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    The Detroit Lions (7-2) and the Chicago Bears (3-7) square off on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at Ford Field in a clash of NFC North foes.

    The Lions have the ninth-ranked defense this year (310.7 yards allowed per game), and they’ve been more effective on offense, ranking second-best with 406.4 yards per game. With 322.8 total yards per game on offense, the Bears rank 20th in the NFL in 2023. On defense, they rank 15th, surrendering 324.2 total yards per game.

    Lions vs. Bears Picks

    Splash Inc. users are divided on the Sunday NFL matchup between the Lions and the Bears. At the moment, 1.7% of users think the Bears will pick up an upest win, while 67.0% of users project the Lions will cover as 8-point favorites.

    Game Info: Lions vs. Bears

    • Game Day: Sunday, November 19, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    • Stadium: Ford Field

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    Here’s a look at some betting trends for Detroit (-8) versus Chicago on Sunday. The over/under is set at 48 points for this game.

    Game Trends for Lions

    • The Lions have posted a 7-2-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 8-point favorites this season, the Lions are 1-0 against the spread.
    • Lions games have hit the over on five of nine occasions (55.6%).

    Stats & Insights for Lions

    • The Lions rank ninth in total defense this season (310.7 yards allowed per game), but they’ve been playing really well on the offensive side of the ball, ranking second-best in the NFL with 406.4 total yards per game.
    • The Lions rank sixth in scoring offense (26.8 points per game) and 21st in scoring defense (22.6 points allowed per game) this season.
    • On offense, the Lions have been a top-five unit in terms of passing yards, ranking fourth-best in the NFL by compiling 267.4 per game. They rank 20th on defense (231.6 passing yards allowed per game).
    • The Lions have been a difficult matchup for opposing teams in the running game, as they rank top-five in both rushing offense (fourth-best with 139 rushing yards per game) and rushing defense (third-best with 79.1 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • The Lions are putting up a 39.7% third-down conversion rate on offense this year (15th in NFL), and they are allowing a 35% third-down percentage (seventh) on the other side of the ball.
    • The Lions have the 18th-ranked defense this year in terms of yards per play (5.6 yards per play allowed), and they’ve been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking third-best with 6.1 yards per play.
    • With 11 forced turnovers (20th in NFL) against 10 turnovers committed (seventh in NFL), the Lions’ +1 turnover margin ranks 11th in the NFL.

    Best Players for Lions

    • Jared Goff: 2,507 PASS YDS / 278.6 YPG / 68.4% / 14 TD / 5 INT
    • David Montgomery: 106 CAR / 501 YDS / 83.5 YPG / 7 TD / 6 REC / 66 YDS / 11 YPG / 0 TD
    • Jahmyr Gibbs: 90 CAR / 476 YDS / 68 YPG / 4 TD / 31 REC / 200 YDS / 28.6 YPG / 0 TD
    • Amon-Ra St. Brown: 65 REC / 821 YDS / 102.6 YPG / 4 TD
    • Sam LaPorta: 47 REC / 474 YDS / 52.7 YPG / 4 TD
    • Josh Reynolds: 24 REC / 412 YDS / 51.5 YPG / 3 TD
    • Alex Anzalone: 66 TKL / 5 TFL / 3 SACK / 5 PD

    Game Trends for Bears

    • So far this year, the Bears have compiled a 3-6-1 record against the spread.
    • The Bears are 1-2 against the spread when an underdog by 8 points or more this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in six of the Bears’ 10 games with a set total.

    Stats & Insights for Bears

    • The Bears are putting up 322.8 total yards per game on offense this season (20th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are giving up 324.2 total yards per game (15th-ranked).
    • The Bears rank 19th in the NFL with 20.4 points per contest on offense, and they rank 27th with 25.5 points ceded per game on the defensive side of the ball.
    • The Bears rank 24th in the NFL with 187.7 passing yards per contest on offense, and they rank 26th with 248.2 passing yards ceded per game on defense.
    • The Bears have been top-five in rushing on both offense and defense this season, as they rank fifth-best in rushing yards per game (135.1) and second-best in rushing yards surrendered per game (76).
    • The Bears’ defense has been a bottom-five unit on third down this season, allowing a 45.5% third-down conversion percentage, which ranks third-worst in the NFL. On the offensive side of the ball, they rank seventh with a 45.5% third-down rate.
    • The Bears rank 16th in the NFL with 5.4 yards per play on offense, and they rank 13th with 5.4 yards ceded per play on the defensive side of the ball.
    • At -9, the Bears sport the worst turnover margin in the NFL this season.

    Best Players for Bears

    • Justin Fields: 1,201 PASS YDS / 200.2 YPG / 61.7% / 11 TD / 6 INT / 47 CAR / 237 RUSH YDS / 1 TD
    • D’Onta Foreman: 86 CAR / 367 YDS / 61.2 YPG / 3 TD / 9 REC / 55 YDS / 9.2 YPG / 1 TD
    • D.J. Moore: 52 REC / 793 YDS / 79.3 YPG / 5 TD
    • Cole Kmet: 46 REC / 419 YDS / 41.9 YPG / 5 TD
    • Darnell Mooney: 22 REC / 321 YDS / 35.7 YPG / 1 TD
    • T.J. Edwards: 110 TKL / 5 TFL / 2 SACK / 1 PD
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