NFL Week 10 Betting: Houston Texans at Chicago Bears Pick and Prediction

In one of the best Sunday Night Football games of the season – the Houston Texans will travel to Chicago to take on the Bears. Many have said this game could be a preview of the Super Bowl, which will take place in February. The Houston Texans are currently the top seed out of the AFC with a 7-1 record. Chicago is second, behind Atlanta in the NFC with the exact same record – of 7-1. Both teams lone losses came to the Green Bay Packers.

The Chicago Bears have been winning games on the defensive end. The Bears looked terrific last week against Tennessee, blocking a punt for a touchdown, returning an interception for a touchdown, and recovering numerous fumbles by the Titans offense. Chicago is looking for some consistency from their pass offense, led by Jay Cutler. The Bears rank 29th in the league with 196.8 yards per game. Chicago’s running back Matt Forte is once again having a solid season; running for 539 yards and 3 touchdowns. Chicago has won all four of their games at home this season.

The Houston Texans are coming off a 21-9 win over the Buffalo Bills last week. The Texans have a tremendous defense. The Texans rank fourth in passing yards allowed and 2nd in rushing yards. The offense for Houston has been pretty good most of the season with the trio of Matt Schaub, Arian Foster and Andre Johnson. Houston has been a very effective team running the ball, with Foster at 770 yards and 10 touchdowns. The Texans come into the game with a 1.5 game lead over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC South. Houston and Indianapolis have yet to play this season; playing twice in the final three weeks of the season.

Odds and Sports Betting Line

  •  Houston Texans +1
  • Chicago Bears -1

Free Prediction and Pick

 This should be a very interesting game. Both teams would like to show the world, that they are going to be a force to reckon with in the postseason. Both teams have teams breathing down their back in the division. The Packers are chasing Chicago and Indianapolis continues to surprise. Look for the Texans running game to give the Bears some fits. Jay Cutler has got to have a good game, and hasn’t been a real good player on Sunday Night’s in the past. We like the Texans to come away with a road win in this one.

Prediction: Houston Texans 24-21

The Chicago Bears are -1 in this game. Houston can play just as well on the defensive side of the ball as Chicago, they just don’t get as many turnovers. If the Texans can take care of the football on offense, look for them to win the game. In the end, Houston covers the spread, and wins the game.

 Pick: Houston Texans +1