Minnesota @ Chicago
Current Records: Minnesota 6-7; Chicago 4-9
What to Know
Get ready for an NFC North battle as the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings will face off at 8:15 p.m. ET Monday at Soldier Field. The teams split their matchups last year, with Minnesota winning the first 19-13 on the road and Chicago taking the second 33-27.
The Bears received a tough blow last week as they fell 45-30 to the Green Bay Packers. No one had a standout game offensively for Chicago, but they got scores from WR Damiere Byrd and WR Jakeem Grant. QB Justin Fields ended up with a passer rating of 119.40.
Meanwhile, Minnesota was able to grind out a solid win over the Pittsburgh Steelers last Thursday, winning 36-28. It was another big night for Minnesota’s RB Dalvin Cook, who rushed for two TDs and 205 yards on 27 carries.
Special teams collected 12 points for the Vikings. K Greg Joseph delivered a perfect 3-for-3 game.
The Bears are expected to lose this next one by 6.5. Now might not be the best time to take Chicago against the spread since they’ve let down bettors for the past four consecutive games.
Chicago is now 4-9 while Minnesota sits at 6-7. Minnesota is 2-3 after wins this year, and Chicago is 3-5 after losses.
How To Watch
- When: Monday at 8:15 p.m. ET
- Where: Soldier Field — Chicago, Illinois
- TV: ESPN
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $77.00
The Vikings are a solid 6.5-point favorite against the Bears, according to the latest NFL odds.
The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Vikings as a 3.5-point favorite.
Chicago and Minnesota both have six wins in their last 12 games.
- Dec 20, 2020 – Chicago 33 vs. Minnesota 27
- Nov 16, 2020 – Minnesota 19 vs. Chicago 13
- Dec 29, 2019 – Chicago 21 vs. Minnesota 19
- Sep 29, 2019 – Chicago 16 vs. Minnesota 6
- Dec 30, 2018 – Chicago 24 vs. Minnesota 10
- Nov 18, 2018 – Chicago 25 vs. Minnesota 20
- Dec 31, 2017 – Minnesota 23 vs. Chicago 10
- Oct 09, 2017 – Minnesota 20 vs. Chicago 17
- Jan 01, 2017 – Minnesota 38 vs. Chicago 10
- Oct 31, 2016 – Chicago 20 vs. Minnesota 10
- Dec 20, 2015 – Minnesota 38 vs. Chicago 17
- Nov 01, 2015 – Minnesota 23 vs. Chicago 20