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Week 15: Over/Unders

Clay Matthews and Jay Cutler

Clay Matthews and Jay Cutler (Photo Credit: Getty Images, By: Jonathan Daniel)

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(WSCR) Here are this week’s Over/Unders from The McNeil and Spiegel Show.

Clay Matthews, Jr. Sacks vs. Jay Cutler Interceptions
The Claymaker had 3.5 sacks in first contest this year
Cutler has struggled vs. GB historically
4 INT in first meeting this year, 15 INT in 7 reg season games vs. Packers
Matthews Sacks vs. Cutler INT’s:  Matthews -0.5
MAC – MATHEWS -0.5             MATT – CUTLER +0.5

When Does Campbell Get In Game?
Mac – YES  SPIEGS – NO

Bears Drops
Was one of the main stories of last week…Hester, Jeffery, Davis…even Marshall had a big one
Think back to the big one from Earl Bennett vs. Seattle…there have been tons this year
Seems like whatever can go wrong, has though recently for Bears vs Green Bay as well
O/U for Bears Drops:  2.5
MAC – OVER         SPIEGS – OVER

Packers Turnovers:
Bears have forced 35 this year – 2.6 per contest
1 in loss at Minnesota, 1 in loss vs. Seattle, 0 in loss at San Francisco, 2 in loss vs. Houston, 2 in loss at GB
6 forced turnovers total in 5 losses.  — 1.2 per contest
29 forced turnovers in 8 wins — 3.6 per contest.
Will Bears force enough turnovers to help offense and win game?
O/U for Packers Turnovers on Sunday:  2.5
MAC – UNDER                SPIEGS – UNDER

Packers Rush Yards (By Running Backs):
108 vs. Lions last week (Rodgers had 32 more)
152 vs. Vikings 2 weeks ago (Rodgers added 15 more)
94 at New York Giants 3 weeks ago (Rodgers added 22 more)
92 at Lions 4 weeks ago (Rodgers added 3 more)
Running Backs averaging 111.5 per game over last 4 games for Green Bay
O/U for Packers Rushing Yards By Running Backs:  100.5
MAC – OVER         SPIEGS – UNDER

Hits on Aaron Rodgers:
Hit 5 times last week vs. Lions
Hit 3 times vs. Vikings 2 weeks ago
Hit 7 times at Giants 3 weeks ago
Hit 5 times at Detroit 4 weeks ago
O/U for Hits on Aaron Rodgers:  4.5
MAC – UNDER      SPIEGS – OVER

BROADCAST MENTIONS:
Bears/Packers are the oldest rivals…a few things broadcast teams love to show/mention…
Will we see the Illinois/Wisconsin Map?
Seems like they always say how cities are about 200 miles apart and then have map on screen to show where the cities are…will we see that?
O/U for Map Showing Chicago and Green Bay:  0.5
MAC – UNDER      SPIEGS – OVER

References to 2010 NFC Championship:
Many characters the same – Cutler, Rodgers, Urlacher, Briggs, Peppers, Jennings…list goes on
With Cutler battling MCL injury, they’ll almost defintley reference his 2010 NFC CHAMP game injury
Will they reference it at other times, though?
O/U for Mentions of 2010 NFC Title Game:  1.5
MAC – OVER         SPIEGS – OVER

Shots of the Brat Shop:  0.5  (Connor McKnight do a hit from it??)

Shots of Couples:  1.5  — Chick in a Cutler Jersey, Guy in a Cheesehead or ViceVersa?  Always.  Always.
How many times will they show it?
MAC – OVER        SPIEGS – OVER

References to:

Ray Nitzchke – 0.5
MAC – OVER        MAC – OVER

Dick Butkus – 0.5
MAC – OVER        MAC – OVER

Charles Martin Hit on McMahon – 0.5
MAC AND SPIEGS BOTH GO UNDER

References to Ghost of Walter Payton blocking FG – 0.5
BOTH GO UNDER

Brett Favre in Packers Uniform, bending over the Bears – 0.5
MAC – Under        Mac – Over

Brett Favre in Crocs – 0.5
Mac – Under         Spiegs – Under