The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears will face off in a crucial NFC North battle that could decide the division champion. A win and the Packers will repeat as division champs while potentially pushing the Bears out of the playoffs permanently. Green Bay is coming off a comeback victory over the Detroit Lions, while the Bears are reeling after a lackluster loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Experts around the NFL expect those trends to continue on Sunday.
Prognosticators at ESPN, CBS and Yahoo almost unanimously expect the Packers to take home the victory on Sunday, with ESPN's Adam Schefter the lone expert willing to put his faith in the Bears. Yahoo's users along with ESPN's Accuscore projection system also like the Packers, though CBS' "Prediction Machine" is siding with the Bears.
The Packers are a 3-point road favorite going into the game. The Bears have lost six straight games against Green Bay.