Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears: Odds and Computer Picks September 13, 2020

Written by on September 9, 2020

The Detroit Lions (0-0) host the Chicago Bears (0-0) on Sunday, September 13, 2020 in matchup between NFC North foes at Ford Field. Chicago is a 3.0-point underdog. The game has an over/under of 43.5.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, September 13, 2020
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Detroit, MI
  • Stadium: Ford Field
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Betting Information

Lions vs Bears Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Lions -3.0 100 -120 43.5 -110 -110 -155 135

Lions Betting Insights

  • Most of Detroit’s games with a betting line last year — nine out of 14 opportunities — went over the point total (64.3%)
  • Detroit had a losing 5-8-1 record against the spread last year.
  • The Lions went just 0-2 ATS last season when playing as at least 3.0-point favorites.
  • The Lions averaged points scored last season (21.3) and the Bears points allowed (18.6) were within 2.7 points of each other.
  • When they met or outpaced their scoring average last season, Detroit was 2-5-1 and 3-4 against the spread.
  • Chicago was 5-3 overall and 2-3-1 against the spread last season in games where they allowed fewer than 18.6 points.
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Bears Betting Insights

  • Chicago only hit the over in 42.9% of games last season.
  • Chicago came up short against the spread last season, covering in only three out of 14 chances.
  • The Bears record as at least a 3.0-point underdog was just 1-6-1 last season.
  • The Lions allowed their opponents to score an average of 26.4 points per game last season, 8.9 more than the 17.5 the Bears put on the scoreboard in each contest.
  • Chicago was 6-2 overall and 2-5-1 against the spread when they scored at least 17.5 points last season.
  • When Detroit allowed opposing offenses to put 26.4 points or fewer on the scoreboard last year, they were 3-6 overall and 4-3-1 against the spread.
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Total Facts

  • The Lions’ average point total in outings last year was 47.8, 4.3 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • The average point total for the Bears in 2019 was 7.4 points lower than this game’s over/under.
  • In 10 of 16 opportunities (62.5%) last year, the Lions and their opponents combined for this matchup’s over/under of 43.5 points.
  • Chicago and its opponents added up to score more than 43.5 points in 31.2% of their games in 2019 (five of 16 opportunities).
  • The Lions and the Bears combined to average 4.7 fewer points per game a season ago than the over/under of 43.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 1.5 more points per game last season (45) than this game’s total of 43.5 points.
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Lions vs Bears: Last 5 Meetings

Chicago holds an edge against Detroit in the last five meetings between these two squads, putting together a 4-1 record in those games. In those games against the Bears, the Lions have a 2-0 record against the spread. Chicago outscored Detroit 111-91 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Lions vs Bears: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
11/28/2019 Bears Lions -5.5 37 -240 +205 419-364 CHI 24-20 CHI
11/10/2019 Bears Bears -7 38 -278 +240 357-226 DET 20-13 CHI
11/22/2018 N/A Lions N/A N/A N/A N/A 333-264 DET 23-16 CHI
11/11/2018 N/A Bears N/A N/A N/A N/A 402-305 CHI 34-22 CHI
12/16/2017 N/A Lions N/A N/A N/A N/A 349-293 CHI 20-10 DET

Injury Report

Lions: No Injuries Listed

Bears: No Injuries Listed

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