The Detroit Lions are off to the road in week two of the NFL preseason as they face the Washington Redskins in a pro football game on tap for Thursday August 20th.
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Game time from Washington is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national tape delayed coverage provided by NFL Network at midnight Eastern Time.
Detroit Lions vs. Washington Redskins Odds
The wagering odds from this game have the home side Washington Redskins favored by -2 ½ points with a total of 40 points. Those who play on Washington on the money line will lay -133 odds with the return on the road underdog Detroit Lions at +113 odds on the money line.
Detroit moves to 1-0 in the preseason following the 23-3 home victory last week to the New York Jets as a -4 point wagering favorite. The total went under 35 ½ points.
The Lions were able to build a 10-3 first half lead. Matthew Stafford went a perfect 2 for 2 with 57 yards passing and one touchdown. The touchdown came early in the first quarter in a 35 yard pass to wide out Golden Tate. Rookie Ameer Abdullah made his NFL debut with 67 rushing yards on seven carries. Greg Salas made a good debut with the Lions with five catches for 92 yards and a touchdown. The Lions moved the ball effectively on the Jets defense with 193 rushing yards and 235 via the pass. On defense the Lions held New York to just 123 yards of offense.
Washington is 1-0 in the exhibition campaign with the 20-17 road win at the Cleveland Browns at a pick. The game total went under 38 points.
The Redskins were down 14-13 at the half. Robert Griffin III went 4 for 8 with 36 yards. Alfred Morris had 42 rushing yards on eight carries. Andre Roberts had four catches for 71 yards. Washington had 368 offensive yards with 153 running on 37 carries. On defense the Redskins held the Browns to just 170 offensive yards.
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