Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are sitting as home favorites for Week 17 as they prepare to take on Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions in a showdown for first place in the NFC North standings.
The Packers and Lions head into the final week of the regular season tied atop the NFC North standings at 11-4 SU, so the winner of Sunday’s game claims the division title while the loser settles for a Wild Card berth.
The Lions topped the Packers 19-7 as a 1-point home favorite in their first meeting of the season on September 21, with the UNDER having paid out for totals bettors at the sportsbooks in six of their last eight matchups.
Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers Opening Odds and Betting Line
Odds at sportsbooks such as Bodog had the Green Bay Packers pegged as -7.5-point favorites in this betting matchup. The total, meanwhile, was listed by books like TopBet at 48.
Computer Prediction: Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 33-26 result in favor of the Packers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.
Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Green Bay battles the Detroit Lions, currently with a 11-4 mark (7-8 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 10-5 for the Packers and 4-11 for the Lions. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Green Bay vs Detroit injuries news.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Green Bay Packers rated this week at No. 3 and the Detroit Lions sitting at No. 14.
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How Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers Stats Matchup
The game also pits Green Bay’s No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 30.4 PPG, against a Lions defense that ranks No. 2 this week at 16.8 PPG. The Packers aerial game is averaging 269.07 yards per game, more than the Lions secondary allows through the air, 232.07 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Detroit Lions feature the league’s No. 1-rated road run defense, allowing 77.29 yards per game. The Green Bay Packers, meanwhile, ranks No. 6 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last gridiron battle, Calvin Johnson did much of the damage, producing 103 receiving yards as Detroit beat the Bears 20-14 at Soldier Field.
Aaron Rodgers led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 318 yards Sunday as the Packers downed the Buccaneers 20-3 at Raymond James Stadium.
Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers Betting Odds Trends
Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit’s last 14 games
Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Green Bay is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
Green Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Green Bay’s last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Green Bay’s last 5 games
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