Denver Broncos vs Chicago Bears 10/1/2023 – On Sunday, the Denver Broncos will head to Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, for a showdown against their bitter rivals: the Chicago Bears. Both teams are looking to gain some form of redemption after suffering several defeats that have rendered them winless this season; as we explore this contest together with expert NFL picks. The Broncos seem to be struggling and the odds of winning against the Bears are pretty slim.
Denver Broncos vs Chicago Bears 10/1/2023
|When:||Sunday, October 1, 2023 1:00 PM ET|
|Broncos||-3 (-119)||-168||46 o (-110)|
|Bears||+3 (-101)||+148||46 u (-110)|
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The Denver Broncos have endured an inauspicious start to their season, posting a winless record of 0-3. Most recently, their most devastating setback came against the Miami Dolphins with a catastrophic 70-20 loss; even though Denver managed 363 total yards offensively they were plagued with turnovers (three costly giveaways were committed), and most alarming was their defense which allowed an incredible 726 total offense yards against them by Miami; additionally they also gave up two long touchdown passes of 54 and 68 yards – further compounding their struggles defensively.
Quarterback Russell Wilson has led Denver’s offense with 791 passing yards, six touchdowns, and two interceptions. Javonte Williams leads Denver in rushing with 138 yards; Marvin Mims Jr. has contributed 195 receiving yards with one touchdown catch; Cortland Sutton has been Wilson’s primary target; amassing 189 receiving yards and two touchdown catches from him. Linebacker Alex Singleton currently leads in tackles at 21 while Denver’s defense has recorded four quarterback sacks as well.
The Chicago Bears also find themselves without a win, sporting an unfavorable record of 0-3. Their most recent loss came against the Kansas City Chiefs by 41-10; Chicago managed just 203 total yards of offense with 11 first downs while also committing two turnovers and conceding 456 total yards in offense to Kansas City.
Quarterback Justin Fields has led Chicago’s offense, passing for 526 yards with three touchdowns and four interceptions while also serving as its leading rusher, amassing 109 rushing yards and one touchdown – outpacing Khalil Herbert by 43 rushing yards, while DJ Moore holds onto 170 receiving yards and has scored once on receptions alone. On defense, TJ Edwards leads Chicago with 43 tackles while their defense registered one quarterback sack and two interceptions – totaling 1.0 quarterback sacks and two interceptions respectively.
NFL Latest Odds: DEN -3.5 ; O/U 45.5
Chicago looks to secure their win against the Denver Broncos this Sunday by turning in an impressive performance at home, favoring total points rather than wins or losses. Chicago should come out ahead, but all eyes will be on whether Denver can limit points. Four out of Denver’s last five games have featured overs and six out of six of Chicago’s. Both sides have struggled defensively; Chicago allowing an average of 35.3 points per game (second worst in NFL), and Denver giving up a 40.7 average per game with 70 against Miami Miami Miami Washington 35 points against Washington 17 against Las Vegas.
The Broncos started off their season with two closely-contested losses, yet still showed promise despite their outcomes. Their opening game against Oakland ended 17-16 after they held onto a 13-10 halftime lead – Russell Wilson led with 177 passing yards and two touchdowns during that game; their second matchup against Washington ended 35-33 before their opportunity for redemption came against Miami Dolphins (70-20 loss with Wilson accumulating 306 passing yards, one touchdown, and one interception).
Denver Broncos Betting Trends
Denver is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver’s last 8 games.
Denver is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Broncos are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Chicago.
Denver is 0-6 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Denver are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
Chicago Bears Betting Trends
Chicago are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Chicago’s last 14 games.
Chicago are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago’s last 8 games against Denver.
Chicago are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Chicago are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Denver.
Denver Broncos vs Chicago Bears Betting Pick
The Chicago Bears also suffered an uncertain start to the season, losing both games they started. Their first matchup against the Packers resulted in an embarrassing 38-20 defeat as they allowed 28 points in the second half. They faced Buccaneers next and trailed 13-10 at halftime; unfortunately, this resulted in another loss, 27-17 against Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Unfortunately, their struggles continued against the Chiefs where they found themselves trailing 41-0 entering the fourth quarter before scoring late points to seal a 41-10 defeat; quarterback Justin Fields managed just 99 passing yards, one touchdown, and one interception this time round!
As the Denver Broncos take on the Chicago Bears in a rivalry game, both are desperate for redemption and looking to end winless streaks. While Chicago holds home advantage and may be favored to win, it should still produce exciting offensive fireworks; therefore the over is expected to hit due to defensive weaknesses on both teams. It promises excitement and scoring opportunities; making this matchup essential viewing for NFL fans. Take the Bears to win as per the NFL betting picks at your preferred online sportsbook tonight.
Score Prediction: Bears 27, Broncos 24.