2010 NFL Week 2 Picks & NFL Predictions - Lions vs. Eagles Expert Vegas Breakdown: This intriguing 2010 NFL picks match-up during week two of the NFL predictions season features two teams without their starting quarterbacks as the Philadelphia Eagles vs. Detroit Lions. Las Vegas odds have the Eagles as -7(-105) road 2010 NFL week 2 picks favorites. The last time these two teams played in an NFL predictions contest was in 2007 and the Eagles laid 56 points on the Lions to win the NFL picks game.
This 2010 NFL week 2 picks contest should not be so lopsided.
The Philadelphia Eagles (0-1) lost to the Green Bay Packers 27-20 in a NFL picks match-up in which they lost their starting quarterback Kevin Kolb early to a concussion. Enter Michael Vick. Vick made plays with his arm and his feet, throwing for 175 yards and 1 TD and running for 103. Vick could have similar success in today's week 2 NFL predictions contest against the Lions, whose linebackers are not nearly the caliber of those employed by the Packers. LeSean McCoy also posed a double threat running and catching the ball, especially on screens. McCoy was even split out wide on same plays. Vick did not throw deep against the Packers tough cornerbacks but he might look for DeSean Jackson against the Lions.
The Detroit Lions (0-1) lost their NFL picks battle in heart-breaking fashion to the Bears 19-14 and look for redemptionin today's week 2 NFL predictions contest against the Eagles. The defense played surprisingly well against Chicago, sacking the quarterback and forcing four turnovers. As expected Kyle Vanden Bosch was a difference-maker on the defensive line and was credited with a team high 11 tackles. The Lions, however, were susceptible in last weeks NFL picks matchup to passes thrown to running back Matt Forte who had 150+ receiving yards in 2 TDs. The Eagles will look for similar ways to get McCoy involved in this week 2 NFL picks match-up. The Lions also have no answer for Vick, whose speed and moves are killers for a defense.
With Vick getting the start in today's 2010 NFL week 2 picks contest, the Eagles seem to have the edge in this NFL predictions battle Las the Lions will be challenged to put-up points. Look for Philadelphia to cover the Las Vegas odds.
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