More Sports Sections: Super Bowl College Football NBA Basketball College Basketball Baseball NHL Hockey Soccer MMA Boxing Nascar Golf Horse Racing

20 Point Football Teasers!


Types of Bets

Chicago Bears vs. New Orleans Saints Point Spread - Pick ATS

Chicago Bears (3-4 SU, 5-2 ATS) vs. New Orleans Saints (4-2 SU, 4-2 ATS)
NFL Week 8
Date/Time: Sunday, October 29th, 1:00pm ET
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome - New Orleans, LA
by Bob, NFL Football Handicapper,

Point Spread:CHI +9 / NOR -9
Over/Under Total: 47.5

This Sunday at 1:00pm, the Chicago Bears will travel to the Big Easy to take on the NFC South's first place team, the New Orleans Saints. Chicago enters this game with a record of 3-4 and they are just a couple of plays away from having an even better record than that while the Saints are playing well above expectations at 4-2 on the season so far. This will be the first meeting between these two teams since New Orleans went into Chicago and got a 31-15 win back in 2014.

The Saints as we speak are sitting as a 9 point favorite over the Bears at home and the total points are set at a 47.5 combined. The gamblers in Vegas however appear to be slightly leaning on the side of Chicago. 56% of the action likes the Bears getting the points while as for the over under, 61% does think this game goes over the 47.5 total. Both teams this season have winning records against the spreads and tend to do well based on what the books set them at.

As long as Drew Brees is playing quarterback, the New Orleans Saints will have a punchers chance in the NFC. New Orleans at 4-2 so far is playing much better than many thought...including myself. New Orleans is on a four game winning streak since starting the season 0-2. Through six games, they have the 3rd best passing offense in all of the NFL (duh) and this is also helped by a top ten rushing attack. Yes, we all knew coming in that the Saints would be able to play some offense, the real pleasure right now is that the Saints defense is ranked in the upper half of the NFL in scoring allowing just 22 points per game. With an offense as explosive as New Orleans, an average defense is all you need.

This weekend for the Saints, defense will be key. Chicago is still breaking in their rookie QB, Mitch Trubisky, who I think someday will be a good player, but he is going through his learning process as we speak and is still prone to make a mistake here and there. The Saints need to stop the run and force Trubisky to make throws. Not only is this on the defense, but if the offense can get up a couple of scores, then the Bears will have no option but let the young quarterback air it out.

Trubisky and the Bears will have their hands full this weekend against the Saints. Hostile environment and battling one of the league's top offenses will not be an easy task, but it is not impossible. The Bears have shown they can play with anyone. They were a dropped pass away from beating the Atlanta Falcons in week one, then a couple of weeks later they took down the Pittsburgh Steelers. You really just never know which Bears team you are going to get. Statistically, the Bears passing game is awful but their run game is ranked top ten in the league. Led by Jordan Howard, the Bears are racking up over 125 yards a game on the ground, and this is just what they need to do to have a shot in this one. If Howard and the rest of the running backs can keep drives alive and the clock moving, it will keep Brees off the field and not let the Saints get rolling offensively. Chicago needs to shorten this game to have a chance to win and cover.

So what do I think happens? This is a tough one because both teams can play with anyone yet both teams can lose too. I am going to go with my gut and just say that nine points seems like too many. Yes the Saints have the ability to blow out the Bears, I just do not think they will. I like New Orleans to win the game, but I think Chicago keeps it somewhat close and respectable.

Bob's Pick to Cover the Point Spread: TAKE THE CHICAGO BEARS PLUS THE NINE POINTS. - Bet this game and all your sports bets at 5Dimes! Why should you switch? Because you're being overcharged for odds! Your book is socking you -110. Why pay that hefty price when you can bet at the lower price of -105? This saves you $5 for every $100 you bet and $50 for every $1000 you wager. Added up over time, this amounts to a massive amount of cash you're pissing away. Plus, 5Dimes is simply better. More wagers, teasers up to 20 points, parlays up to 25 teams, faster payouts. It doesn't make any sense to bet anywhere else! Get signed up today by clicking here!

Free Picks

Editor's Picks - Each week our in house pro's tackle the week's card and make predictions on the week's games ATS! Best bets, top plays, premium selections, etc. FREE!

Expert NFL Picks - Free premium plays from the "real" expert football handicappers from around the web. Don't fall for second rate picks from ESPN, the NFL Network, Hank Goldberg or the screaming touts on TV.

Underdog of the Week Pick - We forecast the loudest barking dog of the week. Expect a 60% winning percentage with these plays.

Favorite of the Week Play - We examine "the chalk" and determine the safest bet in which who you should lay the points with. Forecasting winning favorites long term isn't easy, but we've had some pretty good luck with it over the years.

Line Movement Plays - We report all the major line moves from the gridiron and forecast whether it's public money or sharp action causing the move. Who will cover the spread this week? Our line move plays!

NFL Consensus Picks - See what the general public is betting on. We use this info to fade the public to the tune of big profits over the course of the season.

Bookies Picks - Each week, we'll post which side the bookies are on. Please note: These are not OUR picks. We're simply reporting the teams the bookies need to cover the spread in order for them to win. Games receiving equal action on both sides will not be factored into these records.

NFL Trends - Don't ever let anybody tell you that the trend is your friend. These picks make great fades which is exactly what we do with them.

NFL Computer Picks - We enter the statistics into the database and the computer crunches the numbers and gives final score predictions. These should be used for entertainment only!

Monday Night Football Picks - The ultimate bailout play. Our MNF picks are golden! Did we mention that their FREE?

2017 NFL Predictions - Jay breaks down each division and gives his picks on which teams he thinks will win the AFC and NFC Conferneces (plus Super Bowl winner prediction).

Super Bowl Picks - Everybody here in the Predictem office takes their best preseason shot at predicting the winner Superbowl 50. Pride is on the line here! Oh, and LOOT too!


5Dimes - Bet your NFL football picks at -105 odds every day of the week! 15 team parlays! 20 point teasers! Pleasers and huge point buying opportunities as well!

Bovada - Tired of deposit hassles? Bet on football using your credit card at a sportsbook where your Visa CAN and WILL work for deposits! Offers a 50% sign-up bonus up to $250 FREE!

MyBookie - Credit cards work GREAT here! Get a massive 50% bonus up to $1000 in free cash!

Intertops - Watch the game for a bit THEN make a wager! Yes! You can jump in after the action has started using their awesome live betting feature! Get a massive 50% bonus up to $200 in FREE bonus cash! Regarded by many as the most trusted betting site on the web! (Online since 1996!)

Super Bowl Betting - We explain all the different types of wagers you can making including point spread bets, totals, moneylines and prop bets. No need to go to Vegas! You can bet the big game online!

Featured Articles

Statless NFL Handicapping - The quick, easy way and yes, it's effective!

Betting NFL Underdogs - It's the first thing you should consider every Sunday. We explain why.

Choosing an Online Sportsbook - We talk about things to consider before you commit to play at one.


Weekly Fantasy Football - If you drafted a crappy team or the injury bug has bit you and wrecked your season, we've got something really cool to turn you on to that will change the way you play fantasy sports forever!

Famous Football Quotes - From the inspirational to the greatest touchdown calls of all time. We've got them!

Pro Football Hall of Fame - A full list of NFL players who have been inducted into the NFL HOF.

The Spread - Offers free NFL football predictions, matchups, stats including both offensive and defensive and more!

Fantasy Football Sites - Get recommendations on where to find weekly updated player news, depth charts and legit websites that offer the best stat and record tracking for your fantasy football league.