Chicago Bears Host Minnesota Vikings on MNF

Chicago Bears

Chicago Bears to Start Trubisky Monday Night

Monday Night Football will be an interesting adventure this week when the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears meet at Soldier Field. The game will start a little after 8:30 pm EST. The game will be broadcast by ESPN.

Oddsmakers have the Vikings listed as 3.5-point favorites. The total is sitting at 41 total points scored.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 35-14 loser as they battled the Green Bay Packers on the road. The Bears failed to cover in the match as a +7-point underdog, while 49 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky commanded the attention of dozens of NFL scouts as he shattered school records at North Carolina a season ago. His rifle arm is something to reckon with, for sure. His experience is what will be the challenge tonight against a good Vikings defense. Trubisky will have an opportunity to showcase his abilities in front of millions of viewers.

Chicago’s defense has offered some reason for hope in an ugly start to the season. The Bears are No. 8 in the NFL in total defense with 306.3 yards allowed per game.

Vikings Look to Bounce Back from a Tough Loss

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 14-7 result against the Detroit Lions on October 01. The Vikings failed to cover in that game as a -2.5-point favorite, while the 21 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Minnesota ranks No. 1 in the league in third-down defense, allowing only a 25.6 percent conversion rate. They are tied for eighth in scoring defense at 19 points per game.

Defensive end Everson Griffen leads the team with five sacks. Safety Andrew Sendejo has emerged as a leader with 32 tackles and an interception.

Minnesota will play its first game since losing rookie running back Dalvin Cook. Cook tore his left ACL that have him out the rest of the season. Cook rushed for 354 yards in three-plus contests.

This marks the 113th meeting with the Vikings leading the series 58-52-2. The Bears have won eight of the last nine meetings at Soldier Field.

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Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Minnesota2-22-219.7519.000.752-10-12-22-10-1
Chicago1-32-215.2526.00-10.752-00-21-30-21-1
Power Stats
Yards Per Point
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
MIN18.816.742.06
CHI20.0511.788.27
Yards Per Pass
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
MIN11.9710.181.79
CHI8.1211.04-2.92
Yards Per Rush
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
MIN3.963.060.9
CHI4.543.491.05
Team Records
Minnesota Vikings
NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall2-22-10-12-22-10-119.7519.000.75
vs Conf2-12-10-02-12-10-023.3316.676.66
vs Div0-20-10-10-20-10-18.0020.00-12.00
Last 31-21-10-11-21-10-116.6719.00-2.33

Chicago Bears

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall1-31-10-22-22-00-215.2526.00-10.75
vs Conf0-30-10-21-21-00-212.6729.00-16.33
vs Div1-11-00-11-11-00-118.5026.00-7.50
Last 31-21-00-21-21-00-214.6727.00-12.33

Supergrid

TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense19.751826.0027
Away Team Road Passing vs Home Team Home Passing Defense146.0028260.0023
Away Team Road Rushing vs Home Team Home Rushing Defense91.002067.007
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense15.252919.008
Home Team Home Passing vs Away Team Road Passing Defense130.0031233.0016
Home Team Home Rushing vs Away Team Road Rushing Defense172.504102.0014

Head To Head Summary

NameRecordATSOUScoreRushYPRPACPPYTYTO +/-
Minnesota6-46-43-721.90132.804.6330.5061.97188.70321.501.20
Chicago4-64-63-719.00126.204.6435.8065.92241.90368.101.80

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayHomeScoreLineTotalOU ResultARYAPYATYATTHRYHPYHTYHTTAway Team AttemptsHome Team AttemptsAway Team CompletionsHome Team Completions
Jan 1, 2017CHIMIN10-3818314032351242503741
Oct 31, 2016MINCHI10-205720125801582454030
Dec 20, 2015CHIMIN17-389419929321292213500
Nov 1, 2015MINCHI23-201471803271972083050
Dec 28, 2014CHIMIN9-139916526401211903111
Nov 16, 2014MINCHI13-219614724311383304682
Dec 1, 2013CHIMIN20-2313534548012462504961
Sep 15, 2013MINCHI30-3112322735031272844114
Dec 9, 2012CHIMIN14-211183204382171772481
Nov 25, 2012MINCHI10-2811414425831131832962

Monday Night Football Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Minnesota Vikings

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Oct 1, 2017DET7-14L-2.5/43.5L/U87197284971542513H
Sep 24, 2017TB34-17W0/41W/O12536949426316342-3H
Sep 17, 2017PIT9-26L8.5/43L/U911462371022333351A
Sep 11, 2017NO29-19W-3/47.5W/O129341470602843440H
Jan 1, 2017CHI38-10W-6/44W/O124250374183140323-4H

Chicago Bears

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Sep 28, 2017GB14-35L7/44L/O103205308911692604A
Sep 24, 2017PIT23-17W6.5/43.5W/U22084304702122820H
Sep 17, 2017TB7-29L7/44L/U202903101171943113A
Sep 10, 2017ATL17-23L6.5/48.5W/U125176301643083720H
Jan 1, 2017MIN10-38L6/44L/O1831403231242503744A

Weather in
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Weather is Partially cloudy  70°F

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Humidity is 47%
Wind is East-southeast 7 mph
Visibility is 10.004077 mi
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Forecast for Chicago

Next up:
Minnesota home to Green Bay Sunday, October 15
Chicago at Baltimore Sunday, October 15

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