The Chicago Bears will look to continue their dominance over the Detroit Lions when they meet in a 2021 Thanksgiving Day NFL matchup at Ford Field. The Bears (3-7), who are third in the NFC North, have won six of the past seven games against Detroit. The Lions (0-9-1), fourth in the NFC North, have not beaten Chicago at home since a 20-10 triumph in 2017. Detroit defeated the Bears 34-30 in their second meeting last season, but Chicago won the earlier matchup this year, 24-14, on Oct. 3.
Kickoff from Detroit is set for 12:30 p.m. ET. Chicago is a three-point favorite in the latest Bears vs. Lions odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 41.5. Before you make any Lions vs. Bears picks, make sure to check out the NFL predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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Now, the model has simulated Bears vs. Lions 10,000 times and just revealed its NFL expert picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see its picks. Here are several NFL odds and betting trends for Bears vs. Lions:
Bears vs. Lions spread: Bears -3Bears vs. Lions over-under: 41.5 pointsBears vs. Lions money line: Chicago -160, Detroit +140CHI: Bears are 4-1 against the spread against teams with a losing recordDET: Under has hit in seven of last eight Lions games
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