League leaders on offense and defense will meet at Ford Field on Sunday afternoon as the Detroit Lions play host to the New Orleans Saints in a game in which the sportsbooks have given the slight edge to the home side.
The Saints are leading the league in total yards per game on offense at 442.80, while the Lions are leading the league in total yards per game on defense at just 270.67. As of Saturday night the Lions were pegged as slim 1-point home favorites against the Saints, with Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson (ankle) listed as questionable to play in the 1:00pm ET kickoff on Sunday. New Orleans tight end Jimmy Graham (shoulder) is also listed as questionable.
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Elsewhere on the stats, only seven teams are averaging less than a turnover per game heading into Week 7, and all seven of those teams were set as favorites for this week – San Diego, Cleveland, Arizona, Green Bay, New England, Seattle, and Denver. The Chargers lead the way at just 0.33 turnovers per game, and they’re listed as 3.5-point favorites at home against Kansas City.
San Diego, Philadelphia, and Indianapolis are all a league-leading 5-1 ATS heading into Week 7, with the Eagles on a bye and the Colts sitting as 3.5-point favorites at home against the Bengals. Cincinnati wide receiver A.J. Green (toe) is listed as doubtful for this week on the team’s official injury report and is not expected to play.
And several teams remain favorites of a touchdown or more heading into Sunday, including Green Bay -7 hosting Carolina, Seattle -7 at St. Louis, Washington -7 hosting Tennessee, Dallas -7 hosting the Giants, and Denver -7.5 hosting San Francisco on Sunday Night Football in a game in which Peyton Manning could potentially break a Brett Favre TD record.
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