Atlanta Falcons vs Detroit Lions 08/12/2022 NFL Preseason Predictions, Preview and Football Spread

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Atlanta Falcons vs Detroit Lions 08-12-2022 NFL Preseason Predictions Preview and Football Spread

Atlanta Falcons vs Detroit Lions 08/12/2022 – The Atlanta Falcons will open their first preseason game against the Detroit Tigers from Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The NFL preseason predictions are updated online as each team prepares for its regular season. Some of the top teams have made changes to their squad and this season is going to be an exciting one. The Falcons hope to make up for last season’s loss and they look forward to qualifying for the playoffs. The Lions turned out to be one of the worst teams in the majors in their 2021-22 season.

Atlanta Falcons vs Detroit Lions 08/12/2022

When: Friday, August 12, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan
TV: NFL NET
Stream: NFL+
Atlanta Falcons vs Detroit Lions 08/12/2022
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Falcons +2.5 (-105) 32 o (-115) +130
Lions -2.5 (-115) 32 u (-105) -150
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Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons finished third in the NFC South after dropping 10 games and winning only seven in return. The Falcons struggled to make ends meet against most of their opponents. The Falcons will start Marcus Mariota in the center and Desmond Ridder is expected to play a crucial role in this season. Coardarrelle Patterson is going to be the bright spot for the Falcons from the rushing end. Drake London, Brain Edwards, and Plamide Zaccheaus are the top wide receivers for the Falcons.

Players to watch: Matt Ryan QB (GP 17 CMP 375 ATT 560 CMP% 67 YDS 3968 AVG 7.1 YDS/G 233.4 LNG 64 TD 20 INT 12 SACK 40 SYL 274 RTG 90.4), Cordarrelle Patterson RB (GP 16 ATT 153 YDS 618 AVG 4 LNG 39 BIG 2 TD 6 YDS/G 38.6 FUM 1 LST 0 FD 29), Kyle Pitts TE (GP 17 REC 68 TGTS 110 YDS 1026 AVG 15.1 TD 1 LNG 61 BIG 16 YDS/G 60.4 FUM 0 LST 0 YAC 313 FD 43).

Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions lost miserably last season with a 3-13 record on the season. The Lions finished last in the NFC North and they hope to improve this time. Detroit has quarterback Jared Goff on their team and he is expected to hit the field in the regular season. From the running back spot, the Lions will have D’Andre Swift and Jamal Williams taking the lead. The Lions have drafted Aidan Hutchinson with the second overall pick.

Players to watch: Jared Goff QB (GP 14 CMP 332 ATT 494 CMP% 67.2 YDS 3245 AVG 6.6 YDS/G 231.8 LNG 63 TD 19 INT 8 SACK 35 SYL 280 RTG 91.5), D’Andre Swift RB (GP 13 ATT 151 YDS 617 AVG 4.1 LNG 57 BIG 3 TD 5 YDS/G 47.5 FUM 0 LST 0 FD 28), Amon-Ra St. Brown WR (GP 17 REC 90 TGTS 119 YDS 912 AVG 10.1 TD 5 LNG 37 BIG 11 YDS/G 53.6 FUM 0 LST 0 YAC 424 FD 48).

Atlanta Falcons vs Detroit Lions Betting Numbers

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Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta’s last 9 games.
Falcons are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
Atlanta are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against Detroit.
Atlanta are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Detroit.

Detroit Lions

Detroit are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Detroit’s last 15 games.
Detroit are 3-16-1 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit’s last 6 games against Atlanta.
Detroit are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games at home.

Atlanta Falcons vs Detroit Lions Betting Picks

According to the best football sportsbook, The Atlanta Falcons will have a better shot at winning this game. The Detroit Lions are still making adjustments to their changes and they will need to get used to their new members on the team. Take the Falcons to win this game with a score of 2-14.