Jacksonville Jaguars vs Detroit Lions Prediction, 12/4/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 13
Game: Jacksonville Jaguars vs Detroit Lions
Date: Sunday, December 4, 2022
Location: Ford Field in Detroit, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Lions (+1)
Ford Field is the location where the Detroit Lions (4-7) will compete against the Jacksonville Jaguars (4-7) on Sunday. Detroit opens this game as 1-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total comes in at 51.5.
The Jacksonville Jaguars step onto the field holding a record of 4-7 for this season. When they last stepped on the football field, the Jaguars went up against the Ravens and earned the victory with a final of 28-27. Trevor Lawrence connected on 29/37 with 321 yds passing and 3 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 129.8 and finished the game with no interceptions. Zay Jones left with an average of 13.2 yds per catch by recording 145 yds on 11 catches. Jamycal Hasty was the rushing leader for the Jaguars with 12 totes for 28 yards (2.3 yards per carry). In all, they tallied 61 plays which gave them 332 yds. The Jacksonville Jaguars ended up rushing 20 different times and accrued 38 yards, which came out to an average of 1.9 yards per attempt. On the ground, the Jaguars conceded 162 yds on 35 tries, which calculates to 4.6 yards per run allowed. Jacksonville surrendered 16 completions on 32 tries for a total of 253 yards, and a completion percentage of 50.0%.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Jacksonville Jaguars are averaging 22.2 points per outing. As a team they're averaging 130.4 yards on the ground which has them sitting 9th in the league. The Jaguars have racked up 3,954 total yards this season. Jacksonville has amassed 138 1st downs, and they have committed 63 infractions for 463 yds. They have turned the ball over 14 times (6 picks and 8 fumbles). When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Jacksonville has amassed 16 touchdowns via the pass and 11 touchdowns via the ground.
The Jaguars are sitting in 15th in the NFL concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 21.1 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.2 yards per rushing attempt and 114.8 rushing yards per game for the season. For the season, they have given up 1,263 yards via the ground game in 11 outings. Concerning passing yards, the Jaguars have conceded 2,729 yards which has them sitting in 24th in the NFL. They have given up 248.1 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 62.7%. During this campaign, they have yielded 362.9 yards/contest putting them 24th in the NFL. They have yielded 17 touchdowns through the air in addition to 10 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Lions come into this game with a record of 4-7 for this year. The last time they stepped on the gridiron, the Lions took a loss by a final score of 28-25 against the Bills. Jared Goff (2 TDs) ended the game with 240 yards on 23/37 through the air while his QB rating was 98.9. He didn't throw any picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.5 yards. Jamaal Williams carried the ball 18 times for 66 yards, ending the contest with 3.7 yards per attempt for Detroit. Amon-Ra St. Brown was a featured target for the Lions, hauling in 9 passes for 122 yds (13.6 yds per catch). Detroit ran the ball for 3.4 yards per attempt, finishing with 96 yds on 28 carries. The Lions finished the contest with a total of 326 yards and they ran 67 plays (4.9 yards per play). The Lions passing defense conceded a completion rate of 57.1%, surrendering 237 yards on 24 for 42 passing. Detroit allowed 29 running attempts for 164 yards (5.7 yds per carry).
The Detroit Lions maintain an average of 362.9 yards per outing ranking them 8th in the league. They are averaging 129.5 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,424 yards for the year. The Detroit offense has totaled 513 penalty yds on 61 violations, which has them ranked 22nd in football in terms of hurting your team. They have tossed 7 interceptions while surrendering 7 fumbles and they have been able to earn 134 1st downs. For the season to this point, the Lions have thrown for a total of 2,568 passing yards as well as holding an average of 233.5 throwing yards per game, which has them sitting 12th in the NFL. In relation to their ability to score points, the Lions are sitting 9th in football holding an average of 25.0 points per outing.
They have given up 18 touchdowns through the air as well as 259.9 yards/outing, ranking them 29th in the league. Detroit has given up a total of 1,701 yards on the ground (154.6 yards/game) and 18 touchdowns on the ground this year. They have totaled 14 turnovers (5 fumbles and 9 picks) for the season. The Lions defense taken the field for 726 plays, which ranks them 24th in football. This season, they have allowed 310 total points. The Lions are giving up 28.2 PPG, ranking them 32nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Lions NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jaguars -1
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