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Patriots Bears Betting – Bears Cool Off Brady, Patriots In Showdown

Posted by Stan Simmons on 12/7/2010 4:43:38 PM
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Online betting players have watched the New England Patriots run the AFC gauntlet in recent weeks, and they’ve passed all of their tests with flying colors. But the Patriots will head into Chicago to face a Chicago Bears team that is underappreciated, and they’ll take advantage of the Patriots having a short week after a big game.

  • What: NFL betting
  • When: Sunday, December 12th, 4:15 PM ET
  • Where: Soldier Field, Chicago, IL
  • Pick: Chicago Bears +3

What’s On The Line

The Patriots (10-2) flexed their muscles in a big way with a 45-3 rout of the New York Jets on Monday night at home, while the Bears (9-3) won their fifth in a row with a 24-20 victory over the Detroit Lions to set up this interconference showdown. New England has been rolling along, particularly on offense, while the Bears bring one of the NFL’s best defenses into this game, and this game will allow the winner to prove they have what it takes to go to the Super Bowl in Dallas.

Offensive Matchups: Patriots Bears Betting

During this four-game winning streak, the Patriots have averaged 40 points per game, scoring 45 in each of the last two. Over that time, Tom Brady has thrown 13 touchdowns and no picks, and he carved up the Jets with four scores. Brady was borderline perfect against the No.3 defense in the league, and he got a lot of help from fullback Danny Woodhead, who was waived by the Jets. Woodhead had four catches for 104 yards, and you can tell that the Patriots planned to work him in to get some revenge on his former team. In the last 4-5 weeks, no offense has been better than the Patriots, and Brady is probably up there with the Philadelphia Eagles’ Michael Vick in terms of MVP consideration.

Jay Cutler hasn’t been that good for the Bears, but he’s been much, much better than last year. Cutler threw for 234 yards and a touchdown against the Lions, even though he was sacked four times for the second straight week. The offensive line has been all over the place lately, but it’s also showing that Cutler can move outside the pocket and do some damage. For the Bears to make a move up the NFC ladder, they really have to fix that offensive line, especially on the right side where rookie tackle J’Marcus Webb has been having a terrible season.

Betting Edge: Patriots

Defensive Matchups: Patriots Bears Betting

New England is 31st in the league defensively, but they put together their best effort of the season against the Jets, picking off Mark Sanchez three times. The Patriots were ready for this game from the opening kickoff, and the young secondary is getting better each and every game. Linebacker Jared Mayo had 12 tackles, while rookies Brandon Spikes and Devin McCourty had a pick each for the Patriots, who came into this AFC East rivalry game prepared, and they executed perfectly. Now, they face a different test in Cutler, who scrambles better and has a better arm than Sanchez, along with some poor decisions sometimes.

The Bears didn’t have their best game against the Lions, allowing 302 yards and forcing no turnovers, but they locked it down in the second half, holding the Detroit Lions to three points. Linebacker Brian Urlacher was all over the place with 17 tackles and a half-sack, and the Bears held Calvin Johnson to 66 receiving yards and a score. The Bears’ defense carried them early in the season while the offense was figuring things out, but they’re going to have their hands full with the various ways that New England can attack you.

Betting Edge: Bears

Notable Injuries: Patriots Bears Betting

Cornerback Jonathan Wilhite (hip), as well as defensive linemen Myron Pryor (back) and Mike Wright (neck), all missed Monday’s game against the Jets.

Linebacker Nick Roach (hip) had to leave the Detroit game, while fellow ‘backer Pisa Tinoisamoa (knee) will likely be out for another couple of weeks for the Bears.

Betting Edge: Draw

Outlook and Pick: Patriots Bears Betting

NFL betting odds should have the Bears as a slight favorite at home in this contest, and Chicago is 3-2 SU and 3-1 ATS in five games against the Patriots at home since 1982. It’s tough to bet against New England right now, giving the way that their offense is playing, but the Patriots have played the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Indianapolis Colts and the Jets in the last four weeks. You have to think that they’re due for a letdown, while the Bears aren’t getting the credit they deserve. Chicago looks at this like a statement game, where the Patriots just had three of them in the last month, and a loss won’t be the end of the world for them. Go with Chicago in your sports betting book.

Stan’s Pick: Chicago Bears



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