The Bills on the road in frigid weather conditions at (-390) shouldn't be even in your parlay let alone a straight-up bet. Nonetheless, they have the No. 1 seed to play for and should beat Chicago in the Windy City. Against the spreadBET BEARS +8. 5 (-110). The Bears are 3-3 ATS when the spread is a touchdown or more. With the weather conditions, this game should be played more on the ground. It is supposed to be 12 degrees in Chicago at kickoff. While the Bills are used to the conditions, it doesn't make passing any easier. The Bills have been without DE Von Miller, who was a crucial part of their defensive line as well and would've been useful in slowing down Fields.
This will be their lowest total of the season. They have topped 30 by themselves 6 times this year. The Bears are 9-5 O/U this season and are 7-1 O/U in their last 8 games. Considering the trends, for a partial unit, bet the OVER 40 (-112). Want action on this NFL game or any other matchups? Bet legally online with a trusted partner: Tipico Sportsbook, SportsbookWire's official sportsbook partner in OH, CO and NJ. Bet now! If you're looking for more sports betting picks and tips, access all of our content at SportsbookWire. com and BetFTW, or try out our USA TODAY Parlay Calculator. Please gamble responsibly. Follow @nathanbeighle_ on Twitter. Follow SportsbookWire on Twitter andlike us on Facebook.
[ Chicago Bears preparing for bitter cold Saturday at Soldier Field]2. Fields’ quest for the rushing recordFields has his eyes set on breaking the NFL’s single-season rushing record for a quarterback after reaching 1, 000 yards and breaking the Bears’ record against Philadelphia. Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson set the record in 2019 when he rushed for 1, 206 yards. He also ran for 1, 005 yards in 2020 and Michael Vick had 1, 039 yards in 2006 with Atlanta. Fields will need to average 69 yards in the team’s remaining three games in order to break the record.
They rank 9th in total yards against (325. 4). Buffalo will be a heavy public favorite as well. Pregame. com has 77% of the tickets and 63% of the cash on the Bills. That means the bigger money is coming on the Bears. In sports betting, you typically want to side with the sportsbooks, and they need the Bears to cover. Ultimately, back the BEARS +8. Over/UnderLEAN OVER 40 (-112). The Bills-Dolphins ended 32-29, and while those were two dynamic offenses, the same thought about weather creating lower scoring was there last week. That went over the 45 total. The Bills are 3-3 O/U in their last 6 games.
6) and 2nd in total yards per game (400. 6). The Bears lost to the Eagles 25-20 in Week 15, but covered as 8. 5-point underdogs. Chicago is just 5-8-1 ATS on the season and is 1-2 ATS when a double-digit underdog. It does have the No. 1 rushing offense in the NFL, averaging 186. 9 yards on the ground per game.
He’ll face a tough Buffalo rushing defense. The Bills allow an average of 106. 1 rushing yards per game, the sixth-fewest in the league. 3. Stefon Diggs vs. the Bears secondaryThe Bears secondary will face off against one of the NFL’s best wide receivers for the second straight week and they’ll do it without their top cornerback. Jaylon Johnson was placed on injured reserve Friday with a finger injury after being listed as questionable Thursday for Saturday’s game. After Johnson and the Bears limited Philadelphia’s AJ Brown to an 181 yard-day on nine receptions with no touchdowns Sunday, the Bears will need to stop another wideout who is top-five in the league in receiving yards in the Bills’ Stefon Diggs. Diggs enters Saturday’s game third in the league with 1, 299 receiving yards in 14 games.
FOOTBALL NEVER STOPSLive games, analysis and more 7 days a week:Get ESPN+Bills at Bears oddsProvided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated Friday at 4:07 p. Moneyline (ML): Bills -390 (bet $390 to win $100) | Bears +320 (bet $100 to win $320)Against the spread (ATS): Bills -8.
Chicago Bears vs. Buffalo Bills: 5 things to watch in Week 16December 23, 2022 at 12:21 pm CSTChicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields rushes past Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham during the first half in Chicago. Fields and the Bears will face frigid temperatures when they host the Buffalo Bills on Saturday at Solider Field. (Kamil Krzaczynski/AP)LAKE FOREST – Bears quarterback Justin Fields said the first thing he thinks about when he hears the name Buffalo Bills is a hard hit he took in his second preseason game as a rookie last year. A Bills defender nailed him on a blitz that the Bears didn’t pick up and sent his helmet flying.
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5 (-110) | Bears +8. 5 (-110)Over/Under (O/U): 40 (O: -112 | U: -108)Catch the excitement and bet with TipicoWelcome to the party, Ohio! Choose either:The Buckeye Boost - Deposit $100, Get $150 - Claim now! OR The Ohio Special - up to $150 in free bets - Claim now! $250 Deposit Match - Claim your 100% Deposit Match up to $250 in New Jersey and Colorado. Bet now! 21+, see Tipico. com for Terms and Conditions. Bills at Bears key injuriesBillsDE Boogie Basham (calf) outC Mitch Morse (concussion) outDT Ed Oliver (calf) questionableDT Jordan Phillips (shoulder) questionableBearsWR Equanimeous St. Brown (concussion) outWR Chase Claypool (knee) doubtfulOL Teven Jenkins (neck) doubtfulDB Jaylon Johnson (finger, ribs) questionableOL Cody Whitehair (knee) doubtfulDB Kindle Vildor (ankle) outPlay our free daily Pick'em Challenge and win! Play now! Bills at Bears picks and predictionsPredictionBills 27, Bears 20MoneylinePASS.
Whitehair didn’t practice during the week and Jenkins was limited Tuesday before not practicing Wednesday and Thursday. Losing both guards would be a tough hit for an offensive line that at times has struggled to protect Fields. Eberflus said Michael Schofield would be the first fill-in if either Whitehair and Jenkins don’t play and Larry Borom could fill in at the other spot if both can’t play. Whoever plays, they’ll face a difficult task in stopped a stout Bills defense. Buffalo has 30 sacks and allowed the second-least amount of points in the league with 250.
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5. Can Justin Fields become Josh Allen? Bears fans will get to see an opposing quarterback they hope Fields can become for the second straight week after watching Philadelphia’s Jalen Hurts last week. Buffalo’s Josh Allen has become one of the league’s best quarterbacks after a slow start to his career. Allen threw for 2, 074 yards, 10 touchdowns and 12 interceptions during his rookie year in 2018 before he turned things around.
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The Bills changed their schedule and hoped to leave Buffalo a day early. Due to the inclement weather forecast on Friday, the Bills are planning to depart for Chicago on Thursday evening. — Buffalo Bills PR (@BuffaloBillsPR) December 21, 2022 Buffalo has experience in the snow. They beat Miami in a snowy home game last week. The Bears have faced a lot of rain this season, but no cold like this. Throwing and kicking the football will be difficult.
Much has changed since then. First and foremost, Fields has gotten much better at avoiding defenders. The second-year QB has surpassed 1, 000 rushing yards on the season and counting. Fields and the Bears will take on the Bills for the first time in a regular season game since they demolished Buffalo, 41-9, in November 2018. The Bears have won three out of their past four games against Buffalo going back to 2006. This Buffalo team has changed a lot since 2018, though.
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The Bill averages 92. 8 yards per game and is tied for third with 10 touchdowns. The Bears also placed cornerback Kindle Vildor on injured reserve Friday after he missed the last two games with an ankle injury. Bears rookies Kyler Gordon and Jaquan Brisker will have the spotlight on them as they try to stop one of the NFL’s best. 4. Who’s playing on the offensive line? The Bears’ offensive line will have major questions heading into Saturday’s game. The team listed guard Cody Whitehair (knee) and Teven Jenkins (neck) as doubtful against the Bills.
Buffalo Bills at Chicago Bears odds, picks and predictionsThe Buffalo Bills (11-3) battle the Chicago Bears (3-11) at Soldier Field Saturday. Kickoff from Chicago is set for 1 p. m. ET. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook's lines around the Bills vs. Bearsodds, and make our expert NFL picks and predictions. The Bills beat the Miami Dolphins 32-29 in Week 15, failing to cover as 7-point home favorites. They are just 6-7-1 against the spread (ATS) this season and are 2-4 ATS when given a double-digit spread. Buffalo is led by its elite pass attack, ranking 5th in the NFL in passing yards per game. (265.
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The Bills are firmly Super Bowl contenders. The Bears are in the mix for a top draft pick. The teams will kick off at noon Saturday and the game will be broadcast on CBS. Here’s what to watch for. 1. The winter weatherEveryone is talking about the weather. It will be cold and windy Saturday in Chicago after a winter storm dumps snow throughout the area on Thursday and Friday. Winds are expected to be blowing at 20 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 40 miles per hour. It will not be an ideal day to play football.
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