Minnesota vs Chicago Recap - Bears Win 27-13
|Minnesota vs Chicago Recap - Bears Win 27-13|
The Bears got a 3-TD performance from Jay Cutler as Chicago handed Minnesota a 27-13 defeat on Sunday at Soldier Field.
Bettors who backed the Bears were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 41.5.
Matt Forte rushed for 69 yards, while Chester Taylor added 33 yards in the win. Johnny Knox and Devin Hester added 90 and 38 receiving yards respectively.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 51 yards for Minnesota, while Toby Gerhart added 20 yards. Brett Favre threw for 170 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Percy Harvin and Visanthe Shiancoe had 64 and 29 yards respectively.
Chicago outgained Minnesota 360-240 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 18-15 by the Bears.
The time of possession battle favored Chicago as their offense was on the field for 34:39, longer than the 25:21 of their opponents.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Dolphins. The Vikings will aim to get back on the winning track vs Green Bay.