NFL Week 9 Tennessee Titans v Chicago Bears

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Sat, 2012-11-03 16:25 -- TheFootballLines

The money line odds have held fairly steady since the opening numbers were put up for the Tennessee Titans v Chicago Bears game. Current odds see the Titans priced between +160 ($1.60) up to +165 ($2.65) while the Bears are between -190 ($1.53) up to -175 ($1.57). The NFL Spread has seen half a point movement from the opening of +/-4 with sportsbooks currently offering Tennessee +3.5 Chicago -3.5. The over under total is trading at O/U 43.5 which is where it opened.

Taking a look at the wager counts from a leading offshore sportsbook we see that currently around 66% of point spread wagers are on Chicago. The money line stats are similar with around 65% of wagers on the Bears while in the over under market about 69% of action believes the total will be under. Interestingly of all wagers placed to date some 89% are on the point spread market followed by only 8% on th money line and 2% on the over under total.

The current lines of +/- 3.5 and O/U 43.5 mean that bookmakers are approximating the Titans to score 20 points and the Bears to score about 23.5 points. These are interesting numbers given that Chicago's defense have allowed an average of just 14.29 points per game, with the most points scored against them being 23 by the Packers. The Titans defense by contrast has conceded an average of 32.13 point's per game with the least amount of points allowed being 19 last week. The Titans offense has averaged 20.25 points per game and the Bears have averaged 26.43.

NFL Betting History Tennessee Titans v Chicago Bears Week 9, 2012
Date Spread Odds Home Score V Score Away Odds Spread Total
11/09/08 3 119 (2.19) Bears 14 V 21 Titans -129 (1.78) -3 37's handicapping numbers show value in both the money line and point spread markets. We have taken positions in both! The Bears were our only losing pick in week 8, do we trust them here? Grab our picks below for just $2 and you can check out our current seasons results here.'s Pick: 
We have backed Chicago on the money line at -171 ($1.585) which is about our limit. We also have them against the spread at -3.5 (-102, $1.98)