Bears vs. Patriots Free Pick
FOXBORO, MA (The Spread) – Will the Bears rebound from their loss to Miami last Sunday when they visit the Patriots today at 1:00PM ET?
LINE MOVEMENT: The Patriots opened as a 5-point home favorite but the line has jumped to 6 points at most online and Vegas sports books, while the total opened at 50 and has climbed to 50.5. Some books have kept the over/under at 50.
SEASON RECORDS: The Bears enter play today with a 3-4 record and are 3-4 against the spread, while the over is 4-3 in their first seven games this season. As for the Patriots, they’re 5-2 straight up but just 3-4 at the betting window, while the over is 5-2 in their first seven games.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 59% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Patriots. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
NFL FREE PICK: Take Chicago. According to latest NFL trends, the Bears are 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games in Week 8, 4-1 ATS in their last five road games versus a team with a winning home record and 6-1 ATS in their last seven games after accumulating less than 250 total yards in their previous game. The Patriots are also 1-4 against the number in their last five games following a straight up win, 1-5 ATS in their last six games versus a team with a losing record and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games after accumulating more than 250 yards passing in their previous game.
2014 NFL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: CHICAGO BEARS +6