Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills (7-3) will play their second consecutive game in the Motor City when they take on the Detroit Lions (4-6) as part of the 2022 NFL Thanksgiving Day schedule on CBS and Paramount+. The Bills were forced to move their Week 11 home game against the Browns to Ford Field last week due to a blizzard in Orchard Park. Despite losing the home-field edge, Buffalo still won that game 31-23. Buffalo is tied with the Dolphins atop the AFC East standings. Detroit, powered by a three-game winning streak, is now two games out of wild-card position in the NFL playoff picture. You can stream the game on Paramount+.

Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. ET from Ford Field in Detroit. Buffalo is a 9.5-point favorite in the latest Bills vs. Lions odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under for total points is 54.5. Thursday's showdown can be streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan, and you can get 50% off your first year using code ALLYEAR (expires 12/31/22).

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How to watch Lions vs. Bills

  • Bills vs. Lions date: Thursday, Nov. 24
  • Bills vs. Lions time: 12:30 p.m. ET
  • Bills vs. Lions TV channel: CBS 
  • Bills vs. Lions streaming: Paramount+ (50% off first year with code ALLYEAR)

Week 12 NFL picks for Lions vs. Bills

Before tuning into Thursday's Bills vs. Lions game, you need to see the NFL picks from SportsLine's advanced computer model. The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up well over $7,000 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception. The model enters Week 12 of the 2022 NFL season on an incredible 155-109 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season.

The model also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the past six years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94% of CBS Sports Football Pick'em players four times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.

For Lions vs. Bills, the model is backing Buffalo to cover on the road. Detroit has won three straight games, but the Lions have been outgained in each of those victories. Only one of those wins came against a team with a winning record - the Giants.

The Bills have shown the ability to cover large spreads this season. They covered -10 against the Titans in Week 2, -14 against the Steelers in Week 5 and then -7.5 against the Browns last week.

Detroit has a very poor defensive profile. The Lions rank last in scoring defense (28.2 ppg), last in total defense (415.9 ypg) and last in opponent third-down conversion percentage (50%). That sets up a nightmare matchup against Allen, Stefon Diggs and an offense that ranks second in scoring (28.1 ppg). SportsLine's model is projecting that Buffalo scores 33 points, helping it cover the spread in well over 50% of simulations. You can stream the game here.

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