One of the best Vegas scores and odds contests this week in football is the clash between Packers vs. Lions on Thursday Night Football. The current Vegas point spread is Green Bay -3 with a total of 46.5. The Packers are getting support of 75 percent of bets while the over is preferred by 70 percent who have wagered offshore and Vegas according to free picks on Twitter.
The best sports picks experts use different key handicapping numbers than the square player. Here is a preview of that game from a handicapping standpoint. In comparing yards per rush on offense, the superiority from a statistical standpoint goes to Green Bay by .9. Passing yards per completion is another gauge utilized by bettors. The advantage is possessed by Packers by .3. Possibly the most utilized number by professional bettors is yards per point. From the offensive viewpoint the positive checkmark is in the column of Cheese Heads by 2.1.
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Now go to the key numbers on the defensive side of the ball. The yards per rush guide says the better run defense is Detroit by .2. The superior passing yards per completion data on defense give the upper hand to Detroit by 1.0. In terms of yards per point, the better defense is Green Bay forcing 5.0 more. The turnover edge is in the hands of Green Bay by 15.
Yards per point is determined by diving total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.
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Spread trends (all records against the spread): Green Bay 40-19 to NFC but 4-11 to teams with a losing record. Detroit 5-11 off spread win, 3-9 to teams with a winning record, 3-13 in December.
Over/under angles: Green Bay under 6-0 to teams with a losing record, under 7-1 overall, under 16-5 after accumulating more than 150 yards rushing in their previous game. Detroit over 8-2 following a SU win of more than 14 points.