Washington vs. Bears Predictions, Betting Trends and Stats – Week 5

Written By PlayPicks Staff on October 3, 2023

The Washington Commanders (2-2), who were defeated by the Eagles in their previous tilt, host the Chicago Bears (0-4) at FedExField on October 5 at 8:15 PM ET. The Bears took the L against the Broncos in their last game.

The Bears are 6-point underdogs against the Commanders (the game has an over/under of 45 points).

The betting trends in what follows are based off odds valid as of October 5, 2023 at 7:13 PM ET. Check out the article below for the most up-to-date lines for this contest and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Commanders Vs Bears Odds

Favorite Spread Over/Under
Washington -6 45

Washington vs. Bears Predictions

Computer picks for Commanders vs Bears
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Commanders (-6) Over (45)

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Team Stat Rankings

Commanders Bears
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 22.3 (17) 18.8 (22)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 30 (29) 34.3 (31)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 4.8 (22) 5 (16)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.6 (23) 6.1 (31)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 8 (26) 8 (26)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 5 (12) 2 (28)

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Washington Betting Insights

  • The Commanders have posted two wins against the spread this year.
  • Washington is winless ATS (0-1) as a 6-point favorite or greater this season.
  • Two Commanders games (out of four) have gone over the point total this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 45 points, 4.1 more than the average point total for Washington games this season.

Bears Betting Insights

  • The Bears have no wins against the spread this season.
  • Chicago is winless ATS (0-1) when playing as at least 6-point underdogs this year.
  • All four Bears games have gone over the point total this season.
  • There have been three Chicago games this season with more than 45 points scored.
  • Games involving the Bears this year have averaged 44.4 points per game, a 0.6-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

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Washington Players to Watch

  • Sam Howell has been a dual threat for Washington this season. He has 961 passing yards, completing 67.1% of his passes and tossing four touchdown passes and five interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 82 yards (20.5 ypg) on 11 carries with one rushing touchdown.
  • Brian Robinson Jr. has carried the ball 61 times for a team-high 261 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times.
  • Terry McLaurin leads his squad with 212 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 21 catches (out of 26 targets) and scored one touchdown.
  • Curtis Samuel has put up a 178-yard season, hauling in 17 passes on 20 targets.
  • Jahan Dotson’s 14 receptions have yielded 110 yards and one touchdown.
  • Montez Sweat paces the team with three sacks, and also has four TFL and 12 tackles.
  • Washington’s top-tackler, Kamren Curl, has 37 tackles, three TFL, and one sack this year.
  • Kendall Fuller has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has 21 tackles and four passes defended to his name.

Bears Players to Watch

  • Justin Fields has thrown for 861 yards on 79-of-123 passing with seven touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 134 yards and one rushing touchdown.
  • Khalil Herbert has run the ball 41 times for 196 yards. He’s also tacked on 10 catches for 83 yards and one touchdown.
  • D.J. Moore leads his squad with 301 receiving yards on 19 catches with two touchdowns.
  • Cole Kmet has recorded 189 receiving yards (47.3 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 18 receptions.
  • Darnell Mooney has racked up 104 reciving yards (26 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
  • Yannick Ngakoue has one sack to lead the team, and also has two TFL and eight tackles.
  • T.J. Edwards, Chicago’s tackle leader, has 50 tackles and two TFL this year.
  • Jack Sanborn has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has 13 tackles and one pass defended to his name.

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