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Week 9 NFL odds: Lions vs. Jaguars

Detroit is a 3.5-point favorite over Jacksonville this weekend.


The 3-4 Detroit Lions will be attempting to get back to .500 on their season when they face the Jacksonville Jaguars this Sunday at EverBank Field in Jacksonville.

Despite being on the road, Detroit opens as a 3.5-point favorite to beat the Jaguars on Saturday. This marks the fourth consecutive week that Jacksonville is an underdog. Detroit has won or pushed against the spread the last three weeks. However, the Lions have been 3-10-1 against the spread in their last 14 games. Jacksonville has beat the spread in its last two games.

The total for this Sunday's game opened at 44 points and has not moved since. Detroit has averaged 23 points per game and has allowed 25 points per game so far this season. Both Detroit statistics are better than those posted by Jacksonville, who has scored just 14.7 points per game and allowed 26.9. Detroit has gone over the total in 11 of its last 14 games.

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