By Andrew Orzechowski, Contributing Editor
Regular Season Record: 27-13; 68%
Monday, December 9, 2013
DALLAS (7-5) AT CHICAGO (6-6), 8:40 PM (ET)
JUST THE FACTS
Stadium - Soldier Field
Capacity - (61,500)
Surface - Grass, Outdoor
Series Record - Dallas (12-8 -- 2-0 in playoffs)
Series Streak - Chicago has won the last two meetings.
Last Meeting - October 1, 2012 (Chicago, 34-18 at Dallas)
Television - ESPN
TRENDS, HISTORY AND HINTS
DAL - 5-1 ATS L6 as a dog... DAL - 1-7 ATS L8 on MNF... DAL - 3-8 ATS L11 in
Dec... DAL - 5-1 to the UNDER L6 road games vs. CHI... DAL - 9-4 to the UNDER
L13 as a road dog... CHI - 0-5 ATS L5 home games... CHI - 3-8 ATS L11 in week
14... CHI - 1-5 ATS L6 vs. teams with a winning record... CHI - 10-4 to the
OVER L14... CHI - 4-1 to the UNDER L5Y in week 14.
Dallas - DE Jason Hatcher (neck), LB Sean Lee (hamstring) and WR Dez Bryant
(back) are probable.
Chicago - QB Jay Cutler (ankle/groin) is out. WR Brandon Marshall (quadriceps)
The Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears will clash tonight on Monday Night
Football at Soldier Field. Each of these teams trail their divisions by a half
game, making tonight's game crucial for both the 7-5 Cowboys and the 6-6 Bears.
The Cowboys are 8-4 against the spread so far this season through their first
12 games. Meanwhile, the Bears are just 3-8-1 ATS this year. Another trend
worth noting is that Chicago is 0-5 ATS in their last five home games.
Also they are just 1-5 ATS in their last six games versus teams with
The Chicago Bears will be without Jay Cutler and Lance Briggs, making things
somewhat easier for the Dallas Cowboys. However still tough, this is a big game
for Dallas as they will need to keep pace with the Philadelphia Eagles who won
yesterday. Although, it should be noted that The Cowboys have struggles during
December in recent history and they won't be able to afford to do so this year
if they want a spot in the postseason.
SPORTS NETWORK CHOICE: Take Dallas at -1.