Bears vs Vikings Prediction & NFL Odds For 5
Check out our free Bears vs Vikings prediction for the NFL week 5 game in Minneapolis. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.
Bears vs Vikings Prediction & NFL Odds For Week 5
On Sunday, October 9th, the Chicago Bears travel to take on the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. This NFC North showdown has a kickoff time set for 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.
Heading into Sunday’s game, Minnesota is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does Chicago have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Bears vs Vikings prediction.
- Spread: CHI +7.0 | MIN -7.0
- MoneyLine: CHI 261 | MIN +-324
- Total: 44.0
Bears vs Vikings Prediction: Spread
Going into week 5, Chicago has a record of 0-1 in the NFC North. Overall, the Bears head into action with a record of 2-2. This season, Chicago currently has an average point differential of -3.25 points per game, placing them 20th in the league. So far, the Bears have been favored in 3 of their 4 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 7.
Through their last 5 road games, Chicago has an ATS record of just 1-4. However, their overall record was 1-4-0 while averaging 18.8 points per game. Spanning across their last 5 games as the underdog, Chicago has an ATS record of 2-3 while going 2-3 straight up.
Going into week 5, Minnesota has a record of 2-0 in the NFC North. Overall, the Vikings head into action with a record of 3-1. This season, Minnesota currently has an average point differential of 1.5 points per game, placing them 13th in the league. So far, the Vikings have been favored in 3 of their 4 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -4.
Across their last 5 home contests, Minnesota has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1, while averaging 28.2 points per game. The Vikings have played well in their last 5 games as the betting favorite, going 5-0 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.
In this matchup between the Bears and Vikings, we see the best bet being to take Chicago to cover as +7.0 point underdogs. This season, the team has ran the ball well and we see this continuing in week 5.
Free Spread Prediction: Chicago Bears 7.0
Bears vs Vikings Prediction: Total
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Bears have an over-under record of 1-3. The team’s over-under record has come while averaging just 16.0 points per game, placing them 31st in the league. However, the Chicago defense has made things difficult for their opponents, giving up just 19.25 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Vikings have an over-under record of 2-2. So far, the Vikings have found the most success on defense, ranking 12th in points allowed. On offense, they are closer to the NFL average at 21.5 points per game.
In this week’s matchup, we see the Bears and Vikings combining for 24 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.
Free Total Prediction: Under 44.0
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