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Chicago Bears vs. Dallas Cowboys – Week 8 Betting Preview

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The Dallas Cowboys are heavy betting favorites against the Chicago Bears in Week 8. Dallas is favored by more than one score for the first time in the 2022 season.


Dak Prescott made his first start since the season opener in Week 7, leading Dallas to a 24-6 win over the Detroit Lions. Chicago ended Week 7 by upsetting the New England Patriots on the road and snapping a three-game losing streak. Sunday’s game pits a dominant Cowboys defense against a Bears offense that has struggled to score for much of the season.

Let’s take a look at some key statistics and information about this matchup.

When is Chicago Bears vs. Dallas Cowboys Week 8? 

Date/Time: Oct. 30, 1 p.m. ET 
Arena: AT&T Stadium
How to Watch: FOX
Opening odds: Cowboys -10 | CHI +390, DAL -490 | O/U 43

Week 8 Bears vs. Cowboys Betting Odds 

Here’s the latest point spread and total for Sunday’s game.


Week 8 — Bears vs. Cowboys Stats to Know 

(Use the FTN Bets Prop Shop to find the best odds for player prop bets)

  • Cowboys are 5-1 straight up and ATS in the last six games
  • Bears are 1-3 straight up and ATS in the last four games
  • Cowboys are 2-5 to the over
  • Cowboys haven’t scored more than 25 points in any game this season
  • Bears have scored more than 23 points once this season
  • Bears are first in rushing yards per game (181.0) and last in passing yards per game (126.3)
  • Cowboys are third in opponents’ yards per play (4.7) and second in points per game allowed (14.9)
  • Cowboys have the most sacks (29)
  • Bears are tied for 29th in rushing yards allowed per game (149.7)
  • Dak Prescott is averaging 170.5 passing yards in two games
  • Justin Fields has no more than 190 passing yards and more than 80 rushing yards in two straight games
  • CeeDee Lamb has at least 68 receiving yards in five of the last six games
  • Darnell Mooney is averaging 66.8 receiving yards in the last four games
  • Ezekiel Elliott is averaging 67.6 rushing yards in the last five games
  • Khalil Herbert is averaging 76.2 rushing yards in the last five games
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