Detroit Lions vs Jacksonville Jaguars 10/18/2020 Tips, NFL Forecast and Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Detroit Lions vs Jacksonville Jaguars 10/18/2020 – These two teams find themselves in similar spots in their respective conferences and hope to turn things around really soon. It is the Detroit Lions taking on the Jacksonville Jaguars on the road this Sunday, October 18. The game will kick-off at 1:00 PM Eastern Time at the TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. FOX Sports will be bringing the game on television while NFL Game Pass is going to host the online live stream on their own pages. This game should be close but NFL Football Lines has the Detroit Lions have a slight edge over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Detroit Lions vs Jacksonville Jaguars 10/18/2020
The Detroit Lions had a break in NFL Week 4 but prior to that, they were just outhustled by the New Orleans Saints in their NFL Week 3 matchup and lost by six points, 29-35. Lions came out with a great start scoring the first two touchdowns of the game with Quarterback Matthew Stafford finding D’Andre Swift and Kenny Golladay on two separate occasions in the first quarter. Since then, they allowed the Saints to go on a 35-0 run and they find themselves down by 21 by the middle of the thor quarter. Two more touchdowns were scored by the Lions but time was not on their side to make a huge turn.
Players to watch: M. Stafford QB (GP 4 CMP 83 ATT 137 CMP% 60.6 YDS 1017 AVG 7.4 YDS/G 265.5 LNG 50 TD 8 INT 3 SACK 12 SYL 88 QBR 59 RTG 93.8), A. Peterson RB (GP 4 ATT 54 YDS 245 AVG 4.5 LNG 27 BIG 3 TDS 1 YDS/G 61.3 FUM 0 LST 0 FD 11), T.J. Hockenson TE (GP 4 REC 15 TGTS 20 YDS 180 AVG 12 TD 2 LNG 29 BIG 3 YDS/G 45 FUM 0 LST 0 YAC 97 FD 10).
The Jacksonville Jaguars have been on a spiral downturn after their opening day victory and now faces a four-game losing streak with their record now at 4-1 after NFL Week 5. They are coming off from another tough loss and this time against the Houston Texans by 16 points, 14-30. The Jaguars find themselves down by 13 points in the fourth quarter but the closest that they got was with Collin Johnson scoring a touchdown trimming the lead to six. They eventually allowed the Texans to score two more touchdowns after that and it was impossible already to chase the lead.
Players to Watch: G. Minshew II QB (GP 5 CMP 137 ATT 196 CMP% 69.9 YDS 1439 AVG 7.3 YDS/G 305.2 LNG 51 TD 10 INT 4 SACK 16 SYL 95 QBR 65.3 RTG 99.4), J. Robinson RB (GP 5 ATT 73 YDS 333 AVG 4.6 LNG 39 BIG 1 TDS 3 YDS/G 66.6 FUM 0 LST 0 FD 18), L. Shenault Jr. WR (GP 5 REC 23 TGTS 28 YDS 270 AVG 11.7 TD 1 LNG 28 BIG 4 YDS/G 54 FUM 0 LST 0 YAC 135 FD 16).
Detroit Lions vs Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Numbers
Lions are 3-12 ATS in their last 15 games.
Jaguars are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games.
Detroit Lions vs Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Picks
In this matchup, the Detroit Lions have a slight edge over the Jacksonville Jaguars on the road according to Best Online Sportsbook. But with the Jaguars owning the home-field advantage, they should be a reasonable risk with the spread between both teams is very small.