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(WSCR) – Here are your Over/Unders for Bears vs. Cowboys tonight on Monday Night Football.  Print them out and play along!

Game:

Who stops the run?
Bears have allowed 1231 rush yards over last 6 games (205.1 per)
DeMarco Murray 3 rush TD last week – Cowboys average just 85.1 per game though
O/U for Cowboys Rush Yards:  150.5
Spiegs – Under     Laurence – Over

The Cowboys hardly turn the ball over at all – league’s fewest 13 giveaways
Bears still forcing turnovers, nearly 2 per game as they have 23 on the year
Bears have to force turnovers, 4-13 last 17 games they haven’t forced one
Twice failed to force turnovers this year (Saints, Rams) and lost both games
O/U for Cowboys Turnovers:  0.5
Spiegs – Over    Laurence – Over

Alshon Jeffery been a monster of late
Set Bears single game record for receiving yards for second time this season last week
Can he play in the cold?
Coldest game we found him playing in:  2010 Papa John’s Bowl vs. UCONN
It was 35 degrees, he had 3 receptions for 28 yards
Just 27 yards following the last time he broke the Bears single game record
O/U for Alshon Jeffery Receiving Yards:  75.5
Spiegs – Over    Laurence – Under

Matt Forte needs to be a strong presence
He averages over 23 more yards per game in Bears wins than losses
129.6 in wins, 106.3 in losses
O/U for Matt Forte Total Yards:  115.5
Spiegs – Over     Laurence – Over

Bears struggle versus #1 targets
Dez Bryant about as much of a #1 as you’ll find today
If Cowboys struggle to run does Dez go off?
Bears have allowed big days to different guys all season:
AJ Green 162 yards, Antonio Brown 196, Jimmy Graham 135, Jordan Reid 135
O/U for Dez Bryant Receiving Yards:  70.5
Spiegs – Over     Laurence – Under

BROADCAST:

Ditka getting numbered retired tonight…
How many shots of him do they show before halftime either on sideline or in suite?  3.5
Spiegs – Under     Laurence – Over

At what point in game will Ditka join Tirico/Gruden?  10:00 left in 3rd quarter
Spiegs – Before    Laurence – After

Coldest Games in Chicago or NFL History Graphic:  0.5
Spiegs – Under    Laurence – Over

EIU is still in their playoffs and Tony Romo went there.  How many EIU mentions during broadcast?  1.5
Spiegs – Under     Laurence – Over

Gruden make any movie character references?  Rememer Josey Wales last year?
O/U for Mentions of Movie Characters by Gruden:  0.5
Spiegs – Under    Laurence – Under

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