Lions are favorites to win again after 24 games

According to the sportsbooks, Detroit is up in the betting for their Week 2 game against the Commanders.

DETROIT — If the odds in the bets are kept, the Detroit Lions they could be in very unfamiliar territory heading into next Sunday’s game at home against the Washington Commanders.

After playing 24 consecutive games as underdogsthe longest active streak in the NFL, Lions right now they are favorites by 2.5 points for the game against the Commanders, according to Caesars Sportsbook.

The streak of Lions it is the team’s longest in the Super Bowl era.

The last time detroit favorite occurred on November 22, 2020, when the team came out as a 1-point favorite for their road game against backup quarterback PJ Walker and the Carolina Panthers. The Lions they ended up losing that game by a resounding 20-0.

The New York Giants have the second-longest active streak as underdogs with 15 straight games. At this time, they are also favorites by 2.5 points for their game next Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, according to Caesars Sportsbook.

detroit (0-1) is looking to redeem himself after a 38-35 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in his first game of the 2022 regular season. Lions they have won five of their last six games against Washington.

The Lions They come from winning in their previous game at home, in Week 18 of 2021 when they beat the Green Bay Packers 37-30.

In fact, the only three triumphs of detroit last season they were at home, in Week 13 against the Minnesota Vikings, in Week 15 against the Arizona Cardinals and in Week 18 against Green Bay.

The Lions they have finished in last place in the NFC North for the past four consecutive seasons and the last time they won 10 games or more in the same season was in 2014 when they finished with an 11-5 record.

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Lions are favorites to win again after 24 games