Keep reading to see our NFL week 15 Eagles vs Bears pick and preview. In this article we will outline who will come away with the win and cover the spread.
Eagles vs Bears Pick & Preview- NFL Week 15
Kickoff for this matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears is set for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be played in Chicago, IL at Soldier Field, with FOX carrying television coverage. The Eagles head into the game as the -9.0 point favorite to pick up the win.
Eagles vs Bears Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NFL
- Teams: Philadelphia Eagles at Chicago Bears
- Where: Chicago at Soldier Field
- Date: Sunday, December 18th
- Betting Odds PHI -9.0, PHI -427 | CHI +335 O/U 48.5
Will The Eagles Take Care Of Business As Heavy Road Favorites?
The Eagles head into week 15 looking for another win, as they picked up 26 point victory over the New York Giants (48-22). In addition to winning straight up, the team covered the spread as -7.0 point favorites. With their combined 70 points, the two teams exceeded the betting over-under number of 44.
On the ground, Philadelphia ran for a total of 253 yards. Miles Sanders led the team with 144 yards, including 2 touchdowns.
Jalen Hurts ended the game with a passer rating of 109.2 on 217 yards through the air. Hurts ended last week’s game by throwing for 2 scores and running for another. Leading the way at receiver was A.J. Brown, as he accumulated 70 yards and hauled in a touchdown. Philadelphia has thrown the ball an average of 30 times per game, placing them in 26th. So far, 58.63% of their yards have come through the air, with a completion percentage of 67.62% (4th).
Will The Bears Take Advantage Of Playing At Home vs Philadelphia?
In week 13, the Chicago Bears dropped their NFC North matchup against the Packers by a score of 28-19. In terms of betting, Chicago not only lost the game but failed to cover the spread as 3.5-point underdogs. Going into the game, the over-under total was set at 45 points, which the teams surpassed.
Chicago struggled to run the ball last week, finishing with just 155 yards on 25 attempts. In addition to running for 71 yards, Justin Fields ran for 1 score.
Chicago quarterback Justin Fields threw for a total of 254 yards on a completion percentage of 80% vs the Packers. Although Fields did not find the endzone in the passing game, he was able to run for 1 touchdown. Leading the team’s passing attack was Equanimeous St. Brown, who finished with 85 yards, including a yards per reception figure of 28.3. With 21.5 passes per game, Chicago ranks 32nd in the league. Going into the game, the Bears have thrown a total of 11 interceptions, coming on a passing completion percentage of 60.88% (29th).
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game
Philadelphia and Chicago did not play each other in the 2021-2022 regular season.
Heading into the game, Chicago will look to turn things around in the series, as the Eagles have won each of the last 5 games. The two teams have combined to average 41.8 points per game in their last 5 meetings.
In terms of the spread, the Philadelphia Eagles have covered in 5 straight matchups. On average, the Eagles have averaged 30.4 points per game in the past 5 head-to-head matchups, compared to Chicago at 11.4.
When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Philadelphia has an ATS record of 2-3 while averaging 27.6 per game. The team went 5-0-0 overall in these games.
Across the Bears’ last 5 home games, the team averaged 22.2 points per game while allowing 25.2. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-3-1 while going 1-4 straight-up.
Eagles vs Bears Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: Eagles -9.0
- Free Total Prediction: Over 48.5