Week 16 NFL Picks: Take Detroit Lions Over Miami Dolphins

December 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Detroit Lions snapped a 26-game road losing streak last week at Tampa Bay, and will look to make it two straight away from home when they take on the Miami Dolphins this Sunday. Detroit beat the Buccaneers 23-20 in overtime for their first road win since week 8 of the 2007 season, and will look to continue to build momentum for the 2011 season.
The Dolphins home woes continued last week, as they lost to the Bills 17-14, and are now just 1-6 at Sun Life Stadium this season. Even with Miami’s struggles at home, our NFL odds indicate that the Dolphins are 3.5-point favorites over the Lions at home this week.
Detroit (4-8)
Not only are the Lions coming off their first road win in three seasons, but they have won two in a row, and appear to finally be headed in the right direction. Detroit won for the second straight week with third string quarterback Drew Stanton, but it looks as though Shaun Hill will get the start this week, as he has been taking the m...

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