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Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears 11/16/20 - NFL Picks & Predictions

Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings Odds & Info

Game Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings
Date & Time Monday November 16, 2020, 8:15 PM (EST)
Location
Soldier Field Soldier Field, Chicago, USA
Latest odds
MIN -2.5 ; Total 44.5
TV Channel
ESPN

The Minnesota Vikings are set to visit Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois for an NFC North clash against the Chicago Bears. The Minnesota Vikings come into this matchup with a 3-5 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Detroit Lions, 34-20. QB Kirk Cousins had a big game through the air for Minnesota as he connected on 13 of his 20 pass attempts for 220 yards and 3 TDs. RB Dalvin Cook had a big game on the ground for the Vikings as he ran for 206 yards and 2 TDs on 22 carries.

The Minnesota Vikings were solid on the defensive side of the ball against the Detroit Lions as they held them to 20 points while forcing 3 turnovers. LB Eric Wilson led the way for the Minnesota defense with 13 tackles and 1 interception. The secondary had a productive game for the Vikings as safety Harrison Smith had 10 tackles and 1 interception while CB Kris Boyd had 11 tackles and 1 forced fumble.

The Chicago Bears come into this matchup with a 5-4 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Tennessee Titans, 24-17. QB Nick Foles had a big game through the air for Chicago as he connected on 36 of his 52 pass attempts for 335 yards and 2 TDs. WR Allen Robinson II was the top target for Foles and the Bears as he hauled in 7 catches for 81 yards.

The Chicago Bears were solid on the defensive side of the ball against the Tennessee Titans as they held them to 24 points and a total of 228 yards of offense. LB Roquan Smith led the way for the Chicago defense with 11 tackles, 2 TFLs, and 1 sack. The Bears were able to get into the Tennessee backfield a handful of times as DE Mario Edwards Jr. and NT Bilal Nichols both had 1 sack and 1 TFL.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Vikings are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Over is 4-0 in Vikings last 4 vs. NFC North.
  • Bears are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games following a straight up loss.
  • Under is 5-1 in Bears last 6 games as an underdog.

Free NFL Pick:

Minnesota Vikings -2.5

The Minnesota Vikings have started to win the necessary games they need to win in order to remain competitive in the NFC North as they beat Green Bay and Detroit in two consecutive weeks, and they will once again have the chance to do that here. The Vikings have one of the best RBs in the NFL with Dalvin Cook as he has compiled 858 yards and 12 TDs on the ground, but the Vikings have the ability to attack defenses over top with Adam Thielen and Justin Jefferson. The Chicago Bears once again have a very good defense, but they have been terrible on the offensive side of the ball, especially on the ground as David Montgomery only has 1 rushing TD. Minnesota is on a hot streak and they should be able to contain the struggling Chicago offense. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Vikings win and cover ATS 27-20.

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