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Bears Lions Monday Night Football Odds

That 4-0 preseason quickly turned into a 4-0 start for the Detroit Lions and they are favored on Monday night to continue their streak at home to the Chicago Bears.

The Lions are now 10-2 SU as a favorite and 8-0-1 ATS overall and making bettors happy everywhere. The Bears however have endured a much tougher schedule so far and could be primed for the upset here as 6-point road pups. [ LAST DAY TO DOUBLE YOUR DEPOSIT WITH $250 FREE CASH - SPECIAL EXPIRES TONIGHT AT Bovada ]

The Bears have won 5 of 6 recent trips to Detroit and are 7-2 ATS on the road in Monday Nighters since 1996. But the more than 63% of the voters at OddsShark.com have picked the Lions to win.

View Chicago vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup the Lions sat as 6-point favorites and the best Chicago spread is currently at Bovada. The total, meanwhile, has been pegged by the oddsmakers at 47 with the best UNDER line also at Bovada as hey had the number at 47.5 Monday.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The game pits the Lions, currently No. 5 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Bears, who rate No. 28 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 40-24 victory for the Lions.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 2-ranked offense (33.8 PPG) against a Bears defense that ranks No. 20 at 24.5 PPG. The Lions passing attack has averaged 301.2 yards per game, less than the Bears give up through the air (301.5 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bears feature the league's No. 19-rated road run defense, allowing 118 yards per game. Detroit, meanwhile, ranks No. 25 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Chicago was a 34-29 winner at home against the Panthers. They failed to cover the 7–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (63) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Last time we saw the Panthers, they had no answer for Matt Forte as the Bears rolled to a 34-29 victory at Soldier Field.

The Lions were a 34-30 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cowboys. They covered the 2–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (64) made winners of OVER bettors. The Lions's last action saw them get a 2-TD performance from Matthew Stafford as they handed Dallas a 34-30 loss at Cowboys Stadium.

Chicago Bears Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the division are 7-3

Detroit Lions Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the division are 3-7

A few Bears at Lions trends to consider:
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 8-0-1 ATS in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 11 games at home

Next up:
Chicago home to Minnesota, Sunday, October 16
Detroit home to San Francisco, Sunday, October 16

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