Detroit Lions Odds

Betting Guide, Schedule And Predictions

Detroit Lions odds
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Jared Goff and the Detroit Lions are 8-3 heading into the 13th week of the season. The Lions are coming off a 29-22 home Thanksgiving Day loss to the Green Bay Packers. An NFL Week 13 game at New Orleans is up next. NFL Week 13 odds have Detroit as a () favorite for their next game versus the New Orleans Saints. Below, you can find more Detroit Lions odds for 2023. Included are Lions Super Bowl prices, game lines, futures, and more.

Lions odds

View Detroit Lions odds for the 2023 NFL season below. Lions Week 13 odds are available to bet on now. Compare odds from NFL online betting sites for their game versus the New Orleans Saints.

Detroit Lions () at New Orleans Saints ()

The Lions opened as a -1.5 road favorite versus the Saints. The game had an initial total of 45.

Lions Super Bowl odds

The Lions Super Bowl 58 odds began around +1100 at most sportsbooks.

Lions NFC North Odds

The Lions began the season with +130 odds to win NFC North. Those were the shortest odds in the division.

Head coach Dan Campbell’s crew currently has odds to win the division.

Lions prop bets

Search below for Detroit Lions team or player props currently being offered at sportsbooks. You can also look around at other teams and players using this tool. Happy shopping!

Lions Roster

Key signings: DB C.J. Gardner-Johnson, CB Emmanuel Moseley, RB David Montgomery, CB Cameron Sutton, G Graham Glasgow, LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin, WR Marvin Jones Jr.

Re-signings: DB C.J. Moore, DL Isaiah Buggs, RB Craig Reynolds, OT Matt Nelson, DL John Cominsky, QB QB Nate Sudfeld

Trades: Lions trade CB Jeff Okudah to Falcons for 5th round pick in 2023 NFL Draft, WR Denzel Mims and a 2025 7th round pick acquired for a conditional 2025 6th round pick, RB D’Andre Swift for a 7th round pick and a 2025 fourth-round pick

Key losses: WR DJ Chark, RB Jamaal Williams, S DeShon Elliot, OL Evan Brown, LB Chris Board

Key draft picks: RB Jahmyr Gibbs, LB Jack Campbell, TE Sam LaPorta, S Brian Branch, QB Hendon Hooker, DT Brodric Martin, OT Colby Sorsdal, WR Antoine Green

Here is a look at the Lions current roster.

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Lions 2023 Schedule

Here is the Lions schedule for the 2023 – 2024 season. Included are betting odds for each game.

Here are what Lions opening odds looked like for each game when they were released in May.

Week DateOpponentKickoff TimeOpening Odds
Week 1Thursday, September 7 at Kansas City Chiefs 8:20 p.m. +6.5
Week 2Sunday, Sept. 17 vs. Seattle Seahawks 1 p.m. ET -2
Week 3Sunday, September 24vs. Atlanta Falcons 1 p.m. ET -5
Week 4Thursday, October 28 at Green Bay Packers 8:15 p.m. ET -1.5
Week 5Sunday, October 8 vs. Carolina Panthers 1 p.m. ET -5
Week 6Sunday, October 15 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1 p.m. ET -3.5
Week 7Sunday, October 22 at Baltimore Ravens 1 p.m. ET+2
Week 8Monday, October 30 Las Vegas Raiders 8:15 p.m. ET -3.5
Week 9Bye Week BYE WEEK
Week 10Sunday, November 12 at Los Angeles Chargers 4:05 p.m. ET +2.5
Week 11Sunday, November 19 vs. Chicago Bears 1 p.m. ET -5
Week 12Thursday, November 23 vs. Green Bay Packers 12:30 p.m. ET -4
Week 13Sunday, December 3 at New Orleans Saints 1 p.m. ET -1.5
Week 14Sunday, December 10 at Chicago Bears 1 p.m. ET -1.5
Week 15Sunday, December 17 vs. Denver Broncos TBD -2
Week 16Sunday, December 24at Minnesota Vikings1 p.m. ET+1
Week 17Saturday, Dec. 30at Dallas Cowboys8:15 p.m. ET+2.5
Week 18TBDMinnesota VikingsTBD-2.5

How to bet on the Detroit Lions odds


The moneyline is the simplest of bets, decided by the straight-up winner and loser of each game. Consider the following example:

  • Lions +140
  • Falcons -105

The Lions are considered underdogs in this matchup (indicated by +140), paying out $240 total for a $100 bet ($140 in winnings). The Falcons are the favorite in this matchup, requiring a $105 bet to win $100 (plus the initial bet back). How much either team wins or loses by does not matter in moneyline betting, the payout remains the same.

Point spread

Betting on the point spread is determinant on how many points a team wins or loses by. Take the following example:

  • Lions +6.5 (-110)
  • Rams -6.5 (-110)

In this example, Detroit is an underdog by 6.5 points, indicated by “+6.5.” If the Lions keep the game within seven or win outright– say they lost 27-24– then the Lions (+6.5) win the bet and would have a total payout of $19.09 on a $10 bet ($9.09 in profit). If the Rams manage to win by seven or more– say 31-17– then the Rams (-6.5) would win, and the payout would be the same as listed above.

Point total (over/under)

The point total refers to the over/under line set by books. This number projects the total number of points scored in a game and, like prop betting, is bet whether one thinks the score will go over or under the set point total. For example, the Lions’ Week 4 matchup with the New Orleans Saints had a projected point total of 51.5 points. Detroit came up just short, 35-29, resulting in 66 combined points. Those who bet over the point total that week would have cashed out.

The Lions fielded the worst scoring defense in the NFL (32.4 points allowed per game), which would have resulted in higher point totals. However, their ability to score on offense inhibited the numbers from getting too out of control (23.6 points per game was 20th). The two ended up balancing out to average point totals that were determinant on the opponent the Lions were playing. Typical point totals landed between 45 and 50 points in 2020.

In-play and live betting

Sometimes, the most thrilling and rewarding bets are bets made while games are being played. These are referred to as live bets or in-play bets. Odds are ever-changing during games, which would prove to be fruitful for sharp and prepared bettors. For example, if the Lions (-110) were favored against the Jets (+120) before kickoff, a payout on a $10 bet on the Bills to win would win just $9.09.

However, say the Lions fell to a 14-3 deficit in the first half despite controlling the overall game (due to a costly turnover or special teams gaffe). Odds may swing in favor of the Jets, who may be a -120 favorite at halftime. Taking the Lions to come back and win the game could present plus-odds (say, +110). Should a bettor take Detroit (+110) at halftime and the Lions pull off the comeback, winners would win $11 instead of $9.09 (plus the initial $10 bet).

This could also be an effective way to “hedge” your bet; say a bettor took the Jets (+120) in that game, but Detroit jumps out to a 16-0 first quarter lead and is controlling the overall feel of the game, bettors could hedge by throwing some money down on Detroit (-255) to return some of the inevitably-lost bet.

Parlays and teasers

You can always string bets together in the form of parlays or teasers. Usually, during busy Sundays, bettors can parlay several teams to win or cover against the spread and if all bets are successful, the payouts are multiplied. Teasers function similarly, except they allow bettors to move each point spread to a more favorable line in exchange for diminished odds.


Futures are long-term bets that can range from an offseason to a full season (or beyond). Team win totals, award winners, and player performance are common futures.

Lions 2022 recap

The 2022 Lions were competitive and were on the brink of making the NFL Playoffs for the first time since 2016.

Record: 9-8, Second in NFC North

Record ATS: 12-5

Over/under record: 10-7