Bears vs. Vikings betting odds: Week 18 moneyline, spread


The 2021 NFL regular season – and potentially Matt Nagy’s tenure as Bears head coach – comes to an end this weekend.

Sunday’s Vikings-Bears game is one that few people outside of Minnesota and Chicago will keep an eye on, as both teams are out of postseason contention. The Bears don’t even have draft position to play for after dealing their 2022 first-rounder in a trade that netted Justin Fields. The Vikings, meanwhile, could be joining the Bears in firing their coach after Week 18.

Despite the seemingly meaningless finish to the season, the Bears have won two straight against the Seattle Seahawks and New York Giants. Chicago’s latest victory over New York was a thumping from start to finish, with the Bears totaling four sacks and forcing four turnovers in the 29-3 triumph. David Montgomery rushed for two scores in the game as the Bears improved to 6-10.

The Vikings are limping to the finish line of this season, losing two straight after beating the Bears in Week 15. In Week 17, it was a loss to their rival Green Bay Packers – 37-10 on Sunday Night Football. Quarterback Kirk Cousins didn’t play in the game after testing positive for COVID-19 as an unvaccinated player. That defeat officially eliminated the now 7-9 Vikings from playoff contention.

So, which team will finish its season on a winning note? Here’s a full betting preview for the Week 18 matchup:

Bears vs. Vikings Moneyline, Spread and Total

Line: Bears +4.5

Over/under: 44.5

Bears team total O/U: 20.5

Vikings team total O/U: 22.5

Moneyline: Bears +165 | Vikings -200

In 121 all-time meetings, the Vikings hold a 62-57-2 advantage over the Bears.

The Bears have had the edge recently, winning five of the last seven matchups dating back to 2018. The Bears haven’t lost in Minneapolis since 2017. Minnesota won on Monday Night Football at Soldier Field on Dec. 20, but both teams are out of the playoff hunt now.

For more, here are the full odds for the Bears vs. Vikings game.

All odds provided by our partner, PointsBet.

Bears Props to Watch for Week 18

Andy Dalton passing yards O/U: 220.5

David Montgomery rushing yards O/U: 70.5

Cole Kmet receiving yards O/U: 30.5

Darnell Mooney receiving yards O/U: 55.5

Bears ATS Record and Game Results

The Bears were 6.5-point favorites against the Giants for Week 17 and cruised to a 29-3 win. The victory moved Chicago to 7-9 against the spread on the season.

Here are some storylines from that win against New York:

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Bears Futures Odds Before Week 18

The Bears’ playoff hopes are over. Now, all they can do the rest of the season is improve their 6-10 record.

The full docket of NFL futures can be found at PointsBet here.

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