Sony Michel: NFL Player Props for Week 1 Rams vs Bears – September 12, 2021

Written By Staff on September 12, 2021

NFL action in Week 1 will see Sony Michel and the Los Angeles Rams match up against the Chicago Bears at 8:20 PM ET on Sunday. Let’s examine all of Michel’s prop bets available for this contest and look at his stats and trends to figure out the top value picks.

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Sony Michel Week 1 Player Props

Sony Michel Rushing Trends Vs. Chicago Bears

  • In terms of defending against the run, the Bears were 15th in the NFL last season, conceding 113.4 yards per game.
  • Michel averaged 37.4 rushing yards per game over the course of last year, 2.9 more than Sunday’s prop total.
  • In six games last season (50.0% of total appearances), Michel topped 34.5 yards as a runner.
  • Michel fell short of his rushing yards prop average last year (43.6) by 6.2 yards per game.
  • Michel hit the over on his rushing yards total in five games (55.6%) out of nine opportunities last year.
  • Michel and the Rams will face the NFL’s second-ranked defense last year in terms of rushing touchdowns conceded (11).
  • Michel had a rushing touchdown in one game last season, but no games with multiple rushing TDs.

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Sony Michel Receiving Trends Vs. Chicago Bears

  • The 246.2 passing yards the Bears allowed per game last season made them the NFL’s 11th-ranked pass defense.
  • Michel’s 9.5 receiving yards per game average from last season is 4.0 more than his prop bet total in Sunday’s outing (5.5).
  • In 33.3% of his games last season (four out of 12), Michel had put up more than 5.5 receiving yards.
  • Michel’s average prop bet for receiving yards was an over/under of 5.4 last year. He put up 4.1 more yards per game than that average.
  • Michel hit the over on his prop bets for receiving yards in four of nine games last season (44.4%).
  • At 1.8 passing TDs conceded per game last year, the Bears’ defense was ranked 16th in the league.
  • In one of 12 games last year, Michel had a receiving touchdown. But he had no games with multiple receiving TDs.

Odds and insights reflect DraftKings player props available as of September 12, 2021.CLICK HERE to place your bet on Sony Michel or the Los Angeles Rams at DraftKings Sportsbook.

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