Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Free Picks and Win/Loss Prediction

Posted by Eric Williams on Friday,June 30, 2017 11:45, EST in

After collapsing late in the regular season to lose the NFC North division title and then getting bounced out of the playoffs in a one-and-done wild card loss, Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions will enter the 2017 NFL regular season looking to improve on both sides of the ball.

If you’re looking to cash in on the Lions’ 2017 win total odds and you want to know just how many games Detroit will likely win this upcoming season, then you’re going to enjoy the expert analysis and predictions that you’re about to get on every game on Detroit’s 2017 regular season schedule. Let’s get started with the latest NFL free picks.

A Closer Look At The Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Free Picks and Win/Loss Prediction

 

 

Detroit Lions 2017 Win Total Odds 8.0

Week 1

Cardinals at Lions (-3)

Expect Arizona running back David Johnson to have a field day against the Lions while Carson Palmer out-guns Detroit’s Matthew Stafford to get the road win in Week 1.

Week 2

Lions at Giants (-3)

New York’s lockdown defense from a year ago will put the clamps on Stafford to help the G-Men get the home win in Week 2.

Week 3

Falcons (-1.5) at Lions

The Lions will fall to 0-3 as Matt Ryan and the explosive Falcons run wild on the fast carpet at Ford Field.

Week 4

Lions at Vikings (-3)

Minnesota’s offense leaves a lot to be desired, but their powerful defense will limit Matt Stafford and help the Vikes get the home win in this NFC North divisional showdown.

Week 5

Panthers at Lions (-2)

The Panthers are out to get back in the playoff mix in 2017 and their superior defense will be what leads them to the road win over Detroit in this Week 5 NFC battle.

Week 6

Lions at Saints (-2.5)

Drew Brees is going to light up the scoreboard in this Week 6 matchup to lead New Orleans to the solid home win.

Week 7

BYE

Week 8

Steelers (-1.5) at Lions

Detroit is in trouble against a Steelers team looking for nothing less than an appearance in Super Bowl 52.

Week 9

Lions at Packers (-7.5)

A loss in this Week 9 pairing could cost head coach Jim Caldwell his job. Oh well.

Week 10

Browns at Lions (-8.5)

Finally, the Lions get a much-needed victory over the pitiful Browns.

Week 11

Lions (-1) at Bears

Say what? That’s right, Detroit gets back-to-back wins by laying the smackdown on the lowly Bears.

Week 12

Vikings at Lions (-2.5)

Detroit gets some revenge for their Week 4 road loss to the Vikes.

Baltimore’s defense and just enough passing from Joe Flacco will help the Ravens get the narrow home win in Week 13.

Week 13

Lions at Ravens (-3)

Baltimore’s defense and just enough passing from Joe Flacco will help the Ravens get the narrow home win in Week 13.

Week 14

Lions at Buccaneers (-3)

Tampa Bay will win this Week 14 matchup at home, mostly because Jameis Winston is now a better quarterback and leader than Matthew Stafford.

Week 15

Bears at Lions (-6)

The Lions complete their regular seasons weep of the Bears by rolling at home in this Week 15 NFC North divisional matchup.

Week 16

Lions at Bengals (-3)

Andy Dalton out-guns Matthew Stafford in this Week 16 Inter-conference matchup to help the desperate Bengals get the home win in Week 16.

Week 17

Packers at Lions

The Lions will close out their ‘nightmare’ 2017 season with another loss to the streaking Packers, who will be getting set for the payoffs by the time this regular season finale rolls around.

I’ve got Detroit going 4-12 in 2017 and although they could win a couple of the games on their schedule I have them dropping, the Lions certainly don;t look like a nine-win team in 2017. Play the Under 8 total wins NFL bettors.