Week 12 of the NFL season wraps up with an NFC North showdown as the Minnesota Vikings host the Chicago Bears. This should be a very competitive game to close out a great week in the NFL, and we are here to give out our best Monday Night Football touchdown scorer props.
The Vikings can gain significant ground on the Lions for the top spot in the NFC North with a win tonight. Even with Josh Dobbs at quarterback, Minnesota is playing some competitive football and could find its way into the playoffs. Meanwhile, the Bears have Justin Fields back but still sit in the basement of the NFC North, with a 3-8 record that includes losing three of its last four.
If you need help finding a TD scorer prop for tonight, we have you covered. Here, we will give out our favorite NFL touchdown prop bet for each team in this Monday Night Football showdown.
Here are our favorite Bears vs. Vikings MNF anytime touchdown scorer picks.
Anytime Touchdown Scorer Odds
Here, we have included the best available anytime touchdown scorer betting odds for Bears vs. Vikings from some of our favorite sports betting apps.
There is arguably no better quarterback at cashing an anytime touchdown scorer ticket than Justin Fields. In seven games this season, Fields only has one rushing touchdown, but it is pretty clear that he spent the beginning of the season injured, and Fields just returned to action last week in a loss to the Lions.
However, in that game, he had 104 rushing yards on 18 attempts and even broke off a 30-yard run. Despite only having one rushing touchdown so far, he has 341 yards on 65 carries, and Minnesota has allowed three rushing touchdowns to opposing quarterbacks this season.
Chicago ranks toward the bottom of the league in passes per game simply because the offensive line is pretty useless in pass-pro, and Fields nor his injury replacement Tyson Bagent are very good at throwing the ball downfield.
While Minnesota is not very good against the pass, don’t expect Chicago to throw the ball much in this game. Instead, look for Fields to be very active with his legs in this game. The Vikings love to bring the heat, which will force Fields to make quick decisions on his own, and that is where he really thrives.
It may be a struggle at times, but the Bears should be able to move the ball downfield, and when they creep closer to the red zone, Fields will be in a great spot to score a touchdown.
There is no tight end in the NFL more targeted this season than T.J. Hockenson. When Minnesota acquired him from Detroit last season and immediately gave him the biggest contract ever for a tight end, it was pretty clear they greatly valued him.
Even with the injuries to Kirk Cousins and Justin Jefferson, the Vikings have continued throwing the ball and are doing it very effectively this season. They rank ninth in yards per pass (7.0) and fourth in completion percentage (68.8%), and in his three starts with the Vikings, Dobbs has four touchdowns to only one interception on a 65.6% completion percentage.
Dobbs is also throwing for the most yards per attempt of his career (6.7), and his 10.3 yards per completion with Minnesota would rank in the top 25 of the league if expanded for a whole season. Simply put, Dobbs is playing really good football right now, and with a receiving room led by Hockenson, it is easy to see why.
Over his last three games, Hockenson has 34 targets and 22 receptions for 258 yards and a touchdown. He also averages 11.73 yards per reception, which is well over his career average. While Hockenson has not been as effective downfield with the Vikings as with Detroit, it is clear that Dobbs trusts him the most, which is not shocking given that in his short playing time, Dobbs has always looked toward the tight end.
The Bears’ defense has gotten slightly better as the season has progressed, but they still struggle against the pass. They rank 22nd in yards per pass (6.7) and last in sack percentage (3.6%), and they have struggled guarding tight ends, allowing opposing teams to gain 510 yards receiving and four touchdowns this season.
Monday Night Football Anytime Touchdown Parlay Odds
If you are following our Monday Night Football anytime touchdown scorer picks, you can parlay them for a much bigger payout. The odds for each touchdown prop will differ depending on the sportsbook you use. However, with two plus-money player props, you should get an excellent number to bet on, no matter what.
Our MNF touchdown scorer props went 2-0 last week, which, if parlayed, paid out at a +322 price.
At FanDuel, you can parlay Fields (+180) and Hockenson (+150) to score a touchdown tonight, and you will be given +520 odds. This means that a $100 bettor would be up $520 if both players cash a touchdown scorer prop.