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Week 10 NFL Lines And Odds: Lions Vs. Bears

The Chicago Bears (5-3) host the Detroit Lions (6-2) on Sunday afternoon in a division matchup with huge playoff implications. Are the Bears now favorites after being listed as heavy underdogs last week?

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After falling to the Detroit Lions 24-13 in week 5, the Chicago Bears are looking for some measure of revenge at home this Sunday afternoon. The Bears are playing much better football than they were when the teams met earlier in the season, and are fresh off an impressive 30-24 road victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night. Meanwhile, the Lions are coming off a bye week after their week 8 blowout win over the Denver Broncos.  

After being listed as heavy underdogs in week 9, which made head coach Lovie Smith particularly upset, the Bears are 2-1/2 point favorites at home this week, according to Odds Shark.

Lions running back Jahvid Best may miss the game (concussion), and if so Maurice Morris is expected to start in his place. Meanwhile, the Bears offense looks to keep it rolling as Jay Cutler and Earl Bennett have ignited the passing attack to go along with Matt Forte's contributions. 

The over/under oscillates from 45-1/2 points to 47 points, and much will likely hinge on how well the Bears can stop Matthew Stafford from connecting with Calvin Johnson.    

Check out Odds Shark for more NFL Week 10 odds and lines. For more on this game, visit SB Nation's Lions blog, Pride of Detroit and the Bears blog Windy City Gridiron. Head on over to SB Nation NFL for more on Week 10's action.