I’m pretty sure no one outside of the Windy City thought the Chicago Bears would have a better record than the San Francisco 49ers after seven weeks. But, that’s just the weirdness of 2021 for you. San Francisco (currently 2-4) was just humiliated on national TV Sunday night, as the Indianapolis Colts dropped the team 30-18. The Chicago Bears haven’t exactly had a much easier season, with a recent 38-3 blowout loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers bringing the team to 3-4. The 49ers head to Soldier Field to take on the Bears this Halloween, so let’s check out the player props that are worth putting a sprinkle on.
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Justin Fields Under 188.5 Passing Yards
For all the hype surrounding this rookie quarterback class, no one but New England Patriots QB Mac Joes has been performing at a consistent level. Justin Fields had plenty of hype as a potential savior for the Chicago Bears, but there haven’t been many positives so far for the young passer. Whether it’s coaching or simple rookie jitters, Fields hasn’t been able to air it out, with only one game over 200 yards so far. The former Ohio State QB is averaging 149.2 yards through the air as a starter, which sounds more like a Derrick Henry rushing average than a modern NFL QB’s passing numbers. Until things turn around, take the under on Justin Fields passing props.
Justin Fields Over 0.5 Interceptions
And speaking of which, Fields has also been turning the ball over. I know it seems like I’m being harsh on the rookie, but the world of sports betting can be cold. Fields is coming off of arguably his worst game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in which he tossed three interceptions. He’s averaging an interception a game as a starter, and I’m not seeing that changing this week. Now, the only risk I see in this prop is the fact that San Francisco only has one interception on the year. I’m not buying into it. Take Fields to toss a pick at -135 odds on DraftKings.
Elijah Mitchell Over 69.5 Rushing Yards
When Elijah Mitchell is on, opposing defenses should watch out. The 49ers running back had 104 yards and a touchdown against the Detroit Lions to start the season, along with another 107-yard game where he found the end zone against the Colts last week. Starting QB Jimmy Garoppolo has been struggling this season, and rookie Try Lance has been dealing with injuries. San Francisco should be committing to the run this Sunday, especially with Bears linebacker Khalil Mack out with an injury.
Allen Robinson II Under 40.5 Receiving Yards
In case you couldn’t tell, I’m a little cold on Justin Fields this Sunday. He’s going to need to air it out at some point against San Francisco, but I think he’ll lean more on WR Darnell Mooney than Allen Robinson II. Robinson II is still a talented receiver, and will likely see his numbers improve after he leaves Chicago. However, as long as he’s averaging 35.7 yards per game, I simply can’t put my money on him.