The Detroit Lions are facing off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Divisional Round after both teams secured victories in the Wild Card Round. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are coming off a surprising win against the Philadelphia Eagles and are now looking to continue their winning streak on the road against the Detroit Lions. The Lions, on the other hand, are heading into the game with strong motivation after reaching the Divisional Round for the first time in 22 years.
The game is set to take place at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan on Sunday, January 21, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. ET. Fans can catch the action live on NBC.
The odds are in favor of the Lions, with a spread of -6.0 and a moneyline of -260. The Points Total is set at over/under 48.5, with a slight edge towards the over at -115.
The Buccaneers pulled off a surprising victory in the Wild Card Round, defeating the favored Eagles with a final score of 32-9. Quarterback Baker Mayfield had an outstanding game, throwing for 337 yards and three touchdowns without any interceptions. The Bucs’ defense also played a crucial role in limiting the Eagles’ offense to just one touchdown.
The Lions, on the other hand, finished the regular season with a strong 12-5 record and secured a narrow victory against the Los Angeles Rams in the Wild Card Round. Their lack of experience does not seem to be hindering their performance, and they are expected to put up a tough fight against the Buccaneers.
The prediction for the game leans towards a Detroit Lions victory, given their strong performance throughout the season and the added motivation of making history for the franchise. Additionally, the home-field advantage and the familiar cold weather conditions in Detroit could work in their favor. The pick is for the Detroit Lions to win with a -6.0 spread.
The upcoming game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Detroit Lions promises to be an exciting matchup, with both teams eager to secure a spot in the NFC Title Game. fans can tune in to NBC to catch all the action live from Ford Field.