Detroit Lions (0-1) at Green Bay Packers (1-0)
NFL Football: Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm (Lambeau Field)
The Line: Green Bay Packers -6 -- Over/Under: 50 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers meet Sunday in week 2 NFL action at Lambeau Field.
The Detroit Lions look for a win after a heartbreaking season opening loss to the Chicago Bears. The Detroit Lions have lost six straight road games. Matthew Stafford is completing 57.1 percent of his passes for 297 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Stafford has two or more touchdown passes in six of his last nine games. Danny Amendola and TJ Hockenson have combined for 137 receiving yards and one touchdown while Marvin Jones Jr. has four receptions. The Detroit Lions ground game is averaging 138 yards per contest, and Adrian Peterson leads the way with 93 yards on 14 carries. Defensively, Detroit is allowing 27 points and 363 yards per game. Tracy Walker leads the Detroit Lions with nine tackles, Trey Flowers has one sack and Darryl Roberts has one pass deflection.
The Green Bay Packers look for a quick 2-0 start after beating the Minnesota Vikings in their season opener. The Green Bay Packers have won five straight home games. Aaron Rodgers is completing 72.7 percent of his passes for 364 yards, four touchdowns and zero interceptions. Rodgers has four touchdown passes in two of his last six games. Davante Adams and Marquez Valdes-Scantling have combined for 252 receiving yards and three touchdowns while Allen Lazard has four receptions. The Green Bay Packers ground game is averaging 158 yards per contest, and Aaron Jones leads the way with 66 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Green Bay is allowing 34 points and 382 yards per game. Christian Kirksey leads the Green Bay Packers with 12 tackles, Za'Darius Smith has one sack and Jaire Alexander has one interception.
The Lions are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games, 2-8 ATS in their last 10 vs. NFC and 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Packers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games in September, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. NFC North. The under is 7-3 in Packers last 10 games overall. The Lions are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Green Bay.
The last two games between the Lions and Packers came down to the wire, but the Lions are going to have their work cut out for them if Green Bay is able to build on last weeks effort offensively. Rodgers and company looked way too comfortable last week against a good Vikings defense on the road, so one can only imagine what could happen here against the Lions at home. You never want to overreact after just one game, but I like the Packers and the reasonable chalk in this matchup.