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Open Thread: Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks

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Discuss the Wild Card playoff game between the Lions and Seahawks with your fellow Chargers fans.

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Lions at Seahawks, NFL playoffs 2017: Wild Card Wagering - Field Gulls
The Over/Under has opened at 43. The Over has cashed twice in a row coming into this match up for both Seattle and Detroit, although the Lions had hit 8 Unders in a row coming into Week 16. I’ll think back fondly on my Over call in Week 16 with the Hawks at home versus Arizona, that money now buried in the crappy turf in Santa Clara after last week.

Keys to Victory: How the Seahawks can beat the Lions - Field Gulls
With Earl Thomas and Tony McDaniel out, the middle of the Seahawks’ defense is suddenly very vulnerable. The Lions don’t tend to make many throws in the deep middle third of the field, but I guarantee that they’ll attempt to draw up routes to confuse Steven Terrell. Zach Zenner likely won’t be able to get anything going outside, so the Lions will probably try to pound the rock up the middle.