Tag: Detroit Lions

Joe Burrow from the Cincinnati Bengals are one of six home dogs in Week 1 to kick off the new NFL season. (Image: Patrick McDermott/Getty)

NFL Week 1 Home Dogs: Texans, Colts, Bengals, Giants, Lions, Raiders

The opening week of the NFL season is upon us and there are six home dogs of note in Week 1, including the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Cincinnati Bengals, New York Giants, Detroit Lions, and Las Vegas Raiders. If you love hammering home dogs on Monday Night Football, then get […]

Sports bettors are betting on the teams first year on a turnaround. (Image: Rey Del Rio/Getty)

Detroit Lions Receive Most Bets to Make the NFL Playoffs

According to BetMGM, the Detroit Lions are everyone’s favorite long shot to make the NFL playoffs. Although the Lions are roughly +750 to make the playoffs, the sportsbook has received more bets on Detroit than on any other team. A number of studies have shown that people root for underdogs, […]

Anyone Free to Coach the Lions Saturday?

Anyone Free to Coach the Lions Saturday?

The Detroit Lions announced Thursday evening that interim head coach Darrell Bevell will sit out the game at home vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Saturday due to a positive Covid-19 test. Bevell is the first NFL head coach to miss a game this season. He joins the teams’ four other […]

Deshaun Watson will lead the favored Houston Texans when they visit the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving. (Image: Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports)

Underdog Lions Host Texans in Thanksgiving Day NFL Opener

In any normal year, few NFL fans would be interested in a Thanksgiving matchup featuring a 3-7 team hitting the road to take on a 4-6 host. But in 2020, a game between the Detroit Lions and the Houston Texans might just provide the best available Turkey Day football. The […]

Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson hurt sportsbooks by leading the Seahawks over Philadelphia on Sunday. (Image: AP)

NFL Betting Recap: Sportsbooks Split on Seattle, Detroit

It was a push for the sportsbooks in NFL Week 12, as they won on Detroit, lost on Seattle, and watched Tampa Bay hit the over for the ninth straight week. William Hill reported that 81 percent of the tickets written were for Seattle, and 76 percent of the money […]

Monday night matchup brings Detroit to Green Bay. (Image: CBS Detroit)

Monday Night NFC Central Showdown – Detroit at Green Bay

In years past, a Green Bay-Detroit matchup meant frustration for the Lions. But, a closer look shows that Detroit has slowly been turning the corner on the Packers. Going into Monday night’s game, the Packers (4-1) and the Lions (2-1-1) hold down the top two spots in the NFC North. […]

Buffalo Bills fans, the self-professed #BillsMafia, rooting for their team at a home game in Orchard Park, NY in 2018. (Image: Getty)

NFL Home Dog Alert Week 4: Lions, Saints, Bills, Cards

In our Week 4 Home Dog Alert, four NFL home teams are underdogs, with the Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills, and Arizona Cardinals all getting points at home. Technically, five teams are home dogs in NFL Week 4. However, you can toss the Miami Dolphins game out the […]