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Detroit Lions vs Las Vegas Raiders Prediction & Betting Tips 10/30/2023

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Detroit Lions vs Las Vegas Raiders 10/30/2023:
  • Take the Lions on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Raiders (+8)
  • Our NFL model projects 45 points, and we suggest taking the under

Detroit Lions vs Las Vegas Raiders Preview

At 8:15 ET, the Lions and Raiders go head-to-head at Ford Field in this week 8 NFL matchup. Catch the action on ABC with the game scheduled for Monday, October 30th.

Detroit comes into this non-conference showdown, as the 8 point home favorite. Do they have what it takes to pick up the win and cover? Find out below. Check out BetCoco for Detroit Lions – Las Vegas Raiders odds

Detroit Lions vs Las Vegas Raiders Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last three times that the Lions have faced off vs. the Raiders as the favorite, they have gone 1-0. Against the spread, the Raiders have the edge at 2-1 over their last three games vs. the Lions. However, the Lions have gone 1-2 in their last three home games vs. the Raiders.

  • Although Las Vegas has a straight up record of 1-4 in their last five road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-4. The team averaged 13 points per game in these games.
  • Detroit has played well in their previous five home games, going 4-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 20 points per game while allowing 20. The team also performed well vs the spread at 4-1.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Raiders have gone 5-5 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 3-7.
  • The Lions have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 3-0 straight up and 3-0 against the spread.

Detroit Lions vs Las Vegas Raiders Prediction

In the AFC-West standings, the Raiders are in 2nd place with a record of 3-4. Within the AFC, Las Vegas is 12th, heading into week 8. Looking at the Raiders’ scoring margin so far, it currently stands at -7. This has led to an ATS record of 3-4. So far this season, Las Vegas games are 22nd in total points. They come in with an over/under record of 2-5, with an average over/under line for their games set at 43.9 points.

On offense, the Raiders are currently averaging 16 points per game, ranking them 27th in the NFL. The Raiders’ defense has, on average, allowed 316.4 yards and 23 points per contest (20th). Leading up to this game, they’ve permitted a 68.8% completion rate and yielded nine passing touchdowns. In terms of run defense, they rank 24th in the NFL.

Heading into their week 8 matchup against Las Vegas the Lions are in 1st place in the NFC-North on a record of 5-2. In their three games at home they have gone 2-1 and 3-1 on the road. The Lions’ current scoring margin for the season stands at +3.3, contributing to their ATS record of 5-2. Detroit games have averaged 46.4 points so far this season, which is 9th in the NFL. Their over/under record is 4-3, with an average OU line of 45.9 points.

With an average of 24.9 points per contest, the Detroit offense currently ranks 7th in the league. On the defensive side of the ball, Detroit currently ranks 17th in points allowed. Their opponents have been averaging 21.6 points per game while gaining 316.9 yards per contest.

The Lions enter this game as 8-point favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 24-21. In terms of win probabilities, our analytics suggests that the Detroit team has a 56% chance of prevailing over the Raiders.

Detroit Lions vs Las Vegas Raiders Betting Tips

  • Take the Lions on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Raiders (+8)
  • Our NFL model projects 45 points, and we suggest taking the under

Detroit Lions Injury Report

  • Nate Sudfeld – Knee (Out)
  • Kalif Raymond – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Emmanuel Moseley – Knee (Out)
  • C.J. Gardner-Johnson – Pectoral (Out)
  • Jason Cabinda – Knee (Out)
  • Matt Nelson – Ankle (Out)
  • David Montgomery – Ribs (Questionable)
  • Jerry Jacobs – Knee (Questionable)
  • Shane Zylstra – Knee (Out)
  • Malcolm Rodriguez – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Kerby Joseph – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Jonah Jackson – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Zonovan Knight – Shoulder (Out)
  • James Houston – Ankle (Out)
  • Hendon Hooker – Knee (Out)
  • Mohamed Ibrahim – Undisclosed (Out)

Las Vegas Raiders Injury Report

  • Divine Deablo – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Austin Walter – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Nate Hobbs – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Darien Butler – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Jimmy Garoppolo – Back (Questionable)
  • Curtis Bolton – Knee (Out)
  • Roderic Teamer – Hamstring (Out)
  • Brandon Facyson – Shin (Out)
  • Jakorian Bennett – Shoulder/knee (Questionable)
  • Dalton Wagner – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Brittain Brown – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Sebastian Gutierrez – Undisclosed (Out)


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