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Carolina Panthers Prediction vs Chicago Bears in Week 5 NFL Odds

Chicago Bears


Carolina Panthers
Sunday, October 05, 2014 1:00 PM ET
Bank of America Stadium

The Carolina Panthers are 8-1 SU and 7-1-1 ATS in their last nine games at home. The Panthers host the Chicago Bears on Sunday looking to break out of a two-game slump.

Since starting the season off 2-0 SU and ATS, Carolina has been blown out in two straight games suffering a 37-19 loss at home to Pittsburgh and a 38-10 loss on the road against Baltimore. Chicago is just 3-7 SU and 2-6-2 ATS in its last 10 road games against NFC South opponents and 2-5-1 ATS in its last eight games against the Panthers.

Chicago Bears vs Carolina Panthers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Bettors who were going with the Carolina Panthers in this one found them listed as -2.5-point favorites on the betting line at 5Dimes. Fans betting on totals have seen that number set earlier in the week at 45.5 for Sunday.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Bears vs Carolina Panthers Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 24-19 result in favor of the Panthers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Chicago Bears vs Carolina Panthers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the Carolina Panthers have seen them go 2-2 and 2-2 ATS so far this season, while the Chicago Bears are at 2-2 and 2-2 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Chicago Bears are 3-1, while the Carolina Panthers are 2-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Chicago injuries news.

The Panthers - Bears odds would favor the Panthers if the betting lines were set according to power ranks. Carolina is rated No. 14 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Bears sit at No. 19.

How Chicago Bears vs Carolina Panthers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Carolina Panthers No. 28-ranked offense (18.25 PPG) against a Chicago Bears defense that ranks No. 22 at 25 PPG. The Panthers passing attack has averaged 256.75 yards per game, more than the Bears give up through the air (250.25 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Chicago Bears feature the league's No. 21-rated road run defense, allowing 121.5 yards per game. The Carolina Panthers, meanwhile, ranks No. 32 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Matt Forte ran through the Green Bay defense for 122 yards in Chicago's last game, but the Bears still lost a 38-17 decision at Soldier Field.

Carolina didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Ravens as Baltimore blasted them 38-10 in Week 4 action.

Chicago Bears vs Carolina Panthers Betting Odds Trends

Chicago is 7-17-1 ATS in its last 25 games
Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chicago's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games on the road
Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Carolina is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Carolina's last 14 games
Carolina is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home

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