Bears vs Eagles Picks & Betting Preview – Public Siding with Bears, Sharps Love Eagles
- The 3-4 Bears will travel to Philadelphia for matchup with the 4-4 Eagles
- 54% of ATS money is on Chicago, while 78% of sharp ATS money is on Philadelphia
- Read on to find betting odds, analysis and a prediction for this NFC matchup
The 4-4 Eagles will play host to the 3-4 Bears on Sunday, in a matchup of underperforming NFC teams. The season is far from over, and for Chicago and Philadelphia, a win here could be huge in building momentum for the back half of the season.
Chicago Bears vs Philadelphia Eagles Odds
|Team||Spread at BookMaker||Moneyline||Total|
|Chicago Bears||+4 (-103)||+176||O 41 (-109)|
|Philadelphia Eagles||-4 (-117)||-210||U 41 (-111)|
*Odds taken 11/2/19
Chicago is 2-5 against the spread this year, while the Eagles are 3-5. At home, Philadelphia is only 1-2 against the spread, while the Bears are 1-2 against the spread when they go on the road.
*Insert miles per hour joke here*@BoobieMilesXXIV | #TouchdownTuesday pic.twitter.com/sIMq9RKJy6
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) October 29, 2019
Sharps Against the Public
This game features a classic matchup of the public against the sharps. According to BookMaker.eu, 54% of against the spread money has come in on the Bears, while 78% of the sharp against the spread money is on Philadelphia.
Overall, 74% of all against the spread bets have come in on the Eagles.
Bears' Offensive Woes
In Chicago, the biggest story has been the struggling offense, led by Mitch Trubisky. He's thrown only five touchdowns this season, and while he's completing a solid 64.6% of his passes, he's averaging 5.6 yards per attempt. That's the lowest in the three seasons he's been in the NFL.
[email protected] better be working overtime on these routes and the throws. I mean from sun up to sun down. @TGdadon1 needs to join this offense yesterday. These plays that are there have to get executed. Let’s go #Bears. You are better than this. #BaldysBreakdowns pic.twitter.com/IkHkiQzzFw
— Brian Baldinger (@BaldyNFL) October 30, 2019
The offensive numbers have suffered along with him. The Bears are averaging only 18.3 points and 281.4 yards per game. With 388 yards of total offense against the Chargers last Sunday, it was the first time all season that the Bears eclipsed the 300-yard mark.
What's the Best Bet?
While Trubisky and the Bears' offense has had a tough 2019 up to this point, this could be a spot where things turn around. The Eagle defense is 14th in yards allowed per game (346.6), and only 21st in points allowed per game (24.9).
Meanwhile, the Bear offense has actually been better on the road than it has at home. The running game averages nearly a full yard per carry more, from 3.2 to 4.1 away from Soldier Field.
Trubisky is better on the road as well. At home, he completes only 62% of his passes and has a passer rating of of 75.1. When they travel, he has completion percentage of 70.1% and a passer rating of 96.3.
Earlier today Bears safety Eddie Jackson was on 670 The Score and said that it sucks to hear Bears fans booing.
Jackson: "Y'all cheering, then y'all boo. Just pick a side. Y'all gonna ride with us or not. We aren't playing for them anymore. We playing for us and the true fans."
— Daniel Greenberg (@ChiSportUpdates) October 29, 2019
It's not often that playing on the road is a positive, but for a quarterback and offense that are facing mounting pressure to produce, and a home fan base that has been vocal about their frustrations, Trubisky and co. have proven to be better when they're away from the Chicago pressure-cooker.
Pick: Bears +4 (-103)
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