Ahead of an important game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, here are five bold predictions.
A huge game for both teams, the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears are in need of the victory in Week 15. For the Packers, it’s about winning the NFC North. Two wins from the final three weeks will wrap up the division title, so a loss here wouldn’t end that goal, but it would make next week’s game on the road against the Minnesota Vikings a must-win.
For a first-round bye, this could be a must-win. The Packers will need to be perfect, or close, to have a realistic chance of finishing with one of the NFC’s top two seeds.
For the Bears, their playoff hopes could rest on this game. In all likelihood, they’ll need to win out to have any hope of qualifying with a wild-card berth. A loss at Lambeau Field could eliminate them from contention.
The Bears’ playoffs effectively started a few weeks ago, and they’re still alive after three consecutive wins. They’ll be looking for an upset over a Packers team that has, despite winning the past two weeks, not played particularly well.
With that said, the Packers have an opportunity to take a giant step towards the division crown this week.
Here are my bold predictions for Packers-Bears.