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Betting market moves against Bears in get-right spot vs. Lions By Eric Dewberry and Marcus DiNitto, BetIndiana News M Turnover regression haunting Chicago D: What’s next for Bears The Bears possessed the ball for a measly 19 In Week 11, the Bears head to Los Angeles minutes and 42 seconds against the Eagles, yet for a primetime date with the Rams. Chicago is a the defense managed to keep its composure 7.5-point underdog on look-ahead lines posted and give the team a shot at victory. The unit’s in Las Vegas. efficiency is strong, ranking fourth in the NFL The Bears opened the season as the 7/4 allowing 4.9 yards per play. favorites to win the NFC North for the second What separates this year’s bunch from straight season. In last place in the division, last season is turnovers. Chicago has forced Chicago is now listed at 60/1 odds to finish the 11 takeaways all season, ranking 14th in the season atop the group. Ahead of Week 11, the Since taking the Bears job, Nagy has allowed league. The defense had accrued 21 headed Packers are -250 favorites to claim the North only one division foe to meet its projected team into Week 10 in 2018. crown, with the Vikings the 2/1 second choice, total in a contest, holding NFC North opponents Wheels coming off Detroit’s D: The Lions (3- and the Lions 40/1. to 15.6 points per game. 4-1 SU, 4-4 ATS) have lost four of their last five Oddsmakers price the Bears as 18/1 longshot after a promising start to the 2019 campaign. Line movement: After opening Chicago -3, to claw their way into the playoffs. Like for the Bears, the playoffs appear unlikely. the line moved in Detroit’s direction to 2.5 in early trading. The betting number is a long way Whipping around the NFC The issue is on the defensive side. Since from the Chicago -8 that Las Vegas sportsbooks Week 4, the unit is surrendering 31.2 points Lions vs. Bears not among them, there hung on advanced lines back in May, an and 441.6 yards per game. It cannot force are three Week 10 games between teams indication of how far the Bears have fallen from foes off the field, allowing a 48.1% third-down contending for playoff spots in the NFC. preseason expectations. conversion rate, last in the league. Head coach Green Bay has toggled between a 4.5- and Matt Patricia, a supposed defensive guru, feels The total adjusted from 43.5 to 41.5 during 5.5-point favorite for its home tilt against the his seat growing warmer. the first few days of betting. Panthers, down from -7 on advanced lines last Trubisky could not ask for a better matchup Too many turnovers, too few points: The week. Bears (3-5 SU, 2-5-1 ATS) have lost four straight to build confidence and stabilize his long-term Sunday in primetime, Dallas is -3 at home future with the team following some shaky games for the first time in the Nagy era, the over the Vikings, a number suggesting the offense averaging just 260 yards and 19.0 points starts. betting market rates these teams as dead-even. per game in this stretch. Ball security has been Tough spot for Stafford: Lions QB Matt The 49ers, the NFL’s last remaining an issue as well, totaling seven turnovers over Stafford is putting up big numbers this year, undefeated team, has been handed another the four games. taking added shots downfield in a new offense. tall order by oddsmakers on Monday night – He threw for 406 yards and three touchdowns in The offense hit rock bottom in the first half covering a 6-point spread over division rival a 31-24 defeat at Oakland last Sunday. of a 22-14 defeat as 5-point underdogs at the Seattle. San Francisco has failed to get the Eagles last Sunday, accumulating nine total History suggests another impressive stat line money in two of its last three games, as the yards on 20 plays. It was the fewest yards for could be far-fetched against a much stronger market continues to place high expectations Chicago in a half in over 40 years, per Elias Bears defense. The 2009 No. 1 overall pick is upon Kyle Shanahan’s men. Sports Bureau. 7-27 SU and 10-22-2 ATS (31.2%) on the road in his career against teams yielding fewer than 22.0 Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, 10-forFor more football points per game. Stafford leads Detroit to a 19.0 21 with 125 yards for the game, labored to betting coverage, visit scoring average in this situation. Chicago allows a -26.7% first-half completion percentage 18.0 points per contest, sixth lowest in the NFL. compared to expectations, per NFL Next Gen Stats, the lowest rate of any signal-caller in a half all season. The third-year veteran is visibly struggling with his throwing mechanics, footwork and decision-making. att Nagy is 7-1 against the spread against NFC North rivals in his two seasons as coach in Chicago, but the Bears enter Sunday’s home game against the Lions losers of four in a row straight up and against the spread.

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