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Houston Texans vs. Chicago Bears Free Pick Prediction NFL Pro Football Odds Preview 9-11-2016

The Chicago Bears open the 2016 regular season on the road to meet the Houston Texans in an NFL pro football game set for Sunday.

Start Time: 1PM ET

Location: Houston


NFL Point Spread Odds: Houston -6

Money Line: Texans -270 odds and Bears +220 odds

Over Under Total: 44 points

Notes: Chicago failed to earn a playoff berth in 2015. Jay Cutler played in 15 regular season games and connected on 64.4% of his throws for 3659 yards with 21 touchdowns and 11 picks. Running back Matt Forte was lost in free agency so the lead back in Jeremy Langford and expect some carries for Da’Deem Carey. Cutler’s main target in the passing game is Alshon Jeffery and he will be flanked by Eddie Royal. Zach Miller is the tight end. Chicago sat at 21st in the league in offense as the team put up 344 yards per game.

Houston was champions of the AFC South last year and hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Playoff game. The Texans were embarrassed at home losing 30-0 to KC. The season started out badly for Houston as they had trouble deciding on a starting quarterback. It turns out that neither of the candidates remained with the team following seasons end. Brock Osweiler was signed in free agency to lead the Texan’s offense. A huge signing in the offseason was acquiring running back Lamar Miller. DeAndre Hopkins is a key player in the passing game. Houston was led by the third rated defense in the NFL as the unit allowed 310 yards per game.

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