Matthew Stafford: NFL Player Props for Week 17 Lions vs Vikings – January 3, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 3, 2021

Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions host the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Ford Field. Here’s some insights and tips around Stafford’s passing yards and rushing attempts prop bets in that matchup.

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Matthew Stafford Week 17 Player Props

Stafford’s Game-by-Game Stats

Week Opponent Pass Comp. Pass Att. Pass Yards Pass TDs INTs Rush Att. Rush Yards Rush TDs
Week 1 Bears 24 42 297 1 1 5 23 0
Week 2 @Packers 20 33 244 2 1 1 4 0
Week 3 @Cardinals 22 31 270 2 0 1 -3 0
Week 4 Saints 17 31 206 3 1 3 21 0
Week 6 @Jaguars 19 31 223 1 1 5 14 0
Week 7 @Falcons 25 36 340 1 0 1 8 0
Week 8 Colts 24 42 336 3 1 1 10 0
Week 9 @Vikings 23 32 211 1 2 0 0 0
Week 10 Washington 24 33 276 3 0 0 0 0
Week 11 @Panthers 18 33 178 0 0 4 5 0
Week 12 Texans 28 42 295 1 1 1 3 0
Week 13 @Bears 27 42 402 3 1 2 0 0
Week 14 Packers 24 34 244 1 0 1 6 0
Week 15 @Titans 22 32 252 1 0 2 12 0
Week 16 Buccaneers 2 3 17 0 0 0 0 0
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Passing Yards Betting Tips

  • Stafford has thrown for an average of 252.7 yards per game in the 2020 season, 1.8 less than Sunday’s passing yards prop total.
  • In seven of 15 games this season (46.7%), Stafford has thrown for more than 254.5 yards.
  • The Vikings are the NFL’s 20th-ranked pass defense this season, surrendering 264.9 yards per game through the air.
  • Stafford’s average passing yards prop this season has been set at 278.1, which he’s fallen short of by 25.4 yards on average.
  • Stafford’s season-long passing yards prop bet average is 278.1, a number he’s covered in only five out of 15 games (33.3%).
  • Stafford has not covered his passing yards prop bet total in more than half his games, covering only six out of 15 times (40%).

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Rushing Attempts Betting Tips

  • Stafford has averaged 1.8 rushing attempts per game, 0.3 more than the over/under in Sunday’s game (1.5).
  • In six out of 15 games this season (40% of his chances), Stafford has recorded more than 1.5 rushing attempts.
  • Stafford’s season-long average over/under is 2.3 rushing attempts. He has recorded 0.5 less rushing attempts per game than that prop bet average.
  • Stafford took the over on rushing attempts prop bets in only five of 15 games this year (33.3% of his chances).
  • Stafford has gone over his average rushing attempts prop bet total (2.3 rushing attempts) in only 26.7% of his games (four of 15 games).
  • Vikings opponents average 30.1 rushing attempts per game, the sixth-most in the NFL this season.

Odds and insights reflect consensus player props available as of January 1, 2021. CLICK HERE to place your bet on Matthew Stafford or the Detroit Lions at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Lions vs. Vikings Betting Odds

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