The Chicago Bears are taking on the Green Bay Packers this week in Week 12 in the NFL on Thanksgiving night on Thursday November 26, 2015, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Game time is 8:30 pm EDT and the game is on TV on NBC with announcers Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth along with sideline reporter Michele Tafoya.
This is a big NFC North match-up which both teams really need to win. The Packers sit atop the NFC North tied with Minnesota with 7-3 records and Green Bay needs to win to stay on top of the division. The Chicago Bears are 4-6 on the season and they need to win this game to keep their playoff hopes alive for the 2015 NFL season.
- Chicago Bears +9 at Green Bay Packers (O/U is 47)
The Chicago Bears are a big nine point underdog this week on Thanksgiving night to beat the Green Bay Packers on the road in Lambeau Field. The Bears have wins this season over the Raiders, Chiefs, Chargers and Rams. The Bears have losses to the Packers, Cardinals, Seahawks, Lions, Vikings, and Broncos.
The Bears opened the season with three straight losses but have since gone 4-3 so they have certainly improved as the season has gone along. The Bears lost to the Packers 31-23 in Week 1 of the season and they should be able to give the Packers a game this week and maybe even pull off an upset on Thanksgiving night. That is a tall order in Lambeau Field though.
The Packers have wins this season over the Bears, Seahawks, Chiefs, 49ers, Rams, Chargers, and Vikings. Green Bay’s three losses this season are to the Broncos, Panthers and Lions. The Packers opened the season with six straight wins but then lost three straight but they got back on track last week with a big win over the Minnesota Vikings.
The over/under for this game is 47 points. The Bears are averaging 21 points scored per game while the Packers are averaging 25 points scored per game. The Bears defense is giving up an average of 25 points per game and the Packers defense is giving up 20 points per game.
Who will win this big NFC North match-up this week on Thanksgiving night? For their respective careers as NFL starting quarterbacks, Aaron Rodgers has a lifetime record of 77-36 while Jay Cutler is 65-63. So the Packers certainly have a big advantage there and they are playing at home at Lambeau Field. The Bears, however, are the more desperate team this week as they need a win to try and make a playoff run this season. Who will win? Tune in to NBC on Thanksgiving night to find out.