Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears: 8/14/21 NFL Picks and Prediction

Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears: 8/14/21 NFL Picks and Prediction Photo by Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Bears (0-0) vs Miami Dolphins (0-0)

Game Info: Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm (Soldier Field)

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The Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears face off Saturday in a preseason NFL showdown at Soldier Field. All eyes are going to be on the young quarterbacks in this game. 

There is one clear storyline heading into this game for the Chicago Bears, Justin Fields' debut. All talk about Fields heading into this game is about how good he has looked in camp, but this will be a whole new test for him. The Bears have quite the competition heading into this game with Fields, Andy Dalton, and Nick Foles all competing for the starting job. Foles is probably a long shot to win the game, but Dalton and Fields starting Week 1 wouldn't be a shock. On defense, it’s going to be a chance for a lot of the young players to get playing time with guys like Eddie Goldman, Eddie Jackson, and Desmond Trufant dealing with injuries. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Miami Dolphins who have Tua Tagovailoa under center, but they have much higher expectations after he did have some struggles during the 2020 season. The Dolphins also have Jacoby Brissett as the backup quarterback, and he should play in this game. The Dolphins also have Reid Sinnett at quarterback who will be playing for his spot on this team or someone else's team. The Dolphins also brought in Jaylen Waddle through the draft, and he and Tagovailoa could be special together. Jaelan Phillips was selected with the 18th overall pick, but he is dealing with injuries and it’s unclear if he will be able to go in this game. 

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The Dolphins are 12-3 against the spread in their last 15 games played on grass. The Bears are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games played on grass. The Dolphins are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games against the Bears. The underdog is 4-0 against the spread in the last four meetings played between the two teams. 

I think both teams are going to find offensive success in this game with both quarterbacks playing well. With good quarterback play, there is going to be plenty of scoring and the over will cash. 

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