Houston Texans at Chicago Bears: Week 14 Line and Early Picks

Written by on December 9, 2020

The Chicago Bears (5-7) are an underdog by just 1.0 point as they aim to end a six-game slide in a matchup against the Houston Texans (4-8) on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Soldier Field. The over/under is set at 44.5 for the contest.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, December 13, 2020
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Stadium: Soldier Field
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Betting Information

Texans vs Bears Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Texans -1.0 -110 -110 44.5 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Texans Betting Insights

  • Houston is just 4-8 against the spread.
  • The Texans have an even ATS record of 2-2 when playing as at least 1.0-point favorites.
  • Houston has played in six games this year that went over the point total (50% of its opportunities).
  • The Texans average points scored this season (24) and the Bears points allowed (23.7) are within 0.3 points of each other.
  • When they meet or exceed their scoring average this season, Houston is 4-1 and 3-2 against the spread.
  • Chicago is 4-2 overall and 3-3 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 23.7 points.
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Bears Betting Insights

  • Most of Chicago’s games this year — seven out of 12 — have finished under the point total (58.3%).
  • Chicago has compiled a losing 5-7 record against the spread this season.
  • The Bears are just 0-2 ATS when an underdog by at least 1.0 point.
  • The average points per game output for the Bears this season, 20.5, is 6.4 fewer than the 26.9 the Texans have given up in each contest.
  • Chicago is 3-3 overall and 4-2 against the spread when they score at least 20.5 points this season.
  • Houston is 4-2 overall and 4-2 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 26.9 points.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Texans vs Bears
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Bears (+1) Over (44.5) Bears 25 Texans 23

Total Facts

  • The average over/under the Texans have had set in games this season is 6.4 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Bears this year is 0.3 points less than this game’s over/under.
  • The Texans and their opponents have combined to put up more than this matchup’s over/under (44.5 points) in 83.3% of their outings this year (10 of 12 opportunities).
  • The Bears and their opponents have added up to score more than 44.5 points in 41.7% of their matchups this season (five of 12 opportunities).
  • The Texans and the Bears combine to average the exact same points per game as the total of 44.5 points set for this outing.
  • The Texans and the Bears have seen their opponents average a combined 6.1 more points per game than the over/under of 44.5 set for this game.
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Texans vs Bears: Last 5 Meetings

Houston holds an edge against Chicago over the last five matchups between these two squads, collecting a 4-0 record in those games. Houston has had the scoring advantage in those five matchups, scoring 91 points while Chicago notched 49.

Texans vs Bears: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
9/11/2016 N/A Texans N/A N/A N/A N/A 344-258 HOU 23-14 HOU
11/11/2012 N/A Bears N/A N/A N/A N/A 249-215 CHI 13-6 HOU
12/28/2008 N/A Texans N/A N/A N/A N/A 31-24 HOU
12/19/2004 N/A Bears N/A N/A N/A N/A 24-5 HOU

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • The Texans and their opponents have combined to score an average of 53 points in their last three games, 8.5 more than the 44.5 over/under in this matchup.
  • Houston is 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 straight up over their last three contests.
  • Houston has hit under the total two times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Bears have averaged a total of 54 combined points over their last three games, 9.5 greater than this matchup’s total of 44.5.
  • Chicago is just 0-3 against the spread and 0-3 straight up in their last three outcomes.
  • Chicago has gone over the total two times in the last three contests.

Injury Report

Texans: WR Randall Cobb: Out (Toe), SS Michael Thomas: Out (Shoulder), CB Bradley Roby: Out (Suspended), ILB Benardrick McKinney: Out (Shoulder), WR Will Fuller V: Out (Suspension), RB C.J. Prosise: Questionable (Illness), OLB Brennan Scarlett: Out (Forearm), CB Gareon Conley: Out (Ankle), TE Pharaoh Brown: Questionable (Concussion), OLB Dylan Cole: Out (Back), DT P.J. Hall: Out (Torn Pectoral), OLB Duke Ejiofor: Out (Torn Acl), FB Cullen Gillaspia: Out (Back)

Bears: WR Dwayne Harris: Out (Triceps), OT Bobby Massie: Out (Knee), ILB Manti Te’o: Out (Illness), OLB James Vaughters: Questionable (Knee), CB Artie Burns: Out (Torn Acl), DE Roy Robertson-Harris: Out (Shoulder), TE J.P. Holtz: Questionable (Shoulder), DB Tre Roberson: Out (Foot), RB Tarik Cohen: Out (Knee), G James Daniels: Out (Pectoral), K Eddy Piñeiro: Out (Groin), WR Thomas Ives: Out (Illness), TE Darion Clark: Out (Shoulder), DL LaCale London: Out (Illness)


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