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Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Prediction & Betting Tips 11/19/2023

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Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears 11/19/2023:
  • Take the Lions on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Bears (+9)
  • Our NFL model projects 42 points, and we suggest taking the under

Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Preview

On Sunday, November 19th, the Lions are hosting the Bears at Ford Field. This week 11 NFL football matchup kicks off at 1:00 ET with FOX carrying the television coverage.

In this NFC North matchup, the Lions are heading in as 9 point home favorites. Will they manage to win at home and cover? Check out BetCoco for Detroit Lions – Chicago Bears odds

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

When looking back at the head to head matchups last season, the Lions and Bears faced off two times, with the Lions going 2-0. Against the spread, the Lions had the edge in last year’s head to head matchups, going 2-0. On the over/under, the team’s averaged 56 points per game leading to an OU mark of 1-1. The Lions had the edge in terms of offensive yards last season, averaging 413.5 yards of offense compared to the Bears at 319.

Last season, the Bears and Lions did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Lions have the leg up at 2-1. The Lions also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 3-0. These games averaged a combined total of 46 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2.

Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Prediction

Heading into their 10th game of the season, the Bears are 3-7 overall and 1-4 on the road. The Bears are looking to snap a two game road losing streak. In the NFC-North, they are in NFC-North place. Taking a look at the Bears’ scoring margin this season, it is currently at -5.1. This has resulted in an ATS record of 3-5-2. Throughout this season, Chicago games have averaged 45.9 points, ranking them 8th in the NFL. They hold an over/under record of 6-4, with an average OU line of 43 points.

This season, the Chicago offense has an average of 20.4 points, placing them 17th in the league. The Bears currently rank 6th in tackles for loss and 17th in sacks on the defensive side. Their opponents are averaging 25.5 points per game and 324.2 yards per contest against them.

This season, the Lions are 1st in the NFC-North on an overall record of 7-2. In non-conference games, their record is 3-1 while going 4-1 in NFC action. The Lions’ scoring margin for the season is currently +4.2. This has contributed to their ATS record of 7-2. The average over/under line for the Lions this season stands at 46.2 points. Their games have averaged 49.3 points per game so far, resulting in an over/under record of 5-4.

In terms of offense, the Lions are at 26.8 points per game, ranking them 5th in the NFL. Heading into this week’s matchup with the Bears, the Lions defense has given up an average of 22.6 points per game. They are currently 13th in quarterback hits and have allowed an average of 310.7 yards per contest.

With the Lions being favored by 9, our NFL analytics models has this one playing out 23-19 in favor of the Lions. Our analytics assigns Detroit a 62% chance of defeating the Bears.

Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Betting Tips

  • Take the Lions on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Bears (+9)
  • Our NFL model projects 42 points, and we suggest taking the under

Detroit Lions Injury Report

  • Scott Daly – Knee (Out)
  • C.J. Gardner-Johnson – Pectoral (Out)
  • Jason Cabinda – Knee (Out)
  • Emmanuel Moseley – Knee (Out)
  • Halapoulivaati Vaitai – Back (Out)
  • Nate Sudfeld – Knee (Out)
  • Matt Nelson – Ankle (Out)
  • Donovan Peoples-Jones – Ribs (Questionable)
  • Levi Onwuzurike – Hip (Questionable)
  • Shane Zylstra – Knee (Out)
  • Mohamed Ibrahim – Hip (Out)
  • Zonovan Knight – Shoulder (Out)
  • James Houston – Ankle (Out)
  • Hendon Hooker – Knee (Out)

Chicago Bears Injury Report

  • Terell Smith – Illness (Questionable)
  • Khari Blasingame – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Justin Fields – Right Thumb (Questionable)
  • Khalil Herbert – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Nate Davis – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Tremaine Edmunds – Knee (Questionable)

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