Chicago Bears odds, season predictions and best NFL futures bets Guide 2023

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Welcome to The Bet Club NFL Chicago Bears betting guide for 2023.

In the world of NFL divisions, the NFC North isn’t set to steal the spotlight this season. The Packers have bid farewell to Aaron Rodgers, the Vikings are missing key players like Dalvin Cook and Adam Thielen, and the Lions find themselves firmly in the middle of the pack. But when it comes to the Bears, Justin Fields is entering his third year, poised for a potential meteoric rise. A sense of hope permeates the Windy City, yet the burning question remains: Can Fields orchestrate a symphony of success?

Now, let’s delve into the intriguing realm of odds and wagers surrounding the Chicago Bears in the year 2023.

Chicago Bears breakdown

2022 record: 3-14

2022 ATS record: 5-11-1

2022 O/U record: 10-7

Key players in: D.J. Moore (WR), D’Onta Foreman (RB), Robert Tonyan (TE), Tremaine Edmunds (LB), P.J. Walker (QB), Travis Homer (RB)

Key players out: Trevor Siemian (QB), David Montgomery (RB), N’Keal Harry (WR), Byron Pringle (WR)

2023 NFL Draft class: Darnell Wright (OT), Gervon Dexter (DL), Tyrique Stevenson (CB),  Zacch Pickens (DT), Roschon Johnson (RB), Tyler Scott (WR), Noah Sewell (LB), Terell Smith (CB), Travis Bell (DT), Kendall Williamson (S)

Chicago Bears 2023 NFL season odds

Odds provided by DraftKings Sportsbook.

Chicago Bears Super Bowl odds

The Bears are +5000 to win Super Bowl LVIII. That’s the same odds as the Steelers, so oddsmakers expect a big improvement from the Bears.

Chicago Bears NFC Championship odds

Chicago is +3000 to win the NFC, which puts them tied with the Packers for the 6th-worst odds.

Chicago Bears NFC North odds

At +400, the Bears are tied with the Packers for the worst odds to win the division which isn’t too surprising with the Vikings and Lions expected to be good.

Chicago Bears win total odds 

The Bears’ win quota is 7.5 games, with the over priced as a -130 favorite and the under coming in with +110 odds. They are +500 to finish with exactly 7 victories.

Chicago Bears 2023 schedule

Week 1: vs Green Bay Packers

Week 2: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 3: at Kansas City Chiefs

Week 4: vs Denver Broncos

Week 5: at Washington Commanders

Week 6: vs Minnesota Vikings

Week 7: vs Las Vegas Raiders

Week 8: at Los Angeles Chargers

Week 9: at New Orleans Saints

Week 10: vs Carolina Panthers

Week 11: at Detroit Lions

Week 12: at Minnesota Vikings

Week 13: BYE

Week 14: vs Detroit Lions

Week 15: at Cleveland Browns

Week 16: vs Arizona Cardinals

Week 17: vs Atlanta Falcons

Week 18: at Green Bay Packers

Chicago Bears 2022 season recap

The 2022 season undoubtedly left a bitter taste in the mouths of Bears fans. However, it didn’t start on such a somber note. Chicago kicked off the season with a thrilling Week 1 victory over the 49ers, following it up with another win in Week 3 against the Texans. Heading into their Week 4 clash with the Giants, the Bears were flying high at 2-1, and the city was abuzz with excitement. Yet, as quickly as the good times began, they abruptly halted. Chicago endured a grueling stretch, managing just one victory in the next 14 weeks. When the dust settled, the Bears had concluded the season with a disheartening 3-14 record, earning them the coveted first overall pick in the NFL Draft.

In a strategic move, the Bears opted to trade that valuable top pick to Carolina, aiming to bolster their arsenal by acquiring D.J. Moore. Reflecting on the trials of the previous season, it appears challenging to fathom how the Bears could experience a downturn in performance in 2023.

Chicago Bears 2023 NFL season predictions

The silver lining of Chicago’s 2022 season is that there’s nowhere to go but up. The Bears have embarked on a journey to better support Justin Fields, starting by adding D.J. Moore to their receiving corps and allowing underperforming receivers N’Keal Harry and Byron Pringle to depart in free agency. Additionally, the defense has been fortified with the acquisition of Tremaine Edmunds, a standout from the Bills’ defensive unit last season. However, the absence of workhorse David Montgomery in the backfield leaves a significant question mark over the dynamics of the Bears’ offense.

With anticipation building for the upcoming season, here are a couple of my predictions related to the Chicago Bears:

Best bet: Chicago Bears Over 7.5 wins (-130)

It’s great to hear that you’re buying into the Justin Fields hype for the upcoming season. Fields, the former standout from Ohio State, is entering his crucial third year and seems poised for a breakout. The improved offensive weapons around him, especially the addition of D.J. Moore, could indeed elevate his performance. With David Montgomery’s departure, Fields may have more opportunities to showcase his running ability, adding another dimension to the offense.

Your optimism regarding Fields taking a significant step forward in 2023 is shared by many Bears fans. The success of the team could hinge on how well the defense performs, but if they can hold their own, reaching at least 8 wins seems like a reasonable expectation. Here’s hoping for an exciting and successful season for the Chicago Bears and their fans!

Chicago Bears season record prediction: 8-9

It’s clear that the Chicago Bears have a more favorable schedule lined up for the 2023 season, especially after their challenging 2022 campaign. Ranking sixth in terms of ease of schedule is a promising sign for the team, and it’s notably the easiest strength of schedule in the NFC North.

Highlighting the tougher matchups against the Chiefs, Raiders, and Chargers in Weeks 3, 7, and 8, respectively, is a prudent approach to gauging the season’s challenges. With the rest of the schedule appearing relatively manageable, it’s reasonable to expect the Bears to secure a range of 6 to 9 wins depending on how they navigate these games.

Your optimism regarding the Bears’ prospects is certainly valid, and leaning towards the over on their win total seems like an optimistic yet plausible prediction given the improved circumstances and the potential growth of key players like Justin Fields. Bears fans will undoubtedly be eager to see how the season unfolds.

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