San Francisco 49ers vs Chicago Bears: Predictions, betting trends and stats for Week 8

By Squawka NFL

Published: 11:18, 28 October 2021 | Updated: 14:50, 11 November 2021

Oddsmakers give the San Francisco 49ers (2-4) a decent chance to stop their four-game losing streak, as they are favored by 3.5 points in a matchup with the Chicago Bears (3-4) on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Soldier Field.

49ers vs Bears predictions

Squawka predictions for 49ers vs Bears
ATS Score prediction
Bears (+3.5) Bears 22 49ers 21

Last three results

49ers recent betting insights

  • San Francisco is winless against the spread and 0-3 overall in its past three contests.
  • In its past three contests, San Francisco has hit the over once.

Bears recent betting insights

  • Chicago has one win against the spread, and is 1-2 overall, over its past three games.
  • Chicago’s past three games have not hit the over.

49ers vs Bears head-to-head

Chicago holds an edge against San Francisco in the last five meetings between these two teams, putting together a 3-2 record in those games. Chicago has had the scoring advantage in those five matchups, totaling 102 points while San Francisco scored 76.

49ers vs Bears betting odds

49ers vs Bears betting information
Favorite Spread Favorite spread odds Underdog spread odds Total Over total odds Under total odds
49ers -3.5 -110 -110 N/A N/A N/A

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49ers vs Bears betting insights

49ers trends

  • San Francisco has covered the spread one time in six games with a set spread.
  • The 49ers are winless against the spread when they have played as 3.5-point favorites or more (0-3).
  • This season, three of San Francisco’s games have gone over the point total.
  • The 49ers put up just 0.6 fewer points per game (22.5) than the Bears surrender (23.1).
  • San Francisco is 0-2 against the spread and 1-1 overall in games when it puts up more than 23.1 points.
  • The 49ers rack up only 12.1 more yards per game (353.5), than the Bears allow per contest (341.4).
  • In games that San Francisco totals more than 341.4 yards, the team is 0-2 against the spread and 1-1 overall.

Bears trends

  • Chicago has covered the spread in a matchup three times this year (3-4-0).
  • The Bears have an ATS record of 1-4 when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs.
  • Games involving Chicago have hit the over once this year.
  • The Bears score 10.4 fewer points per game (14.4) than the 49ers give up (24.8).
  • The Bears rack up 68.6 fewer yards per game (255.4) than the 49ers allow (324.0).

Team stats

Compare 2021 season stats for 49ers and Bears
49ers Stats Bears
243.3 Pass yards 155.1
221.2 Pass yards against 242.9
120.2 Rush yards 131.0
119.0 Rush yards against 122.1
-7 Turnover differential -2

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Player betting tips

49ers top players

  • Jimmy Garoppolo has passed for 1,106 yards (94-for-145), with six touchdowns and four interceptions (184.3 yards per game).
  • In five of six games this season, Garoppolo has thrown a touchdown pass, and he has one game with multiple TD passes.
  • Elijah Mitchell has run for a team-best 296 yards (49.3 YPG) and tallied two touchdowns.
  • Mitchell has had a rushing touchdown in two games this season, but no games with multiple rushing TDs.
  • Deebo Samuel has racked up 38 receptions for 648 yards, best on his team, and four touchdowns. He has been targeted 63 times, and averages 108.0 receiving yards per game.
  • Samuel has had a receiving touchdown in three of six games this season, and multiple receiving TDs once.
Select player props for the San Francisco 49ers
Name Pass Yds Pass TDs Rush Yds Rush TDs Rec Yds Rec TDs
Jimmy Garoppolo 232.5 (-114) 5.5 (-118)
Elijah Mitchell 68.5 (-111) 9.5 (-124)
Deebo Samuel 7.5 (+100) 76.5 (-115)

Bears top players

  • This year Justin Fields has collected 816 passing yards (116.6 per game) while going 75-for-131 (57.3%) and throwing for two touchdowns with six interceptions. He has tacked on 140 rushing yards on 34 carries with one touchdown.
  • Khalil Herbert has rushed for a team-leading 279 yards on 58 carries (39.9 yards per game) while scoring one touchdown.
  • Damien Williams has 142 yards on 35 carries (20.3 yards per game), with two rushing touchdowns.
  • Darnell Mooney has hauled in 27 passes for a team best 345 yards and one touchdown. He has been targeted 44 times, and averages 49.3 yards per game.
  • Allen Robinson II has chipped in with 250 yards on 23 catches and one touchdown. He has been targeted 40 times and averages 35.7 receiving yards.
  • Cole Kmet is averaging 24.7 receiving yards per game, racking up 19 receptions (30 targets) for 173 yards.
Select player props for the Chicago Bears
Name Pass Yds Pass TDs Rush Yds Rush TDs Rec Yds Rec TDs
Justin Fields 179.5 (-113) 1.5 (+103) 23.5 (-118)
Khalil Herbert 65.5 (-112) 11.5 (-121)
Darnell Mooney 0.5 (-147) 48.5 (-113)


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