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Denver Broncos vs. Detroit Lions – NFL – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Denver Broncos (6-6) are double-digit favorites (-10) on Sunday, December 12, 2021 against the Detroit Lions (1-10-1). The over/under is set at 42 for the outing.

Broncos vs. Lions Predictions

Broncos Vs. Lions Odds

Broncos vs Lions Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Broncos -10 -110 -110 42 -110 -110 -441 +334

Broncos and Lions: Last Three Games

  • Denver covered the spread once in its last three matchups while putting together a 1-2 record straight-up in those games.
  • The Broncos and their opponents did not hit the over in any of those games.
  • The Broncos’ last three games have ended with an average of 46.0 points scored. That’s 4.0 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Detroit has covered the spread in each of its past three games while going 1-2 overall.
  • The final combined score of the past three Lions games went over the set total once.
  • The last three Lions games averaged 43.7 total points, 1.7 more points than this matchup’s point total.

Broncos and Lions: Betting Trends

  • Denver has covered the spread six times in 12 games with a set spread.
  • The Broncos have a perfect 1-0 ATS record when playing as at least 10-point favorites.
  • Games involving Denver have hit the over twice this season.
  • The Broncos have been the moneyline favorite eight total times this season. They’ve gone 4-4 in those games.
  • Denver has played as a moneyline favorite of -441 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.
  • The Broncos have an implied moneyline win probability of 81.5% in this matchup.
  • Detroit has covered the spread eight times this year (8-4-0).
  • In games this season when an underdog by 10 points or more, the Lions have gone 3-1 against the spread.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total four times this season.
  • This season, the Lions have won one out of the 12 games, or 8.3%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Detroit has been at least a +334 moneyline underdog three times this season, but was upset in all of those games.

Over/Under Trends

  • Denver and its opponents have combined to outscore Sunday’s over/under (42 points) four times this season.
  • In Detroit’s 12 games this season, six have finished with more combined scoring than Sunday’s over/under of 42.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 36.7 points per game, 5.3 points fewer than the over/under of 42 for this contest.
  • This game’s point total is 2.5 fewer points than the 44.5 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2021.
  • This season, the average total for Broncos games is 44.0 points, 2.0 more than the over/under of 42 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 4.0 points fewer than the average over/under in Lions’ games this season (46.0 points).

Broncos Players to Watch

  • Teddy Bridgewater is the No. 21 fantasy player overall and the No. 17 fantasy quarterback with 182.6 points (averaging 15.2 per game).
  • Javonte Williams has recorded 115.9 fantasy points this year (9.7 per game), good enough to place him 67th overall and 20th among running backs in league-wide fantasy standings.
  • So far this season, Melvin Gordon III’s 115.1 total fantasy points make him the No. 68 fantasy player and No. 21 running back. He averages 9.6 fantasy points per game.
  • Tim Patrick is the 108th-ranked fantasy player — and the 36th-ranked receiver — with 79.8 fantasy points. He averages 6.7 fantasy points per game.

Lions Players to Watch

  • So far this season, Jared Goff is 38th overall among all players and 25th among all quarterbacks with 144.7 fantasy points (12.1 per game).
  • D’Andre Swift has put up 132.4 fantasy points this year (11.0 per game), good enough to place him 13th among running backs and 47th overall in league-wide fantasy standings.
  • T.J. Hockenson’s 82.3 total fantasy points make him the No. 103 fantasy player and No. 6 tight end. He averages 6.9 fantasy points per game.
  • Jamaal Williams has put together the 135th-ranked fantasy season (43rd among running backs) with 70.5 fantasy points, averaging 5.9 per game.

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