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NFL Picks: Detroit Lions vs Indianapolis Colts

by Matt Foust on Saturday, December 13th, 2008

The Colts should feel more than fortunate as the schedule gods have smiled on them for the second week in a row. Indianapolis will host the league's worst team this weekend, the Detroit Lions, after hosting the 1-11-1 Bengals last Sunday. The game is set to get under way at 1:00pm ET at Lucas Oil Stadium. NFL Picks at BetUS.com have the winless Lions listed as a +17 road dog.NFL Picks: Detroit Lions vs Indianapolis Colts

Colts Breakdown: Indianapolis crawled out of the gates this season, but they have worked themselves into a full blown sprint in recent weeks. The 9-4 Colts 35-3 win over Cincinnati last Sunday was their sixth in a row and their eighth win in their last 10 games. However, despite Indy's strong run, the Titans near flawless record has the Colts vying for a Wildcard spot in the AFC.

Indianapolis is 4-2 in their new home and they have held opponents to a 16.6 point per game average at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Lions Breakdown: Detroit is suffering through their usual dismal season, but this time around it would appear to be worse than normal.  At 0-13, the Lions could very well put together a winless season with games against New Orleans and Green Bay to finish out the schedule. Detroit did, however, have a solid effort last week in a 16-20 loss to the Vikings.

The Lions, who are 0-6 on the road, have lost their away games by an average of 8.8 points.

NFL Picks Betting Trend: The Lions are 1-5 straight up in their last six games with a spread between 14 to 17.5.

BetUS.com's NFL Picks: Detroit Lions vs Indianapolis Colts

Lions +17 (-110), Over 45 (-110)

Colts -17 (-110), Under 45 (-110)

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