Bears go for five in a row as they face Lions on Thanksgiving

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Chicago Bears face the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day. The two teams will kickoff at 12:30 pm EST at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.

The Bears come into the game with a 7-3 mark. They; however, are just 2-2 on the road.

The Lions are 4-6 on the season. They are 3-2 at home.

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford calls out signals against the Miami Dolphins
Matthew Stafford calls out signals against the Miami Dolphins (Getty Images)

According to Covers.com, the Bears have a 63% chance to win this game, according to their public poll. However, according to their expert poll, the Bears have a 58% chance to win the game.

Chicago won the previous meeting this season earlier this month. The Bears won 34-22 on November 11th.

Detroit has not won since December 16th, 2017 when they won 20-10 in the series.

In the past 10 meetings, the Lions have a commanding 8-2 advantage.

Chicago have won four straight games. They have not lost since a 38-31 loss to the New England Patriots on October 21st.

Detroit is also coming into the game on a win-streak. They defeated the Carolina Panthers, 20-19, in their last game on Sunday.

They have not lost since the loss to the Bears one week earlier.

Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky — who is doubtful to play in the game — has gone 210 of 321 for 2,469 yards. He has 20 touchdowns and nine interceptions.

Jordan Howard leads all the running backs with 155 carries for 523 yards and five touchdowns. Taylor Gabriel leads all the receivers with 44 receptions for 478 yards and two touchdowns.

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has gone 244 of 368 for 2,605 passing yards. He also has 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

Kerryon Johnson — who is out for the game — leads all the running backs with 118 carries for 641 yards and three touchdowns. Kenny Golladay had 47 receptions for 714 receiving yards and five touchdowns.

 

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