Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions Line and Betting Trends October 25, 2020

Written by on October 27, 2020

Oddsmakers give the Atlanta Falcons (1-5) the advantage on Sunday, October 25, 2020 against the Detroit Lions (2-3). Atlanta is favored by 3.0 points. The over/under is set at 57.0.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, October 25, 2020
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
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Betting Information

Falcons vs Lions Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Falcons -3.0 100 -120 57.0 -110 -110 -150 130

Falcons Betting Insights

  • Atlanta has put together a losing 2-4 record against the spread this season.
  • Most of Atlanta’s games this year — four out of six — have gone over the point total (66.7%).
  • The Lions defense has allowed 28.6 points per game this season, about the same amount as the 27 the Falcons have scored.
  • When they meet or exceed their scoring average this season, Atlanta is 1-1 and 2-0 against the spread.
  • When the Detroit defense allows 28.6 points or fewer this year, the Lions have pieced together a 2-1 overall record and a 2-1 record against the spread.
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Lions Betting Insights

  • Detroit has a losing 2-3 record against the spread.
  • The Lions are 1-0 ATS when playing as at least 3.0-point underdogs.
  • Three Detroit’s five games this year have gone over the point total (60% of its opportunities).
  • The Lions have averaged 4.1 fewer points per game this season (26.6) than the Falcons have allowed (30.7).
  • Detroit is 1-1 overall and 1-1 against the spread when they score at least 26.6 points this season.
  • When Atlanta allows opposing offenses to put 30.7 points or fewer on the scoreboard this year, they are 1-3 overall and 1-3 against the spread.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Falcons vs Lions
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Lions (+3) Under (57) Lions 29 Falcons 28

Total Facts

  • The average point total for Falcons games this year is 0.7 more points than the total of 57.0 in this matchup.
  • The average over/under for Lions games this season is 1.8 less points than the point total of 57.0 in this outing.
  • The Falcons and their opponents have combined to put up more than this matchup’s point total (57.0 points) in 50% of their outings this year (three of six opportunities).
  • The Lions have played in two games this season (out of five total matchups — 40% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score more than 57.0 points.
  • These two teams average a combined 53.6 points per game, 3.4 fewer points than the over/under of 57.0 set for this game.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 59.3 points per game, 2.3 more than the point total for this game.
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Falcons vs Lions: Last 5 Meetings

Atlanta has an edge against Detroit over the last five meetings between these two squads, putting together a 4-1 record in those games. Atlanta has had the scoring advantage in those five matchups, scoring 139 points while Detroit notched 103.

Falcons vs Lions: Last Five Meetings
Date Home Team Total Yards Result
9/24/2017 Lions 428-324 ATL 30-26 ATL
10/26/2014 Falcons 385-291 DET 22-21 DET
12/22/2012 Lions 522-344 DET 31-18 ATL
10/23/2011 Lions 23-16 ATL
9/7/2008 Falcons 34-21 ATL

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • The Falcons have averaged a total of 49.3 combined points in their last three games, 7.7 less than this matchup’s over/under of 57.0.
  • Atlanta has gone 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 overall over the last three contests.
  • The under has been the norm for Atlanta. They have failed to reach the total two times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Lions have averaged a total of 54.3 combined points over their last three games, 2.7 fewer than this game’s total of 57.0.
  • Detroit has gone 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall over the last three contests.
  • Detroit has gone under the total two times in their last three games.

Injury Report

Falcons: CB Darqueze Dennard: Out (Hamstring), DE Takkarist McKinley: Questionable (Groin), SS Damontae Kazee: Out (Achilles), DE John Cominsky: Out (Illness), DE Marlon Davidson: Out (), S Jaylinn Hawkins: Questionable (Concussion)

Lions: CB Desmond Trufant: Questionable (Hamstring), CB Justin Coleman: Out (Hamstring), OT Halapoulivaati Vaitai: Questionable (Undisclosed), OT Tyrell Crosby: Questionable (Undisclosed), RB Bo Scarbrough: Questionable (Undisclosed), FB Nick Bawden: Out (Undisclosed), CB Mike Ford: Questionable (Ankle), DE Austin Bryant: Out (Undisclosed), TE Hunter Bryant: Out (Concussion), DT Jashon Cornell: Out (Left Achilles)

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