Monday Night Football Preview: Detroit Lions (2-3) vs. Chicago Bears (4-1)

by Chris Dyer (Dirty) on October 22, 2012

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Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears

The Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Soldier Field.

Oddsmakers currently have the Bears listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Lions, while the game’s total is sitting at 47.

The Lions were a 26-23 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Eagles. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (49) made winners of OVER bettors.

The Bears were a 41-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Jaguars. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (44) made winners of OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Chicago has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Detroit: 2-3 SU, 1-4 ATS
Chicago: 4-1 SU, 4-1 ATS

Detroit most recently:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the division are 5-5

Chicago most recently:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the division are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit’s last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games
Chicago is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Detroit
Chicago is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Chicago is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Detroit home to Seattle, Sunday, October 28
Chicago home to Carolina, Sunday, October 28

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