Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings 12/20/2020 Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings 12/20/2020 – This is one of the most interesting matchups in NFL Week 15 as both teams carry the same record and hope to make a final run for the last playoff spot. The Chicago Bears hit the road and will be battling the Minnesota Vikings at the U.S Bank Stadium located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. FOX Sports will start airing the game live this Saturday, December 19 at exactly 1:00 PM Eastern Time. NFL Game Pass is the best way to watch the match through an online live stream. The Minnesota Vikings are seen by NFL Football Odds as the team prevailing and putting the Chicago Bears out of playoff contention.
Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings 12/20/2020
The Chicago Bears are now 6-7 and they are the 9th ranked team in the National Football Conference. They are tied with the Minnesota Vikings with a 6-7 record and a win here will keep their playoff hopes alive. This team is coming from a win against the Houston Texans and it was an impressive 29-point victory, 36-7. That win snapped the team’s six-game losing streak and free-fall in the standings. Mitchell Trubisky came up with a big win doing 267 yards and three touchdown passes in 73% completion. David Montgomery had a total of 11 rushing attempts and it gave the team 113 yards and a touchdown pass.
Players to watch: N. Foles QB (GP 8 CMP 202 ATT 311 CMP% 65 YDS 1852 AVG 6 YDS/G 231.9 LNG 50 TD 10 INT 8 SACK 18 SYL 145 RTG 81), D. Montgomery RB (GP 12 ATT 170 YDS 760 AVG 4.5 LNG 80 BIG 4 TD 4 YDS/G 63.3 FUM 0 LST 0 FD 39), A. Robinson II WR (GP 13 REC 86 TGTS 128 YDS 1027 AVG 11.9 TD 6 LNG 42 BIG 18 YDS/G 79 FUM 0 LST 0 YAC 268 FD 54).
The Minnesota Vikings lost their prime chance to battle for the last spot of the National Football Conference playoffs. They were matched up against the mighty Tampa Bay Buccaneers and lost by 11 points, 14-26. That win pulled them down to the eight-best record and will have to wrestle the Arizona Cardinals and Buccaneers for the final playoff spot. After this matchup against the Chicago Bears, they still have to go through the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions before ending the season. The Vikings need Kirk Cousins to come up with huge games in order for them to stay in the course.
Players to Watch: K. Cousins QB (GP 13 CMP 270 ATT 400 CMP% 67.5 YDS 3298 AVG 8.2 YDS/G 263.7 LNG 71 TD 27 INT 12 SACK 31 SYL 195 RTG 102.7), D. Cook RB (GP 12 ATT 273 YDS 1352 AVG 5 LNG 70 BIG 5 TD 14 YDS/G 112.7 FUM 3 LST 2 FD 77), J. Jefferson WR (GP 13 REC 65 TGTS 92 YDS 1078 AVG 16.6 TD 7 LNG 71 BIG 19 YDS/G 82.9 FUM 0 LST 0 YAC 330 FD 44).
Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Numbers
Bears are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Picks
The Minnesota Vikings were beaten by one of the stingiest teams in the league while the Chicago Bears are just barely hanging on. There is a better upside on betting for the Vikings in this matchup as seen by Online Sportsbook.