The Detroit Lions will host the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field in Detroit on Sunday, 30th October.
With a score of 4-3 in the season, the Miami Dolphins are favoured for the game with a -3 point spread, while the total over/under is set at 49 points.
Let’s review the performance of the two teams to get an idea of what to expect from Sunday’s match.
Miami Dolphins Statistics
The Miami Dolphins are on a roll as they defeated the Steelers in their last match with a score of 16-10. The best rusher for the team was Raheem Mostert, with 16 carries and an average of 4.9 yards per attempt.
If we consider the overall offence performance, the Dolphins have scored 21 points per game and averaged 85.4 yards by the ground, placing them at 29th rank in the NFL. The team has raked a total of 2569 yards in the season.
When it comes to the defence, the team has allowed 23.6 points on average, which puts them at 23rd in the league. The Dolphins are conceding 4.2 yards per run, 723 yards in total. Via the pass, the team has given up 1786 yards, which places them at 27th in the NFL, while their average has been 255.1 yards per contest. In total, the team has given up 358.4 yards per contest, placing them at 21st in the league.
Detroit Lions Statistics
The underdog Lions will hence open as 3-points for the Sunday game. Thus far, the Lions are sitting on a score of 1-5 in the season. The team lost to the Cowboys in their previous match with a score of 24-6. The team’s conceding percentage for the game was 76%, whereby they surrendered 191 yards on passing and an average of 4.3 yards per rush.
On the offence, the Lions have an average of 359.2 yards per game, which gives them the fourth position in the league. Their rushing average has been 145.7 for a total of 874 yards. In terms of score, the team has an average of 24.3 points per game.
The defence has been the Lions’ weak point, as they have conceded an average of 32.3 points per contest, making them 32nd in the NFL. Overall they have conceded 194 points. The team has surrendered 249.3 yards on average via passing, making them 22nd in the league. In total, they have conceded 977 yards, accounting for an average of 162.8 yards per game.