Here are the Falcons at Lions Betting NFL Week 3 2023 preview and odds for this game that is set to take place at Ford Field.
Falcons at Lions Betting Odds NFL Week 3 2023
Here are the Falcons at Lions Betting Odds for 2023 NFL Week 3, brought to you by YouWager.lv:
- Atlanta Falcons +3.5
- Detroit Lions -3.5
- Total: 46 Over/Under
Falcons at Lions Betting Prediction
First on our Falcons at Lions Betting preview, we have the predictions for both teams.
The Atlanta Falcons enter this game 2-0 on the season. The Falcons’ most recent game was a 25-24 victory over the Packers. Desmond Ridder completed 19 of 32 passes for 237 yards and one touchdown. He ended with one pick and a QB rating of 79.8. Bijan Robinson was the Falcons’ greatest runner, with 124 yards on 19 attempts (6.5 yards per carry). Drake London caught six receptions for 67 yards, averaging 11.2 yards per catch. The Atlanta Falcons carried the ball 45 times for 211 yards and an average of 4.7 yards per carry. They ran 78 plays for a total of 446 yards. Atlanta allowed the opposing team to complete 14 of 25 passes for 140 yards (56.0% of the time). The Falcons allowed 84 yards on 21 rushing attempts, or roughly 4 yards per carry.
The Atlanta Falcons score 24.5 points per game on average. They are averaging 170.5 yards per carry as a team, which ranks them fourth in the NFL. So far this season, the Falcons have gained 667 yards. Atlanta has 16 first downs and has been penalized 12 times for 153 yards. The ball has been flipped once. Atlanta has scored two touchdowns through the air and three through the ground.
The Falcons rank ninth in the NFL in terms of allowing the opposing team to score, allowing 17.0 points per game. They allow teams to run for an average of 4.5 yards per carry and 119.0 yards per game. They have given up 238 yards on the run in the first two games of the season. The Falcons have given up 267 yards through the air, putting them in third place in the NFL. They have given up an average of 133.5 yards per game and a success rate of 54.0% via the air. They allow 252.5 yards per game, which ranks them third in the league.
The Detroit Lions
So far this season, the Lions have won one game and lost one. The Lions were defeated 37-31 by the Seahawks in their previous game. In the game, Jared Goff threw for 323 yards and three touchdowns. He completed 28 of 35 throws for a 121.8 QB rate. He had one interception and a 9.2 yard per throw attempt average. David Montgomery ran the ball 16 times for 67 yards, averaging 4.2 yards per carry for Detroit. Amon-Ra St. Brown caught 6 catches for 102 yards (17.0 yards per catch) for the Lions. In the end, Detroit carried the ball 27 times for 102 yards, averaging 3.8 yards per carry. The Lions finished the game with 418 yards, or 6.5 yards per play. The Lions’ pass defense allowed 32 of 41 throws for 311 yards, for a 78.0% completion rate. Detroit allowed the opposing team to carry the ball 25 times for 82 yards (3.3 yards per rush).
The Lions are 10th in the league in terms of scoring offense, averaging 26.0 points per game. The Lions have passed for 566 yards and an average of 283.0 yards per game this season, putting them in fourth place in the NFL. They average 110 yards per game and 220 yards total for the season. The Detroit Lions are the third-best team in football, averaging 393.0 yards per game. The Detroit offense has made eight mistakes, resulting in 87 penalty yards. As a result, they are the 29th most irresponsible team in football. They gave up one interception and allowed the opposing team to recover three fumbles, yet they still managed to get 28 first downs.
The Lions rank 28th in the league, allowing 28.5 points per game. They rank 26th in football by allowing 268.5 yards per game and four throwing touchdowns. Detroit has allowed 172 yards on the rush (86.0 yards per game) and two touchdowns on the ground this season. The Lions’ defense has played 129 plays, which is the 18th most in football. This season, their defense has resulted in one error. They have surrendered 57 points in total.
Who will win the NFL game between the Falcons and the Lions tonight?
Falcons vs. Lions Spread Prediction
The spread prediction is now available for our Falcons vs. Lions betting preview for 2023 NFL Week 3.
The Falcons are currently 1-1 against the spread. Their current average scoring differential is +7.5. Atlanta will look to maintain their 3-0 record after winning their last three games. This also entails going 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 against the over/under.
Even though Atlanta has lost their last five road games in a row, they have gone 1-4 against the spread. The team averaged 14 points per game in these matchups.
The Lions are 1-1 against the spread. The average difference in scores has been -2.5 points. The Lions have won two and lost one of their previous three games. In these games, the team went 2-1 against the spread (ATS). In these games, the over/under is 2-1.
The Lions have won their previous four home games both straight up and ATS.
In this game, I believe Atlanta will cover the spread as a 3.5-point underdog. Atlanta ran the ball well against Seattle in their previous game, and they are anticipated to do it again. I’ll bet on Atlanta before the game begins.
Falcons +3.5 point spread prediction
Falcons vs. Lions Odds: MoneyLine
The moneyline is up next in our Falcons vs. Lions betting preview.
The Falcons racked up 446 yards of offense in their 25-24 victory over the Packers. The Falcons gained 211 yards on the ground, averaging 4.7 yards per carry. On defense, they allowed the opposing team to gain 224 yards, 140 of which came via the air and 84 on the ground. Despite winning the game, Atlanta did not cover the 3-point spread. The quarterback, Desmond Ridder, completed one touchdown pass and raced for another. Ridder was effective on 59% of his throws, totaling 237 yards.
With a passer rating of 93.1, Desmond Ridder ranks 16th at the position. This figure is based on the fact that he has thrown for 352 yards and two touchdowns.
Despite having 25 first downs and moving the ball well on offense, the Lions were defeated by the Seahawks. The Lions’ offense totaled 418 yards in the end. The Seahawks, on the other side, gained 82 yards on the ground and 311 yards via the air. Despite being a 4.5-point favorite, Detroit lost the game. Jared Goff threw for 323 yards and completed 80 percent of his attempts. Goff completed three touchdown throws.
Jared Goff, the game’s quarterback, ranks fifth among quarterbacks in passing yards. He is third in his position with a passer rating of 109.0. He completes tasks at a rate of 71.4%.In this game, I believe Atlanta will cover the spread as a 3.5-point underdog. Atlanta ran the ball well against Seattle in their previous game, and they are anticipated to do it again. I’ll bet on Atlanta before the game begins.
Lions -171 Free MoneyLine Prediction
Betting Prediction for Falcons vs. Lions: Total
Last but not least, we provide the total prediction for this Falcons vs. Lions betting preview.
When it comes to the over/under, the Falcons are 1-1. Their games’ average over/under line has been 40.2 points, with each game averaging 41.5 points.
The Falcons’ defense has allowed the Lions’ offense an average of 17 points per game. They have hit the quarterback the eighth most times this season and have given up an average of 252.5 yards per game.
So far this season, Detroit’s over/under record is 1-1. Their average over/under betting line is 49.8 points, while their games have averaged 54.5 points.
The Lions will face the Falcons this week. The Lions defense has allowed the opposing team to score 28.5 points per game on average. They rank 11th in QB hits and allow 354.5 yards per game on average.
Prior to this game, Atlanta’s games averaged 41.5 points per game. The over/under for this game is 46.5, therefore I’ll take the under.
UNDER 46.5 is a free moneyline prediction.
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