Washington Football Team vs Detroit Lions Prediction, 11/15/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 10
Game: Washington Football Team vs Detroit Lions
Date: Sunday, November 15, 2020
Location: Ford Field in Detroit, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit -3.5
Ford Field is the site where Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions (3-5) will take on the Washington Football Team (2-6) on Sunday. Detroit opens this matchup as 3.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 46.5.
The Washington Football Team step onto the field holding a record of 2-6 for this season. The last time they took the field they played the New York Giants and ended up taking the loss by a score of 23-20. Alex Smith went 24/32 with 325 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He threw 3 interceptions during the game. Antonio Gibson paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 11 yards and he tallied 1 TD for the game. He rushed for 20 yards on 6 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.3 yards per run. Terry McLaurin was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 115 yards on 7 receptions. He had an average of 16.4 yards per reception for the game. The Washington Football Team ended up running the ball 9 times and earned 37 yards earning them an average of 4.1 yards per run. In all, they finished with a total of 50 plays for a total of 402 yards. On the day, the Football Team totaled 19 1st downs and they had 6 penalties for 45 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Washington allowed 23 catches on 34 tries totaling 184 yards, and a completion percentage of 68.0%. On the ground, the Football Team allowed 166 yards on 35 attempts which is an average of 4.7 yards per run allowed. For this contest, they gave up 350 yards but finished the game without a turnover.
Concerning scoring, the Washington Football Team are sitting at 19.1 points per contest. As a unit they're averaging 92.3 yards on the ground which ranks them 29th in the league. The Football Team have attained 2,451 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Washington has compiled 9 touchdowns via the pass and 9 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to passing yards, the Football Team have allowed 1,485 yards which ranks them 1st in football. In total, they are granting 314.3 yards/game which ranks them 5th in the NFL. The Football Team are sitting in 11th in the NFL concerning the opposition scoring, giving up 23.5 points per game. They are allowing an average of 4.3 yards per run and 128.6 rushing yards per game over the course of this year. During their 8 games played, they have conceded 185.6 yards per outing via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 64.1%. For the season, they have allowed 1,029 running yards through 8 games.
The Lions head into this matchup 3-5 for this season. In their last contest they faced the Minnesota Vikings and took the defeat by a score of 34-20. D'Andre Swift paced the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 17 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 64 yards on 13 carries which meant he was running for 4.9 yards per run. Danny Amendola was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 77 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 11.0 yards per catch for the game. Matthew Stafford went 23/32 with 211 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He threw 2 interceptions during the game. The Detroit Lions ended up running the ball 27 times and generated 129 yards which earned them an average of 4.8 yards per attempt. For the contest, the Lions racked up 30 1st downs and they totaled 3 penalties for 37 yards. In the game, they ran 74 plays which added up to 421 yards. In terms of defense, Detroit conceded 13 catches on 20 tries for a total of 212 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. Overall, they gave up a total of 487 yards but went the whole game without forcing a turnover. In the running game, the Lions conceded 275 yards on 34 tries which is an average of 8.1 yards per attempt allowed.
When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Lions are 19th out of all teams in the NFL holding an average of 24.6 PPG. During this campaign to this point, the Lions currently sit at 2,063 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 257.9 throwing yards per outing, which ranks 15th in the league. They are averaging 101.1 rushing yards per game and have run for 809 yards for the season. The Detroit Lions have an average of 359.0 yards/contest which ranks them 20th in the league. The Lions rank 28th in the NFL in relation to team defense, allowing 30.0 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.8 yards per rush and 148.1 yards on the ground per game for the year. During the season, they have allowed 1,185 running yards through 8 contests. Regarding passing yards, the Lions have conceded 1,951 yards which has them sitting in 13th in the league. During their 8 games played this season, they are giving up 243.9 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 64.7%. In total, they have allowed 392.0 yards per game which puts them 24th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Football Team/Lions NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Football Team +3.5
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