Sport Vegas Watch: Lions open Week 7 as 2 1/2-point underdogs to the Falcons

10:30  22 october  2020
10:30  22 october  2020 Source:   lionswire.usatoday.com

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Both the Detroit Lions (2-3) and Atlanta Falcons (1-5) are coming off victories and will be looking to start a winning streak in Week 7. The Lions jumped on the Jaguars and never let up, winning 34-16, while the Falcons got their first win of the season by dropping 40 on the Vikings, who could only manage 23 points.

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With the game being played in Atlanta, the home team gets the traditional 2.5-point edge — according to BetMGM — but this betting line points to this game should be a close contest.

The 34 points scored last week were the most ever put up by a Lions team under coach Matt Patricia, and their offense wasn’t even as sharp as it has been in previous weeks. Factor in, wide receiver Julio Jones returning to game action and the Falcons coming off a 40 point contest, and it’s no surprise the over-under is at 56.5 points.

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After Philly opened up as a two - point underdog on Oct. 2 against Detroit, the line was quickly bet four points in the Eagles' direction and they were a Of course, betting the Eagles as a two - point favorite didn't pay out in Week 5. Anyway, Philly's loss to the Lions wasn't just their first straight-up loss of

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BetMGM has a lot of various bet lines to wager on in this game, but here’s a look at the basic concepts most would be interested in, including the Moneyline, points spread, and over/under.


Lions +115
Falcons -136


Lions +2.5 -110
Falcons -2.5 -110


Total points scored Over Under
56.5 -110 -110

Lions total points scored

Lions total points Over Under
18.5 -527 +360
21.5 -295 +220
24.5 -167 +130
27.5 -110 +115
30.5 +135 -176
33.5 +210 -278
36.5 +320 -455

There will also a considerable amount of player prop bets added throughout the week, including touchdowns scorers, the first player to score, quarterback passing props (yards, touchdowns, interceptions, attempts, completions, longest completion), running back props (rushing yards, attempts, rushing + receiving yards), and receiver props (receiving yards, receptions, longest reception).

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