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Top-Seed Packers vs. Lions on Week 18 Betting Game

Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions CashBet Wagering Analysis

Last week the Packers clinched the top seed in the NFC.  Thus, Green Bay remains a Super Bowl best bet for the 2021 NFL Playoffs.  However, the Packers had home-field advantage one season ago.  But the Tampa Bay Buccaneers prevailed on the Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field.  Cause by having nothing to play for, many gamblers are leery of laying the 11 points on the Pack this week at the Detroit Lions.  Sharps have taken a liking to the Lions.  Despite a terrible straight-up record, the Lions are showing a nice profit on the year.

Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions Betting Information

Date: Sunday, January 9, 2022,
Time: 1:00 pm ET
Location: Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan
TV Coverage: FOX

Packers vs. Lions Betting Odds

Packers -2½ ( -110 ) 42½ ( -110 ) -135
Lions +2½ ( -110 ) 42½ ( -110 ) +115
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Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions CashBet Wagering Analysis

For casual gamblers, the Packers will remain a popular top online sportsbook choice.  Regardless of circumstances, the Green Bay brand remains powerful for squares.  Counter to that is a Lions team that the masses are terrified to take.  Especially against the biggest name brand in the sport at this time.  On the other hand, Wise Guys like the Lions in this spot.  Detroit has been an under-the-radar betting value all season.  On Sunday, the Lions face a Packers team that simply wants to get out of town without serious injuries.

Packers Clinch Top Seed and Home Field for NFC Playoffs  

Last week Green Bay destroyed Minnesota 37-10 as 13-point home favorites.  The game went over the Betting on Super Bowl total of 43.  As a result, Green Bay is 13-3 straight up, 12-4 against the spread, and 7-9 over/under.  Overall, the Packers have NFL metrics of 12th for total offense and 10th for scoring offense.  Defensively, Green Bay has NFL metrics of 11th overall and 8th for points allowed.

Following his offseason petulance, quarterback Aaron Rodgers has put together another stellar campaign.  Rodgers has a 111.1 QB rating with 3977 yards passing and a 35/4 TD/INT ratio.  In turn, Davante Adams is the top Packer receiver with 117 catches, 1498 yards, and 11 touchdowns.

Lions Win Money While Losing Games

Last week Detroit lost at Seattle 51-29 as 8.5-point away dogs.  The game went over the Super Bowl betting odds total of 41.  As a result, Detroit is 2-13-1 straight up, 10-6 against the spread, and 6-10 over/under.  Overall, the Lions have NFL Metrics of 22nd for total offense and 28th for scoring offense.  Defensively, Detroit has NFL metrics of 28th overall and 30th for points allowed.

Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions Against the Spread

On the road, Green Bay is 62% against the spread.  While as a favorite, the Packers are 62% vs. the odds.  In NFC North action Green Bay is 70% against the spread.  As an away team, Green Bay is 50% over/under the total.  Overall, the Packers are 52% under the total as a favorite.  And in NFC North games, Green Bay is 52% over the total.

At home, Detroit is 52% against the spread.  While as an underdog, the Lions are 51% vs. the odds.  In NFC North action, the Lions are 52% against the spread.  As a home team, Detroit is 65% over the total.  Overall, as an underdog, the Lions are 53% over the total.  And in NFC North games, Detroit is 52% over the total.

Green Bay is 2-7 against the spread vs. Detroit.  The Packers and Lions are 2-4 under the total.  Specifically, Green Bay is 4-2 vs. the odds against the Lions at Detroit.  Further, these two teams are 4-2 over the Super Bowl betting total at Detroit.

Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions CashBet Free Pick  

As was previously noted, the Lions have shown tremendous NFL gambling Value against the Packers.  Additionally, Green Bay will not be playing its front-line players much, if at all.

Packers at Lions CashBet Best Bet: 

Detroit Lions


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