Team betting: can the Chicago Bears contend yet in the NFC North?

Right before the 2021 National Football League season, there was a lot of hope in Chicago that the NFC North would be a wide open contest.

But Aaron Rodgers announced that he would be back in the fold for one more shot at a title, and the whole complexion of the race changed. It was not a three-team race at the top, it was now the Green Bay Packers as heavy favorites to win the division, and maybe get back to the NFC title game. For the Minnesota Vikings, the Detroit Lions, and the Chicago Bears, it would be a race for second place, and maybe a shot at a Wild Card.

Chicago Bears

Just because the Bears might not win the NFC North, though, does not mean they are not an attractive wager week in and week out with bettors. There is plenty of excitement in Chicago with the arrival of Justin Fields under center. It might take a year for him to learn the league, but that is what 2021 is: a learning experience.

The NFL is now all about quarterback play, and if Fields can come into the league and play like some of the other highly-touted QBs of late, Bears bettors might have something to smile about over the next few seasons. 

How can I make money betting on the Chicago Bears?

I will be honest here: the Bears have a brutal first half of the season in 2021.

At LA Rams on Sunday night

Cincinnati Bengals home 

At Cleveland Browns

Detroit Lions 

At Las Vegas Raiders

Green Bay Packers 

At Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

San Francisco 49ers

At Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday night 


The second half is a little better, but there is every chance the Bears go 5-12 or 6-11 in 2021 (remember, there are 17 games now). But with the point spread, you could still make some money. You might be able to back the opposing team’s over point total as well.

Good teams, bad teams, mediocre teams: there is always a way to make money.

Where to watch/stream the Chicago Cubs  

There are multiple ways to watch Chicago play every week on TV and/or your mobile device. The first way is on either NBC, ESPN, CBS, or FOX, depending on the week, as well as on Fubo.TV. Check here on this link to see the television schedule for the upcoming season. You can also watch the Bears on the NFL Red Zone and NFL package. 

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