Lions vs. Raiders Total Prediction
The 3-3-1 Lions head to Oakland this weekend to take on the Raiders at 4:05 p.m. ET on Sunday. With the total sitting at 50.5 after also opening at 50.5, is the over the best play?
465 Detroit Lions (+2.5) at 466 Oakland Raiders (-2.5); O/U 50.5
1:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, November 3, 2019
RingCentral Coliseum, Oakland, CA
According to our NFL Public Betting Chart page, the Lions are drawing 54% of the betting tickets ahead of tonight’s game.
Detroit Lions Fantasy Spin
Darius Slay (hamstring) was a limited participant at practice Wednesday. It's the first time Slay's practiced since re-aggravating his injury against the Vikings in Week 7. Mike Daniels (foot) also returned to practice ahead of the team's enticing Week 9 matchup against Oakland. Both are expected to play.
Oakland Raiders Fantasy Spin
NFL Media's Ian Rapoport said Raiders C Rodney Hudson (ankle) will "miss some time". Hudson will reportedly dodge the injured reserve, but it sounds like Hudson's ankle injury will result in a multi-week absence. The Pro Bowl center was carted off in Week 8. The Raiders quietly have been an effective offense in 2019 with above-average offensive line play. Rookie Andre James filled in for Hudson last week.
The under is 4-1 in Lions’ last five games after allowing less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game.
The under is 7-2-1 in Raiders’ last 10 games after allowing more than 250 yards passing in their previous game.
NFL Week 9 Prediction
The over is 4-1 in the Lions’ last five games overall, is 7-3 in their last 10 games after accumulating less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game and is 4-1 in their last five games after scoring more than 30 points in their previous game. On the other side, the over has cashed in four of the Raiders’ last five games overall and is 20-8-3 in the Raiders’ last 31 games in November.
NFL WEEK 9 PREDICTION: LIONS/RAIDERS OVER 50.5