NFL betting odds expectations are mixed for the Chicago Bears as they seem to be a one dimensional team that lacks the offense for sustained playoff success with the NFL betting lines.
The Chicago Bears will host the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Divisional Playoffs on Sunday from Soldier Field with a kickoff time of 1 PM ET. Sports Gambling opened with the Bears as a 10 point favorite and with a total of 41. FOX will televise the game.
Chicago has a record of 11-5 straight up and 9-6-1 with the football betting odds. The Bears went under the total 9 times and were the champions of the NFC North.
Seattle has a record of 7-9 straight up and 7-9 with the football betting lines as just 4 of their games went under the total. Seattle scored a 41-36 home payout over New Orleans in the wild card round last week.
Chicago has lost just 1 of their last 5 games against the spread versus teams with a losing record. The Bears have covered just 2 of their last 7 games as a favorite. The post season has been a problem for the Monsters of the Midway as they have paid out in just 1 of their last 5 home playoff games.
The Bears have gone over the total in 4 straight playoff games as a favorite and in 4 of their last 5 playoff games overall. Seattle and Chicago have gone over the total in their last 5 consecutive meetings.
Seattle has their share of problems in this setup with the divisional playoff odds. Seattle has been a terrible road team with just 16 payouts in their last 51 games away from home. Seattle has paid out in just 7 of their last 26 games versus teams with a winning record. Seattle has covered the spread in just 7 of their last 27 games after scoring more than 30 points in their previous game.
Seattle is just 2-10 against the board on natural grass. The Seahawks have gone over the total in their last 4 playoff games and in 4 of their last 5 playoff games as an underdog. Seattle has in fact gone over the total in 36 of their last 53 games as a road dog overall.