Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, Monday Night Football week 6. The Packers recovered after losing to the Eagles in the fourth week. So far the home team is on track, but the Packers are not yet favorites to reach the super bowl. Last week the Packers showed power on the road against the Cowboys. But the Lions have a week resting, the team is fresh and hungry for a victory.
Detroit Lions: Back from vacation.
The Lions have a positive record with two wins, one loss and one draw. The first week of the season was a tie for team 27-27 against the Arizona Cardinals. After that game the Lions won two consecutive games against Chargers 13-10 at home and another on the road against Philadelphia Eagles 27-24. After this game against the Packers, the team will play twice at home against Vikings and Giants.
This season the Lions are scoring an average of 24.2 points per game, 30.8 rushes with 120.5 rush yards, 22 completed passes with 267 pass yards. The first half is more effective for the Lions with 14 points on average. The defense is weak and the team is allowing up to 23.8 points per game, 25.8 rushes with 124.8 rush yards, 23.2 completed passes with 280.8 pass yards.
Matthew Stafford 62.4%, 88 completed passes, 9 touchdowns, 2 interceptions, 102.6 rating, 1122 yards. Only two interceptions at home with 5 touchdowns. 12 personal rushes for 54 yards. In the last game against Kansas, Stafford threw 3 touchdowns and 21 completed passes with 118.6 rating.
Green Bay Packers: All good for now.
The Packers are inspired, despite suffering the first loss of the season against the Eagles 27-34 at home. After that defeat the team won against the Cowboys 34-24 on the road. This game against the Lions is the first of two consecutive home games. At home the record is 2-1. The two home wins were against Vikings and Broncos. The players that will not be available for this game are Devante Adams, Tony Brown, Jamaal Williams, and probably Kevin King.
This season the Packers are scoring an average 21.2 points per game, 24.5 rushes with 86.2 rush yards, 22.8 completed passes with 251.5 pass yards. In the third quarter the Packers are averaging 9.2 points per game and a total of 12.7 points in the second half. The defense allows up to 17.2 points per game, 28.2 rushes with 142.2 rush yards. The last victory against the Lions was in January 2017 playing on the road 31-24. In 2018 the Packers lost twice against the Lions, a game in Detroit 23-31 and the last one in December at Green Bay 0-31.
Aaron Rodgers with 62.8% for 113 completed passes, 1307 yards, 6 touchdowns, 1 interception. 55.4 overall rating this season. 4 personal rushes for 52 yards but no touchdowns. Most of the touchdowns were at home. Against the Lions the average is 2.1 touchdowns and 20 completed passes for Aaron Rodgers.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers 10/14/2019 is: take the Detroit Lions +6.0 (Spread).
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