Remember me Reset Password


Lions Packers Betting Predictions – Lions Will Play Spoiler Against Packers, But How Well?

Posted by Tony Bryant on 12/5/2012 6:12:36 PM

The Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions are moving in opposite directions, and this is true despite the fact that the Packers are a less healthy team by a slight margin.

Detroit Lions @ Green Bay Packers – Sunday, December 9    
Sport betting line: Green Bay -7

Why Detroit Will Win

If you want to make a winning bet on this game, it's going to be easy to formulate a rationale for betting on the Lions. It's not going to be easy to pick the Lions, but it will be easy to conceive of a reason for doing so. That reason is simply that Green Bay remains a beaten-up team. On the offensive line, at linebacker, and in the secondary, this team just doesn't have the depth or quality that it needs in order to become a legitimate Super Bowl contender.

The Packers have been hit hard by injuries all season long, not just recently, and the significance of that fact is that Green Bay has rarely been able to take the field this season with a settled and established unit, one that can generate an appreciable degree of rhythm and cohesion together. Because there have been so many spare or moving parts in the Green Bay puzzle, the Packers and head coach Mike McCarthy have not been able to create a product that can mesh on the field. The Packers have in many ways benefited from the shortcomings of opponents, not necessarily their own dimensions of excellence. Green Bay has not been anything close to an excellent team this year. It is merely scraping by.

The Lions, who keep losing one close game after another and who keep blowing one fourth-quarter lead after another, just have to find a way to close the sale in the final few minutes of a game. Taking a lead over the Packers will certainly not be the hard part for the Honolulu Blue and Silver. Closing the door in the final two to three minutes is the only real issue this team truly faces, if you think about it for a minute.

Why Green Bay Will Win

When NFL betting students assess various factors and try to offer a path to victory for the Packers, they will not have to overthink the matter. Detroit has so much talent and ability, but the Lions have clearly crumbled under the pressure of being a playoff team this year.

The offense has faltered just enough to keep opponents in the conversation, lingering within striking distance in the final few minutes of the fourth quarter. Then, when opponents do get the ball in a last-chance situation – down by four or five points with one possession left – those opponents are scoring.

Detroit has simply been a terrible fourth-quarter team this year, and with respect to the betting line in this game, it's very reasonable to think that this accumulation of losses will wear on the Lions' collective psyche. Detroit will wither, and Green Bay will win comfortably as a result.

Who Will Win

The Lions will be devastated when they take the field. This is a team whose will is broken, whose competitive fire has been doused by so many late-stage disappointments. Take the Packers in this contest.

NFL Football Betting Pick: Green Bay



↑ Back to page content
Media Logos

At BetOnline, our company’s guiding principle is to establish long-lasting, positive relationships with our customers. BetOnline is perfect for those who like to stay on top of all the latest sports & horse racing odds or play a few games in the online casino. We have built our reputation on giving our clients nothing but high-quality service and once you have worked with us, you will realize why we are regarded as a leader.

From our customer service to our cutting-edge technology, enticing contests and dedication to putting the best product out on the marketplace, BetOnline is always striving to improve and we take the wants and needs of our customers very seriously. We are always looking for suggestions to make our product better, and client input allows us to build a relationship that will last for a lifetime.

Trust is tough to create and it is even tougher to maintain, which is why we always keep the lines of communication open with our clients at BetOnline, and the best part is that it will not cost you a dime.

Head over to our world-famous sportsbook, where you will find live lines for all major sporting events, but that is not all because at BetOnline, you will also find the Betting Edge, which is a constant stream of advice from people that spend countless hours looking over trends and statistics, so you don’t have to. You get an honest and educated opinion for people that truly love sports, and we are always updating the section to keep you up on what’s happening in current in the world of sports.

The racebook is another fantastic section at BetOnline, as you can get a headstart on the Triple Crown season by reading over our articles to give you an idea of the winning horses. We don’t just focus on the Triple Crown at BetOnline; you can find information on races all year around and that will help you out when it comes time to watch the major thoroughbred horse races.

You can also check out our casino, where you can play the latest games powered by the latest technology. From poker to card games, slots and everything in between, we have you covered at BetOnline.

We have contests and promotions galore as BetOnline is all about what our clients want, so check it out and if you have any inquiries, never hesitate to get in touch with us. Betonline because your can!

↑ Back to top