Arizona Cardinals vs Chicago Bears News & Picks
Arizona Cardinals vs Chicago Bears Odds
|Arizona Cardinals||-7 -115||45½-110o||-325|
|Chicago Bears||+7 -105||45½-110u||+265|
**Odds as of 11/29/2021**
The Chicago Bears (4-7) play host to the Arizona Cardinals (9-2) for an NFC battle in Week 13 at Soldier Field. The Arizona Cardinals got the week off after taking down the Seahawks 23-13 in Week 11, while the Chicago Bears are coming off a walk-off win over the Lions 16-14 on Thanksgiving day. Early NFL odds opened with the Cardinals at -7, while the point total is at 46.
The Bears had lost five straight and rumors were swirling that it could be Matt Nagy’s last game. But through it, all the Bears were able to pull out a victory on a last-second field goal that secured a win. The offense mustered just 16 points with Andy Dalton doing just enough, throwing for 317 yards with one touchdown and one interception.
The Bears made it clear that they’re struggling in the secondary after allowing Jared Goff to dice them up for two touchdowns, including a deep touchdown catch to Josh Reynolds in the first possession of the game. Overall, the unit is ranked in the top 10 in total defense and has allowed just 30 points over their last two contests.
The Arizona Cardinals hope to get Kyler Murray back this week after he missed the last three games. Backup Colt McCoy has played well, picking up two wins in Murray’s absence while completing 75 percent of his passes with three touchdowns and one interception. Overall, the offense is one of the best units in the league, averaging 28.2 points and 378 yards.
The defense has been quite the surprise, holding opponents to just 18.4 points per game. The Cardinals have been solid against the pass, ranking fourth in the league while holding opponents to 317.8 total yards.
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