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Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears Online NFL Betting Picks

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Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears

The year’s online NFL betting kicks off in September with a thrilling Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears NFC North matchup. The Packers are coming off an extremely disappointing season that saw head coach Mike McCarthy finally get fired. The Bears on the other hand, are coming off a brilliant season that saw them take the NFC North and will undoubtedly be vying to get an early start on the divisional race this season. So what kind of matchup are the NFL sports betting odds expecting here?

Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears – Thursday, September 5th

When: 8:20 pm ET
Where: Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
TV: NBC
Stream: NBC Extra, NFL Game Pass

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Green Bay Packers

The Packers are coming off a 6-9-1 season that saw them finish 3rd overall in the NFC North. Naturally, the organization missed out on the playoffs, marking the second straight season they failed to do so. All in all, anyone who had watched Green Bay over the last couple of years knew something was wrong. From a disgruntled Aaron Rodgers on the field, to the blatant lack of results, this team was simply not living up to expectations. Some offseason stories attempted to dissect what went wrong with the organization. Although there is no nationwide consensus, it’s clear that McCarthy was not living up to his duties which led to Rodgers trying to take more and more control of a flailing offense. Now Matt LaFleur has stepped in and it hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing. LaFleur is naturally trying to establish his offense but it seems Rodgers is begrudged to give up his ability to change the play at the line. Heading into the season there’s no telling what to expect out of Green Bay.

Players to Watch: Aaron Rodgers (4,442 passing yards, 25 TD, 2 INT), Aaron Jones (728 rushing yards, 8 TD, 1 F), and Davante Adams (1,386 receiving yards, 13 TD, 111 REC).

Chicago Bears

As aforementioned, the Bears are coming off a highly successful 12-4 record that saw them lay claim to the NFC North. Despite a season long’s worth of success, Chicago was promptly eliminated from the playoffs by the Philadelphia Eagles 16-15. It was a hard fought game but it proved that the Bears have plenty of room to improve. All in all it’s clear the club is happy with the job Matt Nagy is doing and will be looking to build off of last year’s success this time around.

Players to Watch: Mitchell Trubisky (3,223 passing yards, 24 TD, 12 INT), Tarik Cohen (444 rushing yards, 9 TD, 2 F), and Allen Robinson (754 receiving yards, 4 TD, 55 REC).

Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears Betting Numbers

Trends

  • Green Bay Packers

    • 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 7 of Green Bay’s last 10 games.
    • 2-5 SU in their last 7 games
    • 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games against Chicago.
    • 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 6 of Green Bay’s last 7 games played in September.
    • 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the NFC North division.
  • Chicago Bears

    • 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago’s last 5 games.
    • 9-2 SU in their last 11 games.
    • 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
    • 1-8 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Green Bay.
    • 4-11 SU in their last 15 games played in September.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 10 of Chicago’s last 15 games played in week 1.

Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears matchup? All things considered, this one is a bit of a tossup. Taking the Bears at home seems like the safest route however. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Moneyline: The moneyline for this matchup has yet to be released.

ATS: The spread is pretty low here. Either side is a decent option.

TOTALs: The vig on the Bears is slightly more favorable.

Score Prediction: 28-21 Green Bay.