NFL betting odds should be very competitive on the Week 6 matchup between the Chicago Bears and the Atlanta Falcons.
The Bears have shown signs of life this season with quarterback Kyle Orton while the Falcons are headed in the right direction with rookie quarterback Kyle Orton. NFL Week 6 odds are close on this football betting matchup.
NFL betting history shows that Chicago has owned this series against Atlanta. The Bears are 8-2 straight up and 7-3 against the football betting pointspread. Chicago has won three of the last four games at Atlanta and is also 3-1 against the NFL betting number in those games. The last time the teams met was in Chicago in 2005 and the Bears won 16-3 according to NFL betting stats. Chicago has been a pretty good road team in terms of NFL betting numbers the past three seasons, hitting almost 60% of the time. The Falcons are a different team with Ryan at quarterback and previous stats and trends can be thrown out the window a little bit. With a new head coach and a new philosophy, the Falcons can be worth taking again, especially when they are at home.
If you are an NFL betting gambler that likes to bet the total then you should be aware that 8 of the last 10 meetings between the two teams have gone under the football betting total including the last five in a row. The one caution about taking the game under comes from Atlanta’s NFL betting stats that show over 60% of their home games the last three years have gone over the NFL betting number.
This football betting matchup has two teams that are similar on offense. Both teams look to run the ball first to set up the pass. Both have running backs that can make an impact in NFL betting. The Bears have rookie Matt Forte while the Falcons have Michael Turner according to NFL betting information. The difference in this game could be the defenses and the NFL betting edge there goes to Chicago.
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