Monday Night Special
CHICAGO BEARS (9-4, 5-1 road) at MINNESOTA VIKINGS* (5-8, 4-3 home)
*Game to be played at TCF Bank Stadium (University of Minnesota)
Monday, December 20, 2010
Time: 8:35pm eastern
Weather: 24 degrees with 100% chance of snow.
Opening Line: Bears –9/33
Current Line: Bears -7/15
Last Meeting: November 14, 2010 in Chicago (Bears 27, Vikings 13)
Note: Chicago has won five of the last nine meetings between these two teams.
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ATS: Against the spread
Bears are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games.
Bears are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a road favorite of 3.5-10.0.
Bears are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games as a favorite.
Bears are 1-7-1 ATS in their last 9 games in December.
Vikings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a double-digit loss at home.
Vikings are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Monday games.
Vikings are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
Vikings are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games in December.
Current Monday/Thursday Record: 15-9-1
PICK: I’ll take the Bears and will lay the seven points. To me, the Vikings look like a team that has pretty much quit on the season.
Who ya got?