Jacksonville Jaguars VS Detroit Lions

NFL Pro Football 01:00 PM ET

Friday

10/18/2020

FOX

Spread: Detroit Lions -3

Over/Under: 54.5

Detroit Lions vs Jacksonville Jaguars 10/18/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Detroit Lions vs Jacksonville Jaguars 10/18/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Detroit Lions vs Jacksonville Jaguars 10/18/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Detroit Lions will be grasping face masks against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville on Sunday, October 18, 2020, at 1:00 PM ET. Detroit is in 3rd place in the NFC North Division with a 1-3 standing after their 29-35 loss to the New Orleans Saints last week. With that loss, the Lions earned a -28 point-difference this season with 99 points gained and 127 lost. Detroit acquired their lone win on the road against the Arizona Cardinals during week 3 this season by a score of 26-23. The Detroit Lions dropped their record in the last 10 games played to a below par 1-9 standing.

After 4 matches, QB Matthew Stafford threw for 1,017 yards and landed 8 touchdowns with three interceptions. RBs Adrian Peterson rushed for 245 yards with 1 touchdown, Kerryon Johnson added 1 TD for 71 rushing yards, and D’Andre Swift contributed 1 rushing TD for 42 yards. TE T.J. Hockenson pulled down 15 passes for 180 yards and nailed 2 TDs in leading the receiving squad. WR Kenny Golladay hauled in 10 catches for 119 yards with 2 TDs. On the defensive side of the ball, Safety Tracy Walker and LB Jamie Collins Sr. recorded 23 and 13 solo tackles, respectively, with a combined 5 passes defended. Detroit reported 7 players who cannot play in this contest.  

Detroit Lions vs Jacksonville Jaguars Predictions 10/18/2020

On the other hand, Jacksonville settled at 4th place in the AFC South Division with a 1-4 standing following their 14-30 defeat versus the Houston Texans on Sunday. The Jaguars collected 109 points while allowing 147 resulting in a -38 point-difference. In that Sunday’s loss, QB Gardner Minshew threw for 301 yards and nailed 2 touchdowns but Jacksonville’s defense failed to stop Houston’s offensive attack. The Jaguars allowed 17 points in the fourth quarter and gave up 486 yards of total offense to the Texans.

In leading Jacksonville’s offense, QB Gardner Minshew II completed 137 of his 196 pass attempts and scored 10 TDs with 4 interceptions. Minshew rushed for 87 yards and has been sacked 16 times this season. RB James Robinson topped all rusher with 73 rush attempts for 333 yards and landed 3 TDs. Top receiver WR Laviska Shenault Jr. pulled down 23 passes for 270 yards with 1 TD. WRs DJ Chark Jr. and Keelan Cole Sr. scored 3 TDs apiece and hauled in a combined 39 catches for 220 & 219, accordingly. Defensively, LB Myles Jack recorded 23 tackles and defended 2 passes. CBs CJ Henderson and Chris Claybrooks contributed a combined 26 solo tackles with 4 and 3 passes defended, respectively, in the secondary. The Jaguars posted 8 players on their injured list.   

Detroit Lions vs. Jacksonville Jaguars. The NFL Pick for this game is Detroit -3. The Lions return from a long day-off and the team is privileged with enough time to prepare for this match-up against the Jaguars. On the other hand, the Jaguars struggled from a 4-game losing streak and are pressured to get back in the league. Detroit has the capacity to generate points and with enough time of preparation, the team is capable of holding up Jacksonville’s offense. With that, the Lions will have all the chance to achieve a victory on the road. Final Score Prediction, the Detroit Lions will win to a score of 31-24.    

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Detroit Lions vs Jacksonville Jaguars 10/18/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

NFL Starting Time: 1:00 PM ET

Location: TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, USA

Date: Sunday, October 18, 2020

TV: FOX

NFL Odds/Point Spread: Detroit Lions -3

NFL Totals: 54.5

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