Lions vs. Broncos Player Props | Melvin Gordon III | Week 14

By Ed Winchester | December 6, 2021, 6:58 pm

Melvin Gordon III has player prop bets available from bookmakers before his next NFL game on Sunday at 4:05 PM ET airing on FOX.

This Week 14 matchup sees Gordon’s Denver Broncos (6-6) take on the Detroit Lions (1-10-1) at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze Melvin Gordon III’s chances of cashing in on his player prop totals in this game.

Gordon Season Stats

  • Gordon has piled up 135 carries for 605 yards (50.4 per game) and five touchdowns.
  • Gordon has racked up 261 rushing yards after contact (thanks in part to 13 broken tackles), which is 22nd among qualified runners.
  • He’s also caught 22 passes for 166 yards (13.8 per game) with two touchdowns.
  • He ranks 126th in the NFL with 141 total yards after the catch.
  • He has accounted for 28.0% of his team’s 25 offensive touchdowns this season, with seven total.

Gordon’s Notable Teammates

  • This year, Teddy Bridgewater has recorded 2,775 passing yards (231.3 yards per game) while going 255-for-379 (67.3% completion percentage) and throwing 16 touchdowns and seven interceptions.
  • So far this year Javonte Williams has rushed for 670 yards on 140 carries (55.8 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns. Williams also helps out in the passing game, catching 33 passes for 269 (22.4 ypg) while scoring two touchdowns.
  • Courtland Sutton’s 47 receptions on 76 targets this year have resulted in 649 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Tim Patrick has 558 receiving yards on 40 receptions (61 targets), with four touchdowns, averaging 46.5 yards per game.

Player Performance vs. Detroit

  • The Lions have given up more than 100 yards on the ground to only two players this season.
  • Nine players have rushed for at least a touchdown against Detroit this season.
  • The Lions haven’t allowed an opposing player to score more than a rushing touchdown against them this season.
BestOdds rating 9.4
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Detroit Lions Stat Rankings

Stat AVG (Rank)
Pass Yds/Game Allowed 262.2 (20)
Pass Yds/Attempt Allowed 8.3 (31)
Rush Yds/Game Allowed 131.1 (28)
Rush Yds/Attempt Allowed 4.2 (14)
Total Yds/Game Allowed 380.9 (29)
Yards/Play Allowed 6.1 (26)
Points/Game Allowed 26.3 (27)

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