Bears vs. Cowboys - 12/4/14 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dallas Cowboys (8-4) at Chicago Bears (5-7)
NFL Football: Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8:25 pm (Soldier Field)
The Line: Chicago Bears +3.5 -- Over/Under: 51 See the Latest Odds
The Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears play Thursday night at Soldier Field.
The Dallas Cowboys have lost three of their last five games but remain undefeated on the road. Tony Romo is completing 68.2 percent of his passes for 22 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Romo has seven touchdowns and two picks in his last three games, and the Cowboys have 39 passing plays of 20 or more yards. Dez Bryant and Terrance Williams have combined for more than 1,400 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns while Jason Witten has a touchdown in three of his last five games. The Cowboys ground game is averaging 4.8 yards per carry, as DeMarco Murray leads the way with 1,427 rushing yards and eight touchdowns. Defensively, the Dallas Cowboys are allowing 22.8 points, 364.1 yards, and they’ve forced 19 sacks and 19 turnovers. Barry Church leads the Cowboys with 73 tackles and Rolando McClain has six tackles for loss.
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The Chicago Bears have lost four of their last six games and are pretty much playing spoiler at this point. Jay Cutler is completing 66.5 percent of his passes for 24 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Cutler has six touchdowns and four picks in his last three games, and the Bears have 34 passing plays of 20 or more yards. Alshon Jeffery and Martellus Bennett have combined for more than 1,600 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns while Brandon Marshall has 16 receptions in his last three games. The Bears ground game is averaging four yards per carry, as Matt Forte leads the way with 828 rushing yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, the Chicago Bears are allowing 28.1 points, 376.2 yards, and they’ve forced 29 sacks and 19 turnovers. Ryan Mundy leads the Bears with 74 tackles and Jared Allen has 4.5 sacks.
The Cowboys are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bears are 3-11-1 ATS in their last 15 home games and 10-22-1 ATS in their last 33 games overall. The over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
The Cowboys have played their best this season on the road, and they know they have to win this game in order to keep up in the NFC East race. The Bears are a mess right now and have shown many signs of giving up once trailing in a game. Give me the Dallas Cowboys by a touchdown.