The Detroit Lions made a quick turnaround after their Week 8 defeat to the Ravens with a resounding 26-14 victory over the Raiders, in what was Josh McDaniels’ final game as head coach. This win has propelled the Lions to the second-best record in the conference and placed them at the top of the NFC North standings. They head into Week 10 with a showdown against the Chargers in Los Angeles.
When it comes to the odds, the Lions are currently favored with a -3 spread and -160 moneyline, with the over/under set at 48.5. Historically, the Lions have had a challenging time against the Chargers, winning just five of their 12 previous meetings. However, this season, the Lions have been performing well with a 6-2 record against the spread.
Meanwhile, the Chargers are coming off a decisive 27-6 victory over the Jets, showcasing a strong defensive performance. As for the Lions, they hold a strong record of 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 road games following a bye week.
Despite the Lions not traditionally being seen as Super Bowl contenders, their recent performance has captured the attention of bettors. They are currently listed in the top seven favorites in Super Bowl betting sites, with odds ranging from +1100 to +1500.
In terms of NFC Championship odds, the Lions are sitting in the +475 to +600 range. At BetMGM, the Lions have the second-best odds to earn the No. 1 seed in the NFC, behind only the Eagles. Beyond these odds, there are other specific bets related to the Lions, such as betting on Dan Campbell to win the AP Coach of the Year award or Aidan Hutchinson to lead the league in sacks.
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