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Chicago Bears vs Philadelphia Eagles 12/18/22 NFL Picks, Predictions, Odds

Philadelphia Eagles (12-1) vs. Chicago Bears (3-10)
December 18, 2022 1:00 pm EDT
The Line: Chicago Bears +8.5 / Philadelphia Eagles -8.5; Over/Under: 48
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The Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears meet Sunday in week 15 NFL action at Soldier Field. The Philadelphia Eagles have won 4 straight games. The Chicago Bears have lost 6 straight games.

The Philadelphia Eagles have won all 6 road games this season. Jalen Hurts is completing 68 percent of his passes for 3,157 yards, 22 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith have combined for 1,795 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns, while Dallas Goedert has 43 receptions. The Philadelphia Eagles ground game is averaging 162.2 yards per contest, and Miles Sanders leads the way with 1,068 yards and 11 touchdowns. Defensively, Philadelphia is allowing 19.1 points and 297 yards per game. T.J. Edwards leads the Philadelphia Eagles with 115 tackles, Haason Reddick has 10 sacks and C.J. Gardner-Johnson has 6 interceptions.

The Chicago Bears have lost 4 straight home games. Justin Fields is completing 61.7 percent of his passes for 1,896 yards, 13 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Darnell Mooney and Cole Kmet have combined for 901 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns, while Equanimeous St. Brown has 17 receptions. The Chicago Bears ground game is averaging 189.2 yards per contest, and Fields leads the way with 905 yards and 8 touchdowns. Defensively, Chicago is allowing 25.6 points and 350.5 yards per game. Nicholas Morrow leads the Chicago Bears with 84 tackles, Jaquan Brisker has 3 sacks and Eddie Jackson has 4 interceptions.

The Eagles are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games and 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games in December. The Bears are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 7-1 in Eagles last 8 games overall. The over is 7-0 in Bears last 7 games overall. The Eagles are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 meetings.

We know the Philadelphia Eagles have the potential to blow the doors off here, but this is a potential look ahead spot with the Cowboys on deck next week. It’s also going to be cold and windy in Chicago. Also, the Chicago Bears have had an extra week to prepare for this game, which has to count for something. If there’s a weakness on this Eagles team, it may be their run defense, that allows 118.3 yards. The Bears are the top rushing team in the league. I like the points with the Bears at home.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Chicago Bears +8.5

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