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Lions Favored Over Commanders



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It has been a long time coming, but the Detroit Lions have finally broken through after playing in 24 consecutive games as an underdog, the longest active streak in the NFL, the Lions are 2 1/2 point favorites as they take on the Washington Commanders, according to Caesers Sportsbook.

The last time that the Lions were favored to win was back on November 22nd, 2020 when they were taking on the Carolina Panthers, who at the time had PJ Walker under center as quarterback, with the Lions favored by a single point. The Lions were dismantled 20-0 by Carolina.

The Lions are coming off a 38-35 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Week 1 season opener, and have won 5 of their last 6 games against Washington.

Anthony DiMoro is the creator of Sports Rants and the CEO of Elite Rank Media. He is a former Contributor for Forbes and the Huffington Post where he covered sports, social media, and SEO. Anthony formerly hosted the 'Forbes SportsMoney Podcast'.