Colts vs. Bears Pick

Are the Colts the pick vs. the Bears in Week 5 of the NFL?

The Colts are reeling but will they still give bettors a victory by covering against the Bears at 1:00PM ET on Sunday?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Colts are 4.5-point home favorites versus the Bears while the over/under currently sits at 47.5 points for Sunday's game. Neither the side nor the total has moved off the original number set by oddsmakers.

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The Bears finally won their first game of 2016, beating the Lions 17-14 as a 3-point home underdog last Sunday. That put Chicago's record at 1-3 on the season and 1-3 against the spread. Jay Cutler continues to be sidelined with a thumb injury and Brian Hoyer is likely to make another start when the Bears visit the Colts on Sunday.

The Colts are also 1-3 after losing last Sunday to the Jaguars 30-27 as a 1-point favorite in London. Indianapolis has now failed to cover in three of its first four games to start the season, with its lone victory coming in a 26-22 comeback against the Chargers as a 1.5-point home favorite in Week 3. Andrew Luck was 27-of-42 for 234 yards with two touchdowns and an interception in the loss to Jacksonville.

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OUR PICK: Despite winning and cover the spread last week, the Bears are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games overall and are 2-9 at the betting window in their last 11 contests after allowing less than 15 points in their previous game. On the other side, the Colts are 22-7 against the number in their last 29 games versus opponents with a losing record and are 26-11-1 against the spread in their last 38 home games. Despite a long week of traveling overseas, the despite Colts should win and cover against a Bears team that isn't likely to duplicate the success it had last Sunday.


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