|2013 NFL on FOX Week 7 Odds & Point Spread: Bears vs. Redskins|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 17 October 2013 15:00|
Bears vs. Redskins Odds
Washington is 1-4 overall, 0-2 at home and 1-4 against the spread. Chicago is 4-2 overall, 1-1 on the road and 1-4-1 against the spread. Washington has won four straight over Chicago.
Trends show that the road team is 5-1 against the spread in the last 6 in this series, but the Bears are just 1-4 ATS in their last 5 against the Redskins. Chicago has hit the over in 14 of its last 17 games following a win.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Washington is the slight favorite at home, as the Redskins have odds of -1 point against the Bears. The over/under total for the game has been set at 50 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had this game as even for most of the week before moving to Washington -1. The over/under total opened at 51 points. It fell to 49.5 before moving up to 50.
Washington is coming off a 31-16 loss at Dallas following a bye. The Redskins continue to struggle with consistency on offense despite averaging just under 400 yards per game. The defense is also struggling, allowing 395 yards per game. Robert Griffin III has thrown for 1,448 yards and six touchdowns while rushing for 149 yards. Pierre Garcon has added 35 receptions for 408 yards and two scores.
Chicago is coming off a 27-21 win over the Giants last Thursday. The win snapped a two-game losing streak for Chicago. The Bears come into this game averaging 369.1 yards per game on offense, while allowing 373 yards per game on defense. However, the defense has created 17 turnovers. Jay Cutler has thrown for 1,630 yards and 12 touchdowns while Matt Forte has rushed for 442 yards and three scores.
In terms of Injuries, Washington cornerback David Amerson (concussion) and nose tackle Chris Neild (calf) are both questionable. Chicago tight end Martellus Bennett (knee) and cornerback Charles Tillman (knee) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Chicago, as the Bears are getting 68% of the wagers with odds of +1 point at Washington on Sunday.