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Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers 11/29/2020 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The Chicago Bears visit the Green Bay Packers on 11/29/2020 at 8:20PM.

Chicago and Green Bay face off in a critical regular season game as part of this unpredictable and chaotic 2020 NFL Season. Chicago has a record of 5-5 this season. Green Bay is 7-3 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Chicago Team Defense Preview

Chicago faces 5.8 plays per drive, this defense gives up 28.6 yards per drive, and opponents score 1.71 points per offensive possession. 37.0% of the time on defensive possessions, opponents will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 9.2% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 29.9 yard line, they typically last 2:35.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 85.7 and 1.7% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Chicago has forced a sack rate of 5.7% this season.

Examining Chicago in a few key defensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have encountered 144 opponent third down attempts this season and opponents successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 48 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 33.3%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 12 fourth down attempts this season and opponents have converted 8 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 66.7%. Defenses need to prevent possessions from reaching the Red Zone. They have allowed 34 Red Zone entrances this season and their opponents have converted 15 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 44.1%.

Chicago Team Offense Preview

Chicago has run 5.9 plays per drive and this offense averages 26.6 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 1.57 points per drive. 31.0% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 11.5% of offensive possessions, they find cough the ball up to the opponent. Their possessions start on average at their Own 29.8 and these drives typically last 2:40.

4.0% of passes thrown are touchdown passes by Chicago and 2.7% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Chicago has yielded 25 sacks this season and this has resulted in 203 yards lost.

They rushed for 3.6 yards per carry and for 78.2 yards per game. This offense coughed up the ball 12 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the Chicago and examine various situations. They have had 135 third down attempts this season and have converted 42 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 31.1%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 18 fourth down conversion attempts this season and have converted 9 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 50.0%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 27 Red Zone entrances this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 13 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 48.1%.

Green Bay Team Defense Preview

Green Bay yields 5.9 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 33.1 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 2.32 points per drive. 41.3% of the time on defensive possessions, opponents will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 8.7% of the time, they force opposing offenses to turn the ball over. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 29.2 yard line, they usually take up 2:40 of time.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 101.8 and on 1.6% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Green Bay has forced a sack rate of 6.2% this season.

We will get more situational with Green Bay and examine various situations. They have faced 114 third down attempts this season and opponents successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 45 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 39.5%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have taken on opponents in 13 fourth down conversion attempts this season and opponents have converted 6 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 46.2%. Defensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone, which is why defenses strive to avoid this from happening. They have had allowed offenses 32 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and opponents successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 21 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 65.6%.

Green Bay Team Offense Preview

Green Bay has run 6.1 plays per drive and they generate 37.1 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 2.81 points per drive. On 47.2% of offensive possessions, they find a way to come away with points, but on 7.5% of offensive possessions, they find cough the ball up to the opponent. Their possessions start on average at their Own 28.3 and these drives typically last 3:04.

8.2% of passes thrown are touchdown passes by Green Bay and 1.1% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Green Bay has yielded 12 sacks this season and there were 119 yards lost as a result of the inability to protect the Quarterback.

Green Bay rushed for 4.4 yards per carry and for 115.9 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 8 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the Green Bay and examine various situations. They have had 119 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 57 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 47.9%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had 15 fourth down attempts this season and have converted 8 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 53.3%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 38 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and have converted 28 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a success rate of 73.7%.

The Chicago Roster

The Players to Watch for Chicago

Nick Foles QB 6-6 243

This season, Nick Foles has put up 1852 yards and 10 touchdowns. He has thrown 8 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 81.0thus far this season. Nick Foles has thrown 8 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Nick Foles has 3 rushing yards, which puts him in the 18.18 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 14 times this season, which puts him in the 42.42 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 1 rushing touchdowns this season.

David Montgomery RB 5-10 222

This season, David Montgomery has 472 rushing yards on 131 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 1 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, David Montgomery picked up 212 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 30 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 1 receiving touchdowns this season.

Allen Robinson WR 6-2 220

This season, Allen Robinson picked up 755 yards. He caught the ball 63 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 3 receiving touchdowns this season.

Akiem Hicks DT 6-4 352

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Chicago, Akiem Hicks has 26 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 4 times this season, which put him in the 91.82 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 0.0 fumbles this season.

Robert Quinn DE 6-4 257

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Chicago, Robert Quinn has 6 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 1 times this season, which put him in the 25.86 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 2.0 fumbles this season.

Tashaun Gipson FS 6-1 212

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Chicago, Tashaun Gipson had 34 tackles which puts him in the 63.77 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. Tashaun Gipson as a ball hawker was able to pick off 2.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 81.36 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Buster Skrine CB 5-9 187

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Chicago, Buster Skrine had 37 tackles which puts him in the 91.85 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. Buster Skrine as a ball hawker was able to pick off 0.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 24.14 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

The Green Bay Roster

The Players to Watch for Green Bay

Aaron Rodgers QB 6-2 225

This season, Aaron Rodgers has put up 2889 yards and 29 touchdowns. He has thrown 4 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 115.8thus far this season. Aaron Rodgers has thrown 4 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Aaron Rodgers has 78 rushing yards, which puts him in the 57.58 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 17 times this season, which puts him in the 48.48 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 1 rushing touchdowns this season.

Aaron Jones RB 5-9 208

This season, Aaron Jones has 534 rushing yards on 113 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 6 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Aaron Jones picked up 261 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 32 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 2 receiving touchdowns this season.

Davante Adams WR 6-1 215

This season, Davante Adams picked up 847 yards. He caught the ball 68 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 10 receiving touchdowns this season.

Kenny Clark NT 6-3 314

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Green Bay, Kenny Clark has 16 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 1 times this season, which put him in the 51.82 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Kingsley Keke DE 6-3 288

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Green Bay, Kingsley Keke has 9 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 2 times this season, which put him in the 43.1 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 1.0 fumbles this season.

Adrian Amos FS 6-0 214

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Green Bay, Adrian Amos had 33 tackles which puts him in the 60.87 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Adrian Amos as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 56.78 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Jaire Alexander CB 5-10 196

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Green Bay, Jaire Alexander had 25 tackles which puts him in the 57.61 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Jaire Alexander as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 62.64 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Chicago Bears 20 Green Bay Packers 27

Spread Pick: Chicago +10.5 -135 5Dimes
Moneyline Pick: Green Bay -425 BetOnline
Total Pick: Over 44.5 -110 BetOnline