Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts 8/20/22 – NFL Pick & Prediction



Indianapolis Colts


As an affiliate, we may earn a commission from qualifying purchases. We get commissions for purchases made through links on this website from Amazon and other third parties.

NFL action is set to take place on 8/20/22 and it will feature Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts. The game is set to take place at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. The game starts at 1:00 PM EST and should be on NFL Network.

Indianapolis Colts

The Lions were unable to bounce back to get a win in the opening week of the preseason. The game was a close battle, but still the Lions fell just short of beating the Falcons with a final score of 27-23.

Lions Offense

The Detroit offense used a combination of 3 different quarterbacks in the game. The combination of players went 30/48 for 292 yards with a touchdown and a pick, but were picked off once and sacked 1 times for a loss of 7 yards. Running the ball the Lions ended up picking up 101 yards and a touchdown on a total of 28 carries.

Lions Defense

The defense for Detroit ended up facing a total of 24 passing attempts and allowed 12 completions for a total of 139 yards allowed with 2 touchdowns given up. The rushing defense for Detroit gave up 168 yards and a touchdown on only 29 carries faced.

The Colts were unable to take down the Buffalo Bills in their opening week of the preseason. The Bills did not walk away in the battle, though, as the game ended up being a great game between the teams. The Colts ended up losing by a score of 27-24.

Colts Offense

Passing the ball was decent for Indianapolis who went 24/37 for 187 yards with 3 touchdowns, but were picked off once in the game and allowed 4 sacks for a total of 31 yards lost. The Colts rushing attack was fairly impressive with a total of 26 carries and 101 yards picked up.

Colts Defense

Defensively the Colts faced a total of 42 passes with 29 of them being completed, but the Colts gave up 304 yards in the air and picked off the Bills 3 times. The Colts did record 2 sacks for a total of 6 yards lost. The rushing defense for Indianapolis was not horrible with 65 yards allowed on 19 carries, but did give up 2 touchdowns in the game.

Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts Odds: Lions +1.5, Colts -1.5

Over/Under Odds: 38.5

Lions at Colts Pick: Indianapolis Colts -1.5, Over 38.5

Odds from 

In this game here it will actually be another close battle on the day. The Colts are coming in as the better team and definitely with a better defense as well. Look for the Lions to have some issues in slowing down the Colts offense, which should make it easier for the Colts to cover the spread. The total in the game should go over as both of these teams are able to play good offensively and bring home the over.

Get all of our NFL Picks.

About the author

Latest Posts