Sunday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Bears vs. Packers

Sunday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Bears vs. Packers

This article is part of our Showdown/Single Game DFS Breakdown series.

Sunday night's game between Chicago and Green Bay may include the top two teams in the NFC North, but they are anything close in terms of quality, as the 7-3 Packers are 8.0-point home favorites against the 5-5 Bears in a game with a relatively low 44.0-point total on DraftKings Sportsbook. The spread certainly reflects their recent results, as the Bears are on a four-game losing streak, dropping games to the Rams, Saints, Titans and Vikings, while the Packers have won two of their last three, beating the 49ers and Jaguars before losing to the Colts last week. Adding insult to injury, the Bears will be without their starting quarterback, though given his play the spread didn't really change much.

QUARTERBACKS

The quality of quarterback play is pretty stark in this one, as Aaron Rodgers ($11,400 DK, $16,000 FD) remains an elite player at the position while the Bears will be starting Mitchell Trubisky ($9,200 DK, $13,500 FD) in place of the injured Nick Foles (hip). Trubisky began the season as the starter before being benched in Week 3, and the only reason he's getting his job back is because of the injury, not because Foles has thrown for more than 275 yards once this season while passing for one or zero touchdowns in five of eight starts.

Rodgers has accounted for at least three touchdowns in all but two games this season, and he is the most expensive player on FanDuel and second-most on DraftKings. He will surely be

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Andrew M. Laird
Andrew M. Laird, the 2017 and 2018 FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year, is RotoWire's Head of DFS Content and Senior Soccer Editor. He is an eight-time FSWA award finalist, including twice for Football Writer of the Year.
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