If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions meet at Ford Field.
Oddsmakers currently have the Packers listed as 3½-point favorites versus the Lions, while the game's total is sitting at 51.
Green Bay won its last outing, a 31-17 result against the Cardinals on November 4. The Packers covered in that game as a 10.5-point favorite, while the 48 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Detroit lost its last outing, a 34-24 result against the Vikings on November 11. The Lions failed to cover in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 58 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Green Bay has won 4 straight games.
Green Bay: 6-3 SU, 4-5 ATS
Detroit: 4-5 SU, 3-5-1 ATS
GREEN BAY MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 9-1
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the division are 9-1
DETROIT MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the division are 4-6
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Green Bay is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing Detroit
Green Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Green Bay's last 6 games
Green Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Green Bay
Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Green Bay at NY Giants, Sunday, November 25
Detroit home to Houston, Thursday, November 22