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Lions vs Packers Preview

Week 4 of the NFL season is shaping up to be an exciting one, with old NFC North rivals facing off on Thursday Night Football. The Detroit Lions will be hitting the road to take on the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

The Lions are coming off a 20-6 victory over the Atlanta Falcons, covering the line as a three-point favorite. They'll be looking to win their fourth straight matchup against the Packers. Meanwhile, the Packers rallied late to secure an 18-17 win over the New Orleans Saints in their previous game.

Detroit has been performing well offensively this season, ranking seventh in passing and 11th in rushing. Quarterback Jared Goff has been solid, completing 72 of 103 passes for 819 yards with five touchdowns and two interceptions. The team's rushing attack has been led by David Montgomery, who has 37 carries for 141 yards and two scores.

On the other side of the field, Green Bay has been averaging 207.3 yards per game in passing and 90.3 yards per game in rushing. Quarterback Jordan Love has been effective, completing 51 of 96 passes for 655 yards with seven touchdown passes and one interception.

The Packers will be looking to take sole possession of the NFC North top spot with a win against the Lions. The two teams are currently tied with a 2-1 record.

In terms of scoring offense, the Packers rank eighth in the league, putting up an average of 26.7 points per game. The Lions aren't too far behind, ranking 13th with an average of 24 points per game. On the defensive side, the Packers have allowed an average of 20.7 points per game, while the Lions have allowed 21 points per game.

Despite the Packers owning a 103-75-7 advantage in the all-time regular season series between the two teams, the Lions have won the last three meetings, including a 20-16 road win in the most recent matchup on January 8.

Overall, this game is shaping up to be a close one, with both teams hungry for a win. Don't miss the action on Thursday Night Football!


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