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chicago bears vs minnesota vikings prediction & betting tips 10/15/2023 sport preview

Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings Prediction & Betting Tips 10/15/2023

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Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings 10/15/2023:
  • We like the Bears on the moneyline (+131)
  • The Bears are also our pick on the spread at +2.5
  • Our NFL model projects 39 points, and we suggest taking the under


Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings Preview


The Vikings will face the Bears in this week 6 CFB game, airing on FOX at 1:00 (10/15/23). The contest is set to occur at Soldier Field in Chicago (IL).

The Vikings come into this NFC North showdown, as the 2.5 point road favorite. Will they be able to take care of business on the road? Read on to find out. Check out BetCoco for Chicago Bears – Minnesota Vikings odds


Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings Head-to-Head and Key Stats


Last season saw the Vikings put together a 2-0 record in the two head to head matchups between the teams. The Vikings and Bears split their games vs. the spread last season. Together they combined to average 46.5 points per contest and finished with an over/under mark of 1-1. In these head-to-head matchups, the Vikings’ offense averaged 455.5 yards per game compared to the Bears at 265.

The Vikings and Bears did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Vikings have a record of 3-0. The Vikings also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 46 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1.


Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings Prediction


Going into this week 6 NFC matchup, the Vikings have an overall record of 1-4. In the NFC-North standings, the Vikings are in 4th place and 13th in the NFC. So far, they have gone 1-2 against NFC opponents and 1-1 on the road. The Vikings’ scoring margin heading into this week’s game is at -2.4, putting their ATS record at 1-3-1. The average over/under line for Minnesota games this season is currently 49 points. They have an over/under record of 1-4 with an average margin against the over/under of -2.6.

The Minnesota offense is currently positioned 14th in the league, scoring an average of 22 points per contest. In terms of yards allowed, the Vikings are 19th in the league while giving up 342.4 yards per contest. Minnesota’s defense has allowed 24.4 points per game, placing them 21st in the NFL.

As they take on the Vikings, the Bears will be looking to build on their 1-4 record. This currently places them at 3rd in the NFC-North and 12th in the NFC. The Bears hold a 1-3-1 record against the spread. As we approach week 6, their scoring margin stands at -8.4 per game. So far the over has hit in each of Chicago’s first five games. Their games have averaged 54.4 points per game, which is 3rd in the NFL. The average over/under line in their games is currently 44.3.

The Chicago offense is currently ranked 11th in the league, averaging 23 points per contest. The Bears are currently 5th in tackles for loss and 12th in sacks on defense. Their opponents are scoring an average of 31.4 points per game and gaining 384.2 yards per contest against them.

Even though they are considered 2.5-point underdogs, our projection points to a 21-18 win for the Bears. Based on our simulations, the Bears holds a 57% probability of taking down the Vikings.


Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Tips


  • We like the Bears on the moneyline (+131)
  • The Bears are also our pick on the spread at +2.5
  • Our NFL model projects 39 points, and we suggest taking the under


Chicago Bears Injury Report


  • Marcedes Lewis – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Terell Smith – Hamstring (Probable)
  • Cole Kmet – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Lucas Patrick – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Roschon Johnson – Head (Questionable)
  • Khalid Kareem – Hip (Out)
  • Jaylon Johnson – Hamstring (Probable)
  • Khalil Herbert – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Kyler Gordon – Hand (Questionable)
  • Doug Kramer – Lower Leg (Questionable)
  • Josh Blackwell – Hamstring (Out)
  • Braxton Jones – Neck (Out)
  • Eddie Jackson – Foot (Questionable)
  • Travis Homer – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Equanimeous St. Brown – Hamstring (Questionable)


Minnesota Vikings Injury Report


  • Nick Mullens – Back (Out)
  • Chris Reed – Lower Leg (Out)
  • Olisaemeka Udoh – Quad (Out)
  • Justin Jefferson – Hamstring (Out)
  • Kene Nwangwu – Back (Questionable)
  • James Lynch – Knee (Out)
  • Jalen Nailor – Hamstring (Out)
  • Akayleb Evans – Knee (Questionable)
  • Jordan Addison – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Marcus Davenport – Elbow (Probable)
  • Malik Knowles – Undisclosed (Out)


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