Detroit Lions vs Carolina Panthers Prediction, 11/22/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 11
Game: Detroit Lions vs Carolina Panthers
Date: Sunday, November 22, 2020
Location: Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Carolina -3
Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions (4-5) head to Bank of America Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the Carolina Panthers (3-7). The odds on this matchup have Carolina as 3-point favorites. The total is set at 49.
The Detroit Lions head into this game 4-5 for this season. The last time they took the field they played the Washington Football Team and earned the victory by a score of 30-27. Matthew Stafford went 24/33 with 276 yards passing and threw 3 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. D'Andre Swift led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 17 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He racked up a total of 81 yards on 16 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.1 yards per run. Marvin Jones Jr. was the receiving yardage leader by earning 96 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 12.0 yards per catch for the game. The Detroit Lions ran the ball 21 times and totaled 105 yards earning them an average of 5.0 yards per run. On the day, they ran 55 plays which added up to 372 yards. On the day, the Lions totaled 21 1st downs and they had a total of 9 infractions for 55 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Detroit allowed 38 catches on 55 throws for a total of 375 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.0%. Against the run, the Lions allowed 89 yards on 26 runs which is an average of 3.4 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they allowed a total of 464 yards and forced 1 takeaway.
Regarding scoring, the Detroit Lions have an average of 25.2 PPG. As a team they're averaging 101.6 yards on the ground ranking them 25th in the league. The Lions have earned 3,244 total yards for the season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Detroit has compiled 18 touchdowns through the air and 7 rushing touchdowns. The Lions sit in 29th in the National Football League in relation to team defense, conceding 29.7 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 4.7 yards per rushing attempt and 141.6 rushing yards per game this year. For the year, they have given up 1,274 rushing yards through 9 games. Concerning yards via the pass, the Lions have given up 2,326 yards which has them sitting in 21st in football. In their 9 games played, they have conceded 258.4 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 65.4%. During the season, they have allowed 400.0 yards per game putting them 27th in the NFL.
The Panthers head into this game 3-7 for this season. In their last game they played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 46-23. Mike Davis paced the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 7 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 32 yards by way of 7 carries which gave him an average of 4.6 yards per run. DJ Moore led the team in receiving yardage by earning 96 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 24.0 yards per catch in the game. Teddy Bridgewater went 18/24 with 136 yards passing and threw 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 interception during the game. The Carolina Panthers ran the ball 16 times and added 65 yards which had them averaging 4.1 yards per rush. For the contest, the Panthers racked up a total of 13 1st downs and they totaled 5 infractions for 40 yards. For the game, they ran 47 plays which added up to 187 yards. In terms of defense, Carolina allowed 28 completions on 39 tries for a total of 328 yards, and a completion percentage of 72.0%. Overall, they gave up a total of 544 yards and earned 1 turnover. Against the run, the Panthers allowed 216 yards on 36 runs which gave them an average of 6.0 yards per carry allowed.
During this campaign so far, the Panthers have a total of 2,456 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 245.6 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 17th in football. The Carolina Panthers are averaging 351.0 yards per outing ranking them 21st in the league. They maintain an average of 105.4 run yards per game and have run for 1,054 yards overall. Regarding the points being put on the board, the Panthers rank 21st in the league averaging 23.3 PPG. The Panthers are sitting in 21st in the league regarding the opposition scoring, giving up 27.2 points per game. They are giving up an average of 4.8 yards per rush and 124.5 rushing yards per contest for the season. For the season, they have conceded 1,245 yards via the running game in 10 outings. When talking about yards via the pass, the Panthers have conceded 2,555 yards which ranks them 29th in the league. In their 10 games played this year, they have conceded 255.5 yards per contest via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 69.1%. In total, they are granting 380.0 yards per outing which ranks them 22nd in the National Football League.
Who will win tonight's Lions/Panthers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Lions +3
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