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Point Spread: Raiders -2.5 | Total Points: 37

As they prepare for the Bears, the Raiders are in the middle of a two-game winning streak, helping them get back to .500 (3-3). In their previous game, the Raiders defeated the Patriots with a final score of 21-17. Being favored by 3 points against the Patriots, the Raiders came through with an ATS win. In the Raiders’ latest game, the under bettors were correct as the teams totaled 38 points, below the line of 41.5 points.

So far this season, the the Bears have a below .500 record at 1-5. The last time they played, the Bears were handed a 19-13 loss by the Vikings. The Bears had a 6-point loss, resulting in a defeat on their ATS record. They were 3-point underdogs going into the game. In the matchup with Minnesota, the pre-game over/under line was 44.5. The under hit, as they combined for 32 points.

Las Vegas Raiders vs Chicago Bears History

Last season, the Raiders and Bears did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Bears have the leg up at 2-1. The Bears also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 38 points per game, leading to an over/under record of 1-2.

  • Through their last three road games, Las Vegas has an ATS record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 1-2 while averaging 14 points per game.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Bears offense has averaged 20 points per game while allowing an average of 29. Chicago posted an overall record of 2-8 while going 3-7 ATS.
  • The last ten games that Chicago was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 2-7-1 while going 1-9 straight up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Raiders have a straight up record of 5-5 and an ATS mark of 5-5.

Notable Injuries

Las Vegas Raiders

  • Brandon Facyson – Shin (Out)
  • Curtis Bolton – Knee (Out)
  • Austin Walter – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Noah Togiai – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Roderic Teamer – Hamstring (Out)
  • Jimmy Garoppolo – Back (Out)
  • Darien Butler – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Sebastian Gutierrez – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Brittain Brown – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Nate Hobbs – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Justin Herron – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Dalton Wagner – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Davante Adams – Shoulder (Probable)
  • Maxx Crosby – Knee/thumb (Questionable)
  • Tyler Hall – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Jakorian Bennett – Shoulder/knee (Questionable)

Chicago Bears

  • Jaquan Brisker – Groin (Questionable)
  • Terell Smith – Hamstring (Out)
  • Dan Feeney – Knee (Questionable)
  • Darnell Wright – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Roschon Johnson – Concussion (Out)
  • Khalil Herbert – Ankle (Out)
  • Khalid Kareem – Hip (Out)
  • Justin Fields – Right Thumb (Out)
  • Doug Kramer – Lower Leg (Questionable)
  • Josh Blackwell – Hamstring (Out)
  • Braxton Jones – Neck (Out)
  • Eddie Jackson – Foot (Out)
  • Nate Davis – Ankle (Out)
  • Equanimeous St. Brown – Hamstring (Out)

Keys To Victory: Las Vegas Raiders

Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will take the field as the leader of the NFL’s 24th-ranked scoring offense at 16.7 points per game. For the season, Garoppolo has the team sitting 15th in passing yards, even with below-average number of attempts. Heading into play, he has a passer rating of 82.6. Heading into the game, the team’s top receiver, Davante Adams who, through 6 games has 471 receiving yards this season. A major problem for this year’s Las Vegas offense is their lack of production in the run game. Per attempt the team is averaging just 3.1 yards per attempt. Overall, they are the 31st-ranked team in yards per game.

Keys To Victory: Chicago Bears

Coming into week 7, the Bears are looking for a good game, as they currently sit close to the league average at 21.3 points per game. Chicago is currently 26th in passing attempts and are averaging 6.4 yards per attempt (11). At 188.5 passing yards per game, they are 26th in the league. The Chicago rushing attack isn’t to blame for the team’s mediocre scoring numbers, as they are above the league average in both yards per attempt (4.8) and yards per game (136).

Betting Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Las Vegas has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 14 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • Through their last five home games, Chicago has an ATS record of just 1-4. However, their overall record was 1-4 while averaging 17 points per game.
  • Going back to their last three games as the underdog, the Bears have a straight-up record of 1-2. But, their mark vs the spread was just 1-1-1.
  • As the betting favorite, the Raiders have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight-up record was 2-1.


  • Las Vegas Raiders 18 – Chicago Bears 17
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