Detroit Lions Betting | 2010 NFL Betting Guide

The 2010 Detroit Lions enter the year with a sense of optimism after racking up 2 wins last year. Lions fans hope they have some building blocks with their core group of stars in QB Matt Stafford, WR Calvin Johson and 1st round DT Ndamukong Suh from Nebraska. The Lions still have a long way to go as they have a rebuilt secondary that ranked last in passing defense and last in scoring defense.

2010 Detroit Lions Future Odds Betting Preview

Online NFL Sportsbooks have NFL Future Odds on the Detroit Lions Regular Season Wins at Over/Under 5 Wins with early betting action on the OVER. The Detroit Lions are +15000 odds to win 2011 NFL Super Bowl XLV (45) and the Lions are +600 odds to Make the NFL Playoffs for all those optimists out there. WR Calvin Johnson is a +3000 odds and QB Matthew Stafford is a +5000 odds to the NFL Regular Season MVP Award. 1st round pick DT Ndamukong Suh is the favorite at +450 odds to win NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award. 1st round pick RB Jahvid Best is a +600 odds to win the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award.

Betting Odds Source: August 23, 2010 BetUS Sportsbook. More NFL Future Odds at BetUS Sportsbook.

Detroit Lions Key Additions

Offense: QB Shaun Hill (from 49ers), RB Jahvid Best (1st Round, California), RB DeDe Dorsey (from Bengals), WR Nate Burleson (from Seahawks), TE Tony Scheffler (from Broncos), G Rob Sims (from Seahawks)
Defense: DE Kyle Vanden Bosch (from Titans), DE Lawrence Jackson (from Seahawks), DT Ndamukong Suh (1st Round, Nebraska), LB Landon Johnson (from Panthers), LB Ashlee Palmer (from Bills), CB Dre' Bly (from 49ers), CB Dante Wesley (from Panthers), CB Chris Houston (from Falcons), CB Jonathan Wade (from Rams), CB Amari Spievy (3rd Round, Iowa), S C.C. Brown (from Giants), S David Roach (from Rams)

Detroit Lions Key Losses

Offense: QB Daunte Culpepper (not tendered), QB Patrick Ramsey (to Saints), TE Casey FitzSimmons (retired), OL Daniel Loper (to Raiders), T Damion Cook (not tendered)
Defense: DE Dewayne White (released), LB Ernie Sims (to Eagles), LB Larry Foote (to Steelers), OLB Cody Spencer (not tendered), CB William James (to 49ers), CB DeAngelo Smith (to Browns), CB Kevin Hobbs (to Dolphins), CB Phillip Buchanon (to Redskins), CB Anthony Henry (not tendered)

2009 Detroit Lions Key Stats

2009 Record: 2-14 (4th, NFC North)
Offensive Team Rank: 24th Rushing, 21st Passing, 27th Scoring
Defensive Team Rank: 25th Rushing, 32nd Passing, 32nd Scoring
Top OFFENSIVE STAR: Calvin Johnson, WR (67 receptions, 984 yards, 5 TD)
Top DEFENSIVE STAR: Ndamukong Suh, DT (1st Round, Nebraska)

2010 Detroit Lions Future Odds Betting Preview

NFL Odds Detroit Lions Regular Season Wins

Over 5 Regular Season Wins -140
Under 5 Regular Season Wins +110

NFL Sportsbooks have NFL Future odds for the Detroit Lions regular season wins at Over 5 (-140) meaning that for every $140 bet will payout $100 if the Lions win 6 or more Regular Season games. Preseason betting action have been on the OVER 5 as NFL wiseguys like Matt Staffords upside if he is healthy this year.

Detroit Lions NFL Future Odds to win the 2011 Super Bowl XLV (45)

Detroit Lions +15000 (+15000 last year also)
New England Patriots +1200
Minnesota Vikings +1500
San Diego Chargers +1000
Dallas Cowboys +1000
Baltimore Ravens +1200
Pittsburgh Steelers +2000
Indianapolis Colts +800
New Orleans Saints +900

Betting Odds Source: August 23, 2010 BetUS Sportsbook. More NFL Future Odds at BetUS Sportsbook.

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