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    The Chicago Bears (0-4) enter a matchup with the Washington Commanders (2-2) on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at FedExField on a four-game losing streak.

    Despite having a bottom-five scoring defense that ranks fourth-worst in the NFL (30 points allowed per game), the Commanders have had more success on offense, ranking 17th in the NFL by totaling 22.3 points per game. The Bears have not been getting things done on defense, ranking second-worst with 34.3 points surrendered per game. They have been better offensively, regstering 18.8 points per contest (22nd-ranked).

    Commanders vs. Bears Picks

    At the moment, 94.2% of Splash Inc. users are picking the Commanders to win and 70.6% have picked them to cover the 6-point spread as well against the Bears on Thursday.

    Game Info: Commanders vs. Bears

    • Game Day: Thursday, October 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Amazon Prime Video
    • Location: Landover, Maryland
    • Stadium: FedExField

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    Take a look at the betting insights and trends below before placing a bet on Thursday’s Washington-Chicago spread (Washington -6) or total (44.5 points).

    Game Trends for Commanders

    • The Commanders is 2-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Commanders have not yet covered the spread as favorites of 6 points or more this season (0-1).
    • Two of the Commanders’ four games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Stats & Insights for Commanders

    • The Commanders are compiling 307.8 yards per game on offense (20th in NFL), and they rank 21st on the other side of the ball with 352.5 yards allowed per game.
    • With 30 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks fourth-worst in the NFL, the Commanders have been forced to lean on their 17th-ranked offense (22.3 points per contest) to keep them competitive.
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Commanders rank 20th in the NFL with 201.3 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 20th in passing yards allowed per contest (230).
    • Offensively, the Commanders rank 17th in the NFL with 106.5 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 21st in rushing yards allowed per contest (122.5).
    • The Commanders rank 27th in third-down efficiency (33.3%) on offense and 17th in third-down percentage allowed (39.6%) on defense this season.
    • This season, the Commanders are gaining 5.4 yards per play (16th in the league), while allowing 5.8 per play on the defensive side of the ball (24th in the NFL).
    • The Commanders own the 24th-ranked turnover margin in the NFL at -3, forcing five turnovers (12th in NFL) while turning it over eight times (26th in NFL).

    Best Players for Commanders

    • Sam Howell: 961 PASS YDS / 240.3 YPG / 67.1% / 4 TD / 5 INT / 11 CAR / 82 RUSH YDS / 1 TD
    • Brian Robinson Jr.: 61 CAR / 261 YDS / 65.3 YPG / 3 TD / 5 REC / 55 YDS / 13.8 YPG / 1 TD
    • Terry McLaurin: 21 REC / 212 YDS / 53 YPG / 1 TD
    • Curtis Samuel: 17 REC / 178 YDS / 44.5 YPG / 0 TD
    • Jahan Dotson: 14 REC / 110 YDS / 27.5 YPG / 1 TD
    • Kamren Curl: 37 TKL / 3 TFL / 1 SACK / 1 PD

    Game Trends for Bears

    • The Bears have compiled a 0-3-1 record against the spread this season.
    • The Bears have not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 6 points or more this season (0-1).
    • All Bears four game with a set total have hit the over.

    Stats & Insights for Bears

    • The Bears have been sputtering defensively, ranking fifth-worst with 383.3 total yards surrendered per game. They have been better on the other side of the ball, generating 305.3 total yards per contest (21st-ranked).
    • The Bears’ defense has been bottom-five in scoring defense this season, allowing 34.3 points per game, which ranks second-worst in the NFL. Offensively, they rank 22nd with 18.8 points per contest.
    • The Bears rank 24th in passing yards per game (186.3), but they’ve been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking fourth-worst in the NFL with 267.8 passing yards allowed per contest.
    • The Bears rank 13th in the NFL with 119 rushing yards per contest on offense, and they rank 18th with 115.5 rushing yards ceded per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • The Bears’ defense has been a bottom-five unit on third down this season, surrendering a 58.9% third-down conversion rate, which ranks worst in the NFL. On the offensive side of the ball, they rank 19th with a 58.9% third-down rate.
    • The Bears’ defense has been struggling in terms of yards surrendered per play, ranking fourth-worst at 6.2. They have been better offensively, putting up 5.5 yards per play (14th-ranked).
    • The Bears sport a bottom-five turnover margin this season, fifth-worst at -6.

    Best Players for Bears

    • Justin Fields: 861 PASS YDS / 215.3 YPG / 64.2% / 7 TD / 5 INT / 28 CAR / 134 RUSH YDS / 1 TD
    • Khalil Herbert: 41 CAR / 196 YDS / 49 YPG / 0 TD / 10 REC / 83 YDS / 20.8 YPG / 1 TD
    • D.J. Moore: 19 REC / 301 YDS / 75.3 YPG / 2 TD
    • Cole Kmet: 18 REC / 189 YDS / 47.3 YPG / 2 TD
    • Darnell Mooney: 8 REC / 104 YDS / 34.7 YPG / 1 TD
    • T.J. Edwards: 50 TKL / 2 TFL
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