Indianapolis vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 41-21
Jay Cutler threw for 333 yards and 2 TDs to lead the Bears over Indianapolis 41-21 on Sunday in Week 1 action at Soldier Field.
Chicago was a favorite by 10 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Matt Forte rushed for 80 yards, while Michael Bush added 42 yards in the win. Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery added 119 and 80 receiving yards respectively.
Donald Brown rushed for 48 yards for Indianapolis, while Andrew Luck added 9 yards. Andrew Luck threw for 309 yards for the Colts, while receivers Reggie Wayne and Coby Fleener had 135 and 82 yards respectively.
Chicago outgained Indianapolis 428-356 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-22 by the Bears.
Indianapolis lost the time of possession battle 35:28/24:32, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Green Bay looking for another win. For Indianapolis, they head home to face Minnesota.