Lions vs Patriots Prediction & NFL Odds For 5
Check out our free Lions vs Patriots prediction for the NFL week 5 game in Foxborough. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.
Lions vs Patriots Prediction & NFL Odds For Week 5
On Sunday, October 9th, the Detroit Lions travel to take on the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. This Non-Conference matchup is set to kickoff at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.
Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup, with New England getting a slight edge on the spread. However, Detroit will head to Gillette Stadium looking to pull off a road upset. Keep reading to USA Wager’s Lions vs Patriots prediction.
- Spread: DET +3.0 | NE -3.0
- MoneyLine: DET 130 | NE +-153
- Total: 45.5
Lions vs Patriots Prediction: Spread
Heading into this week 5 contest against the Patriots, the Lions have a 1-3 record in the NFC. Currently, their overall record sits at 1-3 This season, Detroit currently has an average point differential of -0.25 points per game, placing them 16th in the league. So far, the Lions have been favored in 3 of their 4 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.
Across the Lions last 5 road games, the team averaged 17.8 points per game while allowing 30.0. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 3-2, while going 0-5-0 straight-up. Over the last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Lions have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 4-1 vs the spread.
Heading into this week 5 contest against the Lions, the Patriots have a 1-2 record in the AFC. Currently, their overall record sits a 1-3. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -6.0 points per game. Coming into this week’s action, the Patriots will be the betting favorite for just the 2nd time this year. In the only other game as the favorite, the point spread was -3 points.
When looking at their past 5 home matchups, New England has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 35.6 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games. Spanning across their last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Patriots have gone 2-2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 3-2.
Our projections recommmend taking the Lions to cover the spread. So far, the team is ranked 5th in pass yards per game, while also putting together a strong rushing attack. Against New England look for the Detroit to continue its success in both facets of the game.
Free Spread Prediction: Detroit Lions 3.0
Lions vs Patriots Prediction: Total
This season, the Lions have finished each of their 4 games with point totals higher than the posted over-under betting line, sitting at 4-0. So far, the Lions have put together the 1st ranked scoring offense at 35.0 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 35.25 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Patriots have an over-under record of 2-2. For the season, the Patriots offense has been struggling, averaging just 18.5 points per game. Things haven’t gone any better on defense, where they are the 22nd ranked scoring defense in the NFL.
If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 75 points, making the over the best bet.
Free Total Prediction: Over 45.5
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