The Detroit Lions are suddenly one of the hottest teams in the league. The club picked up a convincing road win over the Giants on Sunday, the team’s third straight victory, to pull to 4-6 on the year. When it comes to Super Bowl odds, the club remains well behind the leaders, but a continued surge down the stretch could move it into the wild card chase. The Lions will look to keep the momentum going in Week 12 when they welcome the 7-3 Buffalo Bills to town for a Thanksgiving Day game. Here’s a closer look at the latest Lions betting odds and angles.
Detroit Lions odds: Spread, moneyline and over/under
Week 12 odds: Lions welcome Bills for Thanksgiving Day matchup
The Lions were three-point underdogs for the trip to New York. They quickly took control of the game and never looked back, exiting with a convincing 31-18 victory. The Bills were supposed to be at home facing the Browns, but a snowstorm led to a venue switch to Detroit. Buffalo was down early before taking over and rolling to a 31-23 win.
- Point spread: Bills , Lions
- Moneyline: Bills , Lions
- Totals: Over/under
Detroit is 6-4 against the spread and leaning toward the over at 7-3 on totals. Buffalo is 5-4-1 ATS and trending the opposite way at 3-7 on the over/under. The two teams last met in 2018, with the Bills scoring a 14-13 home win. In all-time meetings, Buffalo has a 6-4-1 edge.
Lions vs. Bills player prop odds
By using the search function below, you can find all of the available props for the individual players in this game. If you click on a bet, you’ll be directed to the sportsbook to place it.
The Lions are averaging 25.0 points per game while allowing 28.2. Jamaal Williams has been leading the way out of the backfield with 668 rushing yards and 12 scores. The Bills are scoring 28.1 per contest and giving up 17.4. Josh Allen is among the top contenders for the MVP award and has thrown for 2,930 yards and 21 TDs to date. Here are some of the more interesting Lions vs. Bills player props.
- Over/under passing yards: Josh Allen , Jared Goff
- Anytime TD scorer: Devin Singletary , Jamaal Williams
- Longest reception: Stefon Diggs , Amon-Ra St. Brown
Detroit Lions odds to win the Super Bowl
Last Updated: Nov. 23
DraftKings released its Super Bowl odds back in January. The Lions were toward the back of the pack at +10000. After opening up the season at 4-6, the Lions odds stand at . The futures market isn’t expecting much out of the Lions this season. The team is in year two of a rebuilding project, but some progress over last year’s results isn’t out of the question. The Buffalo Bills () are among the Super Bowl favorites.
Detroit Lions futures odds for 2022-23
The Lions are an extreme long shot to win the next Super Bowl, but that doesn’t mean that futures bettors have to completely avoid the club. Here’s what the latest lines are telling us about the possibilities for Detroit this season:
- Regular season win total
- Odds to win the NFC North ()
- Odds to win the NFC ()
- Jared Goff NFL MVP odds ()
- Most passing yards: Jared Goff ()
The Lions appear to be a ways away from contending, but they have ripped off three straight wins to get to 4-6 on the year. On team futures, the Lions are expected to battle with the Bears for third place in the NFC North.
Detroit Lions 2022-23 schedule
|1||Sept. 11||at Philadelphia Eagles||1 p.m. ET||DET +6.0|
|2||Sept. 18||vs. Washington Commanders||1 p.m. ET||Pick’Em|
|3||Sept. 25||at Minnesota Vikings||1 p.m. ET||DET +6.5|
|4||Oct. 2||vs. Seattle Seahawks||1 p.m. ET||SEA +3.5 |
|5||Oct. 9||at New England Patriots||1 p.m. ET||NE -3|
|7||Oct. 23||at Dallas Cowboys||1 p.m. ET||DAL -7|
|8||Oct. 30||vs. Miami Dolphins||1 p.m. ET||MIA -3.5|
|9||Nov. 6||vs. Green Bay Packers||1 p.m. ET||DET +4|
|10||Nov. 13||at Chicago Bears||1 p.m. ET||DET +3|
|11||Nov. 20||at New York Giants||1 p.m. ET||DET +3 |
|12||Nov. 24||vs. Buffalo Bills||12:30 p.m. ET||BUF -9 (-110)|
DET +9 (-110)
|13||Dec. 4||vs. Jacksonville Jaguars||1 p.m. ET|
|14||Dec. 11||vs. Minnesota Vikings||1 p.m. ET|
|15||Dec. 18||at New York Jets||1 p.m. ET|
|16||Dec. 25||at Carolina Panthers||1 p.m. ET|
|17||Jan. 1||vs. Chicago Bears||1 p.m. ET|
|18||Jan. 8||at Green Bay Packers||TBD|
Detroit Lions news and notes
The Lions were seemingly scoring at will for the first four weeks of the season, but the defense was also allowing a bunch as the team went 1-3. The skid continued from there, with another three losses in a row to fall to 1-6. The club has managed to rebound and win three straight, including last Sunday’s convincing road victory over the Giants. At 4-6, the club is beginning to move up in the NFC playoff picture, but there remains plenty of work to do. Detroit returns to action on Thursday with a home date versus the Bills.
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Detroit Lions FAQ
Will the Lions be any better this season?
The Lions have a chance to improve on last year’s three-win season. However, the club still appears likely to be battling for third place at best in the NFC North with the Bears.
How did the Lions do against the spread last year?
Detroit went 11-6 against the spread last season, which was one of the better records in the league. However, the team was just 3-13-1 on the moneyline. The Lions closed out the season at 7-10 on the over/under.
Whom did the Lions add and lose in the offseason?
Additions include D.J. Chark and DeShon Elliott in free agency, while Jalen Reeves-Maybin is among those who left. At the NFL draft, the team’s top three picks were Aidan Hutchinson, Jameson Williams, and Josh Paschal.
Who is the starting QB for the Lions?
Jared Goff remains atop the depth chart in Detroit. The team passed on selecting a QB at this year’s NFL draft. The team signed Nate Sudfeld, who was released by the San Francisco 49ers, to serve as backup.