Chicago Bears vs Washington Commanders 10/5/2023 – On October 5, 2023, at FedExField, the Chicago Bears (0-4), who are struggling to make ends meet, will face the Washington Commanders (2-2) in a thrilling Thursday night match. The oddsmakers rate the Washington Commanders as the favorites with a six-point spread. The NFL over/under betting is set at 45 points. We’ll look at the latest NFL betting trends and insights for both teams, as they prepare for this matchup.
Chicago Bears vs Washington Commanders 10/5/2023
|When:||Thursday, October 5, 2023|
|Where:||8:15 PM ET|
|TV:||FedExField in Landover, Maryland|
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Back at it Thursday
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) October 1, 2023
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Chicago Bears had a difficult season so far. They suffered four consecutive losses before this crucial matchup with the Washington Commanders. They still have hope, however, as they are underdogs in this game with a +6-point spread. This indicates that it will be a close battle. The total points projected for this match is 45.
Brian Robinson Jr. is a star running back this season for the Bears. He has 261 rushing yards and a 4.3-yard average per attempt. This ranks him 19th in the NFL. Robinson also scored three touchdowns with his rushing. He has also shown his versatility by showcasing seven targets, five catches, 55 receiving yards, and one touchdown.
Sam Howell, who is the offensive captain of the Bears, has thrown 961 yards in this season. This earned him the 10th place among NFL quarterbacks. Howell has thrown four touchdowns but also five interceptions. Howell’s completion rate is a respectable 65.1%. He averages 240.3 yards passing per game and 6.9 yards for each attempt. Howell’s arsenal includes 82 rushing yards and one touchdown. He averages 20.5 yards on the ground per game
Terry McLaurin is a solid target in the receiving corps. He has 21 receptions and 212 yards total on 26 targets. He averages 53.0 and 5.3 yards per game. Curtis Samuel averages 4.3 receptions per game and 44.5 yardage, despite not having scored a touchdown yet this season.
Kamren Curl, who has moved to the defensive end of the field, is a force. He has accumulated 37 tackles, 3,0 tackles-for-loss (TFL), as well as one sack. Montez Sweat is the leader of the team with 3.0 sacks. He also has 4.0 tackles for loss (TFL) and 12 tackles. Cody Barton contributed 36 tackles while Jamin Davis recorded 26 tackles with 2.0 TFL, a sack, and a pass defense.
NFL Betting Pick Washington Commanders -6
Washington Commanders, on the other hand, have had a balanced season. They are 2-2. The Washington Commanders enter this match as favorites with a -6-point spread and an over/under of 45 points.
Justin Fields, who has amassed 861 yards of passing this season, will be the offensive leader for the Bears. Fields is sixth in the NFL for touchdowns with seven and has five interceptions. Fields has a completion rate of 64.2% and averages 215.3 yards passing per game. He also attempts 7.0 yards for each attempt. Fields is not just a passer. He has also rushed for 134 yards and scored one touchdown. His average rushing yardage per game was 33.5 and his rushing attempt was 4.8.
D.J. Moore is Fields’ main target. He has 19 catches, 301 yards, and two touchdowns. Khalil Herbert is the Bears’ leading rusher with 196 yards but has yet to score a touchdown. Herbert averages 49.0 rushing yards per game, with an average of 4.8 yards for each attempt. He has also shown his versatility by catching 10 passes totaling 83 yards in receiving and scoring one touchdown.
T.J. Edwards is a defensive tackling machine, with 50 tackles in four games and 2.0 TFL. He is the Bears’ top tackler and is ranked second in the NFL for this category. Jaquan Brisker recorded 24 tackles, and Tremaine Edmunds had 39 tackles. Terell Smith contributed 15 tackles in two games, as well as 2.0 TFL and two passes defended.
Chicago Bears vs Washington Commanders Betting Numbers
Chicago are 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Chicago’s last 15 games.
Chicago are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games.
Chicago are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against Washington.
Bears is 1-8 SU in their last 9 games against Washington.
Chicago are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Chicago are 0-13 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference East division.
Chicago are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games played in October.
Washington is 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Washington’s last 19 games.
Total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games against Chicago.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington’s last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago.
Washington is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference.
Washington is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference North division.
Commanders is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in October.
Washington are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games played in week 5.
Chicago Bears vs Washington Commanders Betting Picks
The Chicago Bears will have to fight a tough battle if they want to end their four-game losing run against the Washington Commanders. Washington is favored at -6 with an over/under of 45 points. This matchup promises to be exciting. Sam Howell and D.J. Moore are among the key players. Moore’s role will be crucial in determining the outcome of this game. The FedExField showdown on Thursday promises to be a thrilling one. Both teams will need to bring their best game to win. This matchup will be a thrilling game of gridiron football that no football fan can miss on October 5th. NFL week 5 betting odds favor the Washington Commanders to win this game against the Bears, and you can find these odds on sports betting website.
Score Prediction: Commanders 32, Bears 28.