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Las Vegas Raiders vs Detroit Lions Public Betting and Money Percentages for Monday Night Football Week 8

Robert Duff

by Robert Duff in NFL Football

Updated Oct 30, 2023 · 9:49 AM PDT

The NFL public betting splits are strongly backing the 7.5-point favorite Lions over the Raiders in the Week 8 MNF game.
Oct 22, 2023; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff (16) leads the offensive huddle during the first quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports
  • The NFL public betting splits for the Week 8 MNF game between the Las Vegas Raiders and Detroit Lions has both oddsmakers and the people backing the 7.5-point home favorites from Detroit
  • Detroit is pulling the largest portion of the public betting splits in all categories
  • The people are going with the over on the total of 46.5 points in the Raiders vs Lions betting splits

Oddsmakers are anticipating a large Detroit Lions victory over the Las Vegas Raiders and the NFL public betting splits are pretty much in agreement with that assessment. Detroit, 7.5-point home favorites in the Raiders vs Lions odds, are also getting the majority of public betting support in both the spread and moneyline splits.

There’s widespread support for the over in the public betting splits on both handle and bets in the action on the total of 46.5 points for this game.

Let’s take a deeper dive into what the numbers are telling us in the NFL public betting trends for the Raiders vs Lions MNF game as of Monday morning.

Raiders vs Lions Betting Percentages

Team Spread ATS Handle% ATS Bet% Total Points O/U Handle% O/U Bet% Moneyline ML Handle% ML Bet%
Las Vegas Raiders +7.5 38% 24% 46.5 67% 63% +295 20% 6%
Detroit Lions -7.5 62% 76% 46.5 33% 37% -370 80% 94%

The Lions are -370 moneyline favorites, giving them a 78.72% implied win probability. Las Vegas is 3-7 straight up in the last 10 games.

Kickoff for this game at Ford Field on Monday, October 30, is set for 8:15pm ET. The broadcast is being carried by ABC and ESPN, along with DAZN in Canada.

Odds as of October 30 at FanDuel Sportsbook.

Spread Bettors Humming a Motown Tune

The NFL sportsbook apps are backing the Lions in a big way on the point spread, establishing Detroit as the 7.5-point home chalk. The public wagering numbers are also going with this line of thinking in the NFL betting odds.

NFL public betting splits on the spread are displaying that 62% of handle and 76% of bets are supporting the Lions to cover that big number. Detroit is a solid 7-1 against the spread over the club’s past eight home games.

The Lions are 3-2 ATS overall against Las Vegas and also in the last five home games against the Raiders. Go back a bit further in time, though and it’s the Raiders who are 6-3 ATS through the last nine meetings with Detroit.

Recent history is showing that Las Vegas is 1-5 ATS over the club’s last six road games and 2-4 ATS through the past six games overall. Detroit is 13-4 ATS in the past 17 games. The Lions are also 4-1 ATS in the past five clashes with AFC opposition.

Moneyline Action Also Liking Lions

There’s massive support for Detroit on the moneyline in the public betting action on this game. The Lions are garnering 80% of handle and 94% of bets from the people in the moneyline splits.

Detroit is 5-1 straight up in the last six games in which the team took the field as the betting favorite. The favorite is 7-3 SU in the last 10 games between the Raiders and Lions.

Looking at the Raiders vs Lions predictions, Detroit is 4-2 SU in the last six home games facing Las Vegas. Overall, the Raiders are 1-4 SU in the past five games against the Lions. Las Vegas is 2-6 SU in the team’s past eight games facing NFC opposition. The Raiders are 1-1 SU in two meetings with NFC North squads so far this season.

Public Sees Total Going Over Between Lions and Raiders

Perhaps it was Detroit giving up 38 points last week at Baltimore, but the people appear to be counting on the offensively-challenged Raiders coming up with some points against the Lions defense.

The over is the popular play among the people on the total of 46.5 points in the NFL public betting splits. It’s getting 67% of handle and 63% of bets.

Scoring 16 points per game, the Raiders rank 30th in the NFL in scoring offense. They’ve accounted for 20 points once over the last eight games. Detroit is the #8 scoring offense, putting up 24.9 points per game.

However, the over has hit in three of the past four and five of last the seven Las Vegas vs Detroit games. Should this public confidence in the over be impacting your decisions in the Raiders vs Lions player props?

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