December 15, 2016

DETROIT (9-4) at NEW YORK GIANTS (9-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox

OPENING LINE - Giants by 3+

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Detroit 7-5-1, New York 6-5-2

SERIES RECORD - Lions lead 22-20-1

LAST MEETING - Lions beat Giants 35-14, Sept 8, 2014

LAST WEEK - Lions beat Bears 20-17; Giants beat Cowboys 10-7

AP PRO32 RANKING - Lions No. 5, Giants No. 6

LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (29), PASS (14)

LIONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (11), PASS (20)

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (31), PASS (16)

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (8), PASS (23)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Lions can clinch NFC North with win and Green Bay loss or tie; or a tie, a Green Bay loss and a Minnesota loss or tie. ... Lions have trailed in fourth quarter in eight of nine wins. ... Detroit held opponents to 20 points or less in past seven games. ... QB Matthew Stafford has injured middle finger on throwing hand and wore a glove for part of win over Chicago. ... Theo Riddick leads NFL running backs with five touchdown receptions. ... WR Golden Tate had six receptions for 93 yards in last meeting. ... DE Kerry Hyder has six sacks in past six on road. ... LB Tahir Whitehead has career-high 107 tackles. ... Since 2013, S Glover Quin ranks No. 2 in NFL with 16 interceptions. ... S Tavon Wilson has pick in two of last four games. ... Giants QB Eli Manning has less than 200 yards passing in each of last three outings. ... WR Odell Beckham Jr. has 34 touchdown catches since entering NFL in 2014, tied for most in league. He has six TD catches in past five at home and had only New York TD against Dallas. ... WR Sterling Shepard ranks No. 3 among NFL rookies with 51 catches, six for touchdowns. ... DE Olivier Vernon has seven sacks in past six games. ... Damon Harrison leads NFL DTs with 76 tackles. ... Rookie DE Romeo Okwara had first career sack last week filling in for injured Jason Pierre-Paul. Defense has 26 sacks since Week 6, No. 2 in league in that span. ... CB Janoris Jenkins had interception and forced fumble last week. ... Landon Collins leads NFL safeties with 100 tackles. ... Fantasy Tip: Giants are 6-1 at MetLife Stadium this season, including five straight wins. Lions are 3-3 on road with all three wins in stadiums with roofs: Indianapolis, Minnesota and New Orleans. Road losses were at Green Bay, Chicago and Houston.

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