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Eric Woodyard ESPN
DETROIT – If the betting odds hold, the Detroit Lions will Play at home against the Washington Commander on Sunday.
After 24 straight games as underdogs, the longest active winning streak in the NFL, the Lions are currently a 2 1/2 favorite against the Commanders, According to Caesars Sportsbook.
The Lions’ winning streak is the longest the franchise has ever had in the Super Bowl era.
The last time Detroit was favored on November 22, 2020, when it was a 1-point favorite on the road against quarterbacks PJ Walker and the Carolina Panthers . The Lions went on to lose 20-0.
The New York Giants have the second-longest active streak as underdogs in 15 straight games. They are currently the 2.5-point favorite against the Panthers on Sunday, according to Caesars Sportsbook.
Detroit (0-1) is looking to salvage its season opener loss to Philadelphia after 38-35. The Lions have won five of their last six games against Washington.