Chicago vs Cincinnati Week 1 Pick

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Sep 8, 1:00 PM | Grass of Soldier Field

Cincinnati Bengals vs Chicago Bears Odds

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The Chicago Bears, who won 10 games last year but missed the playoffs and then fired their head coach, make their debut under Marc Trestman when they host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Soldier Field (1 pm ET, CBS).

With a week to go before kick-off da Bears were favored by a field goal over the Bengals, who are seeking their third-straight playoff appearance this season.

The Bears have played 5 straight UNDERs when their Week 1 game is at home. Cincy is 7-2 ATS in their past 9 September road games (OVER is also 7-2).

View Cincinnati vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Bears were listed as 4-point favorites at Bovada and other online sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 45 over at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Bears at No. 6 and the Bengals at No. 11 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 27-26 result in favor of the Bears.

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Cincinnati Bengals Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 6-4

Chicago Bears Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 7-3

A few Bengals at Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 9 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Chicago is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Chicago is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati home to Pittsburgh, Monday, September 16
Chicago home to Minnesota, Sunday, September 15

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