. Green Bay
10/29/17 LB Paul Worrilow Knee is "?" Monday vs. Green Bay
10/12/17 DT Haloti Ngata Elbow IR
10/06/17 G Zac Kerin Knee IR
09/26/17 G Joe Dahl Leg IR
09/13/17 T Corey Robinson Foot IR
09/11/17 P Kasey Redfern Knee IR
09/05/17 DE Kerry Hyder Jr. Achilles IR
09/05/17 RB Mike James Concussion IR
09/04/17 P Sam Martin Foot PUP
08/28/17 T Taylor Decker Shoulder PUP
Key Green Bay Packers Injuries
10/29/17 LB Ahmad Brooks Back is "?" Monday vs. Detroit
10/29/17 LB Jake Ryan Migraine is "?" Monday vs. Detroit
10/29/17 LB Joe Thomas Ankle is "?" Monday vs. Detroit
10/29/17 G Lane Taylor Knee is "?" Monday vs. Detroit
10/29/17 S Morgan Burnett Hamstring is "?" Monday vs. Detroit
10/16/17 CB Quinten Rollins Ankle IR
10/15/17 QB Aaron Rodgers Collarbone IR
09/26/17 T Kyle Murphy Foot IR
09/25/17 LS Brett Goode Hamstring IR
09/18/17 T Jason Spriggs Hamstring IR
09/05/17 LB Vince Biegel Foot PUP
09/05/17 DT Montravius Adams Foot IR
07/30/17 CB Demetri Goodson ACL PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Detroit Lions are 10th in the NFL in points scored with 176. They have run 460 plays this season for 2,270 yards, which ranks them 26th in the league in total offense. The Lions average 4.9 yards per play, which is 24th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 129 1st downs this year, placing them 27th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Detroit has run for 575 yards as a team, which ranks 28th in the NFL. They've run 165 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Lions have been penalized on offense 45 times for 421 yards so far this season, which has them 27th in the league in penalties. Matthew Stafford has thrown for 1,851 yards this season. He has completed 163 passes on 270 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.4%. His quarterback rating is 89.6. He averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 11.4 yards per completion.
Detroit is 20th in the league in points allowed on defense with 169. They have surrendered a total of 2,423 yards on D, which is 16th in the NFL. The Lions are ranked 26th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has given up 7.1 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 28th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 152 passes on 239 attempts against the Detroit Lions defense this season, placing them 12th and 9th in the National Football League. The Detroit pass defense has also given up a total of 1,782 yards through the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 180 attempts for 641 yards this year, putting them in 4th place in the league against the run. The Lions have committed 52 penalties for 438 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 17th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 29.9% of possessions on defense, which is 7th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Detroit is ranked 20th in the league in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 292 punt return yards and average 20.9 yards per return, which is 1st in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 88 yards. They have returned 9 kicks for 161 yards on special teams, ranking 27th in kick return yardage. The Lions average 17.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 24 yards this year. They are 22nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 2,879. The Detroit Lions have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 15, which is 13th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88.2%. Detroit Lions kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,530 yards on 35 punts, averaging 43.7 yards per punt. That places them 28th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Bay Packers have run for 711 yards as a unit, which ranks 24th in the league. They've run 157 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Packers have been penalized on offense 51 times for 412 yards so far this year, which has them 14th in the NFL in penalties. They are 15th in the National Football League in points scored with 164. They have run 433 plays this year for 2,170 yards, which ranks them 28th in the NFL in total offense. The Packers average 5 yards per play, which is 21st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 144 1st downs this season, ranking them 16th overall as an offensive unit. Brett Hundley has completed 31 throws while attempting 59 passes for a completion percentage of 52.5%. He has passed for 244 yards this year. He averages 7.9 yards per completion and 4.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 40.5.
The Packers rush defense has given up 208 attempts for 880 yards this season, putting them in 23rd place in the NFL against the run. They have had 50 penalties for 429 yards on defense this year. That places them 16th in the league. They've allowed a score on 37.8% of possessions on defense, which is 24th in the NFL. Green Bay is 18th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 161. They have given up a total of 2,442 yards on D, which is 18th in the league. The Packers are 25th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has allowed 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 22nd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 151 throws on 227 attempts against the Green Bay Packers defense this season, ranking them 11th and 7th in the league. The Packers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,562 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Green Bay Packers have tried 8 field goals this season and made 7, which is 30th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 87.5%. Green Bay kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 17 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,470 yards on 32 punts, averaging 45.9 yards per punt. That ranks them 16th in the NFL in punting average. Green Bay is 31st in the NFL in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 83 punt return yards and are averaging 9.2 yards per return, which is 12th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 33 yards. They have returned 6 kicks for 135 yards on special teams, placing them 31st in kick return yardage. The Packers average 22.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 29 yards this season. They are 29th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 2,558.
Who will win tonight's Lions/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Lions -2.5
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