Lions Down Chicago 24-13 - Match Report
|Lions Down Chicago 24-13 - Match Report|
Jahvid Best scampered through the Chicago defense for 163 yards as Detroit handed the Bears a 24-13 defeat on Monday at Ford Field.
The Lions were a 6.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 47.5.
Matthew Stafford completed 19 of 26 pass attempts for 219 yards and 2 TDs for the Lions in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bears defense.
Matt Forte rushed for 116 yards for Chicago, while Jay Cutler added 3 yards. Jay Cutler threw for 249 yards for the Bears, while receivers Dane Sanzenbacher and Sam Hurd had 64 and 50 yards respectively.
Chicago was outgained by Detroit 395-359 yards in Monday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-16 by the Bears.
The time of possession battle favored Chicago as their offense was on the field for 39:03, longer than the 20:57 of their opponents.
Detroit heads into a Week 6 battle against the 49ers. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.