Monday Night Football in Week 9 will bring us a NFC North matchup between the Vegas odds favorite, Detroit Lions versus the betting underdog Green Bay Packers.
The Lions are coming off a loss to Pittsburgh where QB Matt Stafford completed 27 of 45 passes for 423 yards. Kicker Matt Prater put 5 field goals between the posts for the only 15 points for Detroit. Abdullah was the lead rusher with 11 for 27 yards and Riddick rushed for 27 yards. M Jones had 128 yards on 6 catches. Tate had 86 yards receiving and a fumble. Green Bay leads the all time history against the Lions at 100-68-7. The Vegas odds makers favorite is the Detroit Lions at -3 (even) and Green Bay as the home dogs at +3 (-120).
The Packers enjoyed a bye in week 8 coming of a loss to the Saints in the prior week. QB Hundley complete just under 50% of his passes for 87 yards, 1 interception and had 44 rushing yards. Jones rushed for 131 yards on 17 rushes. Cobb and Hundley each fumbled in the game. Green Bay’s defense had 2 sacks. The game total is listed as 43 (-110)ou for the over/under bettor.
Detroit Lions Eric Ebron’s name is being rumored for a trade as we head into Tuesday’s deadline. The Detroit news has quoted Ebron as saying, “It’s a business. If they feel like they want to cut ties with me, then they cut ties. If they feel like they can continue to use me and my skills and my abilities, then *** let’s do it.”
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