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Cardinals host Bears in Week 16 action

Chicago BearsArizona Cardinals
Dec 23, 4:15 PM | Grass of University of Phoenix Stadium

Chicago Bears vs Arizona Cardinals Odds

8-6TEAM RECORD5-9

The Chicago Bears will try to snap a three-game SU and ATS losing streak this Sunday when they visit the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Chicago is just 1-5 SU and ATS over its last six games since starting the season off 7-1 SU and 5-2-1 ATS.

Arizona snapped an 0-9 SU and 2-6-1 ATS skid with a win at home last Sunday against Detroit. The Cardinals are 3-1-1 ATS and 2-3 SU in their last five games against the Chicago Bears.

View Chicago vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Cardinals pegged as 5.5-point underdogs in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, was listed by books like TopBet at 36.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 29-rated Cardinals and the No. 6-ranked Bears, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 25-14 result in favor of the Bears.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Arizona's No. 30-ranked offense (16 PPG) against a Bears defense that ranks No. 3 at 17.1 PPG. The Cardinals passing attack has averaged 184.2 yards per game, less than the Bears give up through the air (210.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bears feature the league's No. 13-rated road run defense, allowing 109.7 yards per game. Arizona, meanwhile, ranks No. 30 in rushing offense at home.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 21-13 result against the Packers on December 16. The Bears failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog, while the 34 combined points took the game UNDER the total. In their last game, the Bears were Week 15 losers coming out on the wrong end of 21-13 score against Green Bay.

Arizona won its last outing, a 38-10 result against the Lions on December 16. The Cardinals covered in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 48 combined points took the game OVER the total. Beanie Wells rushed for 3 TDs as Arizona earned a 38-10 win over Detroit in their last outing on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Chicago Bears Trends:
When playing in December are 2-8
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 6-4

Arizona Cardinals Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 4-6

A few Bears at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Chicago is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
Arizona is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games
Arizona is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chicago

Next up:
Chicago at Detroit, Sunday, December 30
Arizona at San Francisco, Sunday, December 30