Bears vs. Steelers Free Pick
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bears are 1-point favorites versus the Steelers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 40.5 points. Chicago won but failed to cover as a home favorite last Sunday versus Minnesota, while Pittsburgh lost and failed to cover as a road underdog versus Cincinnati.
Line Movement: The Bears opened as a 1-point favorite and after it was bet up to 2.5, it's back down to 1 at most sports books. As for the total, it opened at 40.5 and has stayed at that number.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 80% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Bears. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
NFL Free Pick: Take the under. According to latest NFL trends, the under is 8-3 in the Bears' last 11 games after accumulating more than 250 yards passing in their previous game. The under is also 4-0 in the Steelers' last four games overall, 14-3 in their last 17 home games and 11-5 in their last 16 games after accumulating less than 90 yards rushing in their previous outing.
We knew that the Steelers would have a difficult time running the ball coming into the season, but what we didn't know is that they would struggle to move the ball, period. The Bears have been solid offensively thanks to Jay Cutler and Marc Trestman's passing game, but this will be their first road test of the season and they could struggle to move the ball against Dick LeBeau's defense.
2013 NFL WEEK 3 FREE PICK: BEARS/STEELERS UNDER 40.5