Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears Week 11 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/19/2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
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The Detroit Lions head to Soldier Field to play the Chicago Bears on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Detroit as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 44. The Lions are 5-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-3-0. The Bears are 5-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-6-0.
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Valuable Detroit Lions Betting Trends
The Detroit Lions are 6-3-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Lions are 5-4-0 against the spread
Important Chicago Bears Betting Trends
The Chicago Bears are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Chicago Bears are 5-4-0 against the spread
Key Detroit Lions Injuries
11/12/17 S Don Carey Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Chicago11/12/17 RB Dwayne Washington Hip left last game, is "?" Sunday vs. Chicago11/12/17 DE Ezekiel Ansah Back is "?" Sunday vs. Chicago11/12/17 LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. Chicago11/12/17 G T.J. Lang Concussion is "?" Sunday vs. Chicago11/10/17 T Greg Robinson Ankle has been released10/12/17 DT Haloti Ngata Elbow IR10/06/17 G Zac Kerin Knee IR09/26/17 G Joe Dahl Leg IR09/11/17 P Kasey Redfern Knee IR09/05/17 DE Kerry Hyder Jr. Achilles IR09/05/17 RB Mike James Concussion IR09/04/17 P Sam Martin Foot PUP
Key Chicago Bears Injuries
11/12/17 DL Roy Robertson-Harris Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs. Detroit11/12/17 DB Sherrick McManis Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs. Detroit11/12/17 OL Tom Compton Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. Detroit11/12/17 DB Bryce Callahan Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Detroit11/12/17 LB Danny Trevathan Calf is "?" Sunday vs. Detroit11/12/17 TE Dion Sims Illness is "?" Sunday vs. Detroit10/30/17 TE Zach Miller Knee IR10/10/17 LB Willie Young Tricep IR09/29/17 DB Quintin Demps Arm IR09/12/17 LB Jerrell Freeman Concussion IR09/10/17 WR Kevin White Shoulder IR09/04/17 LS Patrick Scales Knee IR09/04/17 DB Deiondre' Hall Hamstring IR09/04/17 RB Ka'Deem Carey Wrist IR08/30/17 WR Cameron Meredith ACL IR08/12/17 C Eric Kush Hamstring IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Detroit Lions are 6th in the National Football League in points scored with 244. They have run 576 plays this year for 3,032 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Lions average 5.3 yards per play, which is 17th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 169 1st downs this season, ranking them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Detroit has run for 743 yards as a unit, which ranks 29th in the league. They've run 217 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Lions have been penalized on offense 54 times for 521 yards so far this year, which has them 28th in the NFL in penalties. Matthew Stafford has passed for 2,461 yards this year. He's completed 206 throws while attempting 329 passes for a completion percentage of 62.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 96.3. He averages 11.9 yards per completion and 7.5 yards per pass attempt.
Detroit is 20th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 210. They have given up a total of 3,147 yards on D, which is 21st in the league. The Lions are 24th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has allowed 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 21st in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 200 throws on 317 attempts against the Detroit Lions defense this season, ranking them 18th and 18th in the league. The Detroit pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,227 yards in the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 230 attempts for 920 yards this season, putting them in 10th place in the NFL against the run. The Lions have had 61 penalties for 518 yards on defense this year. That places them 14th in the league. They've allowed a score on 30.6% of possessions on defense, which is 8th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Detroit is 15th in the NFL in punt returns with 20. They've totaled 357 punt return yards and are averaging 17.9 yards per return, which is 1st in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 88 yards. They have returned 10 kicks for 173 yards on special teams, placing them 31st in kick return yardage. The Lions average 17.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 24 yards this season. They are 16th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,734. The Detroit Lions have tried 22 field goals this season and made 19, which is 9th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 86.4%. Detroit Lions kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 23 for 23 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,706 yards on 39 punts, averaging 43.7 yards per punt. That ranks them 27th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chicago Bears have run for 1,096 yards as a team, which ranks 9th in the NFL. They've run 260 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bears have been penalized on offense 60 times for 482 yards so far this season, which has them 19th in the league in penalties. They are 29th in the NFL in points scored with 150. They have run 541 plays this season for 2,624 yards, which ranks them 29th in the league in total offense. The Bears average 4.9 yards per play, which is 27th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 147 1st downs this year, placing them 31st overall as an offensive unit. Mitch Trubisky averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 13.7 yards per completion. He has completed 59 passes on 115 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.3%. His quarterback rating is 75.6. He has thrown for 809 yards this season.
The Bears rush defense has allowed 252 attempts for 995 yards this year, putting them in 15th place in the league against the run. Chicago has committed 58 penalties for 461 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 6th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 35% of possessions on defense, which is 13th in the league. They are 13th in the league in points allowed on defense with 194. They have surrendered a total of 2,838 yards on D, which is 9th in the NFL. The Chicago Bears are ranked 7th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has given up 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 14th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 188 passes on 287 attempts against the Chicago defense this season, placing them 12th and 6th in the National Football League. The Bears pass defense has also given up a total of 1,843 yards through the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Chicago Bears have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 10, which is 28th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71.4%. Chicago kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,360 yards on 49 punts, averaging 48.2 yards per punt. That places them 5th in the NFL in punting average. Chicago is ranked 16th in the league in punt returns with 20. They've accumulated 149 punt return yards and average 7.5 yards per return, which is 19th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 21 yards. They have returned 26 kicks for 570 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Bears average 21.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 46 yards this year. They are 24th in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,516.
Who will win tonight's Lions/Bears NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bears +3
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