The Green Bay Packers will be trying to clinch the top spot in the NFC playoffs when they renew their rivalry with the Chicago Bears in their regular-season finale on Sunday afternoon. The Packers are coming off a 40-14 win over Tennessee as three-point favorites. The Bears are coming off a 41-17 win over Jacksonville in a game they were favored to win by 9.5 points. Chicago can clinch a playoff berth win a win.
Green Bay is 8-2 in its last 10 games against Chicago.
Packers Going For Sixth Consecutive WinThe Packers have played well this season and come into this game on a five-game winning streak. They will try to extend their streak to six games and clinch the top seed in the NFC with a win over the Bears on Sunday.
Green Bay is the best offensive team in the league, averaging 31.6 points per game. The team is averaging 257.9 passing yards and 135.9 rushing yards per game.
Aaron Rodgers has completed 70.3 percent of his passes for 4,059 yards, 44 touchdowns, and five interceptions. Aaron Jones leads the team with 1,062 receiving yards and eight touchdowns, while Davante Adams leads the team with 1,328 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns.
Green Bay has also played well defensively, giving up 23.5 points per game. They gave up 14 points in their last game and will need a similar effort to get the win.
Bears Trying To Secure Playoff SpotThe Bears have won their last three games, which has helped them move into the seventh and final spot in the NFC playoff standings. With the Arizona Cardinals right behind them, they will try to secure their spot in the playoff with a win over Green Bay.
Chicago has struggled offensively, averaging 23.7 points per game. The Bears are averaging 227.1 passing yards and 102.6 rushing yards per game.
Mitchell Trubisky has completed 65.1 percent of his passes for 1,803 yards, 16 touchdowns, and seven interceptions. David Montgomery leads the team with 1,001 rushing yards and seven touchdowns, while Allen Robinson II leads the team with 1,213 receiving yards and six touchdowns. But it's really about establishing the rushing attack.
The Bears have done a better job defensively, giving up 22.3 points per game. They gave up 17 points in their last game and will need another solid defensive effort if they want to get past the Packers.
- 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the NFC North.
- 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in January.
Green Bay is:
- 9-4 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
- 15-5 ATS in their last 20 games against Chicago.