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Bears-Packers Odds: Green Bay Stands As Favorite, Despite Chicago's Home-Field Advantage

At a cursory glance, it would seem as though the Bears would enter Sunday afternoon's NFC Championship Game as the favorite over the Packers. After all, the Bears held a better regular-season record, and they're playing at home in Soldier Field.

Such is not the case, however. About 24 hours before kickoff, Green Bay is the four-point favorite to win. lists the Packers' moneyline at -190, and the Bears' at +165. In case you're unfamiliar with how these numbers work: if you're betting on the Packers, you'd have to put down $190 to win $100. If you're wagering on the Bears, you can win $165 on a $100 bet.

The Bears and Packers last met on Jan. 2nd, the final week of the regular season. It was a decidedly low-scoring affair; the Packers won by a 10-3 score at Lambeau Field as the two defenses brought out the worst in each other's offenses. The Packers are also responsible for slaying NFC's top-seed, the Atlanta Falcons, and in dramatic fashion. Green Bay won 48-31 as quarterback Aaron Rodgers let loose for 366 yards passing and three touchdowns.

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