Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 12/28/12
The Chicago Bears will play against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, MI. The game will air on FOX at 1 pm EST. Week ago few could have predicted that the Chicago Bears would need a win and some help in Week 17 in order to make the playoffs. The Bears need a win and a Vikings loss in order to move onto post season play. What is the points spread in the Bears and Lions game? The Bears are 3 point favorites against the Lions. The over/under for the game is 44.5 total points. CHI DET W-L 9-6 4-11 Avg Points 23.3 23.2 Avg Points Allowed 16.9 27.4 Home Record 5-3 2-5 Road Record 4-3 2-6 The Bears were considered one of the best teams in the NFL when they were 7-1. Jay Cutler missed some time and suddenly the Bears are trying to find a way to make the playoffs. The biggest problem for the Bears offense is their offensive line. It has not helped that the Bears have one quality receiver in Brandon Marshall. Detroit wide out Calvin Johnson recently broke Jerr...
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