Sunday, October 18, 2015
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The Chicago Bears matchup against the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Ford Field. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.
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Jay Cutler finished his last game with 252 yards through the air for Chicago. He completed 26 passes out of 45 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Bears were led in rushing by Matt Forte, who finished with 71 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Marquess Wilson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 85 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 14 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Chicago totaled 328 yards by way of 73 plays. They rushed the ball 26 times for a total of 87 yards on the game and the Bears totaled 21 first downs by getting 5 rushing, 14 passing and 2 by penalty.
Dan Orlovsky finished his last game with 191 yards through the air for Detroit. He completed 21 passes out of 38 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. The Lions were led in rushing by Zach Zenner, who finished with 30 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Golden Tate led the team in receiving. He had a total of 74 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 9 yards per catch in the game. Detroit totaled 436 yards by way of 89 plays. They rushed the ball 18 times for a total of 57 yards on the game and the Lions totaled 29 first downs by getting 3 rushing, 22 passing and 4 by penalty.
Chicago is scoring 17 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 21 passes on 35 attempts for a 60% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 181 yards per game through the air as well. The Bears are averaging 116 rushing yards per game on 29 attempts per contest for an average of 4 yards per carry. They run 65 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 316 total yards each outing. The Bears get 19 first downs per game and they average 74.2 penalty yards via 7.8 penalties each contest.
Chicago allows 186 passing yards per game and 28 points per contest on defense. They give up 18 completions on 28 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64%. The Bears allow an average of 119 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for a 4.4 average. Chicago gives up 305 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.2 penalties per game that total 53.8 yards as a unit.
Detroit averages 17 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 29 passes per game on 47 attempts for a 62% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 197 yards through the air per game thus far. The Lions rush for an average of 49 yards per contest on 17 attempts for an average of 2.9 yards per carry for the season. They run 65 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 321 total yards per game. The Lions are averaging 21 first downs per outing and accumulate 53 penalty yards via 6.4 penalties each game.
Detroit allows an average of 249 passing yards and 28 points per contest. They give up 22 completions on 29 attempts for a completion percentage of 76% per game. The Lions allow an average of 126 rushing yards per game on 29 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. Detroit gives up 375 total yards per game including an average of 6.2 per play. They create an average of 1.8 turnovers per game and 7.6 penalties for 66.2 yards each game.
Chicago Betting Trends
Chicago is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Chicago has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Detroit Betting Trends
Detroit is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Detroit has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/15/15 LB Shea McClellin Leg doubtful Sunday vs. Detroit
10/11/15 G Patrick Omameh Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/11/15 WR Alshon Jeffery Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/11/15 S Antrel Rolle Foot "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/11/15 WR Eddie Royal Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/11/15 T Jermon Bushrod Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/06/15 C Will Montgomery Leg IR
09/15/15 DE Cornelius Washington Quad IR
09/04/15 S Ryan Mundy Hip IR
08/15/15 WR Kevin White Shin out indefinitely
10/14/15 LB DeAndre Levy Hip out indefinitely
10/11/15 T Corey Robinson Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
10/11/15 NT Haloti Ngata Calf "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
10/11/15 RB Joique Bell Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
10/11/15 G Larry Warford Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
10/07/15 TE Eric Ebron Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/06/15 DT Tyrunn Walker Ankle IR
09/07/15 CB Alex Carter Ankle IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 10)
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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