Detroit @ Jacksonville
Current Records: Detroit 1-3; Jacksonville 1-4
What to Know
The Detroit Lions are favored to win for the first time this season. Their bye week comes to an end as they meet up with the Jacksonville Jaguars at 1 p.m. ET at TIAA Bank Field on Sunday. The Lions won’t have the home-field advantage, but they do enjoy a 3.5-point advantage in the spread.
Detroit didn’t finish too far behind, but the squad still lost 35-29 to the New Orleans Saints two weeks ago. A silver lining for Detroit was the play of QB Matthew Stafford, who passed for three TDs and 206 yards on 31 attempts.
Meanwhile, Jacksonville ended up a good deal behind the Houston Texans when they played this past Sunday, losing 30-14. The losing side was boosted by QB Gardner Minshew, who passed for two TDs and 301 yards on 49 attempts. Minshew ended up with a passer rating of 128.30.
Detroit is the favorite in this one, with an expected 3.5-point margin of victory. True fans might be the only ones betting on them, currently 1-3 ATS, to cover the spread.
The losses put Detroit at 1-3 and the Jaguars at 1-4. The Lions are 1-1 after losses this season, Jacksonville 0-3.
The Lions are a 3.5-point favorite against the Jaguars,