Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Chargers – Picks and Predictions

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Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Chargers – Picks and Predictions

Author: Andy Hammel | Publish Date: October 26, 2023 | Last Updated: October 26, 2023
  • Game Time: Sunday, October 29, 8:20 PM ET
  • Location: SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CA

Two teams that are far more distant in the spread than in the standings will face off on Sunday night, with the Chicago Bears (2-5) traveling to Los Angeles to take on the Chargers (2-4). Odds for the game will be available at all major online sportsbooks, featuring money lines, spreads, totals, and a range of props to choose from.

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Head-to-Head: Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Chargers

The Bears and Chargers don’t play frequently – they’ve split the series 2-2 in their four meetings since 2007. The winner has covered the spread in all four meetings, and the teams only eclipsed the point total in their 2011 meeting.

After far, far more weeks of consecutive losses, the Bears have won two of their last three games to match the Chargers’ win total for the season. This includes a 30-12 romp over another AFC West team, the Raiders, in Week 7. Despite missing starting quarterback Justin Fields, the Bears ran a functional offense with undrafted rookie Tyson Bagent under center, finding three touchdowns through the effort of running back D’Onta Foreman and clamping down a Raiders offense led by veteran backup Brian Hoyer. Bagent currently figures to start on Sunday night.

The Chargers are three weeks removed from their own victory over the Raiders, but have lost each of their two games since. Their 17-31 loss to the Chiefs last week saw two interceptions from Justin Herbert, four touchdowns allowed to Patrick Mahomes, and zero points on the board in the second half. 

How to Bet on Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Chargers

Betting odds will be available for the Bears-Chargers game on all sportsbook apps. Be sure to browse your available options to find the best odds for the bets you want to make, as well as to scan for different game props or any sportsbook promotions that some operators may have available for you.

Additionally, be sure to check the injury report for the game before submitting any relevant bets – information will come out daily as kickoff approaches, and player availability can easily swing the result of bets.

Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Chargers Odds

  • Money Line: CHI +350, LAC -450
  • Spread: LAC -8.5
  • Total: o/u 46.5

Betting Tips for Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Chargers

  • The Bears are 2-1-1 ATS in their last four games.
  • The Chargers are 1-4-1 ATS in the 2023 season.
  • The Over is 6-1 in Bears games this season.
  • The Under is 4-0 in the Chargers’ last four games.

Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Chargers Predictions

The Chargers’ 17-31 loss against the Chiefs last week was their first game in the 2023 season to be decided by a two-score margin. To cover the spread, they’d have to put together a two-score win over a Bears team that’s five games removed from their last two-score loss. That’s a hard projection when the Chargers allow the second-most total yards (406.8) and the most passing yards (310.0) per game on defense. 

If you feel like throwing money on +350 odds for anything, there’s worse choices than the Bears’ money line. After shocking two of their last three opponents with two-score wins, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone if Chicago finds some magic again on Sunday night.

Prediction: Chicago Bears +8.5

Andy Hammel

Andy is our resident NFL expert, but his knowledge extends to all corners of the sports betting industry. Andy is always tracking betting trends and keeping you up to date on all the relevant news in your home state.