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Miami Dolphins at Detroit Lions 11/9/14 - NFL Picks & Predictions

Detroit Lions (6-2) vs Miami Dolphins (5-3) Odds & Info

Game Detroit Lions (6-2) vs Miami Dolphins (5-3)
Date & Time Sunday November 9, 2014, 1:00 PM (EST)
Location
Latest odds
Detroit -2.5 Total 43.5
TV Channel
CBS

Detroit is coming off of a much needed bye week while the Miami Dolphins are fresh off of a 37-0 shut out over the San Diego Chargers, so it is hard to tell which team is truly feeling more refreshed.

The Lions have a chance to make some serious noise in the North as they boast the league’s best defensive line in one of the weaker divisions in the NFC. A win over the Dolphins could put them up near Green Bay. Miami has quietly been one of the best teams in football for the last three weeks. They can continue that by coming up big in Detroit.
The Lions will likely have all of their offensive weapons ready to go this week. Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush should both be out on the field to start the game and their appearance should help QB Matt Stafford a ton. Look to see Detroit take to the air early and often.

The Dolphins may be without their steady running back Lamar Miller and if he is out then the focus of the defense will be QB Ryan Tannehill. Tannehill has shown scrambling ability and the willingness to go deep, he just hasn't been connecting at a high clip.

Recent Betting Trends

Dolphins are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
Road team is 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
Lions are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games.
Dolphins are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in November.

Free NFL Pick:

Miami Dolphins +2.5

After betting against Dolphins last week we are now a believer in this Miami team. Dolphins are for real, the Miami defense is top 5 in NFL and is leading this team to promised land. Finally Dolphins QB Tannehill is just avoiding turnovers and we see another great outing at Detroit this week. Detroit might pull out close win but just can't see a Lions team winning by more than this spread. Final Score Prediction, Miami Dolphins win outright as underdog ATS 24-23.

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