Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers 9/28/2023 – Week four of the NFL regular season will open up with an action-packed Thursday night matchup at Lambeau Field featuring Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers – sure to provide a thrilling showdown – so let’s break down each detail and analysis this game, plus provide free NFL picks.
The Lions have only recently missed out on making the playoffs last season and their current record is 2-1. Their offensive prowess ranks eighth among NFL total offense. Furthermore, in their most recent match-up, they showed their defensive strength by holding the Atlanta Falcons to only 183 yards of total offense en route to an impressive 20-6 home win!
Green Bay executed an amazing comeback, scoring two touchdowns in the final seven minutes to claim an unbelievable 18-17 home victory against the New Orleans Saints. Green Bay found themselves trailing 17-0 as they entered the fourth quarter, yet mounted an unlikely comeback featuring Jordan Love catching Romeo Doubs for an eight-yard touchdown pass that gave Green Bay their lead; Love also added two rushing scores as Green Bay outgained New Orleans by an astounding margin of 340-252.
Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers 9/28/2023
|When:||Thursday, September 28, 2023|
|Where:||8:15 PM ET|
|Lions||-1.5 (-110)||-127||45 o (-110)|
|Packers||+1.5 (-110)||-107||45 u (-110)|
.@BrianBB_1 was everywhere Sunday. Now he's up for the NFL Rookie of the Week🏆
— Detroit Lions (@Lions) September 27, 2023
Dan Campbell vs Matt LaFleur
Detroit took an early lead during the second quarter when Jared Goff connected with rookie TE Sam LaPorta for an electrifying 45-yard touchdown pass. Jahmyr Gibbs outperformed Atlanta rookie running back Bijan Robinson (33 yards). Amon-Ra St. Brown played an integral role in their victory, tallying 102 receiving yards on nine catches.
On the other side of the field, the Green Bay Packers have been an impressive force in the NFC North Division over the past 12 seasons, winning eight out of 12. Even without All-Pro quarterback Aaron Rodgers at quarterbacking duties, Jordan Love has done an admirable job of leading his team to average 26.7 points per game on average.
Detroit Lions running back David Montgomery missed their recent victory due to a thigh injury and is listed as doubtful for this contest. Meanwhile, several Packers players were missing in their previous matchup; without improved health for these key figures, they may struggle against the Lions.
A Deep Dive into 2019’s Impressive Start, Betting Trends, and Predictions
Now, let’s dive deeper into the odds, betting trends, and our prediction for this enthralling matchup:
The Lions have started off 2019 on an impressive note, winning two road games out of three to move their record up to 3-1 and complete five victories out of six road contests so far this season. Jared Goff has been impressive, completing 69% of his passes for 819 yards, 5 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions while also keeping opponents guessing with his excellent pass-aim rate of 71% and 56% completion rates respectively.
Amon-Ra St. Brown and Sam LaPorta have excelled in the receiving game, amassing 461 yards and two touchdowns between them. David Montgomery has led an effective ground game that averages 111.7 yards per contest.
NFL Latest Odds: DET -1.5 ; O/U 45.5
Green Bay: On defense, Detroit has allowed an average of 21 points and 297.3 yards per game, whereas Green Bay is hoping for their second home win to notch their 3-1 start this season.
Jordan Love has excelled at his job by completing 53.1 percent of his passes for 655 yards, 7 touchdowns, and one interception. Additionally, Jayden Reed and Romeo Doubs have contributed immensely with 277 receiving yards and five touchdowns between them.
Green Bay’s ground game, led by AJ Dillon averaged 90.3 yards per contest. Defensively, Green Bay has allowed an average of 20.7 points and 336.3 yards per game.
Detroit Lions Betting Trends
Detroit are 11-2 ATS in their last 13 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games.
Detroit are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Detroit are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games against Green Bay.
Lions are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Detroit are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games when playing on the road against Green Bay.
Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
Green Bay are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
Packers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Green Bay’s last 9 games against Detroit.
Green Bay are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games at home.
Green Bay are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Detroit.
Packers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference.
Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers Betting Pick
Taking into consideration both teams’ performances, key player health conditions, and current conditions, we believe the Lions could make a statement with an upset road win against the Packers in this matchup. As always, keep up-to-date with NFL picks and predictions to make informed betting decisions. Football fans can look forward to an engaging matchup which could have major ramifications for both sides involved. Take the Lions to win this game and cover the spread as per the best sports betting sites.