The Lions’ Most (and Least) In-Demand Matchups This Season
Single-game tickets for the Detroit Lions went on sale last week, which means football season is right around the corner. As such, the folks at SeatGeek decided to look at the secondary market to help predict which of the Lions matchups will be the hottest, and which will be less in demand.
Whether it is due to the team missing out on the playoffs last season or Calvin Johnson’s retirement, tickets on the resale market are, on average, listed for $11 less than they were last season.
Detroit Lions Tickets
Detroit Lions at Jacksonville JaguarsTIAA Bank Field · Jacksonville, FL
Detroit Lions at Atlanta FalconsMercedes-Benz Stadium · Atlanta, GA
Indianapolis Colts at Detroit LionsFord Field · Detroit, MI
Washington Football Team at Detroit LionsFord Field · Detroit, MI
Houston Texans at Detroit LionsFord Field · Detroit, MI
Still, fans are showing excitement for the team’s three divisional matchups scheduled for late in the season. The Week 17 matchup against Green Bay has a median listing price of $182, the highest of any Lions home game this season. The other two divisional matchups, against Chicago and against Minnesota on Thanksgiving, have median listing prices of $159.
Average Ticket Prices for Lions 2016/2017 Season
|Date||Matchup||Avg. Ticket Price|
|Week 2||Lions vs Tennessee||$118|
|Week 5||Lions vs Philadelphia||$123|
|Week 6||Lions vs Los Angeles||$113|
|Week 7||Lions vs Washington||$126|
|Week 11||Lions vs Jacksonville||$113|
|Week 12||Lions vs Minnesota (Thanksgiving)||$159|
|Week 14||Lions vs Chicago||$159|
|Week 17||Lions vs Green Bay||$182|
The cheapest tickets of the season are for the games against Jacksonville and Los Angeles, which have get-in prices of just $43 and $45, respectively.
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