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Bears vs Lions Predictions for NFL Week 13 Thanksgiving Day Game

Zach Brunner
Detroit Lions v Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions v Chicago Bears / Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

In the second matchup between these teams this season, the Chicago Bears travel to Detroit to take on the Lions on Thanksgiving Day in Week 13. Chicago is currently 5.5-point road favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

If you're looking to place a wager on this game, it's always wise to read up on what some industry experts have to say first. With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for the Thanksgiving Day showdown between the Bears and Lions.

Bears vs Lions Expert Predictions

CBS Sports
Eight experts at CBS made their picks for the game against the spread. All but one felt Chicago would clear the spread against the David Blough-led Lions, while Pete Prisco was the lone expert siding with the home team.

The experts at ESPN made their picks for the game straight up, but it was similar results, with all nine experts siding with Chicago.

Sports Illustrated
The MMQB staff at Sports Illustrated all made their picks straight up as well, but they were much more mixed. Two of the experts sided with Chicago, while four believe in Thanksgiving miracles, picking a Detroit upset.

In totality, 18 experts were picking the Bears, while five are predicting an upset in Detroit on the shoulders of undrafted rookie David Blough.

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