Green Bay Packers vs Chicago Bears Prediction, 12/4/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 13
Game: Green Bay Packers vs Chicago Bears
Date: Sunday, December 4, 2022
Location: Soldier Field in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Bears (+3)
The Chicago Bears (3-9) welcome the Green Bay Packers (4-8) at Soldier Field on Sunday. Green Bay opens this matchup as 3-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The total comes in at 43.
The Green Bay Packers come into this game with a record of 4-8 this year. When they last took the field, the Packers played the Eagles and took a loss by a score of 40-33. Aaron Rodgers finished 11/16 with 140 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 95.8 and ended the game with 2 picks. AJ Dillon was the rushing leader for the Packers with 8 attempts for 64 yards (8.0 yds per attempt). Christian Watson averaged 27.5 yards per reception by earning 110 yds on 4 catches. The Green Bay Packers rushed the ball a total of 21 times and compiled 106 yds, which is an average of 5.0 yds per attempt. When all was said and done, they had 49 plays which gave them a total of 342 yds. Green Bay gave up 16 pass completions on 28 attempts for 137 yards, and a completion rate of 57.1%. When it came to stopping the run, the Packers conceded 363 yds on 49 tries, which is 7.4 yards per run surrendered.
The Packers have earned 4,136 total yards over the course of this season. Green Bay has accounted for 130 1st downs, and they have committed 71 penalties for 542 yards. In terms of notching touchdowns, Green Bay has compiled 22 touchdowns via the pass and 5 touchdowns on the ground. They have surrendered the football 17 different times (9 interceptions and 8 fumbles lost). Offensively they maintain an average of 121.3 yards in the run game which has them sitting 14th in the league. Concerning getting in the endzone, the Green Bay Packers hold an average of 19.6 points per outing.
When it comes to passing yards, the Packers have given up 2,254 yards which ranks them 8th in football. They are allowing 187.8 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 65.4%. Over the course of this year, they are granting 342.6 yards/outing which puts them 16th in the NFL. They have given up 18 touchdowns via the pass as well as 13 touchdowns on the ground. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.0 yards per tote and 154.8 rushing yards per game for the season. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 1,857 rushing yards through 12 outings. The Packers rank 22nd in the National Football League regarding team defense, allowing 23.6 points per game.
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The Bears come into this game with a record of 3-9 this year. When they last took the field, the Bears took a loss by a final score of 31-10 against the Jets. David Montgomery ran the football 14 times for 79 yds, walking away from the contest with 5.6 yds per carry for Chicago. Chase Claypool was a featured target for the Bears, hauling in 2 throws for 51 yds (25.5 yds per reception). Trevor Siemian (1 TD) finished the contest with 179 yds on 14/25 passing while his quarterback rating was 75.2. He had 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 7.2 yds. Chicago relinquished 32 rushing attempts for 158 yards (4.9 yards per rush). The Bears pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 75.9%, surrendering 308 yds on 22 out of 29 passing. The Bears finished with 292 yards while they ran 56 plays (5.2 yards per play). Chicago ran the football for 4.4 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 127 yards on 29 carries.
The Chicago Bears hold an average of 323.2 yards per contest ranking them 24th out of all teams in the NFL. They average 192.0 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 2,304 yards for the year. The Chicago offense has compiled 577 yards of penalties on 62 infractions, which has them sitting 20th in the league in terms of hurting your team. They have thrown 9 picks while allowing opponents to recover 6 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 76 1st downs. Over the course of the season so far, the Bears have thrown for 1,574 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 131.2 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 32nd out of all NFL teams. Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Bears are ranking 19th out of all teams in football with 20.9 points per game.
The Bears are giving up 25.4 points per game, ranking them 27th of all teams in the league. They have surrendered 15 touchdowns via the pass and 206.1 yards per outing, which has them sitting 12th in football. This season, they have allowed 305 points in total. Chicago has surrendered a total of 1,727 yards rushing (143.9 yards/game) as well as 19 touchdowns by ground this year. The Bears defense taken the field for 710 plays, ranking them 22nd in football. Their defense has tallied 15 takeaways (6 fumbles recovered and 9 interceptions) so far this year.
Who will win tonight's Packers/Bears NFL game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bears +3 and over 43 total points
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