5 bold Minnesota Vikings predictions for Week 12 vs. the Chicago Bears

The Minnesota Vikings will look to continue their playoff push against the Chicago Bears on Monday night

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1. The Bears will hold the Vikings under 100 rushing yards

The Vikings showed some signs of life in the backfield last week, running for a season-high 175 yards against the Broncos. But even with the emergence of Ty Chandler, Minnesota will have a tough time replicating that number on Monday night.

Chicago’s rushing defense currently ranks first in the league with 3.4 yards per carry allowed this season. They also rank fifth in the league with 19.12 expected points added against the run and tied for sixth with six rushing touchdowns allowed this season.

Josh Dobbs has given the Vikings an added element with his dual-threat ability, but it hasn’t helped the Vikings' struggles in the run game. With Alexander Mattison continuing to make mistakes and Chandler a liability in pass protection, it could be tough sledding and could force the Vikings to rely on the passing game.