Rams vs. Bears: NFL Betting Preview – October 26, 2020

Posted By Staff on October 20, 2020

The 5-1 Chicago Bears are six-point underdogs against the Los Angeles Rams (4-2) on Monday, October 26. The game’s over/under is set at 46.0.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 19, 2020, 2:41 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Information

Total Facts

  • Los Angeles and its opponents have combined to score more than 46 in two games.
  • Chicago’s contests have gone over 46 points on two occasions.
  • The total for this matchup is 0.6 fewer than the combined scoring average of the two teams (46.6).
  • The over/under for this game is set at 7.7 points higher than the two teams’ opponents scoring average (38.3).
  • The over/under in this game is 1.7 higher than the average total in Rams games this season (44.3).
  • Bears games average 40.7 total points– 5.3 fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • The Rams are the 19th-highest scoring team in the league this year. The Bears have scored the 27th-most points.
  • Chicago has allowed the sixth-fewest points in the league this season, while Los Angeles has given up the fourth-fewest.
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Rams Betting Insights

  • Los Angeles has a 3-3 record against the spread this season.
  • The Rams have an even ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least six-point favorites.
  • Just four of Los Angeles’ six games this year have gone over the point total.

Bears Betting Insights

  • Chicago has a 4-2 record against the spread this season.
  • Four of Chicago’s six games this year have not gone over the point total.

Rams vs Bears: Head to Head

Rams vs Bears: Last Meeting
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
11/17/2019 Rams Rams -5 40 -230 +200 283-267 LAR 17-7 LAR

When the Rams Have the Ball

  • The Rams score six more points per game this season (25.3) than the Bears allow (19.3).
  • When they meet or exceed their scoring average this season, Los Angeles is 2-1 and 2-1 against the spread.
  • Chicago is 3-1 overall and 2-2 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 19.3 points.
  • The Bears give up an average of 337.2 yards per game so far this season– 51 yards fewer than the Rams offense averages (388.2). On average, the Rams pick up 6 yards per play and the Bears allow 5.1.
  • When Los Angeles hits their average yard output this season, they are 3-1 against the spread and 3-1 overall.
  • When the Chicago defense allows less than their season average for total yards, they are 1-2 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • The Bears allow 113 rushing yards per game, compared to the 135.2 yards the Rams rush for per game.
  • When Los Angeles rushes for their season average, they are 2-1 overall and 2-1 against the spread.
  • When Chicago holds opposing teams to 113 rushing yards or fewer this year, they are 2-2 against the spread and 3-1 overall.
  • The Rams have turned the ball over 1.2 times per game this season, while the Bears have averaged 1.3 takeaways per contest.
  • When Los Angeles turns the football over 1.2 times or fewer this season, they are 4-1 overall and 3-2 against the spread.
  • Chicago is 1-1 against the spread and 2-0 overall this season when they force at least 1.3 turnovers in a game.

When the Bears Have the Ball

  • The Bears score 21.3 points per game, while the Rams allow 19 points per contest.
  • Chicago is 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall when the team records at least 21.3 points.
  • Los Angeles has a 2-1 record against the spread and a 2-1 record overall in games when it allows 25.3 points or less.
  • The Bears average 5.7 fewer yards per game (312.8), than the Rams give up per matchup (318.5). On average, the Bears gain 4.8 yards per play, while the Rams allow 5 per play.
  • Los Angeles has a 1-1 record ATS and a 2-0 record overall when holding its opponents to 318.5 yards or less.
  • The Bears rush for 90 yards per game– 19 fewer per game than the 109 the Rams allow per outing.
  • When Chicago rushes for at least 90 yards, it recorded a 2-1 ATS record and a 3-0 overall record.
  • Los Angeles is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall when holding opponents to 109 rushing yards or less.
  • This year, the Bears turn the ball over 1.2 times per game– 0.2 more turnovers per game than the Rams force on average (one).
  • Chicago is 3-1 against the spread and 3-1 overall when it turns the ball over 1.2 or fewer times.
  • When it forces a turnover, Los Angeles has a 1-2 record against the spread and a 2-1 record overall.

Rams Players to Watch

  • Jared Goff leads the team with 1,570 passing yards (261.7 yards per game), 10 touchdowns, and four picks on 67.4% completion this year (128-of-190).
  • Darrell Henderson leads the Rams with 349 yards on 72 carries (58.2 yards per game) and has scored three touchdowns in six games. He also averages 16 receiving yards per game and has caught one touchdown.
  • Malcolm Brown has 216 yards on 55 carries (36 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns over the course of six games.
  • This season, Cooper Kupp has 31 catches (45 targets) for 374 yards (62.3 per game) and two touchdowns.
  • Robert Woods has also tacked on 328 yards on 27 catches and three touchdowns. He has been targeted 41 times and puts up 54.7 receiving yards per game.
  • This year, Josh Reynolds has 14 receptions (21 targets) for 226 yards and one touchdown, averaging 37.7 receiving yards per game.
  • Aaron Donald has a league-leading 7.5 sacks, and has also added six TFL and 19 tackles over six games.
  • In five games, Micah Kiser has recorded a team-high 46 tackles.
  • Darious Williams has two interceptions, 16 tackles, and five passes defended this season.

Bears Players to Watch

  • In his first four games with Chicago, Nick Foles has thrown for 878 yards (219.5 yards per game), six touchdowns, and four interceptions while going 95-for-152 (62.5% completion percentage).
  • David Montgomery has taken 82 carries for 305 rushing yards (50.8 yards per game) and one touchdown in six games. He’s also caught 20 passes for 163 yards (27.2 receiving yards per game) with one touchdown through the air.
  • This season, Allen Robinson II has 40 catches (66 targets) for 474 yards (79 per game) and two touchdowns.
  • Jimmy Graham has added 22 catches for 203 yards and four touchdowns in six games. He puts up 33.8 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 36 times.
  • Rookie Darnell Mooney has caught 18 passes on 30 targets for 196 yards and one touchdown, averaging 32.7 yards per game in 2020.
  • Khalil Mack has 4.5 sacks, six TFL, and 21 tackles over six games.
  • This season, Roquan Smith has racked up 53 tackles and seven TFL.
  • Tashaun Gipson has two interceptions and has tacked on 34 tackles and three passes defended six in games.

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