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    The Detroit Lions (8-3) and the New Orleans Saints (5-6) meet at Caesars Superdome on Sunday, December 3, 2023.

    The Lions are compiling 26.7 points per game on offense (seventh in NFL), and they rank 24th defensively with 23.5 points allowed per game. In terms of total offense, the Saints rank 12th in the NFL (347.1 total yards per game) and 11th defensively (320.3 total yards allowed per game).

    Lions vs. Saints Picks

    A majority of Splash Inc. users are picking the Saints to win as underdogs against the Lions on Sunday (9.3% of users), while 100.0% think the Lions will cover the spread as 4-point favorites.

    Game Info: Lions vs. Saints

    • Game Day: Sunday, December 3, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Stadium: Caesars Superdome

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    Take a look at the betting insights and trends below before placing a bet on Sunday’s Detroit-New Orleans spread (Detroit -4) or total (45.5 points).

    Game Trends for Lions

    • So far this season, the Lions have posted a 7-4-0 record against the spread.
    • The Lions are 2-3 against the spread when favored by 4 points or more this season.
    • Lions games have hit the over on seven of 11 occasions (63.6%).

    Stats & Insights for Lions

    • On the offensive side of the ball, the Lions have been a top-five unit, ranking second-best in the NFL by totaling 405.5 yards per game. They rank ninth on defense (318.8 yards allowed per game).
    • On offense, the Lions rank seventh in the NFL with 26.7 points per game. Meanwhile, they rank 24th in points allowed (318.8 points allowed per contest).
    • The Lions have the 20th-ranked defense this year in terms of passing yards (227.5 allowed per game), and they’ve been better on the other side of the ball, ranking third-best with 268.5 passing yards per game.
    • On the defensive side of the ball, the Lions have been a top-five unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking fifth-best by surrendering only 91.3 per game. They rank sixth on offense (136.9 rushing yards per game).
    • The Lions are putting up a 42.8% third-down percentage on offense (11th in the NFL), and they rank 10th on defense with a 36.2% third-down percentage allowed.
    • On the offensive side of the ball, the Lions have been a top-five unit in terms of yards per play, ranking third-best in the NFL by putting up 6.1 yards per play. They rank 19th on defense (5.6 yards per play allowed).
    • The Lions have forced 12 total turnovers (26th in NFL) this season and have turned it over 17 times (20th in NFL) for a turnover margin of -5, 22nd-ranked in the NFL.

    Best Players for Lions

    • Jared Goff: 3,075 PASS YDS / 279.5 YPG / 67.9% / 18 TD / 8 INT
    • David Montgomery: 133 CAR / 648 YDS / 81.0 YPG / 9 TD / 8 REC / 88 YDS / 11.0 YPG / 0 TD
    • Jahmyr Gibbs: 109 CAR / 566 YDS / 62.9 YPG / 5 TD / 41 REC / 278 YDS / 30.9 YPG / 0 TD
    • Amon-Ra St. Brown: 82 REC / 993 YDS / 99.3 YPG / 5 TD
    • Sam LaPorta: 55 REC / 539 YDS / 49.0 YPG / 5 TD
    • Josh Reynolds: 27 REC / 438 YDS / 43.8 YPG / 4 TD
    • Alex Anzalone: 87 TKL / 5.0 TFL / 3.0 SACK / 5 PD

    Game Trends for Saints

    • The Saints have covered the spread just twice in 11 opportunities this season.
    • Saints games have gone over the point total in three out of 11 opportunities (27.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Saints

    • The Saints rank 12th with 347.1 total yards per game on offense, and they rank 11th with 320.3 total yards allowed per contest on defense.
    • With 20.8 points per game on the offensive side of the ball, the Saints rank 19th in the NFL. Defensively, they rank eighth, allowing 20.2 points per contest.
    • With 242.7 passing yards per game on offense, the Saints rank 11th in the NFL. On defense, they rank seventh, allowing 196.3 passing yards per game.
    • In terms of rushing, the Saints rank 19th in the NFL on offense (104.4 rushing yards per game) and 23rd defensively (124.0 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • From an offensive angle, the Saints are posting a 37.0% third-down conversion percentage (21st-ranked). They rank eighth in the NFL on the other side of the ball (35.6% third-down rate allowed).
    • In terms of yards per play, the Saints rank 21st in the NFL (5.3) and ninth defensively (5.3 yards allowed per play).
    • With 20 forced turnovers (fourth in NFL) and 14 turnovers committed (12th in NFL) this season, the Saints rank sixth in the NFL with a turnover margin of +6.

    Best Players for Saints

    • Derek Carr: 2,535 PASS YDS / 230.5 YPG / 65.6% / 10 TD / 5 INT
    • Alvin Kamara: 119 CAR / 457 YDS / 57.1 YPG / 2 TD / 54 REC / 355 YDS / 44.4 YPG / 1 TD
    • Taysom Hill: 57 CAR / 287 YDS / 26.1 YPG / 3 TD / 24 REC / 214 YDS / 19.5 YPG / 1 TD
    • Chris Olave: 63 REC / 771 YDS / 70.1 YPG / 3 TD
    • Rashid Shaheed: 33 REC / 534 YDS / 48.5 YPG / 3 TD
    • Demario Davis: 79 TKL / 6.0 TFL / 4.0 SACK / 3 PD
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