|Bears vs. Rams 2013 NFL Week 12 Odds, Point Spread & Over/Under Total|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 20 November 2013 17:00|
Bears vs. Rams Odds
St. Louis is 4-6 on the season, 2-3 at home and 4-6 against the spread. Chicago is 6-4 overall, 2-2 on the road and 2-7-1 against the spread. Chicago has won four straight against St. Louis.
Trends show that the Bears are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 meetings with the Rams and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 trips to St. Louis. These two have hit the under in 7 of their last 9 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Rams are the slight favorite, as they have odds of -1 point against the Bears at home. The over/under total for the game has been set at 45.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game were even. That held for a while before moving to St. Louis -1. The over/under total opened at 45.5 points and bumped up to 46 before falling back to 45.5.
The Rams are coming off a bye week, but beat the Colts, 38-8, prior to the bye. That win snapped a three-game losing streak for St. Louis. The offense is posting just 316.5 yards per game this season, while the defense is giving up 351.8 yards per contest. Offensively, Kellen Clemens has thrown for 634 yards and three touchdowns since replacing the injured Sam Bradford. Zac Stacy has provided a boost to the offense, rushing for 537 yards and three scores. Robert Quinn is leading the defense with 12 sacks and seven tackles for loss.
Chicago is coming off a 23-20 overtime win over the Ravens at home. Chicago has had its last seven games decided by 8 points or less and the Bears will continue to go with Josh McCown under center for the injured Jay Cutler. McCown has 754 passing yards and five touchdowns with no interceptions this year. Brandon Marshall has caught 64 passes for 828 yards and eight touchdowns while Matt Forte has 774 rushing yards with seven touchdowns. Major Wright is leading the defense with 71 tackles and two interceptions.
In terms of Injuries, St. Louis tight end Lance Kendricks (finger) and running back Daryl Richardson (foot) are both questionable for this game. Chicago tight end Martellus Bennett (ankle) and nose tackle Jay Ratliff (groin) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Bears, as Chicago is getting 60% of the wagers with odds of +1 point at St. Louis on Sunday.