|2013 NFL on CBS Week 11 Odds, Spread & Total: Ravens vs. Bears|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 14 November 2013 17:00|
Ravens vs. Bears Odds
Chicago is 5-4 overall, 3-2 at home and 2-6-1 against the spread. Baltimore is 4-5 overall, 1-4 on the road and 4-5 against the spread. The home team has won seven straight in this series.
Trends show that the home team has covered the spread in four straight in this series and the two teams have hit the under in their last 4 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Bears are favored at home, as they have odds of -2.5 points against the Ravens. The over/under total for the game has been set at 46.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Bears favored by 3 points. It quickly fell to 2.5 points. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 46.5 points.
The Bears are coming off a 21-19 loss at home to Detroit. Chicago played quarterback Jay Cutler in the loss, but he ended up getting even more banged up than he was. He will be out for this game, which puts Josh McCown under center. He has thrown for 538 yards and four touchdowns this year. Matt Forte has rushed for 691 yards and seven touchdowns this year, while Brandon Marshall has 60 catches for 786 yards and eight scores.
Baltimore is coming off a 20-17 overtime win over the Bengals last week. The win snapped a three-game losing streak. Baltimore is now averaging 317.5 yards per game on offense this season, while the defense is allowing 342.3 yards per game. Joe Flacco has thrown for 2,307 yards and 12 touchdowns, but has 11 interceptions as well. Torrey Smith has added 41 catches for 753 yards and two touchdowns. Terrell Suggs is leading the defense with 64 tackles and 9 sacks.
In terms of Injuries, Chicago nose tackle Jay Ratliff (groin) and tackle James Brown (illness) are questionable. Baltimore center Ryan Jensen (foot) is doubtful while linebacker Daryl Smith (thigh) is questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Chicago, as the Bears are getting 52% of the wagers with odds of -2.5 points against the Ravens on Sunday.