Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers - 1/8/23 NFL Picks and Prediction

Green Bay Packers (8-8) vs Detroit Lions (8-8)

Game Info: Sunday, January 8, 2023 at 8:20 pm (Lambeau Field)

Betting Odds: Green Bay Packers -4.5 -- Over/Under: 49.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers meet Sunday in week 18 NFL action at Lambeau Field. The Detroit Lions have won 7 of their last 9 games. The Green Bay Packers have won 4 straight games.

The Detroit Lions have lost 4 of their last 7 road games. Jared Goff is completing 64.9 percent of his passes for 4,214 yards, 29 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Amon-Ra St. Brown and Kalif Raymond have combined for 1,662 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns, while DJ Chark has 27 receptions. The Detroit Lions ground game is averaging 129.7 yards per contest, and Jamaal Williams leads the way with 994 yards and 15 touchdowns. Defensively, Detroit is allowing 25.7 points and 398.7 yards per game. Alex Anzalone leads the Detroit Lions with 117 tackles, James Houston has 8 sacks and Kerby Joseph has 3 interceptions.

The Green Bay Packers have won 5 of their last 7 home games. Aaron Rodgers is completing 64.7 percent of his passes for 3,490 yards, 25 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Allen Lazard and Christian Watson have combined for 1,254 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns, while Robert Tonyan has 50 receptions. The Green Bay Packers ground game is averaging 125.6 yards per contest, and Aaron Jones leads the way with 1,073 yards and 2 touchdowns. Defensively, Green Bay is allowing 21.9 points and 337.4 yards per game. Quay Walker leads the Green Bay Packers with 114 tackles, Preston Smith has 8.5 sacks and Jaire Alexander has 5 interceptions.

The Lions are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. NFC and 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Packers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NFC and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Lions last 5 vs. NFC. The over is 5-2 in Packers last 7 games overall. The Lions are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 meetings. The underdog is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings. The home team is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 meetings.

The Green Bay Packers ave found their swagger during this 4 game winning streak, and now they get into the playoffs with a victory here. The Detroit Lions are a scary team given their offense, but I don't trust their defense against Rodgers, and we've seen what dome teams look like in the elements these last few weeks. While there won't be snow, it is going to be below 30 degrees. I'll take the Packers by a touchdown.

Randy’s Pick Green Bay Packers -4.5

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