Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers Prediction, 9/20/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 2
Game: Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers
Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020
Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Green Bay -6.5
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers play the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on Sunday, September 20, 2020. Green Bay opens this contest as 6.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46.
The Detroit Lions come into this game with a record of 0-1 for this season. In Week 1 they took on the Chicago Bears and ended up taking the loss by a score of 27-23. Starting at QB for the Lions was Matthew Stafford who went 24/42 with 297 yards passing and threw 1 touchdown. He threw 1 pick in the game. Adrian Peterson paced the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 21 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 93 yards on 14 carries which had him averaging 6.6 yards per run. Danny Amendola was the receiving yardage leader by earning 81 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 16.2 yards per catch in the game. The Detroit Lions ended up running the ball 29 times and earned 138 yards which earned them an average of 4.8 yards per rush. On the day, they finished with a total of 72 plays which added up to 426 yards. Overall, the Lions got 25 first downs and they totaled 8 penalties for 77 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Detroit gave up 20 completions on 36 tries totaling 214 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.0%. In the running game, the Lions gave up 149 yards on 28 attempts which gave them an average of 5.3 yards per rushing attempt allowed. On the day, they gave up 363 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways.
Marvin Jones has racked up 5,102 yards through the air in 97 games throughout his career. He has snatched 351 passes thrown his way for an average of 14.5 yards per reception. His longest reception of his career went for 73 yds and he's been able to haul in 59.9% of the passes thrown in his direction. Jones (42 receiving TD's) has an average of 52.6 yds per game receiving and he averages 3.6 catches per contest in his career. So far in his career, Peterson has laced them up in 165 contests and has gained 14,309 yards carrying the ball. He's carried the ball 3,050 times for an average of 4.7 YPC. He's gaining 86.7 yards per contest and has scored 111 times while carrying the ball. Peterson has fumbled the ball 48 different times in his career and his longest rush is 63 yards.
The Packers head into this game 1-0 this season. In Week 1 they went up against the Minnesota Vikings and ended up getting the victory by a score of 43-34. Aaron Jones led the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 15 yards and he added 1 touchdown in the game. He rushed for 66 yards via 16 carries which meant he averaged 4.1 yards per run. Davante Adams was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 156 yards on 14 receptions. He averaged 11.1 yards per catch for the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Packers was Aaron Rodgers who went 32/44 with 364 yards through the air and added 4 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Green Bay Packers ran the ball a total of 32 times and racked up 158 yards earning them an average of 4.9 yards per run. For the contest, the Packers racked up 31 1st downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 63 yards. Overall, they ran 76 plays for 522 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Green Bay gave up 19 catches on 25 attempts for a total of 259 yards, and a completion percentage of 76.0%. On the day, they gave up a total of 393 yards and forced 1 turnover. Against the run, the Packers gave up 134 yards on 22 carries which means they had an average of 6.1 yards per attempt allowed.
Up to now in his career, Adams is sitting with 46 TDs and has a long reception of 66 yards. His receptions per game and yards per outing average are 5.1 and 61.5 yards. He has earned a total of 5,350 yards and has an average of 12.0 yards/catch. His caught pass percentage is 62.6% and he earned that by grabbing 445 out of the 711 throws that went his way. Davante Adams has stepped onto the field in 87 games throughout his career. Jones has coughed up the ball 5 times in his career and his longest rush is 67 yds. He's averaging 56.7 yards per game and has gotten into the endzone 29 times on the ground. He's been handed the ball 466 times to the tune of 5.0 YPC. To this point in his career, Jones has taken the field in 41 contests and has accumulated 2,326 yds on the ground.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Packers -6.5 and over 46 total points
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