|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NFLThe rivalry between the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers is a historic one that has been ongoing since 1921. They have met more than 180 times of those years. The newest chapter in the rivalry will be at Chicago's Soldier Field this coming Sunday.
The Packers have won eight of the last ten games in this matchup. The last one was in December when the Packers won 33-28 while having a -3 advantage. The Packers have won their last for ATS in Chicago and have won six of the last seven ATS overall.
The Packers were listed at +1 against the Detroit Lions last week. They lost 19-7 for their second loss of the season. The Packers have not gotten an outright win against the spread so far this regular season. The Packers have not won ATS in their last four September games.
Two Packer linebackers are also listed as questionable. Clay Matthews and Brad Jones are both questionable as Matthews did not return last week after a groin injury. Jones has not played at all due to a thigh injury.
The Chicago Bears were underdogs in their last two games but they ended up winning both of them. This includes a 27-19 win last week against the New York Jets in a game where they were listed at +1.5.
The Bears have gone over the point total in their last six homes games against teams with losing road records. They have also gone over in their last four NFC games. Still, they have won just one of their last nine games ATS within the NFC North. Also, wide receiver Brandon Marshall is questionable for the game with an ankle injury.
The Green Bay Packers have a very narrow advantage for the game while on the road. The Packers are listed at -2 to win this week's game. The Packers have -130 NFL betting odds for a straight up win while the Bears are at +110. The over/under is listed at 50 points for the game.