NFL Preseason Game Between Indianapolis and Detroit 08/27/2021 Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Indianapolis and Detroit 08/27/2021 – It’s the last week of the NFL preseason and the Indianapolis Colts will take on the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The Colts will enter this game with a two-game winning streak. Indianapolis defeated the Panthers and the Vikings in their first two preseason games. As for Detroit, it’s gone the other way around with two unsuccessful attempts. The Lions need to step up on their overall performance before they hit the regular season. Detroit will open their regular season against the 49ers while the Colts will take on the Seahawks.
Indianapolis and Detroit 08/27/2021
Indianapolis Colts completed their last season with a strong 11-5 record. The Colts have some of the top rosters on their squad. Quarterback Carson Wentz was acquired during the offseason and is all set to play for the Colts this time. During their second game, the Colts took out the Minnesota Vikings with a final score of 12-10. In their preseason series opener, they were strong enough to defeat the Panthers with a 21-18 final score. Jacob Eason covered 132 passing yards after completing 16 of his 27 passes.
Players to watch: Philip Rivers QB (GP 16, CMP 369, ATT 543, CMP% 68, YDS 4169, AVG 7.7, YDS/G 260.1, LNG 55, TD 24, INT 11, SACK 19, SYL 118, RTG 97), Jonathan Taylor RB (GP 15, ATT 232, YDS 1169, AVG 5, LNG 62, BIG 7, TD 11, YDS/G 77.9, FUM 1, LST 1, FD 69), T.Y. Hilton WR (GP 15, REC 56, TGTS 93, YDS 762, AVG 13.6, TD 5, LNG 50, BIG 11, YDS/G 50.8, FUM 0, LST 0, YAC 193, FD 42).
Last season was a disappointment for the Detroit Lions after they dropped 11 games and won just five in total. The Lions are yet to pick up the pace after their last two defeats against the Bills and the Steelers. Detroit had a close call against the Bills after scoring 15 and giving up 16 in return. Against the Steelers, they gave up 26 and scored 20. The Lions acquired Dam Campbell but their running game is yet to improve. D’Andre Swift has been intact for the Lions. David Blough contributed 143 yards with a single TD in their last defeat.
Players to watch: David Blough QB (GP 1, CMP 6, ATT 10, CMP% 60, YDS 49, AVG 4.9, YDS/G 67, LNG 20, TD 0, INT 1, SACK 1, SYL 10, RTG 32.9), Adrian Peterson RB (GP 16, ATT 156, YDS 604, AVG 3.9, LNG 38, BIG 4, TD 7, YDS/G 37.8, FUM 0, LST 0, FD 34), T.J. Hockenson TE (GP 16, REC 67, TGTS 101, YDS 723, AVG 10.8, TD 6, LNG 51, BIG 6, YDS/G 45.2, FUM 0, LST 0, YAC 332, FD 40).
Indianapolis and Detroit Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Indianapolis’ last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit’s last 12 games.
Indianapolis and Detroit Betting Picks
The NFL preseason bets are intact for the Lions to win this game despite their last two defeats. The Colts will not play with their main starters and the Lions have a chance here. Take the Lions to win this game at home with a predicted score of 17-15.