Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions: Week 14 Line and Early Picks

Written by on December 9, 2020

The Green Bay Packers (9-3) visit the Detroit Lions (5-7) on Sunday, December 13, 2020 in matchup between NFC North rivals at Ford Field. Detroit is an 7.5-point underdog. The point total is set at 55.0 for the outing.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, December 13, 2020
  • Game Time: 4:25 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Detroit, MI
  • Stadium: Ford Field
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Betting Information

Packers vs Lions Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Packers -7.5 -115 -105 55.0 -110 -110 -410 330

Packers Betting Insights

  • Most of Green Bay’s games this year — seven out of 12 — have hit the over (58.3%).
  • Green Bay has put together an 8-4 record against the spread this season.
  • The Packers have an ATS record of 2-1 when playing as at least 7.5-point favorites.
  • The Packers average points scored this season (31.6) and the Lions points allowed (29.8) are within 1.8 points of each other.
  • When they meet or go over their scoring average this season, Green Bay is 6-0 and 6-0 against the spread.
  • Detroit is 4-2 overall and 4-2 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 29.8 points.
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Lions Betting Insights

  • Eight Detroit’s 12 games this year have gone over the point total (66.7% of its opportunities).
  • Detroit has compiled a losing 5-7 record against the spread this season.
  • The Packers defense has allowed 24.9 points per game this season, about the same amount as the 23.8 the Lions have scored.
  • In games where Detroit scores at least 23.8 points this season, they are 4-2 overall and 4-2 against the spread.
  • When Green Bay allows opposing offenses to put 24.9 points or fewer on the scoreboard this year, they are 6-0 overall and 5-1 against the spread.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Packers vs Lions
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Packers (-7.5) Over (55) Packers 33 Lions 22

Total Facts

  • The Packers and their opponents have scored at least 55.0 points — this matchup’s over/under — in six of 12 opportunities (50%) this year.
  • The Lions and their opponents have added up to score more than 55.0 points in 50% of their matchups this season (six of 12 opportunities).
  • The Packers and the Lions combine to average 0.4 more points per game than the total of 55.0 set for this matchup.
  • The Packers and the Lions have seen their opponents average a combined 0.3 less points per game than the point total of 55.0 set in this outing.
  • The average point total in Packers games this season is 1.5 more points than the total of 55.0 in this matchup.
  • The average over/under for Lions games this season is 1.3 fewer points than the point total of 55.0 in this outing.
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Packers vs Lions: Last 5 Meetings

Green Bay holds an edge against Detroit in the past five matchups between these two teams, collecting a 3-2 record in those games. The Lions are 2-1 against the spread in those games against the Packers. Detroit has had the scoring advantage in those five matchups, totaling 125 points while Green Bay scored 111.

Packers vs Lions: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
9/20/2020 Packers Packers -6.50 50.50 -286 +245 488-307 GB 42-21 GB
12/29/2019 Packers Lions -13.5 44 -770 +600 432-305 GB 23-20 GB
10/14/2019 Packers Packers -3.5 47 -182 +160 447-299 GB 23-22 GB
12/30/2018 N/A Packers N/A N/A N/A N/A 402-175 DET 31-0 DET
10/7/2018 N/A Lions N/A N/A N/A N/A 521-264 GB 31-23 DET

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • Green Bay has gone 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall in their last three outcomes.
  • The over has been familiar to Green Bay. They have gone over the total two times in their last three games.
  • The Packers and their opponents have combined to score an average of 59 points over their last three games, 4.0 more than the 55.0 over/under in this matchup.
  • Detroit is just 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 straight up in their last three outcomes.
  • Detroit has gone over the total two times in their last three games.
  • The Lions total over the last three games is 5.0 points fewer than the 55.0 total given for this matchup.

Injury Report

Packers: DE Billy Winn: Out (Triceps), G Lane Taylor: Out (Knee), C Corey Linsley: Out (Knee), RB Tyler Ervin: Questionable (Ankle), ILB James Burgess: Out (Hamstring), NT Montravius Adams: Out (Toe), CB Parry Nickerson: Out (Hamstring), FS Raven Greene: Questionable (Shoulder), WR Equanimeous St. Brown: Questionable (Concussion), TE Jace Sternberger: Questionable (Concussion), RB Dexter Williams: Out (Undisclosed), TE John Lovett: Out (Knee), CB Kabion Ento: Out (Foot), TE Josiah Deguara: Out (Knee), RB A.J. Dillon: Out (Illness), RB Patrick Taylor: Out (Undisclosed), C Jake Hanson: Out (Undisclosed), G Simon Stepaniak: Out (Knee)

Lions: CB Desmond Trufant: Out (Hamstring), DT Danny Shelton: Out (Knee), DE Trey Flowers: Out (Wrist), OT Halapoulivaati Vaitai: Questionable (Foot), CB Tony McRae: Out (Knee), WR Kenny Golladay: Questionable (Hip), RB Kerryon Johnson: Questionable (Knee), DE Da’Shawn Hand: Questionable (Groin), OT Tyrell Crosby: Questionable (Ankle), FB Nick Bawden: Out (Torn Acl), CB Mike Ford: Questionable (Back), DE Austin Bryant: Questionable (Thigh), FS C.J. Moore: Questionable (Ankle), RB D’Andre Swift: Questionable (Illness), DE Julian Okwara: Questionable (Leg), CB Jeff Okudah: Questionable (Shoulder), DT Jashon Cornell: Out (Left Achilles)


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