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The Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions will meet on the gridiron at Ford Field on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
In their last action, Chicago was a 40-23 winner on the road against the Steelers. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (63) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
The Lions were a 27-20 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Redskins. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score (47) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Chicago has won 3 straight games.
Chicago: 3-0 SU, 1-1-1 ATS
Detroit: 2-1 SU, 2-1 ATS
Chicago most recently:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the division are 6-4
Detroit most recently:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing within the division are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games
Chicago is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chicago's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing at home against Chicago
Detroit is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing Chicago
Chicago home to New Orleans, Sunday, October 6
Detroit at Green Bay, Sunday, October 6