Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears Week 10 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/11/2018
Sunday, November 11, 2018
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The Detroit Lions head to Soldier Field to play the Chicago Bears on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago as 5 point favorites. The total has been set at 46.5.
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The Lions are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Bears are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-3-0.
Valuable Detroit Lions Betting Trends
The Detroit Lions are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Lions are 5-3-0 against the spread
Important Chicago Bears Betting Trends
The Chicago Bears are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Chicago Bears are 5-3-0 against the spread
Key Detroit Lions Injuries
11/04/18 LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin Neck is questionable Sunday vs Chicago
10/15/18 CB Jamal Agnew Knee IR
09/04/18 S Marcus Cromartie Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 FB Nick Bawden Knee IR
09/04/18 LB Steve Longa Knee IR
09/04/18 RB Zach Zenner Back IR
Key Chicago Bears Injuries
11/05/18 TE Dion Sims Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Detroit
11/05/18 WR Taylor Gabriel Leg is questionable Sunday vs Buffalo
11/04/18 WR Allen Robinson II Groin is questionable Sunday vs Detroit
11/04/18 TE Ben Braunecker Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Detroit
11/04/18 DE Khalil Mack Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Detroit
11/04/18 G Kyle Long Foot IR
10/10/18 LB Sam Acho Pectoral IR
09/04/18 WR Marlon Brown Undisclosed IR
09/03/18 TE Adam Shaheen Ankle IR
08/03/18 TE Zach Miller Knee IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Detroit Lions are 7th in the National Football League in points scored with 180. They have run 504 plays this year for 2,823 yards, which ranks them 13th in the NFL in total offense. The Lions average 5.6 yards per play, which is 10th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 169 1st downs this season, ranking them 21st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Detroit has run for 834 yards as a unit, which ranks 32nd in the league. They've run 186 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Lions have been penalized on offense 53 times for 460 yards so far this year, which has them 18th in the NFL in penalties. Matthew Stafford has passed for 2,111 yards this year. He's completed 196 throws while attempting 289 passes for a completion percentage of 67.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 96.5. He averages 10.8 yards per completion and 7.3 yards per pass attempt.
Detroit is 21st in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 210. They have given up a total of 2,857 yards on D, which is 27th in the league. The Lions are 25th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Their pass defense has allowed 7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 22nd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 151 throws on 222 attempts against the Detroit Lions defense this season, ranking them 27th and 28th in the league. The Detroit pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,717 yards in the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 222 attempts for 1,140 yards this season, putting them in 18th place in the NFL against the run. The Lions have had 49 penalties for 481 yards on defense this year. That places them 24th in the league. They've allowed a score on 41.5% of possessions on defense, which is 11th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Detroit is 10th in the NFL in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 62 punt return yards and are averaging 5.6 yards per return, which is 1st in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 16 yards. They have returned 13 kicks for 332 yards on special teams, placing them 26th in kick return yardage. The Lions average 25.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 45 yards this season. They are 11th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,353. The Detroit Lions have tried 19 field goals this season and made 16, which is 13th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 84.2%. Detroit Lions kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,617 yards on 29 punts, averaging 55.8 yards per punt. That ranks them 25th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chicago Bears have run for 1,027 yards as a team, which ranks 16th in the NFL. They've run 231 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bears have been penalized on offense 50 times for 425 yards so far this season, which has them 8th in the league in penalties. They are 29th in the NFL in points scored with 235. They have run 508 plays this season for 2,869 yards, which ranks them 30th in the league in total offense. The Bears average 5.6 yards per play, which is 26th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 172 1st downs this year, placing them 32nd overall as an offensive unit. Mitchell Trubisky averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 11.7 yards per completion. He has completed 167 passes on 260 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2%. His quarterback rating is 96.1. He has thrown for 1,949 yards this season.
The Bears rush defense has allowed 186 attempts for 679 yards this year, putting them in 11th place in the league against the run. Chicago has committed 62 penalties for 590 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 17th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 27.4% of possessions on defense, which is 13th in the league. They are 9th in the league in points allowed on defense with 153. They have surrendered a total of 2,571 yards on D, which is 10th in the NFL. The Chicago Bears are ranked 12th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has given up 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 13th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 186 passes on 295 attempts against the Chicago defense this season, placing them 17th and 10th in the National Football League. The Bears pass defense has also given up a total of 1,892 yards through the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Chicago Bears have attempted 16 field goals this season and made 13, which is 30th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81.3%. Chicago kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 28 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,338 yards on 31 punts, averaging 43.2 yards per punt. That places them 7th in the NFL in punting average. Chicago is ranked 20th in the league in punt returns with 20. They've accumulated 247 punt return yards and average 12.4 yards per return, which is 3rd in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 42 yards. They have returned 9 kicks for 187 yards on special teams, ranking 4th in kick return yardage. The Bears average 20.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 31 yards this year. They are 26th in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,410.
Who will win tonight's Lions/Bears NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bears -5
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