Mims' Thursday Night Football Picks: Bears vs Commanders, Carson Wentz and David Montgomery props, over/over
The Thursday Night Football Game has the Washington Commanders against the Chicago Bears. The Commanders are 1-4 and the Bears are 1-3. The game is a pick, and the total is 38.0. The money line is -110 for both teams.
Head Coach Match Up: Commanders Head Coach Ron Rivera has the edge over Bears Matt Eberflus. Rivera is a two-time winner of the NFL Coach of the Year Award.
Player Props: Carson Wentz over 219.5 passing yardage. This bet is priced at -121. Wentz has passed for over 300 yards in 3 of his 5 games this season. The Bears are ranked 26th against the pass. Wentz goes over. David Montgomery under 16.5 rushing attempts. Montgomery averages 12 attempts per game in his 4 starts this season. The price is -129. Take him under.
The Consensus: 66% of the money is being wagered on Chicago. 54% of the action is on the under.
The Selection: The Commanders are in rebuilding mode. They have lost 4 in a row. The Bears have lost two straight. The Commanders have a history of problems against running quarterbacks. Justin Fields will continue that trend. Bears win and the game goes over.
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