The Detroit Lions play the Seattle Seahawks in one of the NFL Wild Card games on Saturday, start time at 8:15 PM ET, at CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington.
The Detroit Lions (9-7) are riding in a three-game losing streak against the Giants, Cowboys and recently the Packers. Detroit lost to the Packers, 31-24, but still won a wild card spot. Matthew Stafford completed 26 of 41 passes for 347 yards and two touchdowns against one interception against Green Bay. On the ground, Zach Zenner rushed for 69 yards and a touchdown in 20 carries. In the receiving end, Golden Tate posted 77 yards and a touchdown in six catches while Marvin Jones added 76 yards in five receptions. Eric Ebron posted 61 yards in six catches while Anquan Boldin had 57 yards and a touchdown in four receptions.
Offensively, the Lions are averaging 21.6 points and 338.8 total yards (256.9 in passing and 81.9 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Lions are yielding 22.4 points and 354.8 total yards (248.4 in passing and 106.3 in rushing) per game.
The Seattle Seahawks (10-5-1) are coming from a 25-23 win over the San Francisco 49ers to cap up the regular season. Russell Wilson completed 19 of 32 passes for 258 yards and a touchdown to lead the Seahawks. On the ground, Alex Collins rushed for 55 yards in seven carries while Thomas Rawls added 14 yards and a touchdown. In the receiving end, Jimmy Graham posted 64 yards in four catches while Jermaine Kearse added 45 yards in two receptions. Doug Baldwin had 44 yards in two receptions while Paul Richardson added 40 yards.
Offensively, the Seahawks are averaging 22.1 points and 357.2 total yards (257.8 in passing and 99.4 in rushing). Defensively, the Seahawks are yielding 18.2 points and 318.7 total yards (225.8 in passing and 92.9 in rushing per game).
Lions vs Seahawks NFL Playoff schedule info:
Date: January 7, 2016
Time: 8:15 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: NBC
Live Stream: NBC Sports Stream
Odds and Point Spread: -7.5 Seattle, 42.5 O/U
Prediction: Seattle wins against the spread