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Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions NFL Betting Preview for Week 12

The Chicago Bears (3-7) bring a five-game losing streak into a matchup with the Detroit Lions (0-9-1), losers of 10 straight, on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Ford Field. Chicago is a 3.5-point favorite in the contest. The point total is set at 41.5.

Bears Vs. Lions Odds

Bears vs Lions Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Bears -3.5 -110 -110 41.5 -110 -110 -184 +154

Bears and Lions: Last Three Games

  • Chicago is 1-2-0 against the spread and 0-3 overall in its past three games.
  • Twice in those three games, the final combined score has surpassed the set total.
  • The past three Bears games averaged 1.3 fewer points (40.2) than this matchup’s point total.
  • Detroit is 2-1-0 against the spread in its past three games, and has a 0-2-1 straight-up record in those contests.
  • One time in those three games, the final combined score exceeded the set total.
  • The Lions’ past three games have ended with an average of 43.5 points scored. That’s 2.0 more points than this contest’s over/under.

Bears and Lions: Betting Trends

  • Chicago has covered the spread four times over 10 games with a set spread.
  • This season, three of Chicago’s games have gone over the point total.
  • The Bears have been the moneyline favorite only two other times so far this season, and they won both of the games.
  • Chicago has never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -184 or shorter.
  • The Bears have an implied moneyline win probability of 64.8% in this game.
  • Detroit has covered the spread six times this year (6-4-0).
  • The Lions have an ATS record of 6-2 when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs.
  • This season, Detroit’s games have hit the over three times.
  • The Lions have been listed as the underdog 10 times this season and have failed to win any of those games.
  • Detroit has been at least a +154 moneyline underdog eight times this season, but was upset in all of those games.

Over/Under Trends

  • This season, three of Chicago’s 10 games have gone over Thursday’s total of 41.5 points.
  • There have been five Detroit games that have ended with a combined score over 41.5 points this season.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 32.3 points per game, 9.2 points fewer than the over/under of 41.5 for this contest.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 51.3 points per game, 9.8 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Bears have seen a 43.5 average over/under in their games this season, 2.0 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 4.9 points separates the average total points bet in Lions’ games (46.4 points) and this game’s over/under (41.5 points).

Bears Players to Watch

  • Justin Fields is the No. 73 fantasy player overall and the No. 30 fantasy quarterback with 91.5 points (averaging 9.2 per game).
  • Darnell Mooney has put up total 83.6 fantasy points this year (8.4 per game), which make him the 85th-ranked player overall and the 28th-ranked receiver.
  • David Montgomery is 113th overall and 34th among running backs with 68.5 fantasy points (averaging 6.9 per game) so far this season.
  • Khalil Herbert is working on the 170th-ranked fantasy season (53rd among running backs) with 46.8 fantasy points, averaging 4.7 per game.

Lions Players to Watch

  • So far this season, D’Andre Swift is the 35th-best fantasy player overall this season and the ninth-best fantasy running back with 131.5 fantasy points (13.2 per game).
  • Jared Goff has put up 112.0 fantasy points this year (11.2 per game), enough to place him 28th among quarterbacks and 54th overall in league-wide fantasy standings.
  • T.J. Hockenson is 11th among tight ends and 126th overall with 61.9 fantasy points (averaging 6.2 per game) so far this season.
  • Jamaal Williams has put together the 146th-ranked fantasy season (45th among running backs) with 54.2 fantasy points, averaging 5.4 per game.

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