Colts vs. Lions Odds and Computer Picks for Week 8

Written by on October 28, 2020

The Detroit Lions (3-3) are just 2.5-point underdogs against the Indianapolis Colts (4-2) on Sunday, November 1, 2020. The over/under is set at 50.0.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, November 1, 2020
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Detroit, MI
  • Stadium: Ford Field
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Betting Information

Colts vs Lions Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Colts -2.5 -120 100 50.0 -110 -110 -150 130

Colts Betting Insights

  • Indianapolis has a 3-3 record against the spread.
  • The Colts have an ATS record of 3-2 when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites.
  • Indianapolis has played in three games this year that went over the point total (50% of its opportunities).
  • The Lions defense has allowed 27.5 points per game this season, about the same amount as the 26.2 the Colts have scored.
  • When they meet or outpace their scoring average this season, Indianapolis is 3-0 and 2-1 against the spread.
  • Detroit is 3-1 overall and 3-1 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 27.5 points.
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Lions Betting Insights

  • Half of Detroit’s games this year — three out of six — have gone over the point total.
  • Detroit has put together a 3-3 record against the spread this season.
  • The Lions have a split ATS record of 1-1 when an underdog by at least 2.5 points.
  • The Lions, on average, score 6.8 more points per game this season (26) than the Colts allow (19.2).
  • Detroit is 2-1 overall and 2-1 against the spread when they score at least 26 points this season.
  • When Indianapolis allows opposing offenses to put 19.2 points or fewer on the scoreboard this year, they are 3-0 overall and 3-0 against the spread.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Colts vs Lions
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Lions (+2.5) Under (50) Lions 27 Colts 22

Total Facts

  • The average total the Colts have had set in games this season is 4.7 less points than this outing’s point total.
  • Lions games this season have averaged an over/under of 53.5 points, 3.5 more than the point total in this matchup.
  • The Colts and their opponents have scored at least 50.0 points — this matchup’s over/under — in two of six outings (33.3%) this season.
  • In four of six opportunities (66.7%) this year, Detroit has combined with its opponents to score more than 50.0 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 2.2 more points per game (52.2) than this game’s total of 50.0 points.
  • The Colts and the Lions have seen their opponents average a combined 3.3 less points per game than the over/under of 50.0 set in this game.
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Colts vs Lions: Last 5 Meetings

In the past five meetings between these two squads, Indianapolis holds a 4-1 advantage over Detroit. Indianapolis outscored Detroit 172-120 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Colts vs Lions: Last Five Meetings
Date Home Team Total Yards Result
9/11/2016 Colts 450-448 IND 39-35 DET
12/2/2012 Lions 459-451 IND 35-33 IND
12/14/2008 Colts 31-21 IND
11/25/2004 Lions 41-9 IND
10/29/2000 Colts 30-18 IND

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • Indianapolis is just 1-2 against the spread and 2-1 straight up over their last three contests.
  • The over has been kind to Indianapolis. They have gone over the total two times in their last three contests.
  • The Colts average total over the last three games is 2.3 points fewer than the 50.0 total given for this matchup.
  • Detroit has gone 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall over their last three games.
  • The under has been the norm for Detroit. They have failed to reach the total two times in their last three games.
  • The Lions total over the last three games is 3.0 points greater than the 50.0 total given for this matchup.

Injury Report

Colts: OT Chaz Green: Questionable (Back), TE Mo Alie-Cox: Questionable (Knee), FS Malik Hooker: Out (Achilles), RB Marlon Mack: Out (Achilles), OLB Darius Leonard: Questionable (Groin), DE Kemoko Turay: Out (Ankle), OLB Matthew Adams: Out (Ankle), WR Parris Campbell: Out (Pcl), WR Michael Pittman Jr.: Out (Calf)

Lions: CB Desmond Trufant: Questionable (Hamstring), CB Justin Coleman: Questionable (Hamstring), FS Miles Killebrew: Questionable (Personal), FB Nick Bawden: Out (Undisclosed), DE Austin Bryant: Questionable (Undisclosed), TE Hunter Bryant: Out (Concussion), DE Julian Okwara: Out (Leg), DT Jashon Cornell: Out (Left Achilles)

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