Bears vs. Saints Total Pick
Is the betting total for Sunday's Bears and Saints matchup set too low? Kickoff is set for 1:00PM ET in New Orleans.
Who: Bears (3-4) at Saints (4-2)
When: 1:00PM ET, Sunday, October 29
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 47.5 points after hitting the board at 48.5. As for the point spread, the Saints opened as a 7.5-point favorite but the line has climbed nearly two full points to 9 at the majority of online sports books.
Public Betting Information
As of this writing, 55% of public bettors are backing the Saints and laying the nine points. New Orleans has rattled off four straight wins both on the field and at the betting window so it's not surprising that bettors are taking the Saints on Sunday. Then again, bettors that have backed the Bears are 5-2 on the year.
Key Betting Trends
The Bears are 0-3-1 against the spread in their last four games versus the Saints overall and 0-3-1 against the number in their last four games in New Orleans. The Saints are also 18-7-1 against the spread in their last 26 conference games, are 4-0 against the number in their last four games overall, and are 5-0 against the spread in their last five games coming off an ATS win.
The over is 5-2 in the Bears' last seven games after allowing less than 15 points in their previous game and is 28-12 in their last 40 games coming off a win. On the other side, the over is 11-1 in the Saints' last 12 games versus an opponent with a losing record, is 12-3-1 in their last 16 home games and is 7-2 in their last nine games overall.
NFL WEEK 8 PREDICTIONS: BEARS/SAINTS OVER 47.5