Chicago Bears vs Jacksonville Jaguars Odds
The Chicago Bears will try to build on an impressive Monday night performance when they visit the Jacksonville Jaguars this Sunday at EverBank Field. Chicago is 3-1 SU and ATS in its last four games against Jacksonville.
The Jaguars are just 6-17 SU in their last 23 games. The total has gone UNDER in eight of Jacksonville’s last 11 games at home.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Jaguars rated this week at No. 25 and the Bears sitting at No. 10. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 31-12 result in favor of the Bears this week.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Jacksonville's No. 32-ranked offense (15.5 PPG) against a Bears defense that ranks No. 5 at 17 PPG. The Jaguars passing attack has averaged 146.2 yards per game, less than the Bears give up through the air (249.5 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Bears feature the league's No. 7-rated road run defense, allowing 73.5 yards per game. Jacksonville, meanwhile, ranks No. 26 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 34-18 winner as they battled the Cowboys on the road. The Bears covered in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 52 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In their last gridiron battle, Brandon Marshall did much of the damage, producing 138 receiving yards as Chicago beat the Cowboys 34-18 at Cowboys Stadium.
In their last action, Jacksonville was a 27-10 loser at home against the Bengals. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (37) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. In their last game, the Jaguars were Week 4 losers coming out on the wrong end of 27-10 score against Cincinnati.
Chicago Bears Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 6-4
Jacksonville Jaguars Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 2-8
A few Bears at Jaguars trends to consider:
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Chicago is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Jacksonville's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Jacksonville's last 11 games at home
Jacksonville is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Jacksonville is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Chicago home to Detroit, Monday, October 22
Jacksonville at Oakland, Sunday, October 21