For the first time this season, Thursday Night Football will feature a divisional rivalry as the Green Bay Packers host the Detroit Lions to kick off Week 4. It's the 188th time these two franchises have gone head-to-head, but it will be the first time Jared Goff and Jordan Love have squared off as starting quarterbacks. Goff has thrown for 819 yards and five touchdowns with two interceptions, while Love has thrown for 655 yards and seven touchdowns with only one interception in his first year as a starter. NFL props have become an increasingly popular way to bet on professional football. The latest Lions vs. Packers props list Goff's over-under for passing yards at 258.5, while Love's over/under is 234.5.
Which side of those NFL prop bets should you choose and which NFL player props should you target? Before betting any NFL props for Thursday Night Football in Week 4 or entering selections on sites like PrizePicks, you need to see the Packers vs. Lions NFL prop predictions powered by SportsLine AI.
Built using cutting-edge artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques by SportsLine's Data Science team, AI Predictions and AI Ratings are generated for each player prop. The AI predictions are determined by statistically learning from each player's historical data then quantitatively evaluating the strength of the opponents defense by assigning a numeric value out of 100 called a matchup score.
Once a prediction is formulated, the AI rating is generated using the prediction, the matchup score, and the odds of the market. For example, you could see a 5-star rating on an over bet if a player is facing a poor defense, their prediction differs from the line and there are favorable odds.
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For Packers vs. Lions on Thursday Night Football, the model has evaluated the NFL player prop odds and provided Lions vs. Packers prop picks for every available prop market. You can only see the AI player prop predictions for Green Bay vs. Detroit here.
Top NFL player prop bets for Packers vs. Lions
After analyzing Lions vs. Packers and examining the dozens of player prop markets, SportsLine AI says Lions quarterback Jared Goff goes under 1.5 passing touchdowns. Goff is coming off a season in which he threw for 4,438 yards and 29 touchdowns with only seven interceptions.
However, Goff's numbers have dropped off precipitously when he's on the road since joining the Lions. In 15 career road starts with the Lions, Goff has only thrown for multiple touchdowns three times. He's thrown one touchdown pass or fewer in 12 of his last 13 starts away from home.
Meanwhile, Green Bay's defense has only allowed three touchdowns on the season and has held seven of the last eight quarterbacks it has played to one touchdown or none. SportsLine AI is projecting Goff throws for one touchdown on average and rates under 1.5 passing touchdowns as a 4.5-star play. See more NFL props here.
How to make NFL player prop bets for Green Bay vs. Detroit
In addition, SportsLine AI says another star sails past his total and has three other NFL props rated four stars or better. You need to see the model's analysis before making any Lions vs. Packers prop bets for Thursday Night Football.
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