DETROIT — If the betting odds maintain, the Detroit Lions shall be in unfamiliar territory Sunday at dwelling in opposition to the Washington Commanders.
After taking part in in 24 consecutive video games as an underdog, the longest energetic streak within the NFL, the Lions are presently 2 1/2-point favorites in opposition to the Commanders, in keeping with Caesars Sportsbook.
The Lions’ streak is the staff’s longest within the Tremendous Bowl period.
The final time Detroit was favored was Nov. 22, 2020, when it was a 1-point favourite on the highway in opposition to quarterback PJ Walker and the Carolina Panthers. The Lions went on to lose 20-0.
The New York Giants maintain the second-longest energetic streak as an underdog at 15 straight video games. They’re presently 2 1/2-point favorites for Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Panthers, in keeping with Caesars Sportsbook.
Detroit (0-1) is trying to redeem itself after a 38-35 loss to Philadelphia within the season opener. The Lions have gained 5 of their previous six video games in opposition to Washington.