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Thursday Night Football Predictions & Best Bets Week 6

Written by: Richard Janvrin
Updated October 14, 2022
12 min read
Wsn Tnf Best Bets Week 6

Well, it seems as though we’re headed for yet another doozy of a Thursday Night Football matchup.

Last week it was the Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts. They had a final of 12-9 after overtime, and this week we have the 1-4 Washington Commanders taking on the 2-3 Chicago Bears.

However, the highlight here and the main storyline is the return of Commanders running back Brian Robinson, who was shot just before the start of the season.

Chicago Bears vs. Washington Commanders Best Bets

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It’s not too often we get a pick them in the NFL, but we do here, and we’re taking the road team.

The Chicago Bears are atrocious on defense, allowing the second-most rushing yards per game to opponents at 170 yards. They only surrender 197.2 passing yards per game and allow 2.4 touchdowns per game.

The Commanders allow slightly more at 2.8, but they have a passing attack that should be able to thwart this Bears defense along with a running game; while not perfect, it has talented enough players to get the job done against the Bears.

The Bears have the better record, but their only two wins came against the Houston Texans at home. The other was in Week 1 against the San Francisco 49ers in a game with atrocious weather.

The Commanders aren’t a good football team, but quarterback Carson Wentz isn’t afraid to throw the ball. The Bears will have trouble stopping it, especially against three weapons in wide receivers Terry McLaurin, Curtis Samuel, and Dyami Brown (assuming Jahan Dotson misses this one).

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Over 38.5 (-110) at FanDuel

Both of these defenses are atrocious. While the Bears passing attack is non-existent, they have an excellent ground game with quarterback Justin Fields and running back Khalil Herbert.

Certainly, with a 38.5-point total, there’s a strong chance that these teams are so bad that even bad defenses can’t help them. Still, with the number of weapons the Commanders have mixed with their bad defense that could allow some points to the Bears at home, Wentz and company will throw the ball to get back into games if they need to.

The Bears beat the Texans earlier this year, 23-20, and that’s exactly the score this game could have.

Neither team is good enough to hang 30, but both should get inside the 20-point mark, sending this total over.

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After graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in Journalism, Richard Janvrin has been covering iGaming and sports betting since December 2018. Richard has covered betting at Bleacher Report, Gambling.com, The Game Day, Forbes, and more.

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