Titans vs. Bears: NFL Betting Preview – November 8, 2020

Posted By Staff on November 3, 2020 - Last Updated on November 4, 2020

The Chicago Bears (5-3) will attempt to prove oddsmakers wrong when they play the Tennessee Titans (5-2) on Sunday, November 8, 2020 as underdogs. The point total is set at for the contest.

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

Bears vs. Titans betting odds

Total Facts

  • Titans games have gone over 46.5 points on six occasions this season (85.7% of matchups).
  • Chicago’s games have gone over 46.5 points on three occasions (37.5% of games).
  • The total for this matchup is 46.5 points, 3.3 fewer than the combined scoring average of the two teams.
  • These two teams allow a combined 47.1 points per game, 0.6 higher than the total for this matchup.
  • Titans games average 56 total points per game this season, equal to the over/under for this matchup.
  • Games involving the Bears this year have averaged 40.9 points per game, a 5.6-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.
  • The Titans are the sixth-highest scoring team in the league this year. The Bears have scored the 28th-most points.
  • Chicago has surrendered the eighth-fewest points in NFL play this season, while Tennessee has given up the 18th-fewest.
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Titans Betting Insights

  • Most of Tennessee’s games this year — six out of seven — have gone over the point total (85.7%).
  • Tennessee has put together a losing 2-5 record against the spread this season.
  • The Titans are just 0-2 ATS when playing as at least 6.0-point favorites.

Bears Betting Insights

  • Chicago has put together a 5-3 record against the spread this season.
  • Most of Chicago’s games this year — five out of eight — have failed to go over the point total (62.5%).

When the Titans Have the Ball

  • The Titans have put an average of 29.7 points per game on the scoreboard this season, 8.9 more than the 20.8 the Bears have surrendered in each contest.
  • In games where Tennessee score at least 29.7 points this season, they are 4-0 overall and 2-2 against the spread.
  • Chicago is 3-1 overall and 2-2 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 20.8 points.
  • The Titans hold a 57.6-yard advantage in total yards gained versus total yards allowed compared to the Bears defense this season (406.1 to 348.5). The Titans average 6.2 yards per play while the Bears give up 5.2 per play.
  • In contests where the Tennessee offense totals at least their average yard output this season, they are 1-2 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • When Chicago allows fewer total yards to opposing offenses than their season average, they are 2-2 against the spread and 3-1 overall this season.
  • The Bears have allowed opposing rushing attacks to average 120.1 yards per game in 2020 compared to the 155.6 yards the Titans offense has averaged on the ground per contest.
  • When Tennessee rushers gain at least a combined 155.6 yards this season, they are 1-1 overall and 1-1 against the spread.
  • This season, when the Chicago defense allows opponents to pick up less than 120.1 yards on the ground, they are 2-2 against the spread and 3-1 overall.
  • This season, the Bears have forced an average of 1.1 turnovers per game compared to the 0.6 times Titans have turned the football over in each contest.
  • When Tennessee doesn’t turn the football over this season, they are 3-1 overall and 1-3 against the spread.
  • Chicago is 1-1 against the spread and 2-0 overall this season when they force at least 1.1 turnovers in a game.

When the Bears Have the Ball

  • The Bears score 6.2 fewer points per game (20.1) than the Titans surrender (26.3).
  • Chicago is 4-0 against the spread and 3-1 overall a season ago when the team notches at least 20.1 points.
  • This season, Tennessee has a 2-2 record against the spread and a 4-0 record overall in games when it holds opponents to 29.7 or fewer points.
  • The Bears rack up 86.3 fewer yards per game (310.6), than the Titans allow per outing (396.9). On average, the Bears pick up 4.8 yards per play, while the Titans give up 5.9 per play.
  • When the Tennessee offense put together a game with at least their 2019 average in yardage, they were 6-3 overall and 5-3-1 against the spread last season.
  • In games Tennessee limits its opponents to 396.9 or fewer yards, it has a 1-3 record ATS and a 2-2 record overall.
  • This season, the Bears rack up 85.6 yards per game on the ground, 42.5 fewer per game than the Titans allow per outing (128.1).
  • When Chicago runs for at least 85.6 yards, it recorded a 3-1 ATS record and a 3-1 overall record.
  • Tennessee is 2-3 against the spread and 3-2 overall when holding opponents to 128.1 rushing yards or less.
  • This year, the Bears turn the ball over 1.2 times per game, just 0.5 fewer turnovers per game than the 1.7 the Titans force on average.
  • Chicago has a 4-1 record against the spread and a 3-2 record overall when it turns the ball over 1.2 times or less.
  • When it forces 1.7 or more turnovers, Tennessee has a 1-3 record against the spread and a 3-1 record overall.

Titans Players to Watch

  • Tannehill has thrown for 1,821 yards while completing 67.4% of his passes (157-of-233), with 17 touchdowns and three interceptions in seven games this year (260.1 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 19 times for 102 yards and one touchdown, averaging 14.6 yards per game.
  • Henry has taken 161 carries for a team-leading 775 rushing yards (110.7 yards per game) while scoring eight touchdowns in seven games.
  • McNichols has 137 yards on 21 carries (19.6 ypg), with zero rushing touchdowns over the course of seven games.
  • This season, Davis has 29 catches (on 39 targets) to lead the team with 369 yards (52.7 per game) with three touchdowns in seven games.
  • A.J. Brown has also tacked on 354 yards on 27 grabs with five touchdowns. He has been targeted 39 times and puts up 70.8 receiving yards per game over the course of five matchups this year.
  • Jonnu Smith has caught 22 passes on 35 targets for 272 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 38.9 yards per game in seven contests in 2020.
  • Simmons has 2.0 sacks to lead the team, and has also added 3.0 TFL and 25 tackles over seven games.
  • In seven games over the 2020 campaign, Jayon Brown has collected 54 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one interception and leads the team in tackles.
  • Butler has picked off two passes to lead the team while adding 49 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and nine passes defended seven over games.

Bears Players to Watch

  • Foles has thrown for 1,411 yards while completing 64.8% of his passes (151-of-233), with eight touchdowns and seven interceptions in six games this year (235.2 yards per game).
  • Montgomery has taken 117 attempts for a team-leading 442 rushing yards (55.3 yards per game) while scoring one touchdown in eight games. He’s also caught 27 passes for 200 yards (25.0 receiving yards per game) with one touchdown through the air.
  • Trubisky has 90 yards on nine carries (22.5 ypg), with zero rushing touchdowns over the course of four games.
  • This season, Robinson has 50 catches (on 77 targets) to lead the team with 631 yards (78.9 per game) with three touchdowns in eight games.
  • Mooney’s statline this year shows 26 catches for 305 yards and two touchdowns in eight games. He puts up 38.1 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 43 times.
  • Miller has caught 27 passes on 42 targets for 262 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 32.8 yards per game in eight contests in 2020.
  • Mack has 6.5 sacks to lead the team, and has also racked up 8.0 TFL and 30 tackles over eight games.
  • In eight games over the 2020 campaign, Roquan Smith has collected 72 tackles and 10.0 TFL and leads the team in tackles.
  • This season, Gipson leads the team with two interceptions and has added 43 tackles and four passes defended eight in games.

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