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Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers Week 1 Early Betting Predictions

Posted by: Mike Davis
Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers NFL Betting Preview

World Cup betting fans are tightly focused on the Round of 16 and quarterfinals matches that are on the horizon. On the other hand, online football betting players are counting the days until the 2018 season kicks off. Now that we’ve reached July, sports wagering players won’t have to wait much longer to see if their Super Bowl 2019 picks play out. To help pass the time, we’re breaking down the first Sunday Night Football matchup of the year; Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers. What kind of turnout are the odds predicting?

Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers – Sunday, September 9th

When: 8:20 pm ET

Where: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

TV: NBC

Stream: NBC Extra

Online Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Bears +8 (-110) 48 (-110) TBP
Packers -8 (-110) 48 (-110) TBP
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Chicago Bears       

The Bears were hopeful that 2017 would be a turnaround year for the franchise. They had made some changes in the offseason, picked up some great draft picks and there was a positive atmosphere surrounding the organization. But in the end, 2017 turned out to be another disappointing year for Chicago. Which is certainly a bummer for the franchise, since Aaron Rodgers’ injury opened up the division. Moving forward, the Bears will be hoping that the pieces they have in place finally click together. Unfortunately for the Bears, they’ll be opening up their 2018 play by facing Aaron Rodgers on the road.

Players to Watch: Mitchell Trubisky (2,193 passing yards, 7 TD, 7 INT), Jordan Howard (1,122 rushing yards, 9 TD, 1 F), and Kendall Wright (614 receiving yards, 1 TD, 59 REC).

Green Bay Packers

2018 should prove to be a great season for the Packers. After another disappointing finish in 2017, it was clear that the organization needed some changes. Now that they’ve brought in some new coaching changes, Green Bay has the mentality to bring some change to the club. Not only that, their star quarterback, widely considered one of the best to ever do it, is coming in with a chip on his shoulder. Last season Rodgers went down with a broken collarbone and was unable to get his team to the playoffs. Now, all rested, Rodgers is ready for his revenge tour. Anyone who was watched Rodgers in his career knows the man is 10 times better when he has a chip on his shoulder. We should see something similar this year.

Players to Watch: Aaron Rodgers (1,675 passing yards, 16 TD, 6 INT), Jamaal Williams (556 rushing yards, 4 TD, 0 F), and Davante Adams (885 receiving yards, 10 TD, 74 REC).

Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Chicago went 2-6 on the road last season
  • Chicago went 4-4 ATS on the road last season
  • The TOTAL went UNDER in 5 of Chicago’s 8 road games last season
  • Green Bay went 4-4 SU at home last season
  • Green Bay went 3-5 ATS at home lasts season
  • The TOTAL went OVER in 11 of Green Bay’s 16 games last season
Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers Betting Picks

So which side should players learning how to bet NFL online take in this Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers pairing? All in all it’s best to stick with the Packers here. Sign up today to make your NFL betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 21-7 Green Bay.

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