Minnesota Vikings Vs Chicago Bears: Week 18 NFL Betting Preview And Lines – January 9, 2022

Written By Staff on January 4, 2022 - Last Updated on March 15, 2022

NFC North opponents meet when the Minnesota Vikings (7-9) host the Chicago Bears (6-10) on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at U.S. Bank Stadium. 2.5 points favour Minnesota. The over/under is 44.5 points for the outing.

Betting Odds

Favourite Spread Favourite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Vikings -2.5 -113 -108 44.5 -109 -113

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from Consensus as of January 3, 2022, 12:00 AM ET.

Vikings Leaders

  • Dalvin Cook has run for a team-high 1,080 yards (67.5 YPG) and tallied six touchdowns.
  • Justin Jefferson has grabbed 103 passes for a team best of 1,509 yards plus nine touchdowns. He averages 94.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Jefferson is the 28th-best fantasy player this season and the fifth-best fantasy receiver with 205.3 fantasy points (12.8 per game).
  • Cook’s 166.1 total fantasy points (an average of 10.4 per game) are good enough to place him 51st overall and 15th among running backs.

Vikings Injuries

Vikings: No Injuries Listed

Head To Head

Vikings vs Bears: Last 4 Meetings
Date Favourite Home Team Spread Total Favourite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
12/20/2020 Vikings Vikings -2.5 47 -151 +127 407-397 MIN 33-27 CHI
11/16/2020 Vikings Bears -3 44 -172 +143 385-149 MIN 19-13 MIN
12/29/2019 N/A Vikings N/A N/A N/A N/A 337-300 CHI 21-19 CHI
9/29/2019 N/A Bears N/A N/A N/A N/A 269-222 CHI 16-6 CHI

Vikings Insights

  • The Vikings have put roughly the same amount of points on the board per game this season (24.6) as the Bears have allowed (23.5).
  • In games where Minnesota scores more than 23.5 points, it is 5-5 overall and 7-3 against the spread.
  • When Chicago allows less than 24.6 points, the Bears have a 6-3 overall record with 5-4 against the spread.
  • The Bears’ defence has given up an average of 126.4 yards per game to opposing running games this season. That is 12.3 more yards than the Vikings have gained running the football in 2021 (114.1 per game).

Vikings Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
9/12/2021 Bengals L 27-24 Away -3
9/19/2021 Cardinals L 34-33 Away +3.5
9/26/2021 Seahawks W 30-17 Home +2
10/3/2021 Browns L 14-7 Home +0.5
10/10/2021 Lions W 19-17 Home -10
10/17/2021 Panthers W 34-28 Away -2
10/31/2021 Cowboys L 20-16 Home -4.5
11/7/2021 Ravens L 34-31 Away +7
11/14/2021 Chargers W 27-20 Away +3.5
11/21/2021 Packers W 34-31 Home +2
11/28/2021 49ers L 34-26 Away +4
12/5/2021 Lions L 29-27 Away -7
12/9/2021 Steelers W 36-28 Home -3.5
12/20/2021 Bears W 17-9 Away -7
12/26/2021 Rams L 30-23 Home +3
1/2/2022 Packers L 37-10 Away +12.5
1/9/2022 Bears Home -2.5

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