Detroit Lions best bets for Week 2 vs. Seattle Seahawks

Here are our best Detroit Lions bets for Week 2 against the Seattle Seahawks.
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Before diving into the best Detroit Lions bets for Week 2, let's review how Week 1's best bets did.

WR Amon-Ra St. Brown, Over 6.5 receptions (-162, FanDuel Sportsbook; -135, DraftKings Sportsbook): 6 receptions
RB Jahmyr Gibbs, 50-plus receiving yards (+235, FanDuel; +220 DraftKings): 18 receiving yards
TE Sam LaPorta, Anytime TD (+290, FanDuel: +265, DraftKings): 5 receptions for 39 yards, no touchdowns

So close on St. Brown, but otherwise not so close. But let's take our (hopefully very reasonable) losses and move on to Week 2.

The point spread has narrowed a bit since the beginning of the week at most sportsbooks, perhaps based on a key injury for Detroit, but the Lions are still the favorites at home on Sunday.

With the sportsbook you can find each bet noted, here are our three best Lions bets for Week 2.

Detroit Lions best bets for Week 2 vs. Seahawks

DE Aidan Hutchinson, Over 0.75 sacks (-110, DraftKings)

Not that he didn't bother Patrick Mahomes, or wasn't impeded by a constantly illegally lined up or false-starting Jawaan Taylor, but Hutchinson did not get a sack in Week 1. In Week 2, with Seahawks right tackle Abraham Lucas (knee) on IR, his matchup is about as good as it gets.

Hutchinson will surely be subjected to a heavy dose of double-teams on Sunday, as Lucas fill-in Jake Curhan will be overmatched one-on-one otherwise. But Aaron Glenn can scheme him into favorable situations, and he only needs one sack of Geno Smith to cash this bet.

WR Josh Reynolds, Anytime touchdown (+290, FanDuel; +185, DraftKings)

Reynolds asserted himself as the Lions' No. 2 wide receiver over Marvin Jones in Week 1, with four receptions for 80 yards. He has a connection with Jared Goff going back to their days with the Rams. In Week 1, Seattle allowed over 100 yards to Rams' wide receivers Puka Nacua and Tutu Atwell and there's not much to stop Reynolds from having a lot of success on Sunday.

Against the Seahawks last season, albeit with St. Brown out, Reynolds had seven receptions for 81 yards and a touchdown (eight targets).

An anytime touchdown bet on Reynolds is nice plus-money bet to try to cash in on this week.

RB Jahmyr Gibbs, Anytime touchdown (+130, FanDuel, +110, DraftKings)

Going back to the well with one of our Week 2 prop bets. Gibbs had 60 yards on nine touches in Week 1, and all signs point to more work starting in Week 2. He was an unfortunate slip away from almost surely walking in for a touchdown against Kansas City, and changing the entire narrative of his NFL debut.

An anytime touchdown for Gibbs on Sunday is a plus-money bet, and it has even ticked up to +130 on FanDuel since first posted there. Can't turn away from that.

Note: Odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.

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