Green Bay Packers vs Chicago Bears Prediction, 10/17/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 6
Game: Green Bay Packers vs Chicago Bears
Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021
Location: Soldier Field in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Bears (+4.5)
The Green Bay Packers (4-1) are headed to Soldier Field on Sunday where they will take on the Chicago Bears (3-2). Chicago is 4.5-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The betting total is set at 42.5.
The Green Bay Packers head into this game 4-1 for this season. In their last contest, the Packers took the field against the Bengals and went home with a win by a final score of 25-22. Aaron Jones was the rushing leader for the Packers with 14 totes for 103 yards (7.4 yds per carry). Davante Adams left with an average of 18.7 yds per catch by accumulating 206 yards on 11 catches. Aaron Rodgers connected on 27/39 with 344 yds through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 102.9 and ended the contest with 1 interception. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Packers gave up 103 yards on 24 tries, which is an average of 4.3 yds per run allowed. Green Bay conceded 26 pass completions on 38 attempts for 264 yds, and a completion percentage of 68.4%. In all, they ran 63 plays which totaled 466 yards. The Green Bay Packers ran the football 22 times and amassed 133 yds, which came out to an average of 6.0 yds per carry.
The Packers have earned 1,738 yards in total for the season. Green Bay has 67 1st downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 22 penalties for 213 yards. In terms of getting in the endzone, Green Bay has amassed 10 touchdowns via the pass and 3 touchdowns on the ground. They have surrendered the football 5 different times (3 picks and 2 fumbles lost). As a unit they're maintaining an average of 100.6 yards in the run game which has them sitting 21st in the league. When it comes to scoring points, the Green Bay Packers have an average of 24.0 points per contest.
The Packers rank 19th in the NFL regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 24.4 points per contest. They are giving up 4.3 yards per attempt on the ground and 102.2 yards on the ground per contest this season. For the season, they have given up 511 yards via the running game in 5 games. Concerning yards through the air, the Packers have conceded 1,102 yards which has them sitting in 10th in the National Football League. They have allowed 220.4 yards per game through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 67.4%. During the season, they have yielded 322.6 yards/outing which has them sitting 6th in football. They have surrendered 12 touchdowns by air in addition to 4 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Bears step onto the field holding a record of 3-2 for this year. In their last game, the Bears walked away with a victory by a final of 20-9 when they faced the Raiders. Justin Fields (1 touchdown) finished the game with 111 yards on 12/20 through the air while his QB rate was 91.9. He didn't throw any picks and his longest completion was 18 yds. Khalil Herbert ran the ball 18 times for 75 yards, ending the contest with 4.2 yards per carry for Chicago. Allen Robinson was one of the featured targets for the Bears, bringing in 4 throws for 32 yds (8.0 yards per reception). Chicago rushed the football for 3.9 yds per carry, finishing the game with 143 yds on 37 attempts. The Bears finished the contest with a total of 252 yards while running 60 plays (4.2 yds per play). The Bears passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 62.9%, surrendering 188 yds on 22 for 35 passing. Chicago surrendered 22 attempts on the ground for 71 yds (3.2 yds per rush).
In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Bears rank 30th in football holding an average of 16.8 PPG. For the season so far, the Bears have thrown for 566 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 113.2 throwing yards per game, which ranks 32nd in football. They maintain an average of 126.8 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 634 yards overall. The Chicago Bears maintain an average of 240.0 yards per game which is good for 32nd in the NFL. The Chicago offense has compiled 285 yards of penalties on 31 violations, which ranks them 23rd in the league in terms of helping out the opposition. They have thrown 3 picks while losing 1 fumble and they have been able to tally 35 1st downs.
The Bears are giving up 20.0 PPG, which has them in 7th in football. Chicago has allowed a total of 519 rushing yards (103.8 yards per outing) and 3 touchdowns by ground for the season. They have allowed 8 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 228.0 yards per outing, ranking them 12th in football. The Bears defense has participated in 310 plays, ranking them 12th in the league. In total, they have surrendered 100 points in total. Their defense has compiled 7 turnovers (3 fumbles recovered and 4 picks) this year.
Who will win tonight's Packers/Bears NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Packers -4.5
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