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Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions Prediction & Betting Tips 12/10/2023

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Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions 12/10/2023:
  • Take the Lions on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Bears (+3)
  • Projecting a combined 43 points, we like the over

Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions Preview

On Sunday, December 10th at 1:00 PM ET, the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL. FOX is carrying television coverage for the game.

In this matchup of NFC North division rivals, the Lions are listed as 3 point road favorites. Can they secure a road victory and cover the spread? Check out BetCoco for Chicago Bears – Detroit Lions odds

Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Head-to-head, the Lions and Bears faced off two times with the Lions going 2-0. The over/under under mark in these matchups was 1-1, with the team’s combining to average 56 points per contest. When looking at the spread, the Lions went 2-0 in their head-to-head matchups. In these head-to-head matchups, the Lions’ offense averaged 413.5 yards per game compared to the Bears at 319.

The last five times that the Bears have hosted the Lions, they have an above .500 record at 3-2. Across the last three head to head matchups between the Lions and Bears, the teams have averaged 56 points per game with an over/under record of 2-1. The last three times they have faced off with the Bears as the home team, the OU record is 1-2.

Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions Prediction

As they prepare to face the Bears, the Lions hold a 9-3 record. Within the NFC-North, they currently sit in 1st place and are 3rd place in the NFC. The Lions have a 8-4 ATS record so far. As we enter week 14, their scoring margin per game is +3.4. Currently, the Lions have an average over/under line of 46.5 points for this season. Their games have been averaging 51.1 points per game, leading to an over/under record of 8-4.

Overall, the Lions offense is averaging 27.2 points per game which is 6th in the NFL. In terms of scoring on the road, the Lions are averaging 25.8 points per contest. On defense, the Lions are currently positioned 12th in tackles for loss and 15th in sacks. Against them, opponents are scoring an average of 23.8 points per game and gaining 322.4 yards per contest.

This season, the Bears have achieved an overall record of 4-8, putting them 4th in the NFC-North. This includes a 3-7 record as underdogs and 1-1 when they are favored. Thus far this season, the Bears hold a record above .500 against the spread, marked at 5-5-2. Their average scoring margin in the current season is -4.5. This season, Chicago games have seen an average of 44.8 points, which is 12th in the league. Their over/under record stands at 7-5, with an average OU line of 43.4 points.

The Chicago offense is currently ranked 18th in the league, averaging 20.2 points per contest. Looking at Chicago’s defense, they currently stand 25th in points allowed. Opponents have been averaging 24.7 points per game and 318.5 yards per contest against them.

With the Lions being favored by 3, our NFL analytics models has this one playing out 22-21 in favor of the Lions. Our analytics assigns Detroit a 53% chance of defeating the Bears.

Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions Betting Tips

  • Take the Lions on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Bears (+3)
  • Projecting a combined 43 points, we like the over

Chicago Bears Injury Report

  • Tyrique Stevenson – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Noah Sewell – Knee (Questionable)
  • Larry Borom – Illness (Questionable)
  • D’Onta Foreman – Ankle (Questionable)

Detroit Lions Injury Report

  • Nate Sudfeld – Knee (Out)
  • Halapoulivaati Vaitai – Back (Out)
  • Alex Anzalone – Hand (Questionable)
  • Scott Daly – Knee (Out)
  • Frank Ragnow – Knee (Questionable)
  • Jason Cabinda – Knee (Out)
  • Emmanuel Moseley – Knee (Out)
  • C.J. Gardner-Johnson – Pectoral (Out)
  • Mohamed Ibrahim – Hip (Out)
  • Shane Zylstra – Knee (Out)
  • Matt Nelson – Ankle (Out)
  • James Houston – Ankle (Out)
  • Zonovan Knight – Shoulder (Out)
  • Hendon Hooker – Knee (Questionable)

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