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    The Chicago Bears (2-6) visit the New Orleans Saints (4-4) at Caesars Superdome on Sunday, November 5, 2023.

    On defense, the Saints have been a top-five unit, ranking fifth-best by allowing only 296.4 yards per game. They rank 12th on offense (349.1 yards per game). The Bears’ defense has been a bottom-five unit in scoring defense this season, allowing 27.3 points per game, which ranks fifth-worst in the NFL. On offense, they rank 17th with 21.4 points per contest.

    Saints vs. Bears Picks

    The Saints are expected by Splash Inc. users to both win straight up and cover the spread against the Bears on Sunday. Right now, 95.7% of users are picking them to win and 67.0% expect the Saints to cover the 8.5-point spread.

    Game Info: Saints vs. Bears

    • Game Day: Sunday, November 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Stadium: Caesars Superdome

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    Before you place a wager on New Orleans-Chicago outing (in which New Orleans is an 8.5-point favorite and the total is set at 41 points), keep reading for a few betting insights and trends for Sunday’s game.

    Game Trends for Saints

    • The Saints have covered the spread twice in eight opportunities this season.
    • In the Saints’ eight games with a set total, two have hit the over (25%).

    Stats & Insights for Saints

    • The Saints rank 12th in total offense this season (349.1 yards per game), but they’ve been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking fifth-best in the NFL with 296.4 yards allowed per game.
    • The Saints are putting up 21.4 points per game offensively this year (17th in NFL), and they are surrendering 19.3 points per game (ninth) on defense.
    • The Saints are putting up 243.1 passing yards per game on offense (ninth in the NFL), and they rank seventh on defense with 189.5 passing yards allowed per game.
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Saints rank 20th in the NFL with 106 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 15th in rushing yards allowed per contest (106.9).
    • On defense, the Saints have been a top-five unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking second-best by giving up a 32.4% third-down percentage. They rank 21st on offense (35.8% third-down percentage).
    • The Saints are accumulating 5.2 yards per play on offense (23rd in the league), while featuring the third-best yards per play on defense in the NFL (5.1) this season.
    • With 13 forced turnovers (fifth in NFL) against 10 turnovers committed (14th in NFL), the Saints (+3) have the ninth-ranked turnover margin in the league.

    Best Players for Saints

    • Derek Carr: 1,910 PASS YDS / 238.8 YPG / 64.5% / 8 TD / 4 INT
    • Alvin Kamara: 86 CAR / 320 YDS / 64 YPG / 2 TD / 39 REC / 228 YDS / 45.6 YPG / 1 TD
    • Taysom Hill: 38 CAR / 203 YDS / 25.4 YPG / 3 TD / 16 REC / 129 YDS / 16.1 YPG / 0 TD
    • Chris Olave: 44 REC / 517 YDS / 64.6 YPG / 1 TD
    • Rashid Shaheed: 23 REC / 479 YDS / 59.9 YPG / 3 TD
    • Michael Thomas: 38 REC / 439 YDS / 54.9 YPG / 1 TD
    • Demario Davis: 54 TKL / 4 TFL / 2 SACK / 3 PD

    Game Trends for Bears

    • The Bears are 2-5-1 against the spread this year.
    • The Bears are 0-2 against the spread when an underdog by 8.5 points or more this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in six of the Bears’ eight games with a set total.

    Stats & Insights for Bears

    • The Bears are posting 320.6 total yards per game on offense this season (19th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 341 total yards per contest (23rd-ranked).
    • The Bears’ defense has been a bottom-five unit in scoring defense this season, conceding 27.3 points per game, which ranks fifth-worst in the NFL. On the offensive side of the ball, they rank 17th with 21.4 points per contest.
    • The Bears rank 26th in passing yards per game (187.9), but they’ve been less productive defensively, ranking third-worst in the NFL with 262.3 passing yards allowed per contest.
    • The Bears’ run defense has been leading the way for the team, as they rank third-best in the NFL with 78.8 rushing yards allowed per game. In terms of offense, they are putting up 132.8 rushing yards per game, which ranks sixth.
    • The Bears have been struggling on third down, ranking second-worst with a 48.5% third-down conversion rate allowed per game. They have been better on offense, putting up a 43.4% third-down rate (eighth-ranked).
    • In terms of yards per play, the Bears rank 18th in the NFL (5.4) and 20th defensively (5.6 yards allowed per play).
    • The Bears own a -4 turnover margin this season, which ranks 25th in the NFL.

    Best Players for Bears

    • Tyson Bagent: 477 PASS YDS / 159 YPG / 70% / 1 TD / 3 INT
    • Justin Fields: 47 CAR / 237 YDS / 39.5 YPG / 1 TD
    • D’Onta Foreman: 45 CAR / 204 YDS / 51 YPG / 2 TD / 7 REC / 43 YDS / 10.8 YPG / 1 TD
    • D.J. Moore: 44 REC / 691 YDS / 86.4 YPG / 5 TD
    • Cole Kmet: 35 REC / 319 YDS / 39.9 YPG / 3 TD
    • Darnell Mooney: 15 REC / 225 YDS / 32.1 YPG / 1 TD
    • T.J. Edwards: 83 TKL / 4 TFL / 2 SACK
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