Thu 13/09/2012 - 06:01 EDT

Packers vs Bears NFL Thursday Night Football Betting

Green Bay Packers look to rebound from Week One loss

Defending NFC North Champion Green Bay Packers ran into a buzz saw of a defense as they lost their home opener 30-22 to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. The Niners defense was amazing as they dictated the game from the get go and the Packers found themselves down 23-7 after three quarters.

That made Green Bay very one dimensional on offense as they ran just nine rushing plays with RB Cedric Benson that netted a paltry 18 yards. QB Aaron Rodgers was a surprisingly mediocre 30 of 44 for 303 yards, with two TD and one INT. We expect a much better overall effort from the Packers in this contest.

Chicago Bears open NFL 2012 with a rout of the Indianapolis Colts

After giving up a pick six to the Colts on their second possession to go down 7-0 the Bears manned up on both sides of the ball to crush new look Indy by a 41-21 final count. On offense, QB Jay Cutler  and company busted out for 428 total yards and five touchdowns. Cutler had 333 pass yards 2 TD 1 INT for the Bears.

RB Matt Forte posted 120 total yards with one TD, while WR Brandon Marshall caught nine passes for 119 yards and one TD. The Bears rattled Colts rookie QB Andrew Luck sacking him three times and came up with three INT. The Packers are not the Colts so we’ll see how good the Bears really are in this one.

Online Sports Betting Green Bay vs. Chicago Handicapping Call

Top online sports wagering websites, rated and recommended here at Online Sports Betting, opened the Packers as home favorites for this classic NFC North battle. One of those top ranked sportsbooks, Bovada.lv has posted Green Bay as -6 point chalk on their early line. Those odds could drop before game time.

Also, the Bears have a +210 ML and the Pack are posted with a -250 ML. For bettors backing the Game Total it’s set at 51.5 total points. Despite their less than stellar season opener, we’ll back the NFC Championship favorite Packers in a close contest over the Bears with the Bovada Money Line.

Category : Sports

Leave a comment
More articles...
Sports - 05/11/16
Free Basketball Picks 
Another eight games are on the NBA’s plate this Saturday night, leaving you with plenty of chances to make some money. Using TopBet’s lines, we offer our picks for each and every game, with the hope you find at least a few that help you decide how you’ll be placing your Saturday-night wagers.
Read this article 
Sports - 30/09/16
Worst Manager Ever 
Read this article 
Sports - 19/04/16
NBA Playoff Game Betting Lines & Predictions 
There are only two playoff games set to tip off for the NBA on Tuesday night. That doesn't make for a ton of betting action, but it does increase the importance of every wager you make. Keep your eyes peeled here, and using TopBet's lines, we'll help ensure your pivotal plays are smart ones.
Read this article 
Sports - 19/11/15
5 NHL Games Worth Watching This Thursday 
Is your Thursday night in need of some excitement and Zamboni fumes? The National Hockey League has you covered with a stuffed slate of on-ice action. As a public service, we've sorted out five of the most thrilling matchups that are worth your time tonight.
Read this article