Sunday, November 15, 2015
Edward Jones Dome
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The Chicago Bears face the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at Edward Jones Dome. The opening line for this game has St. Louis as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 42.5.
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Jay Cutler finished his last game with 345 yards through the air for Chicago. He completed 27 passes out of 40 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Bears were led in rushing by Jeremy Langford, who finished with 72 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Alshon Jeffery led the team in receiving. He had a total of 151 yards on 10 receptions for an average of 15 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Chicago had 446 total yards on 70 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 20 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 25 first downs on the game. The Bears rushed for 109 yards by way of 29 carries.
Nick Foles finished his last game with 168 yards through the air for St. Louis. He completed 18 passes out of 33 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. The Rams were led in rushing by Todd Gurley, who finished with 89 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Kenny Britt led the team in receiving. He had a total of 87 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 29 yards per catch in the game. St. Louis had 320 total yards on 70 plays. They gained 10 rushing first downs, 5 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 18 first downs on the game. The Rams rushed for 160 yards by way of 36 carries.
Chicago is scoring 20 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 22 passes on 36 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 237 yards per game through the air as well. The Bears are averaging 110 rushing yards per game on 29 attempts per contest for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They are also running 66 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 347 yards per contest. The Bears manage 20 first downs per contest and they average a total of 67.5 penalty yards on 7.2 penalties.
Chicago allows 220 passing yards per game and 28 points per contest on defense. They give up 20 completions on 32 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63%. The Bears allow an average of 122 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for a 4.7 average. Chicago allows 342 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.6 penalties for 57 yards per game.
St. Louis averages 19 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 16 passes per game on 28 attempts for a 57% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 177 yards through the air per game thus far. The Rams rush for an average of 136 yards per contest on 28 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry for the season. They also run 57 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 313 yards in each contest. The Rams are gaining 15 first downs per contest and they average 71 penalty yards on 8.5 penalties per game.
St. Louis allows an average of 220 passing yards and 18 points per contest. They give up 24 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 69% per game. The Rams allow an average of 104 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. St. Louis allows 324 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 7.2 penalties for 63.4 yards in each contest.
Chicago Betting Trends
Chicago is 3-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Chicago has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
St. Louis Betting Trends
St. Louis is 2-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
St. Louis has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/09/15 WR Eddie Royal Knee "?" Sunday vs. St. Louis
11/09/15 C Hroniss Grasu Neck "?" Sunday vs. St. Louis
11/09/15 RB Matt Forte Knee doubtful Sunday vs. St. Louis
11/09/15 LB Shea McClellin Knee "?" Sunday vs. St. Louis
10/17/15 DT Ego Ferguson Knee IR
10/06/15 C Will Montgomery Leg IR
09/15/15 DE Cornelius Washington Quad IR
09/04/15 S Ryan Mundy Hip IR
08/15/15 WR Kevin White Shin out indefinitely
11/10/15 WR Stedman Bailey Suspension expected to miss 4 weeks
11/10/15 WR Wes Welker Acquired probable Sunday vs. Chicago
11/08/15 RB Chase Reynolds Thigh "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
11/08/15 DE Chris Long Knee "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
11/08/15 T Rob Havenstein Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
11/08/15 DE Robert Quinn Knee "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
11/08/15 S T.J. McDonald Foot "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
11/05/15 RB Trey Watts Suspension out for season
10/28/15 LB Alec Ogletree Ankle IR - designated to return
10/15/15 G Rodger Saffold Shoulder IR
08/16/15 CB E.J. Gaines Foot IR
Josh's Pick: Take St. Louis
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