Raiders vs. Lions Odds
The Detroit Lions look to string together their first win streak of the season today when they host the Oakland Raiders at 1PM ET on CBS.
According to oddsmakers at MyBookie, Detroit is a slim favorite at home, as the Lions are getting odds of -1 point against the Raiders today. The over/under total for the game has been set at 50 points. Detroit has won three straight against Oakland, going 2-0-1 against the spread in those three games. These two have hit the over in four of their last five meetings.
Detroit is 2-7 on the season, 2-7 against the spread and 5-4 with the over. The Lions are coming off an 18-16 win at Green Bay last week, which was the team’s first win at Lambeau since 1991. The Lions are averaging just 18.6 points and 332.1 yards per game on offense this season while the defense is giving up 29 points and 384.2 yards per contest. Matthew Stafford has thrown for 2,325 yards and 15 touchdowns this season to lead the team, but he also has 12 interceptions. Calvin Johnson has 54 receptions for 740 yards and three scores, but he is questionable with an ankle injury. The Detroit defense is led by Ezekiel Ansah, who has 27 tackles and seven sacks.
Oakland is 4-5 on the season, 5-4 against the spread and 6-2-1 with the over. The Raiders are coming off a 30-14 loss to the Vikings at home. Oakland has lost two straight coming into today. The Raiders average 25.2 points and 374.2 yards per game on offense, while the defense is allowing 26.8 points and 408.6 yards per game. Derek Carr has thrown for 2,396 yards and 21 touchdowns to lead the offense while Amari Cooper has caught 50 passes for 732 yards and four scores. Latavius Murray has run for 678 yards and three touchdowns as well while Khalil Mack is leading the defense with 31 tackles and five sacks.