Detroit Lions vs Arizona Cardinals 09/27/2020 Picks, Predictions and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Detroit Lions vs Arizona Cardinals 09/27/2020 – The Arizona Cardinals are off to a good start winning their first two games of the season and they hope to keep the momentum running. They will be hosting the Detroit Lions next and that game will happen on Sunday, September 27 at the State Farm Stadium in Glendale Arizona. For those who want to watch on television, FOX Sports will be covering the game live at 4:25 PM Eastern Time. The live stream is also available through NFL Game Pass and SofaScore. It is seen by NFL Betting Lines that the Arizona Cardinals are going to win this game but it will be close against the Detroit Lions.
Detroit Lions vs Arizona Cardinals 09/27/2020
The Detroit Lions had no answer for the Green Bay Packers attack as they lost their second straight game of the season, 21-42. They were off to a good start scoring two touchdowns in the first quarter to lead 14-3 at the end of the first quarter. Kerryon Johnson registered the first points on the board with a 1-yard run while Marvin Jones had a 4-yard pass from Matthew Stafford. Since then, the Lions gave up 31 consecutive points and they were down by 20 by the start of the final period. They managed to score a touchdown in garbage time with Marvin Hall taking 25 yards passing from Stafford.
Players to Watch: M. Stafford QB (GP 2 CMP 44 ATT 75 CMP% 58.7 YDS 541 AVG 7.2 YDS/G 284 LNG 36 TD 3 INT 2 SACK 5 SYL 35 QBR 46 RTG 83.2), A. Peterson RB (GP 2 ATT 21 YDS 134 AVG 6.4 LNG 25 BIG 2 TDS 0 YDS/G 67 FUM 0 LST 0 FD 8), T.J. Hockenson TE (GP 2 REC 9 TGTS 9 YDS 118 AVG 13.1 TD 1 LNG 29 BIG 2 YDS/G 59 FUM 0 LST 0 YAC 76 FD 5).
The Arizona Cardinals made their presence felt as they blew away the Washington Football Team by 15 points, 30-15 for their second straight win. The Cardinals had a 20-point lead in the first half and thanks to two early touchdowns in the first quarter. DeAndre Hopkins scored the first touchdown of the night and got a 4-yard passing from Kyler Murray. Before the time ended, Murray scored the team’s second touch down and push the lead to 14-0. In the second quarter, Zane Gonzales scored two field goals including a 49-yard kicker. The team scored another touchdown and it was Murray’s second for the night in the final period.
Players to Watch: K. Murray QB (GP 2 CMP 52 ATT 78 CMP% 66.7 YDS 516 AVG 6.6 YDS/G 337 LNG 54 TD 2 INT 2 SACK 5 SYL 14 QBR 83.4 RTG 83.1 GP 2 ATT 21 YDS 158 AVG 7.5 LNG 25 BIG 3 TDS 3 YDS/G 79 FUM 0 LST 0 FD 7), K. Drake RB (GP 2 ATT 36 YDS 146 AVG 4.1 LNG 16 BIG 0 TDS 1 YDS/G 73 FUM 0 LST 0 FD 9), D. Hopkins WR (GP 2 REC 22 TGTS 25 YDS 219 AVG 10 TD 1 LNG 33 BIG 2 YDS/G 109.5 FUM 0 LST 0 YAC 106 FD 13).
Detroit Lions vs Arizona Cardinals Betting Numbers
Lions are 2-11 ATS in their last 13 games.
Cardinals are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Detroit Lions vs Arizona Cardinals Betting Picks
The Detroit Lions are expected to struggle this season and they are clearly outmatched by the Arizona Cardinals on both ends. Yet, Sportsbook sees a close battle but the Cardinals are the safer bet. The score should be close around 24-20.