The Chicago Bears head into their week 13 clash with the Seattle Seahawks as home favorites, with the NFL point spread currently Chicago -3.5 Seattle +3.5. The moneyline odds market sees Chicago priced around -175 ($1.57) while the Seahawks are trading between +150 ($2.50) up to +160 ($2.60). In the over under totals market the line is at O/U 37.5 which is where it opened the week.
Those current lines of -/+3.5 and O/U 37.5 suggest the Bears will score around 20.50 points and the Seahawks will score around 17. To date Chicago have averaged 25.09 points per game while conceding 15.91 for a differential of +9.18, while Seattle are averaging 19.91 on offense and 16.82 on defense for +3.09.
A quick look at yards per play stats for both teams shows that Chicago has averaged 4.8 yards per play on offense and 4.9 on defense (-0.10) while Seattle have averaged 5.2 ypp on offense and 5.1 on defense (+0.10).
|11/18/07||-6||-255 (1.39)||Seahawks||30||23||Bears||235 (3.35)||6||38|
|09/27/09||-4||130 (2.3)||Seahawks||19||25||Bears||-142 (1.7)||4||37.5|
|10/17/10||-6||-257 (1.39)||Bears||20||23||Seahawks||228 (3.28)||6||37.5|
|12/18/11||-3.5||-195 (1.51)||Bears||14||38||Seahawks||175 (2.75)||3.5||35.5|
History between Chicago and Seattle over recent seasons has seen the Seahawks prevail on 3 occasions and the Bears just the once. The winning team has covered the point spread 4-0, the home v away record is 1-3 and all four games have gone over the closing over under line. The average game total is 48 points.
Any value? - Our handicapping here at TheFootballLines.com shows value in the point spread market and we have taken a position. You can check out our pick below and keep track of our season progress via our NFL Picks Results.