2017 Season NFL Football Past Picks

December 16, 2017

This pick was released to clients on December 17, 2021 at 1:31PM ET.


Chicago at Detroit

Saturday 12/16 04:30 PM Eastern

1 unit on Chicago +5 (-110) (risk 1 to return 1.91)  RESULT: loss

1 unit on Game Total UNDER 44 +100 (risk 1 to return 2)  RESULT: win

The Bears aren't going to the playoffs but they've been more competitive than many fans think. Chicago has won four times as a dog over the Panthers, Steelers, Ravens and Bengals. Last week they were a a +6 dog at Cincinnati and rolled, 33-7. The Bears are 7-3-1 ATS against a team with a winning record. They are hanging in there with defense, #11 in the league in yards allowed, #14 in points. The Bears are 8-4-1 UNDER the total for the season. They are a dog again to a Detroit squad that has no balance on offense, last in the NFL in rushing with a ridiculous 76.3 yards per game. After a 3-1 start the Lions have a losing record since. They've lost two of three which continues a late season swoon trend: the Lions are 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 games in December. Detroit hasn't been covering at home and they are 8-2 UNDER the total against losing teams, plus 10-4 UNDER after getting more than 250 yards passing in their previous game. These teams played a three-point game when they met last month as Chicago had 222 yards rushing, including 125 from RB Jordan Howard. Look for another close one in a defensive battle. Take Chicago and the UNDER.

Bears 0 3 0 7 10
Lions 3 10 7 0 20



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