Let's look at an NFC North matchup from Week 8, with the Minnesota Vikings taking on the Chicago Bears. The game at Soldier Field is scheduled to kick off at 1:00 PM ET, with television coverage on FOX. Currently, the Vikings are a very slight road favorite.
The Vikings are 4-2 SU and 5-1 ATS so far this season. They are 1-2 on the road, and one of their games has gone OVER the line, with the other five all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 28-19 win over the Detroit Lions, where they won against the spread as 1 point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 44 ½ point line set by sportsbooks in that one.
The Bears are 2-4 SU and 3-3 ATS overall this year. They are 1-2 at home, and three of their games have gone OVER, with the other three going UNDER the line. They are coming off of a bye week, but before that suffered a 37-34 overtime loss to the Detroit Lions, where they won against the spread as 3 ½ point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 45 point line set by oddsmakers.
Minnesta is 5-0 ATS after a SU win, and 5-1 ATS against teams with a losing record. They are 4-1 ATS when playing in November, and 4-1 ATS against NFC North opponents. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 7 games overall, and UNDER in 6 of their last 7 against NFC North teams. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 8 on the road.
Chicago is 11-26 ATS against the NFC, and 5-12 ATS against NFC North opponents. They are 2-5 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 2-5 ATS when playing in November. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 after a SU loss, and OVER in 8 of their last 10 games against teams with a winning record. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 8 games in Week 8.
Between these teams, the Vikings are 3-8 ATS lately, and 1-6 ATS when playing in Chicago. The home team is 18-7 ATS in this series. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 7 matchups.
Their last meeting was a 13-9 Vikings victory, where the Bears won against the spread as 7 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 47 point line set by sports gambling experts.
For Sunday afternoon's game, the Vikings are listed as 1 point road favorites. The over/under is set at 43 points. On the moneyline, Minnesota is listed at -120, where the Bears are even money.