Joe Mixon: NFL Player Props for Week 6 Bengals vs Lions – October 17, 2021

Written By Staff on October 17, 2021

NFL action in Week 6 will see Joe Mixon and the Cincinnati Bengals face the Detroit Lions at 1:00 PM ET on Sunday. In this piece, we’ll break down Mixon’s stats and trends to help you find the best bets among his prop bets for this contest.

Joe Mixon Week 6 Player Props

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Mixon’s Game-by-Game Stats

Week Opponent Off. Snaps Carries Rush Yards Rush TDs Receptions Rec Yards Rec TDs
Week 1 Vikings 54 29 127 1 4 23
Week 2 @Bears 46 20 69 1 2
Week 3 @Steelers 35 18 90 0 1 4 0
Week 4 Jaguars 40 16 67 1 1 0 0
Week 5 Packers 19 10 33 1 1 2 0

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Joe Mixon Rushing Trends Vs. Detroit Lions

  • The Lions have the NFL’s 23rd-ranked defense against the run, surrendering 130.2 yards per game.
  • Mixon averages 77.2 rushing yards per game this season, which outpaces Sunday’s over/under of 72.5 yards.
  • Mixon has totaled more than 72.5 rushing yards in a single contest twice so far this season.
  • Mixon’s average rushing yards prop bet this season has been set at 63.9, which he’s outpaced by 13.3 yards on average this year.
  • Mixon has hit the over on his rushing yards totals in three games (60.0%) out of five opportunities.
  • This season the Lions are ranked 21st in the NFL in rushing touchdowns conceded (six).
  • Mixon has rushed for a score in three of his games this year but has yet to score more than once in a single contest.

Joe Mixon Receiving Trends Vs. Detroit Lions

  • The Lions have the NFL’s 18th-ranked pass defense this season, yielding 269.0 yards per game through the air.
  • Mixon’s 6.2 receiving yards per game average is 6.3 fewer than his prop bet over/under in Sunday’s outing (12.5).
  • Mixon has gained over 12.5 receiving yards in one out of five games this year (20.0%).
  • Mixon’s average of 6.2 receiving yards per game is 10.9 fewer than his average over/under prop bet (17.1).
  • Mixon has hit the over on his prop bets for receiving yards in 20.0% of his games (one of five).
  • The Lions’ defense is 14th in the league, giving up 1.6 passing touchdowns per game.
  • Mixon has not caught a touchdown pass this season (in five games).

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