At the onset of the season was a predicted changing of the guard in the NFC North. The Green Bay Packers have owned the NFC North for most of the past three decades. But with the loss of future Hall of Fame QB Aaron Rodgers to the New York Jets, the door was said to be open for a new team. And the Detroit Lions were sold as the club that could fill the void. The two teams clash on Thursday Night Football. Both teams are coming off important home wins.
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2023 Thursday Night NFL Football Schedule (All Times Eastern)
Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers (+2, OU 44.5) 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
On Thursday, September 28, 2023, the Green Bay Packers of the NFC North will host the Detroit Lions of the NFC North at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI. Kickoff time is 8:15 p.m. ET, with television coverage on AMAZON PRIME.
Last game, the Detroit Lions won 20-6 against the Atlanta Falcons as 3-point home favorites. The game went under the total of 47.5. Detroit has a record of 2-1 straight up, 2-1 against the spread, and 1-2 over/under the total. Detroit ranks 8th for total offense, 7th for passing, 11th for rushing and 14th for scoring. Defensively, they rank 11th overall, 19th against the pass, 6th against the rush, and 13th for points allowed. Also, Detroit ranks 22nd for fewest turnovers lost and 22nd for takeaways.
Jared Goff's tiebreaking 45-yard touchdown pass to LaPorta early in the second quarter sent Detroit to a 20-6 victory over on Sunday in a rebound performance for the .
The former Iowa star, drafted No. 34 overall, was the first NFL tight end to catch five passes in his first two games. He surpassed that production with eight receptions for 84 yards and his first score against the Falcons.
LaPorta has 18 catches, the most by an NFL tight end through three games. The previous record was 17 receptions for Keith Jackson in 1988 for Philadelphia at the start of his three-time All-Pro career.
Goff was 22 of 33 for 243 yards with a touchdown and an interception. He also had a 3-yard designed run for a score that fooled the Falcons on third down, giving Detroit a 20-3 lead early in the fourth quarter.
Last game, the Green Bay Packers won 18-17 against the New Orleans Saints as 1-point home dogs. The game went under the total of 41.5. Green Bay has a record of 2-1 straight up, 3-0 against the spread, and 2-1 over/under the total. Green Bay ranks 23rd for total offense, 19th for passing, 26th for rushing and 8th for scoring. Defensively, they rank 15th overall, 11th against the pass, 28th against the rush, and 12th for points allowed. Also, Green Bay ranks 5th for fewest turnovers lost and 19th for takeaways.
Jordan Love celebrated his first career start at Lambeau Field by producing the type of comeback his four-time MVP predecessor orchestrated so often. Love rallied Green Bay from a 17-point fourth-quarter deficit after New Orleans lost quarterback Derek Carr to a shoulder injury, and thestunned New Orleans. Love went 22 of 44 for 259 yards with one touchdown pass, a TD run, and an interception.
This was Love’s fourth start overall and first at home. The 2020 first-round pick spent the last three seasons backing up Aaron Rodgers, who's now with the New York Jets and is out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon.
The Packers scored 18 points in the final 11 minutes to win their 11th consecutive home opener, the NFL’s longest active streak. They took the lead on Love’s 8-yard pass to Romeo Doubs in the right corner of the end zone with 2:56 left. Green Bay became the third team in the past 30 years to win after being shut out 17-0 or worse through three quarters.
Lions at Packers Betting Trends
The Lions have come away with the cash in 11 of their last 13 games. Detroit stayed under the total in four of its last five games. The Lions covered five of their last six games on the road.
Green Bay has paid in seven of its last eight games.
In this series, the Lions got the money in 10 of their last 12 games against the Packers. The Lions and Packers went under the total in six of their last nine meetings.
Lions at Packers Free Parlay Pick
In this situation, gamblers can expect a tight game in this NFC North Rivalry matchup. Green Bay plus the points is the better value.
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Thursday, September 7, 2023
Detroit Lions 21 at Kansas City Chiefs 20
The Lions were sold as a favorite to win the NFC North, and they delivered in the NFL season opener. The Chiefs were shorthanded with key injuries, but the Lions took full advantage. The Lions covered as 4-point dogs. The game went under the total of 52.5.
Thursday, September 14, 2023
Minnesota Vikings 28 at Philadelphia Eagles 34
The Vikings beat themselves with four fumbles in an upset that could, if not should have been. The game ended as a push, going over the total of 48.5.
Thursday, September 21, 2023
New York Giants 12 at San Francisco 49ers 30
The 49ers improved to 3-0 with a satisfying home opener. Gamblers came to believe that San Francisco was unbeatable and Super Bowl-bound. Meanwhile, the old doubts about Daniel Jones and the New York Giants resurfaced. The 49ers got the cash as 10.5-point home favorites. The game went under the total of 43.5.
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Chicago Bears at Washington Commanders, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, October 12, 2023
Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, October 19, 2023
Jacksonville Jaguars at New Orleans Saints, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Buffalo Bills, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, November 2, 2023
Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, November 9, 2023
Carolina Panthers at Chicago Bears, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, November 16, 2023
Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, November 23, 2023
San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks, 8:20 pm, NBC
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Seattle Seahawks at Dallas Cowboys, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, December 7, 2023
New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, December 14, 2023
Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, December 21, 2023
New Orleans Saints at Los Angeles Rams, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME
Thursday, December 28, 2023
New York Jets at Cleveland Browns, 8:15 pm, AMAZON PRIME