Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers Week 4 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/28/2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017
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The Chicago Bears travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Green Bay as 7.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45.5. The Bears have an ATS record of 2-1-0 while their over/under record is 0-3-0. The Packers have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Chicago Bears Betting Trends
The Chicago Bears are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The Chicago Bears are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The Green Bay Packers are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Green Bay Packers are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Chicago Bears Injuries
09/25/17 OL Hroniss Grasu Hand "?" Thursday vs. Green Bay
09/25/17 DB Quintin Demps Arm out indefinitely
09/24/17 OL Josh Sitton Ribs "?" Thursday vs. Green Bay
09/24/17 OL Tom Compton Hip "?" Thursday vs. Green Bay
09/22/17 LB Nick Kwiatkoski Pectoral out indefinitely
09/12/17 LB Jerrell Freeman Concussion IR
09/10/17 WR Kevin White Shoulder IR
09/04/17 DB Deiondre' Hall Hamstring IR
09/04/17 RB Ka'Deem Carey Wrist IR
09/04/17 LS Patrick Scales Knee IR
08/30/17 WR Cameron Meredith ACL IR
08/12/17 C Eric Kush Hamstring IR
Key Green Bay Packers Injuries
09/26/17 RB Ty Montgomery Wrist probable Thursday vs. Chicago
09/26/17 T Kyle Murphy Foot "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
09/25/17 LS Brett Goode Hamstring IR
09/24/17 T Bryan Bulaga Ankle left last game, "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
09/24/17 T David Bakhtiari Hamstring "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
09/24/17 CB Davon House Quad "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
09/24/17 LB Nick Perry Hand "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
09/24/17 WR Randall Cobb Shoulder "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
09/24/17 LB Jake Ryan Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
09/24/17 S Kentrell Brice Groin "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
09/24/17 DT Mike Daniels Hip "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
09/18/17 T Jason Spriggs Hamstring IR
09/05/17 LB Vince Biegel Foot PUP
09/05/17 DT Montravius Adams Foot IR
09/04/17 T Don Barclay Ankle IR
07/30/17 CB Demetri Goodson ACL PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chicago Bears are 27th in the NFL in points scored with 47. They have run 187 plays this season for 915 yards, which ranks them 20th in the league in total offense. The Bears average 4.9 yards per play, which is 24th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 57 1st downs this year, placing them 17th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Chicago has run for 365 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the NFL. They've run 73 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bears have been penalized on offense 22 times for 172 yards so far this season, which has them 15th in the league in penalties. Mike Glennon has thrown for 615 yards this season. He has completed 72 passes on 107 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.3%. His quarterback rating is 79.8. He averages 5.7 yards per pass attempt and 8.5 yards per completion.
Chicago is 22nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 69. They have surrendered a total of 965 yards on D, which is 14th in the NFL. The Bears are ranked 18th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has given up 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 21st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 61 passes on 100 attempts against the Chicago Bears defense this season, placing them 15th and 17th in the National Football League. The Chicago pass defense has also given up a total of 714 yards through the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 74 attempts for 251 yards this year, putting them in 8th place in the league against the run. The Bears have committed 18 penalties for 147 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 6th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 41.9% of possessions on defense, which is 28th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Chicago is ranked 18th in the league in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 55 punt return yards and average 9.2 yards per return, which is 13th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 17 yards. They have returned 8 kicks for 182 yards on special teams, ranking 3rd in kick return yardage. The Bears average 22.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 29 yards this year. They are 13th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,217. The Chicago Bears have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 2, which is 32nd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 66.7%. Chicago Bears kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this year. Their punters have totaled 679 yards on 14 punts, averaging 48.5 yards per punt. That places them 6th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Bay Packers have run for 207 yards as a unit, which ranks 28th in the league. They've run 60 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Packers have been penalized on offense 22 times for 173 yards so far this year, which has them 14th in the NFL in penalties. They are 14th in the National Football League in points scored with 67. They have run 207 plays this year for 1,081 yards, which ranks them 10th in the NFL in total offense. The Packers average 5.2 yards per play, which is 16th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 72 1st downs this season, ranking them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. Aaron Rodgers has completed 89 throws while attempting 134 passes for a completion percentage of 66.4%. He has passed for 967 yards this year. He averages 10.9 yards per completion and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 93.1.
The Packers rush defense has given up 75 attempts for 341 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the NFL against the run. They have had 21 penalties for 152 yards on defense this year. That places them 8th in the league. They've allowed a score on 36.7% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the NFL. Green Bay is 19th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 67. They have given up a total of 890 yards on D, which is 10th in the league. The Packers are 19th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has allowed 6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 14th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 54 throws on 82 attempts against the Green Bay Packers defense this season, ranking them 5th and 3rd in the league. The Packers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 549 yards in the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Green Bay Packers have tried 4 field goals this season and made 4, which is 25th in the league. Green Bay kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 634 yards on 14 punts, averaging 45.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 19th in the NFL in punting average. Green Bay is 12th in the NFL in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 70 punt return yards and are averaging 10 yards per return, which is 9th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 33 yards. They are 11th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,244.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bears +7.5
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