NFL Week 9 Betting Lines & Pick for Detroit at Green Bay in MNF

Posted by Derrick Harper on November 3, 2017 in

Two teams out of the NFC North will square off on Monday Night Football. This is the final game of Week 9 of the National Football League season. The Detroit Lions will face the Green Bay Packers. The Lions come into the game with a 3-4 record, which is third place in the division, and as slight NFL Week 9 Betting Lines favorite, despite dropping the last three straight games.

The Green Bay Packers are coming off their bye week, which was much needed. Green Bay loss in Week 6 to Minnesota and lost their starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Green Bay is 4-3 on the season and 3-1 at home. The Detroit Lions are -2.5 over the Green Bay Packers in this game on Monday Night Football.

NFL Week 9 Betting Lines & Pick for Detroit at Green Bay in MNF

  • When: Monday, November 6th, 2017
  • Where: Lambeau Field; Green Bay, WI
  • TV: ESPN
  • Radio: 95.3 FM (Detroit) / 620 AM (Green Bay)
  • Live Stream: NFL Live
  • NFL Week 9 Betting Lines: Detroit Lions -2 (Over/Under at 43.5)

Weather Forecast

  • Partly Cloudy: -1°C/31°F
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Precipitation: 1%
  • Cloud Cover: 45%
  • Wind: 3 mph NW
  • Stadium Type: Open

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Recent Head to Head (Last 10 Games)

  • Record: Green Bay leads 7-3
  • Score: Detroit 22.00 / Green Bay 22.80
  • Rush Yards: Detroit 104.80 / Green Bay 105.70
  • Pass Attempts: Detroit 38.90 / Green Bay 31.10
  • Completion Percentage: Detroit 60.15 / Green Bay 63.67
  • Passing Yards: Detroit 263.20 / Green Bay 217.70
  • Total Yards: Detroit 368.00 / Green Bay 323.4
  • Turnovers: Detroit 1.80 / Green Bay 0.90

Why consider the Packers NFL Week 9 Betting Lines?

The Green Bay Packers are looking to snap their two-game losing streak. Green Bay lost back to back games to the Vikings and Saints. The Packers has scored 164 points and allowed 161 on the season. Green Bay plays back to back divisional games, as they are at the Chicago Bears in Week 10.

The Packers are going to need Brett Hundley to be better than he was in the final half against Minnesota and the loss to the Saints. If not, Green Bay will struggle to beat the Lions. The run game with Aaron Jones and Ty Montgomery will need to get rolling. On the season, they are 18th in the league with 101.6 yards per game.

Team Statistics

Offense

  • Average Score For: 22.43
  • Total Yards: 310.00
  • Rush Yards: 101.57
  • Passing Yards: 208.43

Defense

  • Average Score Against: 23.00
  • Total Yards: 348.85
  • Rush Yards: 125.71
  • Passing Yards: 223.14

Why consider the Lions NFL Week 9 Betting Lines?

The Detroit Lions need a win to get back to .500 on the season. The Lions have been very competitive in their losses, by 7 points per game. The Detroit offense is 9th in the league with 25.1 points per game, while the defense is allowing 24.1 points per game.

According to the NFL Week 9 Betting Lines, the Lions are favorites to beat the Packers.

Matthew Stafford has pretty solid numbers on his resume, including more than 1,850 passing yards and 12 touchdowns. Golden Tate has been the top receiver for the Lions, with just shy of 500 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns. The Lions host the Cleveland Browns next week, before games against the Bears and Vikings.

Team Statistics

Offense

  • Average Score For: 25.14
  • Total Yards: 324.28
  • Rush Yards: 82.14
  • Passing Yards: 242.14

Defense

  • Average Score Against: 24.14
  • Total Yards: 346.28
  • Rush Yards: 91.57
  • Passing Yards: 254.71

Latest Betting Trends for NFL Week 9

  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Detroit’s last 18 games
  • Green Bay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Green Bay is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Green Bay’s last 14 games

Expert Pick and Prediction

The Green Bay Packers are going to win this game. The Packers are going to focus on running the football early and often. Brett Hundley needs to take care of the football and have the ability to move the chains. They are not going to expect or even ask Hundley to be Aaron Rodgers in this game.

Something seems off with the Detroit Lions right now. They are competitive but finding ways to NOT win games. Look for that to continue as the Packers win a huge game on Monday Night Football. Take the Green Bay Packers +2.5 over the Detroit Lions in Week 9 action.