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    The Detroit Lions (0-1) and the Washington Commanders (1-0) meet at Ford Field on Sunday, September 18, 2022.

    The Lions are small favorites (-2.5) in their matchup against the Commanders, with the over/under being 49 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Lions are -132 and the Commanders are +111.)

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Detroit Lions vs. Washington Commanders

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 18, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    • Stadium: Ford Field
    Lions vs Commanders Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Lions -2.5 -109 -111 49 -110 -110 -132 +111

    Betting Insights for Lions

    • The Lions went 11-6-0 ATS last season.
    • A total of seven of the Lions’ games last season went over the point total.

    Stats & Insights for Lions

    • Last year, the Lions racked up 6.4 fewer points per game (19.1) than the Commanders surrendered (25.5).
    • The Lions were 4-1 against the spread and 3-2 overall last season when the team put up more than 25.5 points.
    • The Commanders had a 4-1 record against the spread and a 4-1 record overall in games when they allowed opponents to score less than 19.1 points last season.
    • The Lions averaged 36.7 fewer yards per game (322.6) than the Commanders allowed per matchup (359.3) last season.
    • The Lions were 4-0 against the spread and 2-2 overall when the team picked up more than 359.3 yards last season.
    • In games the Commanders limited their opponents to fewer than 322.6 yards last season, they had a 5-2 record ATS and a 5-2 record overall.
    • Last season, the Lions ran for just 6.5 more yards (110.9) than the Commanders allowed per outing (104.4).
    • Last season the Lions had a 7-2 ATS record and a 1-7 overall record in games the team rushed for more than 104.4 yards.
    • The Commanders were 5-6 against the spread and 5-6 overall when holding opponents to fewer than 110.9 rushing yards last season.
    • The Lions turned the ball over 23 times last season, four more turnovers than the Commanders forced (19).

    Lions’ Best Players

    • Jared Goff: 3,245 PASS YDS / 231.8 YPG / 67.2% / 19 TD / 8 INT
    • D’Andre Swift: 151 CAR / 617 YDS / 47.5 YPG / 5 TD / 62 REC / 452 YDS / 34.8 YPG / 2 TD
    • Jamaal Williams: 153 CAR / 601 YDS / 46.2 YPG / 3 TD / 26 REC / 157 YDS / 12.1 YPG / 0 TD
    • Amon-Ra St. Brown: 90 REC / 912 YDS / 53.6 YPG / 5 TD
    • T.J. Hockenson: 61 REC / 583 YDS / 48.6 YPG / 4 TD
    • Kalif Raymond: 48 REC / 576 YDS / 36 YPG / 4 TD
    • Charles Harris: 65 TKL / 10 TFL / 7.5 SACK
    • Tracy Walker: 105 TKL / 3 TFL / 1 SACK / 1 INT / 6 PD
    • Amani Oruwariye: 57 TKL / 2 TFL / 6 INT / 11 PD

    Betting Insights for Commanders

    • Against the spread, the Commanders were 7-10-0 last year.
    • The Commanders’ ATS record as underdogs of 2.5 points or greater was 4-8 last season.
    • The Commanders had seven of its 17 games hit the over last season.

    Stats & Insights for Commanders

    • The Commanders racked up 7.8 fewer points per game (19.7) than the Lions gave up (27.5) last season.
    • The Commanders were 2-1 against the spread and 3-0 overall last year when the team scored more than 27.5 points.
    • Last year the Lions had a 6-0 record against the spread and a 1-4 record overall in games when they held opponents to less than 19.7 points.
    • The Commanders racked up 323.6 yards per game last season, 56.2 fewer yards than the 379.8 the Lions gave up per outing.
    • The Commanders were 1-2 against the spread and 2-1 overall when the team picked up more than 379.8 yards last season.
    • In games the Lions held their opponents to fewer than 323.6 yards last season, they had a 1-1 record ATS and a 0-2 record overall.
    • Last season the Commanders piled up 121.2 rushing yards per game, 13.9 fewer than the Lions allowed per outing (135.1).
    • When the Commanders rushed for over 135.1 yards last year they had a 3-1 ATS record and a 3-1 overall record.
    • Last year, the Lions were 7-1 against the spread and 2-6 overall when holding opponents to less than 121.2 rushing yards.
    • The Commanders turned the ball over five more times (24 total) than the Lions forced turnovers (19) last year.

    Best Players for Commanders

    • Carson Wentz: 3,563 PASS YDS / 209.6 YPG / 62.4% / 27 TD / 7 INT / 57 CAR / 215 RUSH YDS / 1 TD
    • Antonio Gibson: 258 CAR / 1,037 YDS / 64.8 YPG / 7 TD / 42 REC / 294 YDS / 18.4 YPG / 3 TD
    • Taylor Heinicke: 60 CAR / 313 YDS / 19.6 YPG / 1 TD
    • Terry McLaurin: 77 REC / 1,053 YDS / 61.9 YPG / 5 TD
    • J.D. McKissic: 43 REC / 397 YDS / 36.1 YPG / 2 TD
    • Jonathan Allen: 62 TKL / 10 TFL / 9 SACK
    • Cole Holcomb: 142 TKL / 2 TFL / 1 SACK / 2 INT / 7 PD
    • Bobby McCain: 63 TKL / 4 INT / 9 PD
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