Bears Lions Monday Night Betting

The Chicago Bears hope to continue their success over the Detroit Lions this Monday night when they host the Lions at Soldier Field.

Chicago is 7-1 SU in its last eight games against Detroit, though the two division rivals have split those eight games ATS 4-4.

Chicago is 6-1 SU and 4-3 ATS in its last seven home games against Detroit. The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 13 road games and in six of Chicago's last eight home games.

View Detroit vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Bears were listed as 6.5-point favorites at Bovada and other online sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 47.5 at Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 4 (Bears) and the No. 8 (Lions) teams in the league, according to our current NFL Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 40-22 result in favor of the Bears is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 2-ranked offense (29.8 PPG) against a Lions defense that ranks No. 24 at 27.4 PPG. The Bears passing attack has averaged 222.6 yards per game, less than the Lions give up through the air (227.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Lions feature the league's No. 11-rated road run defense, allowing 92.7 yards per game. Chicago, meanwhile, ranks No. 17 in rushing offense at home.

The Lions were a 26-23 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Eagles. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (49) made winners of OVER bettors. Matthew Stafford led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 311 yards Sunday as the Lions downed the Eagles 26-23 at Lincoln Financial Field.

The Bears were a 41-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Jaguars. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (44) made winners of OVER bettors. Jacksonville was unable to contain Matt Forte in its last action Sunday and the result was a 41-3 Week 5 loss against the Bears.

Detroit Lions Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the division are 5-5

Chicago Bears Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the division are 4-6

A few Lions at Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
Chicago is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Detroit
Chicago is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Chicago is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Detroit home to Seattle, Sunday, October 28
Chicago home to Carolina, Sunday, October 28

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