Predict the Score: Chicago vs. Minnesota

The Bears try to stop their losing streak against the Vikings. Can you guess the score? Closest prediction to the outcome wins a Patch tote bag!

Well that was ugly. The Bears' Monday Night Football shellacking at the hands of the 49ers could make Chicago fans worry about the rest of the season.

Predicting what could happen is useless, because from week to week, anything can happen. Having said that, Patch is getting in on the action.

Predict the score prior to Sunday's Bears game against the Minnesota Vikings. The reader who correctly guesses the score, or comes closest to guessing the score, will get a Patch tote bag. At the end of the season, we'll have a random drawing among the weekly winners for a larger prize.

Congratulations to Kasey I., of Orland Park, who predicted the 49ers would beat the Bears 31-10 last week (the actual score was 32-7).


• If you’re a Patch reader, simply comment on the bottom of this article with your name and what you think the final score of the next Bears game will be. (Example: Benny Bears Fan, Bears 102, Vikings 0.)

• All entries need to be received by the start of the game. Because the Bears' game is at noon Sunday (CST), we'll need all entries by then.

• To determine the winner, we will take the difference between actual points scored and predicted score for each team, and add them up for everyone who posted in the comments section. The person whose combined total is closest to zero wins. And it doesn't matter if the points you give are higher or lower than actual points scored, we're just looking for the person who has the lowest differential.

• If two or more people tie for being the closest to the actual total of points scored, a random drawing will be held to determine the winner.

• Only one entry allowed per person. All participants must be 18 years or older. You can read our official giveaway guidelines here.

So, please, comment away. And tell your friends!

JIM KENNY November 23, 2012 at 03:57 PM
Sox Fan, Da Bears 23, Vikings 6
kc mckenna schlee November 23, 2012 at 04:38 PM
Bears 24 - Vikings 28
Failed Moosia November 23, 2012 at 05:14 PM
;( Vickings 32 Bears 22
Mike Fangman November 23, 2012 at 05:50 PM
Bears 14 Vikings 10
Matt November 23, 2012 at 08:40 PM
Without Cutler, definite Bears loss maybe Bears 17 Vikings 34 With Cutler, Bears win Bears 37 Vikings 27
Matt November 23, 2012 at 08:43 PM
By the way, anyone know why the Vikings current odds are higher than the Bears? Bears 1.44 vs Vikings 2.85, meaning Bears are the team expected to win. Strange. But not that I'd ever encourage gambling, but if you really believe the Vikings are the better team for the game, go ahead!
scott trodden November 24, 2012 at 12:20 AM
bears 17 vikings 9
Lynn C November 24, 2012 at 01:50 AM
Bears 20, Vikings 17
Joel November 24, 2012 at 02:53 AM
bears 30 vikings 20
Kathy November 24, 2012 at 04:57 AM
Bears 20 vikings 10
HBIC n Da Hts!! November 24, 2012 at 05:37 AM
BEARS...enuff said...
BUTCH November 24, 2012 at 01:08 PM
Ponder Vikes-33 JASON BEARS-9
Kasey I. November 24, 2012 at 01:46 PM
Hard one to predict this week...really don't have a good feel, but I think the Bears will bounce back and win this game, but Peterson will get his yards. with a lot of trepidation...I say bears 24 vikings 21
Pat Sund November 24, 2012 at 02:29 PM
Bears 27,,,Vikings 14
Ed November 24, 2012 at 04:48 PM
I don't see the Bears winning this one. Whoever the Bears quarterback is will get too much pressure from Allen and the Bears defense isn't too good against the run so Peterson will have a big day. Vikings 27, Bears 13
Kimberly November 24, 2012 at 09:20 PM
Kimberly Bears 24- Vikings 14
LINDA HENRY November 24, 2012 at 09:43 PM
Bears 17 Vikings 14
Mr. Winters November 24, 2012 at 09:51 PM
Bears 0 Vikings 21
Bob Warja November 24, 2012 at 11:10 PM
Bob Bears 17, Vikings 10
JO November 25, 2012 at 02:27 AM
Bears 24- Vikings 21
Franklin November 25, 2012 at 04:44 AM
Bears 25 - Vikings 11
Tom Lewis November 25, 2012 at 09:35 AM
Vikings-24; Bears-10
BlackHawks Fan November 25, 2012 at 01:11 PM
Bears 26 Vikings 20
bob skoczen November 25, 2012 at 01:27 PM
Vikings 23 bears 17
Denise Du Vernay November 25, 2012 at 03:22 PM
Vikings 27, Bears 21
rosanne November 25, 2012 at 06:44 PM
Bears 30 vikings 28
Harry Callahan November 25, 2012 at 10:44 PM
Vikings----10 Bears 28
bob skoczen November 25, 2012 at 11:33 PM
Good guess Harry after the game is over!
Mike Fangman November 25, 2012 at 11:36 PM
Franklin wins.
Michael Sewall (Editor) November 26, 2012 at 11:04 PM
Congrats, Franklin! You're this week's winner. I'll be emailing you shortly.


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