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NFL Betting Preview and Pick - Chicago Bears Underdogs vs Falcons at Atlanta

Chicago Bears

vs

Atlanta Falcons
Sunday, October 12, 2014 4:25 PM ET
Georgia Dome

 

The Chicago Bears are 6-3 SU and 7-2 ATS in their last nine games against the Atlanta Falcons. The Bears hope to continue that success when they visit the Falcons this Sunday in Atlanta.

Historically, the Bears have struggled on the road against NFC South teams with a 3-8 SU and 2-7-2 ATS record in their last 11 road games against NFC South opponents. Atlanta is 3-0 ATS in its last three games at home.

The OVER is 5-0 in Chicago's last five games as a road underdog and 7-0 in Atlanta's last seven games as a home favorite.

Chicago Bears vs Atlanta Falcons Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Atlanta Falcons were listed as 3-point favorites at BetDSI and other online Sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 53.5 over at BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Bears vs Atlanta Falcons Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Falcons to win this game on Sunday 28-24. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Chicago Bears vs Atlanta Falcons Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Atlanta Falcons are 2-3 so far on the season, and 2-3 ATS vs the point spread. The Chicago Bears, meanwhile, are 2-3 and 2-3 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Atlanta go 3-2 and the Chicago Bears go 4-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Chicago injuries news.

The game pits the Atlanta Falcons, currently No. 14 in our Odds Shark NFL Power Rankings, against the Chicago Bears, who rate No. 22 in the latest survey.

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How Chicago Bears vs Atlanta Falcons Stats Matchup

The game also pits Atlanta's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 30.2 PPG, against a Bears defense that ranks No. 23 this week at 26.2 PPG. The Falcons aerial game is averaging 319.2 yards per game, more than the Bears secondary allows through the air, 246.4 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Chicago Bears own the league's No. 15-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 111 yards per game when on the road. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 11 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Matt Forte was good for 105 receiving yards in the Bears's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 31-24 to the Bears.

 

Matt Ryan handled the Giants defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 316 yards and 1 scores, but Atlanta still lost to New York 30-20.

Chicago Bears vs Atlanta Falcons Betting Odds Trends

Chicago is 6-15-1 ATS in its last 22 games
Chicago is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chicago's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games
Atlanta is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Atlanta is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Atlanta's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Miami, Sunday, October 19th
Atlanta at Baltimore, Sunday, October 19th

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