Chicago Bears at Indianapolis Colts 8/24/19 - NFL Betting Picks & Odds
Chicago Bears vs. Indianapolis Colts
NFL: 7:00 PM EST
Aug. 24, 2019
The Chicago Bears head to Indianapolis on Saturday to take the Colts for their third week of the preseason. Chicago will be on the road for their second straight week and lost to the Giants 32-12 last week. The Bears are winless through their first two games and will not play their starters against the Colts this week. WR Javon Wims led the Bears last week with 5 catches for 64 yards.
The Chicago Bears will sit starting QB Mitch Trubisky until the start of the regular season. The Bears have three quarterbacks on their roster and Tyler Bray an Chase Daniel will split the snaps again this week. Chase Daniel went 12/18 last week for 103 yards but has yet to throw a touchdown or interception this preseason.
The Indianapolis Colts remain at home and seek their first win of the preseason as well. The Colts lost to the Browns last week at home 21-18. Chad Kelly and Brissett both threw a touchdown pass last week and for over 100 yards each. Running back Aca'Cedric Ware led the Colts with 7 catches last week but for only 24 yards.
Head coach Frank Reich also confirmed he will not be playing most of his starters this week as well. Starting QB Andrew Luck will not step a foot on the field again leaving the other three to continue their roster spot battles. Phillip Walker in the only of the three quarterbacks to throw an interception through two games.
Recent Betting Trends:
Bears are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
Colts are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games on fieldturf.
Under is 9-4 in Bears last 13 road games.
Under is 11-3 in Colts last 14 Saturday games.
Free Betting Pick: Indianapolis Colts -3
Both teams have not shown much this preseason and will continue not to in order to keep a healthy team for week 1. The Colts have more player battles and roster spots up for grabs right now which brings the motivation factor. Back the home team in this one as the Colts show the value. Final Score Prediction, Indianapolis Colts win and cover ATS 31-23.