Week 9 of the 2021 NFL season concludes on Monday evening when Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers play host to Justin Fields and the Bears.
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The Steelers are proper within the combine at 4-3 within the AFC North thanks to tearing off three consecutive wins over the Browns, Seahawks and Broncos. Pittsburgh, which is 3-4 Towards The Unfold (ATS), has been tough for bettors to trust– particularly at Heinz Subject. The Steelers, who have been 7-1 straight up (SU) and 5-3 ATS at house final season, are solely 2-2 SU and 1-3 ATS at house to this point in 2021.
On the flip facet, the Bears have burned bettors, going 3-5 SU and ATS this season. Much more regarding, they’re on a shedding streak that has seen them go 0-3 SU and ATS during the last three weeks. Over their present three-game shedding streak Chicago has been outscored 95-39.
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Chicago Bears vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Tendencies and Information
Unfold: Chicago Bears +6.5 (-110) | Pittsburgh Steelers -6.5 (-110)
Moneyline: Chicago (+240) | Pittsburgh (-300)
Complete: 39.5– Over (-110) | Below 39.5 (-110)
Public (Unfold) Betting Percentages: CHI 42% | PIT 58%
Recreation Information: Monday Nov. 8, 2021 8:15 p.m. EST | ESPN
Editor’s Word – Odds are topic to vary
The road has ticked up a half level in favor of Pittsburgh (4-3 SU, 3-4 ATS), settling with the Steelers as 6.5-point favorites over Chicago (3-5 SU, 3-5 ATS) at SI Sportsbook.
The Bears head to Pittsburgh seeking to get their struggling offense on observe. The Bears, led by rookie quarterback Justin Fields, rank thirty second in scoring, producing a paltry 15.4 factors per sport. On the opposite facet of the ball, Pittsburgh heads again house seeking to prolong its successful streak to 4 video games after a hard-fought victory over AFC North foe Cleveland, 15-10, in Week 8.
Nonetheless, it must be famous that each bettors and fantasy managers are additionally witnessing the decline of 39-year-old Ben Roethlisberger, who’s clearly on the draw back of a superb profession, guiding the Steelers to the seventh-worst scoring offense within the NFL at 18.9 factors per sport.
Bears Player Prop Information
The Bears will head into Monday evening’s tilt with out star defensive finish Khalil Mack (foot), however could possibly be welcoming again star working again David Montgomery (knee). Within the backfield, Chicago will even function rookie Khalil Herbert who has been stable filling in for Montgomery, posting 72-plus speeding yards in 4 video games throughout Montgomery’s absence.
On the skin, Fields may have Allen Robinson at his disposal however could possibly be lacking Darnell Mooney, who’s questionable with a groin harm. Robinson, who has been an enormous disappointment for fantasy managers, will doubtless see important quantity if Mooney is unable to go well with up–but the outlook doesn’t look advantageous in opposition to a Steelers protection permitting a stingy 239.7 passing yards per sport. The veteran wideout has posted 35 or fewer receiving yards in six of eight video games whereas solely discovering the tip zone as soon as this season.
Steelers Player Prop Information
On the opposite facet of the ball, Pittsburgh will lean closely on its stout protection, led by T.J. Watt, in opposition to a struggling Bears offense that ranks lifeless final in yards per sport (264.0). When the Steelers offense is on the sphere, bettors ought to look to spend money on rookie working again Najee Harris on this matchup. Harris has a speeding yardage projection of 79.5 posted at SI Sportsbook. The previous Alabama standout has gone over this posted quantity in three consecutive video games as his quantity has elevated with 23-plus speeding makes an attempt over that span. As well as, Harris will now be going through a Bears protection – with out Mack – which has surrendered the ninth-most speeding yards (125.0) per sport.
Frankie’s Monday Night Football Play
There merely is not any solution to belief both of those two offenses, which have mixed to put up a 3-12 mark to the below posted by oddsmakers this season. Let’s purchase the hook and again a low-scoring affair as soon as once more in Week 9 on Monday Night Football.
BET: UNDER 40 (-120)
Najee Harris, RB, Steelers: OVER 79.5 Rushing Yards
SI BET REVIEW
2021 SI Betting Monday Night Football: 5-2 ATS / Props 7-7 +2.85 models
2021 SI Betting NFL Football YTD: 24-17 ATS & Props +8.25 Models
2020 SI Betting NFL Football: 72-58-1 ATS (55%)
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Frankie Taddeo is a profitable high-stakes fantasy soccer participant who created the first-ever DFS program ever supplied in a Las Vegas sportsbook. Frankie is SI Betting’s Senior Analyst and supplies his important expertise and assets within the sports activities betting scene. You’ll be able to observe Frankie on Twitter @Frankie_Fantasy for his newest betting and fantasy insights from Las Vegas.