Lions—Packers: NFL Lines Show Green Bay as Two Touchdown Favorites

October 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This Sunday, the Green Bay Packers will look to bounce back from a tough loss on Monday Night Football against the Bears when they host the Detroit Lions. The Packers dropped to 2-1 on the season after their 20-17 loss to the Bears, while the Lions once again opened the season 0-3, as they lost at Minnesota 24-10 last week. The Packers absolutely dominated the Lions last season in their two games, winning 26-0 at home and 34-12 on the road. If you are thinking about betting on the game this weekend, the current NFL odds have the Packers favored by 13.5 points over the Lions at home.
Detroit (0-3): While the Lions may be a better football team this year, their record certainly doesn’t show it. Detroit really misses the play of quarterback Matthew Stafford, who continues to recover from a shoulder injury. Last week, the Lions hung right with the Vikings, as they trailed just 14-10 at half, but the offense stalled and was unable to score the rest of the way. Backup ...

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