Feline-on-feline: Jaguars versus Detroit Lions
Posted by: Mike Davis
The downtrodden Jacksonville Jaguars will visit the rested Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Sunday, November 20th. The online NFL betting odds for that game are as follows:
Jaguars +6½ (-110) 47 (-110)
The Jags (2-7) became the only team thus far to lose to the Houston Texans at home, which they did 21-24 on Saturday. QB Blake Bortles finished 32 of 49 for 265 yards with two TDs and one interception, and lost one fumble. Allen Robinson had 107 yards and one TD on nine receptions. T.J. Yeldom ran for 32 yards on nine carries. Jalen Ramsey had six tackles. Aaron Colvin had one sack. Blair Walsh kicked 1 of 2 field goals. The Jags have lost three games in a row.
The Detroit Lions (5-4) upset the Minnesota Vikings in overtime 22-16 on November 6th before going on bye. QB Matthew Stafford threw 23 of 36 for 219 yards with two TDs and one pick. Eric Ebron had 92 yards on seven catches, and Golden Tate scored a 28-yard TD on a receptions. Theo ‘The Chronicles of’ Riddick ran for 70 yards on 14 carries. Matt Prater kicked 3 of 3 field goals. Tahir Whitehead had nine tackles. Kerry Hyder had two sacks.
Jacksonville is last in the AFC South division. The Jags rank 13th in passing yards (255.2), 19th in total yards (343.3), 26th in rushing yards (88.1), and 27th in points (19.3) per game, and 4th in passing yards (203.7), 8th in total yards (327.7), 25th in points (26.6), and 29th in rushing yards (124.0) allowed per game. Bortles has completed 228 of 380 passes (60%) for 2421 yards with 16 TDs and 11 picks. Robinson has 549 yards and five TDs on 48 receptions. Yeldon has run for 285 yards and one TD on 79 carries. Paul Posluszny has 79 combined tackles. Yannick Ngakoue has four sacks. Online NFL betting fans scour football betting sites for the following: the Jags are 2-10 straight-up in their last 12 games, 2-4-1 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 2-19 straight-up in their last 21 road games.
The Lions lead NFC North division. Detroit ranks 17th in points (22.8), 18th in passing yards (251.0), 23rd in total yards (337.8), and 27th in rushing yards (86.8) per game, and 14th in points (22.9), 17th in passing yards (259.3), 18th in rushing yards (107.0), and 22nd in total yards (366.3) allowed per game. Stafford has completed 214 of 318 attempts (67.3%) for 2373 yards with 18 TDs and five interceptions. Tate has 513 yards on 49 receptions, and Marvin Jones has scored four TDs on 37 catches. Ridding has run for 297 yards and one TD on 75 carries. Whitehead has 86 combined tackles. Hyder has seven sacks. Now for you online NFL betting fix: the Lions are 4-1 against the spread and straight-up in their last five games, and 4-1 against the spread and straight-up in their last five home games.