Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Chargers 10/29/2023 – On Sunday Night Football in Week 8, the Chicago Bears are set to travel west for an exhilarating showdown against the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. Chicago Bears recorded a stunning 30-12 win against the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 7, moving their record up to 2-5 and showing impressive resilience on the field. Rookie Tyson Bagent led Chicago in this victory, filling in admirably for Justin Fields who had been injured earlier. The latest week 8 NFL betting picks are favoring the Los Angeles Chargers to win in this game.
Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Chargers 10/29/2023
|When:||Sunday, October 29, 2023 8:20 PM ET|
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In Week 7, the Chicago Bears proved their resiliency against the Las Vegas Raiders with a dominating 30-12 victory, improving to 2-5 on the year. Rookie Tyson Bagent took up the reigns as starting quarterback when Justin Fields was injured; and with Fields listed as “doubtful” for Week 8, Bagent could step in again as starting QB for this Week against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Bagent’s Impact and Chicago’s Offensive Contributions
In Chicago’s win against Oakland, Bagent displayed impressive skills by completing 21 of 29 pass attempts for 162 yards – playing an instrumental part in their offensive strategy. D’Onta Foreman was the star performer in this matchup, notching two rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown to take home top honors. Foreman’s remarkable display and 120 total rushing and receiving yards revealed his critical role in supporting the Bears’ offensive strategy. Roschon Johnson‘s return could alter the Bears’ backfield dynamics significantly, potentially impacting Foreman’s workload and possibly creating new roles for DJ Moore who led them in receptions with 8 for 54 yards – contributing significantly to their successful offensive drive.
Los Angeles Chargers’ Uphill Battle: A Season Marked by Close Encounters
After an up-and-down start to their campaign, the Los Angeles Chargers have dropped to a subpar record with four defeats coming by just eight points overall and two wins secured via close encounters; including four-point victories over Minnesota Vikings and seven-point triumph over Las Vegas Raiders respectively.
Analyzing the Chargers’ Offensive Struggles
In their recent match-up against the Chiefs, the Chargers’ offensive stars faced considerable difficulties breaking through the opposition’s defense. Justin Herbert struggled under intense pressure from their offensive line as he completed 17 of 30 passes for 259 yards with one touchdown despite two interceptions. Austin Eckler managed 45 rushing yards on 14 carries and only caught one pass for one yard; Keenan Allen who plays an integral part of their receiving lineup was held to 55 yards with four catches further highlighting their team’s difficulties on offense.
NFL Latest Odds: LAC -8.5 ; O/U 46.5
Los Angeles Chargers have struggled defensively this season, particularly against the passing game, yet their performance against the run has been relatively strong. Given the Chicago Bears’ emphasis on their rushing offense, this may give Los Angeles an advantage in this upcoming matchup.
Chicago Bears Betting Trends
Chicago are 3-11-1 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago’s last 7 games.
Chicago is 2-15 SU in their last 17 games.
Chicago is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against LA Chargers.
Bears is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against LA Chargers.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chicago’s last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chicago’s last 8 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference conference.
Chicago is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference West division.
Bears are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games played in October.
Chicago are 2-10-1 ATS in their last 13 games played on a Sunday.
Los Angeles Chargers Betting Trends
LA Chargers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Chargers’ last 5 games.
LA Chargers are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Chargers’ last 5 games against Chicago.
Total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Chargers’ last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Chargers’s last 6 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference conference.
LA Chargers are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference North division.
LA Chargers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in October.
Chargers are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games played in week 8.
LA Chargers are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Sunday when playing at home.
Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Chargers Betting Pick
Football enthusiasts worldwide anticipate a highly anticipated matchup between the Chicago Bears and Los Angeles Chargers this Sunday in Week 8. Fans worldwide eagerly anticipate its outcome. The Chicago Bears are predicted to take a loss in this game, according to the best sports betting odds.
Score Prediction: Chargers 30, Bears 17.