More NFL Betting Tips, Player Props for Packers at Bears


Yesterday we looked at four different player props for Thursday night’s NFL Week 1 matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears.

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There, we broke down the NFL player props for Aaron Rodgers, Mitchell Trubisky, Aaron Jones, and David Montgomery.

You didn’t think we’d leave you hanging on receivers, did you? In fact, the next two NFL player props are my favorite NFL betting picks for Packers vs. Bears.

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I encourage you to read all of our NFL betting articles for the Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears game to help you make your selections.

Let’s get to it.

NFL Betting Picks Week 1 — Packers at Bears Player Props

Geronimo Allison Over/Under 3.5 Receptions

Before a freak injury ended Geronimo Allison ‘s 2018 season, Aaron Rodgers had targeted the Green Bay wide receiver 29 times through four games. In three of those games, Allison had five receptions or more, and he had at least 64 yards receiving in all four games.

As Evan Silva astutely points out in his Matchups column (a must-read for anyone playing fantasy football) at Establish The Run, “slated for the Mahomed Sanu role under ex-falcons assistant LaFleur, Allison ran over half of his preseason routes inside.”

With McCarthy gone, Green Bay won’t be passing as much, but Allison can still expect a healthy dose of action. With Equanimeous St. Brown on IR, there’s really no threat to the 25-year-old’s playing time. The Packers could trail by a lot in this game, as they did in Week 1 against the Bears just a year ago. If so, Allison will have even more opportunity to go Over 3.5 receptions. This is my favorite bet of the night, and it’s not even close.

My Pick: Allison Over 3.5 Receptions -102 (use our FanDuel Sportsbook promo code to get these odds)

Allen Robinson Over/Under 4.5 Receptions

Mitchell Trubisky targeted Robinson a ton towards the end of the season in 2018. Robinson had 5-6 receptions in three of his last four games. With TE Trey Burton still questionable for their Week 1 matchup, Robinson could be an even bigger target for Trubisky. I don’t feel as confident about this Over as Allison’s, but it’s good enough to play, especially if Robinson is matched up against Jaire Alexander, who Robinson has a 4-inch/20+ lb physical advantage over.

My Pick: Robinson Over 4.5 Receptions -102 (use our FanDuel Sportsbook promo code to get these odds)

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Additional NFL Week 1 Betting Picks — Player Props

Monkey Knife Fight Over/under — Rodgers Under 270.5 Passing Yards and Trubisky Under 246.5 Passing Yards (2.3x your buy-in)

Monkey Knife Fight – Allen Robinson +26.5 Yards vs. Davante Adams; Robinson Over 60.5 Yards

Allen Robinson +188 more receiving yards than Davante Adams (use our PointsBet promo code to get these odds)

Aaron Rodgers Under 38.5 Pass Attempts -108 (use our FanDuel Sportsbook promo code to get these odds)

First Touchdown — David Montgomery +800 (use our PointsBet promo code to get these odds)

First Touchdown — Geronimo Allison +1900 (use our FanDuel Sportsbook promo code to get these odds)

For a more in-depth betting breakdown, read Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears Odds, Preview, NFL Betting Picks Week 1

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About the Author

  • Matt Schmitto (schmitto)

  • Matt Schmitto is the sports betting editor for RotoGrinders. He grew up in Texas, graduating from Texas Tech University. He has played high stakes DFS since 2013, and enjoys betting on golf, basketball, football and whatever else is put in front of him. Schmitto is an advocate of The Bettor’s Oath.

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