Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions: Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

December 1, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers (7-4) will be out to avenge a home loss to the Detroit Lions (4-7) suffered three weeks ago when the NFC North teams meet again at Ford Field in the Week 13 Thursday-night matchup.
The Packers fell 18-16 to the Lions as 10.5-point favorites and had won 16 of the previous 19 meetings between the teams.
Point Spread: The Packers opened as 5.5-point favorites. The total was 47 early in the week.

Odds Shark Computer Pick: Lions 29.8, Packers 16.7
Why the Packers Can Cover the Spread
Green Bay is a much better team than it has shown in the last six games, going 2-4 straight up and 1-5 against the spread during that stretch.
Oddsmakers have pegged the Packers as underdogs only once this season, and that resulted in their only victory in their past five, as they beat the Minnesota Vikings 30-13 on the road two weeks ago.
The team’s recent loss to Detroit at Lambeau Field may have been the most...

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