|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NFLWeek 13 in the NFL kicks off on Thursday night with an NFC North matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions. The game at Ford Field is scheduled to kick off at 8:25 PM ET. Currently, the Packers are slight road favorites.
The Packers are 7-4 SU and 6-5 ATS so far this season. They are 3-2 on the road, and three of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other eight going UNDER. They are coming off of a 17-13 loss to the Chicago Bears, where they lost against the spread as 7 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 45 point line set by oddsmakers for that matchup.
The Lions are 4-7 SU and 4-7 ATS overall this year. They are 3-3 at home, and six of their games have gone OVER the line, while the other five went UNDER. They are coming off of a 45-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, where they won against the spread as 3 point home favorites. The total went OVER the 46 ½ point line set by sportsbooks for that game.
Green Bay is 5-2-1 ATS after a SU loss, and 5-2 ATS on the road. They are 17-8 ATS in December, and 40-19 ATS against NFC North opponents. They are 4-11 ATS against losing teams, and 1-5 ATS overall lately. The total has gone UNDER in 7 of their last 8 games overall, and UNDER in 6 of their last 7 against the NFC. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 7 games in December.
Detroit is 4-0 ATS on Thursday night, and 5-11 ATS coming off of a win spreadwise. They are 2-5 ATS at home, and 3-9 ATS against teams with a winning record. They are 1-6 ATS against the NFC North, and 3-13-1 ATS in December. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 after a SU win, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 at home. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 against the NFC< and OVER in 4 of their last 5 games in Week 13.
Between these teams, the Packers are 13-6 ATS lately. The home team is 5-1 ATS, while the favorite is 6-1 ATS in this series. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 meetings, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 in Detroit.
They last met in November 2015, when the Lions won 18-16, and won against the spread as 10 ½ point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 50 point line set by sports betting pros for that game.
For Thursday's matchup, the Packers are listed as 3 point road favorites. The over/under is set at 46 ½ points. On the moneyline, the Packers are a -150, while the Lions are listed at +130.