Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers Prediction, 11/29/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 12
Game: Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers
Date: Sunday, November 29, 2020
Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Green Bay -7.5
Nick Foles and the Chicago Bears (5-5) travel to Lambeau Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Green Bay Packers (7-3). The odds on this contest have Green Bay as 7.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 45.5.
The Chicago Bears head into this matchup 5-5 for this season. In their last game they faced the Minnesota Vikings and ended up taking the loss by a score of 19-13. Nick Foles went 15/26 with 106 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He walked away with 1 pick in the game. Cordarrelle Patterson paced the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 6 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for 30 yards by way of 12 carries which gave him an average of 2.5 yards per tote. Allen Robinson II led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 43 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 7.2 yards per catch for that game. The Chicago Bears ran the ball a total of 17 times and generated 41 yards which gave them an average of 2.4 yards per run. On the day, they ran 50 plays for a total of 149 yards. In the game, the Bears racked up 10 1st downs and they totaled 1 penalty for 5 yards. In terms of defense, Chicago allowed 25 catches on 36 tries for a total of 286 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.0%. Against the run, the Bears allowed 99 yards on 33 tries which is an average of 3.0 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For this contest, they allowed 385 yards and earned 2 turnovers.
The Bears have earned 3,009 total yards over the course of this year. As a unit they're averaging 78.2 yards rushing ranking them 32nd in the NFL. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Chicago has amassed 16 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to scoring points, the Chicago Bears hold an average of 19.1 points per game. Regarding passing yards, the Bears have conceded 2,250 yards which has them ranked 10th in the NFL. During this campaign, they are allowing 340.1 yards/contest ranking them 9th in the National Football League. The Bears sit in 6th in the league in relation to team defense, allowing 20.9 points per contest. The opposition is running for 4.0 yards per rush on the ground and 115.1 yards on the ground per contest for the season. During their 10 games played, they have relinquished 225.0 yards per outing through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 61.1%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 1,151 yards via the ground game in 10 games.
The Packers head into this matchup 7-3 for this season. In their last game they faced the Indianapolis Colts and lost 34-31. Aaron Jones led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 15 yards and he tallied 1 TD during the game. He rushed for a total of 41 yards by way of 10 carries which meant he averaged 4.1 yards per carry. Davante Adams was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 106 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 15.1 yards per catch for the game. Aaron Rodgers went 27/38 with 311 yards passing and tossed 3 touchdowns. He gave away 1 pick during the game. The Green Bay Packers ended up running the ball 18 times and earned a total of 66 yards which earned them an average of 3.7 yards per attempt. For the game, the Packers got 21 first downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 45 yards. Overall, they totaled 57 plays which gave them a total of 367 yards. When discussing the defense, Green Bay allowed 24 catches on 36 tries totaling 280 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.0%. Overall, they gave up a total of 420 yards and forced 2 takeaways. In the running game, the Packers allowed 140 yards on 37 runs which is an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
When looking at their ability to score points, the Packers currently rank 3rd out of all teams in football averaging 30.8 points per game. During the season to this point, the Packers have thrown for a total of 2,770 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 277.0 throwing yards per game, which is ranked 6th in the NFL. They average 115.9 yards per game via the ground game and have rushed for 1,159 yards for the season. The Green Bay Packers hold an average of 392.9 yards/outing ranking them 7th in the league. The Packers rank 17th in the NFL when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 25.8 PPG. They are allowing 4.4 yards per run and 113.7 yards on the ground per game for the season. Overall, they have allowed 1,137 rushing yards through 10 games. When talking about passing yards, the Packers have surrendered 2,306 yards which has them sitting in 13th in the NFL. In their 10 games played this year, they have conceded 230.6 yards per outing via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 67.8%. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 344.3 yards per outing which has them ranked 12th in football.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bears +7.5
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