Chicago Bears

Should you fade rookie quarterbacks in their first start?

by John Ewing • October 2, 2017

Rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky will start his first NFL game next Monday against the Minnesota Vikings. Chicago decided to bench Mike Glennon after he turned the ball over four times against Green Bay last Thursday. Trubisky, the second overall pick in the 2017 draft, looked good in preseason games passing for 364 yards, 3 touchdowns […]


Fade the Bears if they are losing at halftime

by John Ewing • September 28, 2017

It’s halftime of Thursday Night Football. Chicago is trailing Green Bay, which side do you bet in the 2nd half? Fade the Bears if they are losing at halftime. The oddsmakers aren’t expecting this game to be close. Green Bay is a 7.5-point favorite at Lambeau Field. Teams favored on Thursday Night Football have treated […]


Cool Temperatures Thursday Could Favor Packers

by John Ewing • September 26, 2017

Cool temperatures are expected Thursday night when the Green Bay Packers host the Chicago Bears. It won’t be frigid by Lambeau Field standards, temperature at kickoff forecasted to be in the low 60s before dropping into the mid-50s later in the evening, but it will be a departure for both teams from recent games. The […]


How to bet the 2017 NFC North

by John Ewing • August 30, 2017

The Bears are rebuilding, the Vikings and Lions will start below average quarterbacks, once again the division belongs to the Green Bay Packers. Here is how to bet the 2017 NFC North. Our projections are based on 10,000 simulations of the 2017 NFL season using team statistics and adjusting for Strength of Schedule. Division Odds […]


2017-18 NFC North Preview

by John Ewing • June 15, 2017

Welcome to Bet Labs 2017 NFL preview series where we will look at all eight of the league’s divisions. As part of the preview, we will highlight each team’s chances of winning their respective division and take a look at their season win total. To create our projections we simulated the 2017 NFL season 10,000 […]


Which team gave up the most to draft their quarterback of the future?

by John Ewing • April 28, 2017

Is Mitch Trubisky, Patrick Mahomes or Deshaun Watson a franchise quarterback? The Bears, Chiefs and Texans hope so but we won’t know for years. What we do know is that each franchise traded significant assets to move up in the draft. Which team gave up the most to draft their quarterback of the future? To […]


2016 NFL Week 8 Review

by John Ewing • November 1, 2016

At the midway point of the NFL season the Patriots are the Super Bowl favorites, the Browns are winless and everyone is sick of ties. Week 8 in the NFL has come and gone, here is a recap of all the betting action. Betting Trends Favorites went 8-5 ATS Home teams went 7-5-1 ATS Overs […]


Trend of the Week: Cowboys vs. Bears

by John Ewing • September 20, 2016

Trend Bet teams in primetime games getting 2 or more points from the opening line. Context Primetime games are the most watched and most bet games. This system takes advantage of that fact when the line moves in favor of a team by at least 2 points. This is a clear indication that the public […]


Top Performing NFL Systems

Top Performing NFL Systems

by John Ewing • August 8, 2016

There are 31 days, 6 hours, 58 minutes and 27 seconds (depending on when you read this) left until kickoff of the first NFL game of the season. That means it is time to review the most profitable NFL betting systems. Here is three of the top performing Pro Systems, plus a current pick for […]


2016 NFC North Preview

2016 NFC North Preview

by John Ewing • July 27, 2016

Welcome to Bet Labs 2016 NFL preview series where we will look at all eight of the league’s divisions. As part of the preview, we will highlight each team’s chances of winning their respective division and take a look at their season win total. To create our projections we simulated the 2016 NFL season 10,000 […]