Visit SportsChat Premium

Chicago Bears at New Orleans Saints - 10/29/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Chicago Bears (3-4) at New Orleans Saints (4-2)

NFL Football: Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 1:00 pm (Mercedes-Benz Superdome)

The Line: New Orleans Saints -9 -- Over/Under: 49.5 See the Latest Odds


The Chicago Bears and the New Orleans Saints duke it out from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday afternoon in week 8 NFL action.

The Chicago Bears will try to climb back to .500 after winning back-to-back games, including a 17-3 win over the Panthers in their last outing to climb to 3-4 this season. Mitchell Trubisky threw for 107 yards on just 4 of 7 passing, while Jordan Howard ran for 65 yards on 21 carries. Tarik Cohen’s lone reception went for 70 yards to lead the team, while Zach Miller caught a pair of passes to lead the team in receptions in the win. Defense ruled the day for the Bears in the win, combining for 5 sacks, a pair of interceptions and a fumble recovery. Eddie Jackson probably got the game-ball, as the Bears’ safety returned a fumble 75 yards for a touchdown to open the scoring, and doubled Chicago’s lead with a 76-yard pick-six in the 2nd quarter, as the Bears held Carolina to just 293 yards of total offense in the win.

Get Winning Picks From the World's Best Handicappers!!!!
Chicago Bears at New Orleans Saints - 10/29/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction


The New Orleans Saints will look to add another notch to their current 4-game winning streak that has them sitting at 4-2 this season after taking down the Green Bay Packers by a final score of 26-17 in their last outing. Drew Brees threw for 331 yards, a touchdown and 2 picks on 27 of 38 passing, while also rushing for a touchdown as well. Mark Ingram rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries, while Alvin Kamara chipped in 57 rush yards on 9 carries. Ted Ginn Jr. and Michael Thomas shared the team-high with 7 receptions, while Ginn also led the team with 141 receiving yards to Thomas’ 82. Brandon Coleman also added a receiving TD in the win for the Saints. The Saints’ defense combined for a sack, an interception and a pair of forced fumbles, as they took advantage of a still Aaron Rodgers-less Packers squad, holding Green Bay to just 260 yards of total offense and just over 23 minutes of possession in the win.

Chicago is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against a team with a winning record and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a win while the under is 5-2 in their last 7 games overall. New Orleans is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following a win and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall while the over is 11-1 in their last 12 games against a team with a losing record. Chicago is 0-3-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings between these two teams.

The Bears putting wins on the board is nice to see for a team that’s struggled over the last couple of seasons. However, I’m not sure if they’ll be able to keep staying competitive in games with Trubisky throwing just 7 passes and becoming reliant on the run game. Defensive issues aside, the Saints as we all know are able to light up the scoreboard on any given night, and I don’t know if the Bears can keep up. I’ll lay the points with New Orleans here as their offense just seems to be clicking right now.

Get Winning Picks From the World's Best Handicappers!!!!

Comments (0)

This thread has been closed from taking new comments.
Free Premium Picks by Text from Sports Chat Experts
Top 10 Sport Sites