|Written by Bishop Whitmore|
|Tuesday, 14 September 2010 16:50|
The Chicago Bears and the Dallas Cowboys will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at 1:00pm from Cowboys Stadium in a game that can be seen on FOX television. Online sportsbooks have the Cowboys listed as 8.5-point NFL betting favorites at home in week 2 lines vs the Bears with an over/under total of 40.5. Chicago was a 19-14 winner in their week 1 match-up at home against the Detroit Lions. The Bears failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites in NFL odds at sportsbooks while the total score of 33 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Heading into NFL week 2 lines, Dallas was a 13-7 loser on the road against the Washington Redskins in week 1 for Sunday Night football. The Cowboys failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites while the combined score of 20 was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones was lost for words after the week 1 match-up, “I’m very disappointed,” Jones said. “But I am surprised, I’m really surprised,” was all he could add about Dallas' troubles. The Cowboys have gone 0-1 straight up on the season and 0-1 against the spread while Chicago has also gone 1-0 SU and 0-1 ATS.
Dallas has gone 7-3 when playing in September, 7-3 when playing on turf, 6-4 after out gaining their opponent and 6-4 when playing outside their division. The Cowboys have gone 7-1 straight up in their last 8 games at home while the over/under total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas' last 5 games when playing the Bears, UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games at home and UNDER in 6 of their last 7 games. The Bears have gone 5-5 when playing in September, 4-6 when playing on turf, 2-8 after outgaining their opponent and 4-6 when playing outside their division. Chicago is 4-2 straight up in their last 6 games overall while the NFL betting total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago's last 9 games overall and UNDER in 12 of their last 17 games on the road.
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