|2013 ESPN Monday Night Football Week 14 Odds: Cowboys vs. Bears|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 09 December 2013 14:30|
Cowboys vs. Bears Odds
Dallas is 7-5 overall, 2-4 on the road and 8-4 against the spread. Chicago is 6-6 overall, 4-2 at home and 2-9-1 against the spread. The home team has won three straight games in this series.
Trends show that the Cowboys are 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 conference games while Chicago is 3-12-1 against the spread in their last 16 home games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games after losing against the spread.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Cowboys are the slight favorite on the road, as Dallas has odds of -1 point against the Bears on Monday night. The over/under total for the game has been set at 48 points (View Matchup). The odds for this game opened as even. It stayed that way most of the week before moving to Dallas -1. The over/under total opened at 49.5 points and climbed to 50 before dropping back to 48.
The Cowboys are coming off a 31-24 win over the Raiders on Thanksgiving. Dallas has won two straight entering this game. Dallas is now averaging 328.4 yards per game on offense while the defense is giving up 421.6 yards per contest. Tony Romo has thrown for 3,140 yards and 24 touchdowns to lead the offense while Dez Bryant has caught 68 passes for 896 yards and nine touchdowns. The defense is being led by Jason Hatcher, who has nine sacks and 34 tackles.
Chicago is coming off a 23-20 overtime loss at Minnesota last week. The Bears are now 1-3 in their last four games and still dealing with the injury to quarterback Jay Cutler. The offense is now averaging 381.4 yards per game on offense while the defense is allowing 387 yards per contest. Josh McCown has thrown for 1,461 yards and nine touchdowns in place of Cutler while Alshon Jeffery has 70 receptions for 1,109 yards and five touchdowns. Matt Forte has added 971 rushing yards with nine touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Chicago safety Major Wright (hamstring) and tackle James Brown (illness) are questionable for the game. Dallas cornerback Morris Claiborne (hamstring) and linebacker Justin Durant (hamstring) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Dallas, as the Cowboys are getting 69% of the wagers with odds of -1 point at Chicago on Monday.