Arizona Cardinals vs. Detroit Lions: Line and Betting Trends (Week 3)

Written by on September 21, 2020

The Detroit Lions (0-2) will look to defy oddsmakers when they hit the field against the Arizona Cardinals (2-0) on Sunday, September 27, 2020 as 6.0-point underdogs. The contest’s point total is set at 53.0.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, September 27, 2020
  • Game Time: 4:25 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Glendale, AZ
  • Stadium: State Farm Stadium
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Betting Information

Cardinals vs Lions Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Cardinals -6.0 -115 -105 53.0 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • Arizona went 7-6-1 against the spread last year.
  • Arizona’s games went over the point total in eight out of 14 opportunities last season (57.1%).
  • The Lions allowed their opponents to score an average of 26.4 points per game last season, 3.8 more than the 22.6 the Cardinals put on the scoreboard in each contest.
  • Arizona was 5-4-1 overall and 7-1-1 against the spread when they scored at least 22.6 points last season.
  • Detroit was 3-6 overall and 4-3-1 against the spread last season in games where they allowed fewer than 26.4 points.
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Lions Betting Insights

  • Detroit went over the point total nine times in 14 opportunities last year.
  • Detroit’s record against the spread last season was 5-8-1.
  • The Lions record as at least a 6.0-point underdog was an unsuccessful 0-1 last year.
  • The average points per game output for the Lions last season, 21.3, was 6.3 fewer than the 27.6 the Cardinals gave up in each contest.
  • In games where Detroit scored at least 21.3 points last season, they were 2-5-1 overall and 3-4 against the spread.
  • When Arizona allowed opposing offenses to put 27.6 points or fewer on the scoreboard last year, they were 4-3-1 overall and 4-2 against the spread.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Cardinals vs Lions
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Cardinals (-6) Under (53) Cardinals 30 Lions 17

Total Facts

  • In seven of 16 games (43.8%) last year, the Cardinals and their opponents totaled at least this matchup’s point total of 53.0 points.
  • Detroit and its opponents combined to score at least 53.0 points in 37.5% of their games in 2019 (six of 16 opportunities).
  • The two teams averaged a combined 9.1 fewer points per game (43.9) a season ago than this matchup’s over/under of 53.0 points.
  • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 1.0 more point per game last season (54) than this matchup’s over/under of 53.0 points.
  • The average over/under the Cardinals had set in matchups last year was 2.8 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average total in Lions games in 2019 was 5.2 fewer points than the point total of 53.0 in this outing.
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Cardinals vs Lions: Last 5 Meetings

In the last five meetings between these two squads, Arizona has a 3-2 advantage over Detroit. In those games against the Lions, the Cardinals have a 1-0 record against the spread. Arizona has had the upper hand scoring in those five matchups, scoring 109 points while Detroit put up 102.

Cardinals vs Lions: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
9/8/2019 Lions Cardinals -3 46 -157 +138 477-387 DET 27-27 tie
12/9/2018 N/A Cardinals N/A N/A N/A N/A 279-218 ARI 17-3 DET
9/10/2017 N/A Lions N/A N/A N/A N/A 367-308 DET 35-23 DET
10/11/2015 N/A Lions N/A N/A N/A N/A 435-345 DET 42-17 ARI
11/16/2014 N/A Cardinals N/A N/A N/A N/A 352-262 ARI 14-6 ARI

Injury Report

Cardinals: No Injuries Listed

Lions: No Injuries Listed


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