Saints open as big favorites over the struggling Bears in Week 9

Coming off their best offensive performance of the season, the New Orleans Saints open as huge favorites over the Chicago Bears. BetMGM Sportsbook favored the Saints by 7.5 points when lines opened on Monday, with a 41-point over/under forecasting a final score in the neighborhood of New Orleans 24, Chicago 17.

This spread likely has more to do with it being a home game against an incomplete Bears squad, rather than an overreaction to the offensive performance against the Colts last week. The Bears are currently 2-6 and without their star quarterback Justin Fields. Tyson Bagent has started the last two games for the Bears and they walked away with a victory in one of their games thanks to a dominant run game performance.

The Saints improved to 4-4 last week and sit tied for first in the NFC South. Can the offense keep it up and walk away with another big victory?

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Story originally appeared on Saints Wire