The Lions are a better team than their record. No doubt. They are also after a BYE week. That spot has the Lions at 7-1 ATS since 2012 and that is exactly the reason I'm not going with the Lions against the spread, but, rather take them to win this game SU.
It will cost me a little more juice? So what? The juice is costing only when you lose. And, we, we are not intending to lose!