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NFL Betting Preview and Pick - Chicago Bears Underdogs vs Lions at Chicago

Detroit Lions


Chicago Bears
Sunday, December 21, 2014 1:00 PM ET
Soldier Field

The Detroit Lions are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games against the Chicago Bears as they look to strengthen their chances of winning the NFC North division title on Sunday afternoon as road betting favorites on the gridiron at Soldier Field.

The Lions topped the Bears 34-17 as a 7-point home favorite in their first meeting of the season on November 27 in an OVER result for totals bettors. Detroit and Green Bay are tied atop the NFC North standings at 10-4 SU on the season, with the Lions holding the tiebreaker in that division race.

Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Detroit Lions listed as -4.5-point favorites at shops such as Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line for the betting matchup was at 47 over at 5Dimes.

Computer Prediction: Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 24-12 win for the Lions on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Bears sport a record of 5-9 and 5-9 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Detroit Lions sit at 10-4 and 7-7 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 8-6 for the Bears and 4-10 for the Lions. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Detroit injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 30-rated Chicago Bears and the No. 17-ranked Detroit Lions, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

How Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Chicago Bears No. 19-ranked offense (21.14 PPG) against a Detroit Lions defense that ranks No. 1 at 17 PPG. The Bears passing attack has averaged 246.43 yards per game, more than the Lions give up through the air (236.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Detroit Lions own the league's No. 3-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 79.5 yards per game when on the road. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 16 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Lions were Week 15 winners, coming out on top of the Vikings by a score of 16-14.

Jay Cutler passed for 2 touchdowns in his team's last game, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Saints, who won 31-15 on Monday.

Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Detroit's last 13 games
Detroit is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Chicago is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Chicago is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Chicago's last 18 games
Chicago is 3-13-1 ATS in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Green Bay, Sunday, December 28th
Chicago at Minnesota, Sunday, December 28th