New England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears Free Pick Prediction NFL Pro Football Odds Preview 8-18-2016

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The Chicago Bears are headed to the road in week two of the preseason to meet the New England Patriots in an NFL pro football game on Thursday.

Start Time: 8PM ET

Location: New England

TV: NFL Network Delayed Coverage

NFL Point Spread Odds: New England -4 points

Money Line: New England -200 odds and Chicago +170 odds

Over Under Total: 40 ½ points

Notes: Chicago is 0-1 in the preseason with the 22-0 home defeat to the Denver Broncos at a pick. The total finished at under 35 ½ points. The Bears got outgained by 214 yards. The team fell behind 20-0 at the half and gained just 194 offensive yards. Brian Hoyer hit on 7 of 10 passes in a backup role for 81 yards and a pick. Defensively the Bears gave up 351 offensive yards with 261 through the air.

New England is 1-0 with the 34-22 home victory to the New Orleans Saints as a -3 point wagering favorite. The total went over 38 points. The Patriots were up 17-16 at the half. Jimmy Garoppolo hit on 11 of 18 passes for 168 yards. Tyler Gaffney led the team on the ground with 64 yards on 9 carries and a touchdown. New England had a +4 turnover margin and allowed 369 yards to the Saints offense with 291 passing yards.