Bears at Vikings 12/30/18 - NFL Picks & Predictions
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Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings
NFL: 4:25 PM EST
Dec. 30, 2018
Latest Odds : MIN -5 Total 41
The Bears have a great defense, but it will definitely be challenged by the Vikings in this game and the Bears are also going to be looking to rest some of the stars as well. However, the Bears are a team that would really like to be able to pull out some of the players they have on the bench right now some game experience, but it could be a challenge here.
Offensively the Bears have been able to throw the ball for 226.1 yards a game, but have ran the ball for 119.9 yards a game. The Bears have also ended up getting a total of 27.4 points a game, but have allowed 18.9 points a game.
With the Vikings they are in a must win situation. If the Vikings are able to pull off a win in this game they are in the playoffs. If they lose, though, the Vikings will have to rely on others and even then that may not be enough. That could give the Vikings the motivation they need to have to keep playing at a high level in this game here to bring home a win, which could be a struggle.
The Vikings on the season have been able to throw the ball for 263.9 yards a game, but have ran the ball for 95 yards a game. The Vikings have scored 23.1 points a game, but have a defense that has allowed only 22 points a game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Bears are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game.
Vikings are 21-9 ATS in their last 30 games in December.
Over is 4-1 in Bears last 5 vs. a team with a winning record.
Under is 6-1 in Vikings last 7 games in December.
Free Betting Pick: Chicago Bears +5
The Bears are coming into this game already heading to the playoffs. That is going to make a difference in this game here as the Bears will have a chance to rest some of the starters in this game here and that will allow the Bears to make a deeper run in the playoffs.The Vikings are in the win and in situation and that will really push the Vikings to win here. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Vikings win, but do not cover ATS 23-20.