Sunday, November 1, 2015
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The Minnesota Vikings take on the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 42.5.
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Teddy Bridgewater finished his last game with 316 yards through the air for Minnesota. He completed 25 passes out of 35 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Vikings were led in rushing by Adrian Peterson, who finished with 98 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Stefon Diggs led the team in receiving with 6 receptions for 108 yards. He had an average of 18 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Minnesota got a total of 25 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 16 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 74 total plays for 425 yards for the game. The Vikings ran for 140 yards on 35 attempts.
Jay Cutler finished his last game with 353 yards through the air for Chicago. He completed 26 passes out of 41 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Bears were led in rushing by Matt Forte, who finished with 69 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Alshon Jeffery led the team in receiving with 8 receptions for 147 yards. He had an average of 18 yards per reception in the contest. Chicago got a total of 24 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 13 passing, and 4 by penalty. They ran 73 total plays for 444 yards for the game. The Bears ran for 91 yards on 31 attempts.
Minnesota is scoring 21 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 20 passes on 30 attempts for a 67% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 197 yards per game through the air as well. The Vikings carry the ball for an average of 128 yards per game on 30 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 326 yards per game. The Vikings are averaging 19 first downs per game and they accumulate 50.8 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties.
Minnesota gives up an average of 233 passing yards and 17 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22 completions per game on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 63%. The Vikings allow 106 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for a 4.4 average per play. Minnesota allows 339 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 55.8 yards per game.
Chicago averages 20 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 36 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 226 yards through the air per game thus far. The Bears carry the ball for an average of 112 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. They also run 67 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for a total of 338 yards per game. The Bears get an average of 20 first downs per game and they average 74.5 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties.
Chicago gives up 220 passing yards per outing and 30 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 20 completions on 31 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 65%. The Bears allow 125 rushing yards per contest on 28 carries for a 4.5 average per rush. Chicago allows 345 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 61.2 yards in each contest.
Minnesota Betting Trends
Minnesota is 1-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Minnesota has an ATS record of 5-1-0 this season
Chicago Betting Trends
Chicago is 3-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Chicago has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/25/15 C John Sullivan Back "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
10/25/15 DE Justin Trattou Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
10/25/15 DT Sharrif Floyd Knee "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
10/23/15 DT Shamar Stephen Toe IR
08/16/15 T Phil Loadholt Achilles IR
10/25/15 S Antrel Rolle Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/25/15 T Jermon Bushrod Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/25/15 LB Shea McClellin Knee "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/25/15 DB Terrance Mitchell Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
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
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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