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Lions vs Bears: Week 17 Betting

The Detroit Lions are 0-7 SU and 1-6 ATS over their last seven games, but will look to snap that streak and play spoiler this Sunday when they host the Chicago Bears at Ford Field.

Chicago is 8-1 SU in its last nine games against the Lions with a 4-4-1 ATS record over that stretch.

Chicago is 2-5 SU and ATS over its last seven games. The total has gone OVER in four of Detroit's last six home games against Chicago.

View Chicago vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Bears were listed as 3-point favorites at sportsbooks such as TopBet, with the total listed at 44.5 over at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Lions rated this week at No. 12 and the Bears sitting at No. 6. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 29-18 result in favor of the Bears this week.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 16-ranked offense (23.2 PPG) against a Bears defense that ranks No. 2 at 16.9 PPG. The Lions passing attack has averaged 311.5 yards per game, more than the Bears give up through the air (211.2 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bears feature the league's No. 10-rated road run defense, allowing 98.1 yards per game. Detroit, meanwhile, ranks No. 28 in rushing offense at home.

Chicago won its last outing, a 28-13 result against the Cardinals on December 23. The Bears covered in that game as a 6.5-point favorite, while the 41 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Bears grabbed a Week 16 victory over the Cardinals in their last game, winning 28-13 at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 31-18 result against the Falcons on December 22. The Lions failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 49 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Matthew Stafford led the way last time out for the Lions, connecting for 443 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 31-18 loss to the Lions at Ford Field.

Chicago Bears Trends:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the division are 5-5

Detroit Lions Trends:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the division are 2-8

A few Bears at Lions trends to consider:
Chicago is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games on the road
Chicago is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Chicago is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago
Detroit is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Chicago