Lambeau Field Green Bay

Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers Pick & Prediction DEC 12TH 2021

NFL | FOOTBALL
TV: NBC
Logo Chicago Bears
VS
Logo Green Bay Packers
45.5
OPENNER
-5.5

46.5o -110
CURRENT
-11.5 -109

+516
MONEYLINE
-668

30
SCORE
45

Two NFC North teams face off for the second and last time of the season.

The Chicago Bears, fresh off of a 33-22 loss to the Cardinals, head to Green Bay to face the Packers. It's been a tough year for the Bears, but they hope to spoil the Packers' undefeated home record. The only problem is that's much easier said than done, and the Packers are one of the NFL's best teams.

The Green Bay Packers are well in control of the NFC North at 9-3. They're near the top of the entire NFC as well, which means they could be looking at a first-round bye.

To claim it, they'll need to keep winning games and stay at the top of the conference. They're facing a familiar foe here in the Chicago Bears, a team they beat 24-14 earlier in the year.

Bears vs. Packers Odds (Spread, Moneyline and Total)

TV: NBC

MONEY LINE: Bears (+515) vs. Packers (-665)

SPREAD: Bears +12.5 (-117) vs. Packers -12.5 (-103)

GAME TOTAL: Over 43 (-110) vs. Under 43 (-110)

Bears at Packers Preview, Trends and Stats

The Chicago Bears don't have a long time to turn this season into a positive one. They'll likely be letting go of their head coach at the end of the season as well.

Unfortunately, this year hasn't panned out the way they had hoped. Justin Fields doesn't seem ready to have command of the offense, and that's reflected poorly on Matt Nagy.

Facing the Packers right now really puts them in a tough position. They've already been beaten by them before, and now they have to play them in Lambeau Field. The Packers have gone 5-0 at home this season, a perfect record.

For the Bears to win this game, they'll need to pull out all the magic they have, which isn't much. We can expect Justin Fields to make the start at QB.

The Green Bay Packers have had an incredible season and can hit ten wins with a win here. They already know what to expect when playing the Bears, which helps as well.

With Justin Fields getting the start at QB, expect a lot more contain defense from Green Bay. The Bears have the No.32 passing offense in the league, averaging just 173.8 passing yards per game.

Since Chicago is so one-dimensional, the Packers can focus their attention on Justin Fields. Putting pressure on him early will help, and they can force turnovers this way as well.

There isn't much of a downfield threat, so the Packers can focus on the run and stop that as well. On offense, the Packers just have to do what they do best, score.

Bears vs. Packers Pick (Against the Spread)

Bears 10 - Packers 28

The Bears don't have anything to contend with the Green Bay Packers here. They have a one-dimensional offense and the No.22 ranked defense.

They won't be able to stop Aaron Rodgers and the Packers or score against them. That being said, we don't think they'll be able to cover the 12.5-point spread, especially on the road.

It might be a lot of points for the Packers to cover, but they shouldn't have much trouble. On average, the Packers allow 20.2 points per game, fifth in the NFL.

The Chicago offense doesn't threaten the Packers, so this game easily goes to Green Bay. Take the Packers to win this game and cover the 12.5-point spread on Sunday night.

EXTRA POINTS

1. The Chicago Bears are 1-6 ATS in their last seven games.

2. Chicago is 0-5 ATS in their last five games against Green Bay.

3. Green Bay is 10-1 ATS in their last 11 games.

Best Bet: Green Bay Packers -12.5

PREDICTION
Chicago Bears
16
27
Green Bay Packers

Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers Recap NOV 29TH 2020

The Green Bay Packers rode the trio of Aaron Rodgers, Aaron Jones and Davante Adams to a 21-13 victory over the visiting Chicago Bears in the 200th edition of the rivalry on Sunday at frigid Lambeau Field.

Rodgers threw for 203 yards and one touchdown, Adams caught seven passes for 103 yards and the score, and Jones ran for 51 yards and two touchdowns.

Green Bay (11-3) has won three in a row and can clinch the NFC North title with a win at powerful Minnesota next Monday night. Chicago (7-7), the defending division champion, had won three in a row.

The Packers led 21-3 in the third quarter but had to withstand Chicago's late rally. The Bears had two chances after closing within 21-13.

On the first, Mitchell Trubisky threw a fourth-down incompletion under pressure from Kenny Clark from the Green Bay 49 with 1:42 to go.

On the second, with 1 second to go from the Packers 34, Trubisky threw a short pass to running back Tarik Cohen. After a series of laterals, the ball hit the ground and Green Bay's Tramon Williams recovered at the 2. Had tight end Jesper Horsted lateralled sooner to receiver Allen Robinson, the Bears might have scored.

The Packers struck first with a 29-yard touchdown pass to Adams on fourth-and-4. Adams beat slot corner Buster Skrine deep and carried Skrine the last 5 yards into the end zone.

Nursing a 7-3 lead into halftime, the Packers took charge with a dominant third quarter.

Jones scored on a 21-yard run to cap a scoring drive kick-started by a 34-yard catch-and-run by Adams and a 17-yard scramble by Rodgers.

The Packers extended the edge to 21-3 on their next drive. Rodgers found Jake Kumerow for a gain of 49, a play that survived a challenge by Bears coach Matt Nagy. Two plays later, Jones bulled through cornerback Kevin Toliver for a 2-yard score.

Chicago pulled within 21-6 on Eddy Pineiro's second short field goal of the day, a 27-yarder on the first play of the fourth quarter.

The Bears closed within 21-13 with 8:09 remaining on Trubisky's 2-yard touchdown to receiver Anthony Miller. Coupled with Green Bay's 10-3 win in Week 1, it was Chicago's first touchdown against the Packers in about 112 minutes of game time.

Chicago almost got the big break it needed on the Packers' ensuing drive.

On third-and-20, a scrambling Rodgers had the ball stripped by safety Deon Bush, with linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis recovering at the Packers' 22. However, on review, Rodgers' elbow was down before the ball came loose.

The Packers punted and defensive lineman Dean Lowry picked off Trubisky. Green Bay couldn't take advantage, but JK Scott's punt pinned the Bears at their 5 with 4:11 to play.

--Field Level Media

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