The Detroit Lions are currently tied for 9th for most NFL titles, with four to their name. However, the last time they won one was in 1957, so Lions fans have endured a long wait for success. Given the Lions recent history, fans probably shouldn’t be too hopeful of a Super Bowl run anytime soon. Lions legend and leading receiving Calvin Johnson retired at the end of the 2015 season. The team has a gaping void to fill in their lineup and is in need of all the help they can get.
Detroit Lions Betting Lines Today
Below you will find details of the Lions’ next game in the regular season along with some vital betting information on the current money lines, spreads and over/under numbers.
Detroit Lions Scores & Schedule
Below is the calendar for the Detroit Lions, which shows all of the upcoming games, and perhaps just as importantly, all of the previous games too.
Looking ahead at upcoming fixtures allows you the opportunity to study the Lions’ opposition and make predictions before the odds are available.
Looking back at recent match ups helps you understand current form. A good run of results can do wonders for a team’s confidence and mental attitude so back a team when they are hot. It may sound obvious, but not enough people employ this option.
Detroit Lions Standings Right Now
Below you will find up to date standings, which will help you easily analyze how well or poorly the Lions are performing at any given time in the season.
The Lions are set for another difficult campaign. They will almost certainly be battling it out for draft positions rather than fighting for the division titlet.
Detroit Lions Online Betting Tips
The 2015 season saw the Lions start in dire fashion. The first half of the season was a trainwreck, the Lions only mustering a single victory. That ended all hope of a successful campaign, but credit where credit is due, the Lions came out fighting in the latter half of the season. The turnaround began with a win over the Green Bay Packers. The Lions finished strong, winning six of their last eight games.
The mid-season turnaround can be attributed to offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi and general manager Martin Mayhew both being let go by the organization.
So what can we expect going forward? Amir Abdullah was a second round draft pick for the Lions in 2015. He proved a very handy acquisition. Despite being in a side with a very poor running game, Abdullah managed 597 yards and two touchdowns. We can expect more of him in upcoming seasons.
Overall, the Lions put up some shoddy numbers offensively and defensively in 2015.
The Lions averaged 83.4 rushing yards per game, good for 32nd place and dead last in the league. Contrastingly, though, the Lions were 9th in the league with 263.2 passing yards per game.
The Lions were pretty poor on the defensive side of the ball, allowing 349.6 yards per game (18th in NFL). Allowing 236.6 yards in the air (15th) and 113 yards on the ground (19th), the Lions will need improved numbers all round to climb the standings. Detroit finished in 23rd place in the league by conceding 25 points per game.
Quarterback Matthew Stafford ended the season on a high and proved beyond any doubt that he will have a successful career at Detroit.
He threw 32 touchdowns to only 13 interceptions, impressive by anyone’s standards. He finished up the regular season with 4,262 passing yards.
Stafford’s great campaign seen him finish as a top 10 QB, somewhere we expect him to stay in future seasons.
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