New Orleans Saints vs Detroit Lions: NFL Week 15 Battle in the Bayou
New Orleans Saints: Possibly playing out the end of era
Still not fully recovered from the 2012 “Bountygate” fiasco, the Sean Payton/Drew Brees era may be coming to close as the 2015 NFL season clicks down. Although he still has two years remaining on his very lucrative contract, rumors abound that Payton, the most successful head coach (91-60) in Saints history, could be “traded” during the offseason. In the here and now, following a skid of four straight losses, by a combined 146-86 margin, New Orleans enters this contest fresh off a 24-17 win in Tampa Bay over the Buccaneers last weekend. Due in part to their injured hobbled 28th ranked rushing attack, it’ll be bombs away for Drew Brees & Crew under the Big Top in the Bayou.
Detroit Lions: Dismal 1-7 start doomed the Cats season in the Motor City
One has to wonder about the Lions mindset as they roll into the Bayou tonight. Despite a disastrous 1-7 season start, Detroit managed to pull things together as they won three contests by a 81-43 margin and actually had a slight playoff pulse. Following a 27-23 loss to Green Bay, thanks to a QB Aaron Rodgers to TE Richards Rodgers Hail Mary TD pass with no time left on the clock, the Lions season officially flatlined. The hangover from the Packers “Miracle in Motown” seemed to carry over as the Cats looked lifeless during a 21-14 loss to the Rams in St. Louis during Week 14 action.
New Orleans vs Detroit NFL Week 15 Prediction: This is meeting of top ten passing offenses as the Saints are third with 301 pass yards per game while Detroit is ninth with 286 and both teams have recorded 25 scores through the air. Undecided on who will win this contest, our lean is towards Brees at home in prime time, we turn to the alternate odds posted at Bodog. During their last eight games, New Orleans has scored at least 14 first half points seven times. Give us the OVER on the Saints 13.5 first half points price with a 500 unit wager at Bodog. The LIVE Betting bookmakers will be busy during this contest – click the odds image below to get in on the action.
New Orleans Saints vs Detroit Lions – Bodog NFL Week 15 Betting Lines
Category : Sports NewsMore articles...
The Hottest Tickets in the NBA Honourable Mentions:the Suns coming in at number ten on the list just barely beat out a couple of other teams. The Oklahoma City Thunder ($55.10), San Antonio Spurs ($54.88) and Portland Trail Blazers ($53.43) all come in close and enjoy fruitful seasons with dedicated fans. Getting tickets to the […]
Betting On The NFL Home field advantage is a big part of the National Football League. A loud crowd can help a team draw offside penalties and get the visiting offence to commit false starts. When teams struggle to fill their stadiums, the home field advantage disappears. When betting on the NFL, the home team […]
Every NBA Year is Different The NBA 2K series is the premiere NBA video game and comes packed with all kinds of modes including MyCareer, MyGM and MyLeague where players get to play god and customize their fantasy NBA lives. The real NBA begins late in October as LeBron’s Cavaliers look to defend their NBA […]