Green Bay Packers vs Detroit Lions Prediction, 11/6/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 9
Game: Green Bay Packers vs Detroit Lions
Date: Sunday, November 6, 2022
Location: Ford Field in Detroit, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Lions (+3.5)
The Detroit Lions (1-6) will try to defeat the Green Bay Packers (3-5) at Ford Field on Sunday. Green Bay is 3.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 49.
The Green Bay Packers head into this game 3-5 for this year. In their last game, the Packers took on the Bills and ended up losing by a score of 27-17. Aaron Rodgers went 19/30 with 203 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 91.4 and ended the game with 1 interception. Romeo Doubs left with an average of 15.5 yds per catch by totaling 62 yds on 4 receptions. Aaron Jones was the leader on the ground for the Packers with 20 attempts for 143 yards (7.2 yds per carry). Once the final whistle blew, they tallied 63 plays which totaled 398 yds. The Green Bay Packers ran the ball a total of 31 times and recorded 208 yards, which came out to an average of 6.7 yds per attempt. When it came to stopping the run, the Packers conceded 153 yds on 27 attempts, which is an average of 5.7 yards per run allowed. Green Bay relinquished 13 completions on 25 tries for 216 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.0%.
The Packers have racked up 2,719 total yards this season. Green Bay has earned 88 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 48 infractions for 346 yards. With reference to scoring, Green Bay has compiled 13 passing touchdowns and 3 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 10 times (4 picks and 6 fumbles). As a team they're averaging 122.5 yards rushing ranking them 15th in the league. In terms of getting in the endzone, the Green Bay Packers have an average of 18.1 PPG.
In terms of passing yards, the Packers have surrendered 1,398 yards which has them ranked 3rd in the league. They are conceding 174.8 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 67.0%. Overall, they are conceding 316.0 yards/game ranking them 8th in the National Football League. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns through the air as well as 8 touchdowns via the ground game. They are giving up 4.9 yards per rushing attempt and 141.3 rushing yards per contest for the year. In total, they have allowed 1,130 rushing yards through 8 games. The Packers sit in 16th in the league in relation to team defense, allowing 21.6 points per game.
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The Lions come into this matchup with a record of 1-6 for this season. When they last stepped on the football field, the Lions took a defeat with a final score of 31-27 against the Dolphins. Jamaal Williams ran the ball 10 times for 53 yds, finishing the game with 5.3 yds per attempt for Detroit. T.J. Hockenson was featured in the passing game for the Lions, catching 3 balls for 80 yds (26.7 yds per reception). Jared Goff (1 touchdown) finished the game with 321 yds on 27/37 passing while his quarterback rating was 108.1. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 8.7 yards. Detroit allowed 26 run attempts for 107 yards (4.1 yds per carry). The Lions passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 80.6%, relinquishing 369 yards on 29 out of 36 through the air. The Lions finished the contest with a total of 393 yards and they ran 57 plays (6.9 yds per play). Detroit ran the ball for 4.3 yards per tote, finishing with 82 yards on 19 carries.
The Detroit Lions maintain an average of 394.9 yards/game which is good for 4th out of all teams in the NFL. They hold an average of 136.6 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 956 yards for this year. The Detroit offense has compiled 359 yds of penalties on 44 violations, which ranks 19th in the league in terms of hurting your team. They have given away 6 picks while losing 5 fumbles and they have recorded 90 first downs. During the season to this point, the Lions have earned 1,808 yards through the air in addition to an average of 258.3 passing yards per outing, which ranks 7th out of all NFL teams. When looking at their scoring prowess, the Lions are ranked 10th in the league with 24.7 points per game.
The Lions are relinquishing 32.1 points per game, which puts them in 32nd in football. They have allowed 12 touchdowns through the air and 266.4 yards/outing, which puts them in 27th in the league. This season, they have given up 225 total points. Detroit has surrendered a total of 1,084 yards rushing (154.9 yards/game) in addition to 13 touchdowns by ground this year. The Lions defense has been on the field for 453 plays, which has them ranked 8th in football. They have 6 turnovers (4 fumbles recovered and 2 interceptions) this year.
Who will win tonight's Packers/Lions NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Packers -3.5
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