The Chicago Bears will be going for their third consecutive win when they face the Los Angeles Rams on Monday Night Football. The Bears are coming off a 23-16 win over Carolina as two-point underdogs, while the Rams are coming off a 24-16 loss to San Francisco as 2.5 point favorites.
The Bears are 6-4 in their last 10 meetings with the Rams.
(Late Updates on Injuries and Line Movements posted Sunday Morning)
There has been a little movement toward the visitors in regards to the line in this contest. This game opened as the Rams as a seven-point favorite but as of Sunday morning, Los Angeles now stands as a six-point favorite in the contest. The bets on this contest ATS have the Bears getting 51% of the bets with the points.
The over/under has edged down slightly in this contest as well. After opening at 47, the total has ticked down to 44.5 or 45 points, depending on the sportsbook, for this one. 70 percent of the wagers on the total in this contest are of the mindset that this one ends falling short of the total.
Game-time Weather: Temperatures at kickoff are expected to be in the high-60s and will fall into the low-60s as the game goes on. There are sunny skies in the forecast with no chance of precipitation expected here. Winds could play a role in this one as they are projected to come from the west-southwest at 15 to 17 miles an hour with the gusts kicking up close to 25 miles an hour.
Bears going For Sixth Win in Seven GamesThe Bears have been one of the biggest surprises in the league this season, thanks to their 5-1 start to the year. They have won their last two games and will try to make it three wins in a row as they try to increase their lead in the NFC North standings.
Chicago hasn’t played well offensively, averaging 21.3 points per game. The team is averaging 222.8 passing yards and 90 rushing yards per game.
Nick Foles has completed 62.5 percent of his passes for 878 yards, six touchdowns, and four interceptions. David Montgomery leads the team with 305 rushing yards and one touchdown, while Allen Robinson II leads the team with 474 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
Chicago has done well defensively, giving up 19.3 points per game. They haven’t given up more than 19 points a game in their last three games and will put themselves in a good position to get the win if they keep playing good defense.
OUT: CB Artie Burns, TE Darion Clark, RB Tarik Cohen, G James Daniels, NT Eddie Goldman, DB Michael Joseph, DB Jordan Lucas, S Sherrick McManis, K Eddy Piniero, DB Tre Roberson
Questionable: S Deon Bush,NT Bilal Nichols, CB Buster Skrine, T Jason Spriggs
Rams Trying To Bounce Back From Loss to San FranciscoThe Rams had their two-game winning streak snapped by San Francisco in their last game, giving them their second loss of the season. They will be trying to bounce back from the loss and stay within reach of Seattle in the NFC West standings when they play on Monday night.
Los Angeles has played well offensively, averaging 25.3 points per game. The team is averaging 253 passing yards and 135.2 rushing yards per game.
Jared Goff has completed 67.4 percent of his passes for 1,570 yards, 10 touchdowns, and four interceptions. Darrell Henderson Jr. leads the team with 348 rushing yards and three touchdowns, while Cooper Kupp leads the team with 374 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
Defensively, the Rams are giving up 19 points per game. They gave up 24 points in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to get the win.
OUT: G Chandler Brewer, S Jordan Fuller, LB Travin Howard, LB Justin Lawler, OL Joe Noteboom, LB Ogbonnia Okoronkwo
Questionable: DT A'Shawn Robinson
Los Angeles is:
- 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games following an ATS loss.
- 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games as a home favorite.
- 2-6 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
- 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS win.