February 26, 2024

Bears vs. Chiefs, NFL Week 5 Odds and Predictions 10/5/23


The Commanders are 6 points at home against the visiting Bears on Thursday night. Is Washington a good bet to cover or is Chicago the smarter play? Check out our Bears vs. Chiefs prediction, as well as odds and betting trends for tonight’s matchup.

Chances of playing and betting

305 Chicago Bears (+6) at 306 Washington Commanders (-6); o/u 44.5

8:15 PM ET, Thursday, October 5, 2023

FedExField, Landover, MD


Bears vs. Chiefs general betting information

Our NFL public betting information page shows that 61% of public bettors are currently backing the Commanders. This information may change throughout the day, so be sure to check the link for the most up-to-date public betting data.

Chicago Bears DFS Spin

ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reports that “multiple teams believe the Bears will eventually be released. Chase ClaypoolClaypool was scratched in Week 4 after reports that he wasn’t reaching his full potential by the Bears’ coaching staff. He’s already been listed as absent for Week 5. The Bears are reportedly looking to There are options for Claypool on the trade market, but it’s hard to imagine anyone in the running. A team will pick up his flyer after he’s cut, but Chicago doesn’t seem to be getting anything out of this maneuvering failure. The price of selection 32 in total is over, make up for it.

Washington DFS commanders rotate

Curtis Samuel (four) was removed from the injury report for Week 5 and will play against the Bears. Samuel was projected as DNP for Washington’s first week of practice. He returned to practice the next day and is good to go for Week 5. Samuel is second on the Commanders in receiving and receiving yards through four games. He’ll look to stay in the fantasy WR4 conversation this week against a weak Chicago defense.

The total has ended in 7 of Chicago’s last 8 road games

Chicago has been over/under in 5 of its last 6 games on the road against Washington.

In 5 of Washington’s last 5 home games, the total has been an UNDER

Washington is 8-1 SU in its last nine games against Chicago

Bears vs. Chiefs Prediction:

Take Washington. The Bears have lost 14 games dating back to last season, the longest streak in team history and the second-longest in the NFL over the past five seasons. They’ve also given up 25-plus points in each of their 14 losses during that stretch, the most consecutive games by 25 or more points in NFL history. Justin Fields also has a 12-game losing streak as a starter, the longest by a Bears quarterback in the Super Bowl era. This team finds ways to lose – no need to root for them as a road hitter tonight.

Bears vs. Chiefs NFL Prediction: Washington Chiefs -6

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