Bears Steelers Prediction, Odds: Pittsburgh -7, Total 40 at FanDuel | Matchup Report Why the Bears can cover the spread Justin Fields takes his first swing at the Steelers in a battle vs Big Ben, knowing the veteran QB is 0-3 lifetime against the Bears. But with Khalil Mack out again, the Bears defense need to make plays in other areas.
Do the Bears have a chance against the Steelers?
Pittsburgh is favored by seven points in the latest Bears vs. Steelers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is 40.
Who is favored to win the Steelers Bears game?
PittsburghPittsburgh is a seven-point favorite in the latest Steelers vs. Bears odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 40.
Who is favored to win the Pittsburgh Steelers game?
The SteelersThe Steelers are 2.5-point favorites in the latest Browns vs. Steelers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 43.
Who is favored to win Bears or Packers?
Green BayGreen Bay is favored by 11.5 points in the latest Bears vs. Packers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 43.
Do Bears still have chance playoffs?
The Bears have been eliminated from playoff contention. The Lions have been eliminated from playoff contention.
When was the last time the Steelers beat the Bears?
The Steelers haven’t beaten the Bears since the famed 2005 snow game at Heinz Field where Jerome Bettis ran over Brian Urlacher en route to Super Bowl 40.
Is Roethlisberger retiring?
PITTSBURGH — After 18 seasons as the starting quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger announced his retirement Thursday morning. In a video posted to his Twitter account, Roethlisberger announced what became obvious over the final weeks of the 2021 season.
Can Pittsburgh Steelers make the playoffs?
The Pittsburgh Steelers are headed to the postseason. PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are officially headed to the 2021 NFL postseason. The Steelers put themselves in position to fill the AFC’s final Wildcard spot with their win over the Baltimore Ravens.
How old is Ben Roethlisberger?
40 years (March 2, 1982)Ben Roethlisberger / Age
What are the odds on the Bears game?
INJURIESGameSPREADMONEYLINESF 49ers-6.5 -110-275CHI Bears+6.5 -110+220
What is the over under for the Bears game?
Chicago Bears Odds ExplainedMoneylineOver/UnderGreen Bay Packers-240O 48.5 (-110)Chicago Bears+190U 48.5 (-110)
Who owns the Chicago Bears?
Virginia Halas McCaskeyChicago Bears / OwnerVirginia Marion Halas McCaskey is the principal owner of the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. She is the eldest child of Bears founder and owner George Halas, who left the team to his daughter upon his death in 1983, and Minnie Bushing Halas. Wikipedia
Chicago Bears vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Predictions
After pulling off a stunning upset victory over Buffalo in Week 1 (W, 23-16), the Steelers immediately fell into a slump in their ensuing three contests, as Pittsburgh posted consecutive losses against the Raiders, Bengals, and Packers across Weeks 2 through 4 – while scoring just 14.7 PPG and turning the ball over five times across that timeframe.
Chicago Bears vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Conclusion
After extending their winning streak to three games with a victory over Cleveland last week (W, 15-10), the Steelers will enter Monday night’s contest favored by roughly a touchdown over the visiting Bears – marking the heftiest total Pittsburgh has been favored by this season.
Chicago Bears vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Trends
Pittsburgh has lost five of its last six games when playing as the favorite.
Three Things to Watch
1. Both offenses have had their struggles
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has had better seasons during his long career, while the Bears’ Justin Fields has experienced rookie growing pains.
Believe it or not, the Bears lead this all-time series 19-7-1. They’ve also won each of their last three encounters with the Steelers by a margin of 80-54. But the Bears have too many glaring holes this time around, and the Steelers have more talent despite their occasional issues.
Chicago Bears offense vs. Pittsburgh Steelers defense
The Bears’ offense has been a dumpster fire trapped in a hurricane so far in 2021, but their fortunes shifted in Week 8 against the 49ers. Chicago finished the week with the fourth-highest expected points added per play, including the fourth-highest passing EPA/play. However, even after their excellent week, they’re still ranked 30th overall.
Pittsburgh Steelers offense vs. Chicago Bears defense
The Bears are the most fraudulent three-win team in the NFL. On offense, they’re 30th in EPA and 29th in DVOA (Football Outsiders’ efficiency metric). Defensively, they’re 23rd in EPA and 18th in DVOA. They’re a well-coached defense that’s undermanned from a personnel perspective.
Betting line and game prediction
As of Thursday morning, the Bears vs. Steelers game currently has a 6.5-point spread favoring the Steelers. That feels like far too much after analyzing the unit matchups.
Steelers vs. Bears betting picks
The Steelers have finally figured out how to use rookie running back Najee Harris. Over the past three weeks, he has rushed for 294 yards. The Bears rank 25th in rushing yards allowed per game this season, so expect the Steelers to use Harris and the running game to advance the ball down the field.
Steelers vs. Bears head-to-head
The Steelers and Bears have met 27 times in the NFL. Pittsburgh leads the all-time head-to-head series 19-7-1.
Steelers vs. Bears Prediction
The Steelers’ defense is too good and will be too much for rookie Justin Fields to handle. Pittsburgh’s running game has come to life in the past three weeks and they will find success on the ground against Chicago too.
Bears vs. Steelers all-time series
The Bears lead the series 19-7-1. They have won the past three meetings in 2017, 2013 and 2009. Before then, the Steelers were on a three-game winning streak. The Bears also had a three-game winning streak before that.
Stat that matters
124.0. That’s how many averaging rushing yards per game the Bears’ defense were giving up going into Week 9, ranking them only No. 24 against the run in the NFL. They have been weakened up front and the Steelers’ offensive line has played better of late.
Bears vs. Steelers prediction
The Bears’ offense seems a bit overmatched here with the inexperienced Fields going into a hostile situation facing loud Terrible Towel-swinging fans supporting an emotionally charged Steelers defense. The Bears’ defense has the wrong major weakness against the run which matches the Steelers wanting to run and pound this game away with Harris.
Get ready for the Week 9 finale with our gambling breakdown of ‘Monday Night Football’
The Chicago Bears and Pittsburgh Steelers will wrap up Week 9 in the NFL when these storied franchises go head to head tonight on “Monday Night Football.” Pittsburgh comes into this game at 4-3 after a Week 8 victory over the Browns and is in the thick of the AFC playoff picture.
How to watch
Date: Monday, Nov. 8 | Time: 8:15 p.m. ET
Location: Heinz Field (Pittsburgh)
TV: ESPN | Stream: fuboTV ( try for free)
Follow: CBS Sports App
Odds: Steelers -7, O/U 39
The Steelers opened as a 5.5-point favorite and that advantage dipped down to Steelers -5 coming out of Sunday. However, it didn’t take long for this number to leap up over its initial line to Steelers -6.5 before increasing to -7.
Player props to consider
Najee Harris total rushing yards: Over 81.5 (-115). Harris has seen 20-plus carries in each of the last three games and is going up against a Bears run defense that ranks 24th in the NFL in DVOA. Chicago was also just run over by Elijah Mitchell for 137 yards in Week 8.
This Will Be a Defensive Struggle
Chicago’s defense hasn’t been great this year but they should have success against the Steelers. They are 24th in opponent’s yards per play and worse than that coming in at 27th in opponent’s yards per pass attempt.
Both Offenses Are Painful to Watch
When you start listing out the worst offenses in the 2021 NFL, it doesn’t take long to get to these 2 teams. Pittsburgh is averaging 18 points per game while the Bears rank 31st in this category averaging 15 points per game. Pittsburgh is 25th in the league averaging 5.2 yards per play while the Bears are dead last averaging 4.4 yards per play.
This Is a Classic Steeler Let Down Spot
Mike Tomlin’s Steelers have been favored in only 3 games this year, and have yet to cover a spread, including losing to both the Raiders and Bengals. Over the last 4 years, Pittsburgh is only 13-21 ATS as a favorite.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Chicago Bears: Storylines
The Pittsburgh Steelers are in good shape with four wins and three losses overall, the most recent win against the Cleveland Browns was an important one after Bye Week. Pittsburgh have two home wins with two losses, they lost at home to the Raiders and Bengals between Week 2 and 3.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Pittsburgh Steelers vs Chicago Bears in the U.S
The NFL is available on Television, Radio and Live Streaming on the Internet, this Week 9 matchup and other games will be broadcast in the United States by: ESPN, ESPN.COM, ESPN APP, NFL GAME PASS. Don’t forget to download the app to watch the game on your smartphone.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Chicago Bears: Predictions And Odds
Pittsburgh Steelers are favorites at home with -6.5 points to cover and -280 moneyline at FanDuel, they are in good shape and the visitors have a negative record on the road. Chicago Bears are underdogs with +6.5 ATS and +255 moneyline. The total is fixed at 39 points. The best pick for this NFL game is: Pittsburgh Steelers -6.5.
K, 59th pick (2016), Tampa Bay Buccaneers How odd is it to find a kicker on this list? Well, just imagine how bad was the Roberto Aguayo pick for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who actually traded up to get him in the second round of the Draft.
Steelers vs. Bears Betting Odds
Steelers vs. Bears Betting Picks
Steelers vs. Bears Key Injuries
Pittsburgh Steelers 1. QB Nick Foles (Non-injury/Personal): Out 2. LB Khalil Mack (Foot): Out 3. WR Darnell Mooney (Groin): Questionable
Steelers vs. Bears Head-To-Head
The Steelers and Bears have met 27 times in the NFL. Pittsburgh leads the all-time head-to-head series 19-7-1. The Steelers have won each of their last three games against the Bears.
Steelers vs. Bears Prediction
The Steelers’ defense is too good and will be too much for rookie Justin Fields to handle. Pittsburgh’s running game has come to life in the past three weeks and they will find success on the ground against Chicago too. Prediction: The Steelers win by ten or more points.