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Vikings at Bears 10/9/17 - NFL Picks & Predictions

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Game Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings
Date & Time Monday October 9, 2017, 8:30 PM (EDT)
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Latest odds
MIN -3 Total 41
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Two teams from the NFC North will battle it out on Monday Night Football in Week 5 has the Minnesota Vikings take on the Chicago Bears. The Vikings are 2-2 on the season and lost 14-7 at home last week to the Lions. The Vikings have only played one road game which was a loss in Pittsburgh in Week 2.

Case Keenum has stepped into the QB role for the Vikings after Bradford went out with a knee injury. Keenum has three starts and has thrown three touchdowns and no interceptions. The Minnesota Vikings have the best defensive three down percentage in the NFL.
The Chicago Bears have had plenty of time to prepare for this game as they have not played since last Thursday in their 35-14 loss. The Bears are 1-3 on the season and their lone win comes at home against the Steelers in Week 3. The Bears have covered eleven of their last fourteen games when hosting the Vikings.

The Chicago Bears have announced that Mitch Trubisky will make the start at quarterback in this game. Trubisky had some reps in the preseason and should bring some life to this Chicago offense. The home teams has covered the spread in twenty-one of the last twenty-nine games.

Recent Betting Trends

Vikings are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games in Week 5.
Bears are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Monday games.
Under is 13-4 in Vikings last 17 vs. NFC North.
Under is 7-1 in Bears last 8 games following a ATS loss.

Free Pick:
Chicago Bears +3

The Chicago Bears have one impressive home win this season and have a solid chance to win another on on Monday night. The Vikings have some key injuries and the Bears will have more motivation to win at home. Back the home team. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Bears win and cover ATS 17-13

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