Indianapolis Colts vs Chicago Bears Prediction, 10/4/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 4
Game: Indianapolis Colts vs Chicago Bears
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020
Location: Soldier Field in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago -1.5
Philip Rivers and the Indianapolis Colts (2-1) are headed to Soldier Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Chicago Bears (3-0). Indianapolis opens this contest as 1.5-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 45.
The Indianapolis Colts come into this game with a record of 2-1 for this year. In their last game they played the New York Jets and won 36-7. Philip Rivers went 17/21 with 217 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Jonathan Taylor led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards and he ran for 1 TD for the game. He rushed for 59 yards on 13 carries which meant he was running for 4.5 yards per run. T.Y. Hilton was the receiving yardage leader by earning 52 yards on 3 receptions. He averaged 17.3 yards per catch for the game. The Indianapolis Colts ran the ball a total of 31 times and racked up 119 yards which gave them an average of 3.8 yards per rush. For the game, they finished with a total of 56 plays which added up to 353 yards. In the game, the Colts earned 21 1st downs and they totaled 4 penalties for 40 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Indianapolis allowed 17 catches on 29 attempts totaling 151 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.0%. In the running game, the Colts allowed 109 yards on 29 attempts which gave them an average of 3.8 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they conceded 260 yards and earned 3 takeaways.
The Colts have racked up 1,152 total yards for the season. As a unit they're averaging 119.3 yards rushing which ranks them 15th in the NFL. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Indianapolis has amassed 3 touchdowns via the pass and 3 rushing touchdowns. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Indianapolis Colts are sitting at 28.0 points per outing. In terms of passing yards, the Colts have allowed 396 yards which has them sitting in 1st in football. During this campaign, they have given up 225.3 yards/contest ranking them 1st in the National Football League. The Colts rank 1st in the league regarding team defense, giving up 15.0 PPG. They are allowing 4.0 yards per tote and 93.3 rushing yards per game this year. During their 3 games, they are giving up 132.0 yards per contest via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 62.7%. During the season, they have conceded 280 yards via the ground game in 3 games.
The Bears head into this game 3-0 this season. In their last outing they played the Atlanta Falcons and notched a win by a score of 30-26. David Montgomery led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 45 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 45 yards by way of 14 carries which gave him an average of 3.0 yards per tote. Allen Robinson II led the team in receiving yardage by earning 123 yards on 10 receptions. He averaged 12.3 yards per catch for the game. Nick Foles went 16/29 with 188 yards through the air and threw 3 touchdowns. He gave away 1 interception on the day. The Chicago Bears ran the ball a total of 25 times and totaled 130 yards giving them an average of 5.2 yards per attempt. For the contest, the Bears earned 24 1st downs and they totaled 10 penalties for 80 yards. In the game, they ran 78 plays which gave them a total of 437 yards. In terms of defense, Chicago gave up 19 catches on 38 throws totaling 227 yards, and a completion percentage of 50.0%. For the game, they allowed 371 yards and forced 1 takeaway. On the ground, the Bears gave up 144 yards on 25 tries which is an average of 5.8 yards per carry allowed.
For the year thus far, the Bears currently have a total of 690 yards through the air together with an average of 230.0 throwing yards per game, ranking them 23rd in the league. The Chicago Bears are averaging 368.0 yards per outing which is good for 17th out of all teams in the league. They have an average of 138.0 yards per game on the ground and have run for 414 yards for this season. When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Bears are ranked 20th in the league maintaining an average of 24.7 PPG. The Bears are ranked 9th in the league in relation to team defense, conceding 20.7 points per contest. The opposition is running for an average of 5.0 yards per rushing attempt and 119.0 rushing yards per game this year. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 357 yards via the ground game in 3 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Bears have conceded 735 yards which ranks them 17th in the league. Over the course of their 3 games, they have surrendered 245.0 yards per game through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 56.7%. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 364.0 yards/contest ranking them 15th in the National Football League.
Who will win tonight's Colts/Bears NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bears -1.5
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