Another week, another hard-fought loss for the Cincinnati Bengals who fall 23 – 17 to the Baltimore Ravens and are still winless on the season. The Bengals did however cover in this one as 10.5 road underdogs to even their ATS record to 3-3. After spotting the Bengals seven points on an opening kickoff return for a touchdown from Brandon Wilson, the Ravens would then score 17 unanswered and take a 17-10 lead into halftime.
The only touchdown of the second half was a 2-yard run by Andy Dalton with 1:28 left to pull within five and pull off the back door cover. The Over/Under for the game was set at 48 and after the 28-point first quarter it looked like the over was a lock. However, the two teams combined for just 12 points the rest of the game and total fell comfortably under the 48 benchmark
Cincinnati Bengals Odds and Bengals Prop Bets for the Season
There is an interesting and yet ominous prop bet involving the Bengals; “will they end up with the first pick in next years draft?” The Miami Dolphins, of course, are the odds on favorite for the “honor” at -230, but right behind them and second on the board are the Cincinnati Bengals at +225.
Although winless thus far, as I stated earlier, the Bengals are not anywhere near the worst team in the league. The morale on this team has not fallen off the cliff yet and I’m certain some wins are around the corner. A couple wins yes, but not enough to find themselves in any type of contention for the division. The Bengals currently sit at +12500 to win the AFC North behind the Browns and Steelers at +350 and the Ravens who are currently the favorite at -195. One quick note on Andy Dalton; he currently sits 10th in the league in passing yards with 1,647 is now +5000 to lead the league in passing yards this season. For some reason I don’t think there have been very many tickets written up for that wager.
This is Not a Warning… The Bengals Can Win in Week 7! Week 7 Bengals Odds and Bengals Preview
Let’s take look to this Sunday as the Jacksonville Jaguars come to Paul Brown Stadium as 3.5 point road favorites. Jacksonville is coming off 13 – 6 home loss to the Saints and will be looking to get right offensively after being totally shut down last week. The public is heavily backing the Jags in this one to tune of nearly 82% of wagers being on Jacksonville. Now that’s a big number and the line movement has reflected that opening at 3 and quickly going to 3.5.
Like last week I like the Bengals as a real live dog in this one also. The Over/Under for the game has been set at 44 as both teams struggled to score last week. The loss of Dre Kirkpatrick for the Bengals along with other injuries in the secondary might be the story of the game in this one. Jacksonville shouldn’t have too hard a time moving the ball and for that matter neither should Cincinnati. These Jaguars are far from the defensive juggernaut they were in 2017. Let’s look for some points to be scored and possibly win number one on the season for the Bengals and the first in the career of Head Coach Zac Taylor.