Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 12, Thursday, November 24
Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions Game Preview
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Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions How To Watch
Date: Thursday, November 24
Game Time: 12:30 ET
Venue: Ford Field, Detroit, MI
How To Watch: CBS
Record: Buffalo Bills (7-3), Detroit Lions (4-6)
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Why Buffalo Bills Will Win
The Bills have made themselves at home.
Moved to Detroit last week after Buffalo got dumped with a gajillion feet of snow, the team got through the change of surroundings – and an illness that hit hard during the week – to get by the Browns to get back on track after a two game losing streak.
What went right? The offense finally stopped turning it over. More specifically, Josh Allen quit throwing that one really bad pass at the really wrong time.
That, and the running game rolled. Now it gets to go against the abysmal Detroit run D that was gouged by Justin Fields and Chicago a few weeks ago, didn’t handle the Giant passing attack last week, and got run over for three touchdowns against Green Bay, and …
Why Detroit Lions Will Win
Won. Detroit’s defense was bad, but the team still managed to win three in a row thanks to all the takeaways.
There were three against the Packers, three more against the Giants, and one really, really big one against the Bears on an inexplicably bad throw by Fields.
+7 in turnover margin over the last four games, that has to continue, the defense has to overcome all the yards it’ll give up by forcing Allen and company to screw up a few times, and on the other side …
What’s Going To Happen
Can Detroit start throwing again?
The running game should work a little bit on the Buffalo defense, but the passing attack has to be there to keep up the pace.
The Bills will shine in the Thanksgiving Day spotlight, Allen will be terrific – even with his banged up elbow – and the defense will overcome a rough start by clamping down on the struggling Lion passing game.
Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions Prediction, Line
Buffalo 34, Detroit 23
Line: Buffalo -9.5, o/u: 54.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 2
Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions Must See Rating: 3.5
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