According to Bovada, the Cincinnati Bengals carry 28/1 odds to win Super Bowl XLIX and improvement from last week, which had Cincinnati at 33/1. To make the Super Bowl, by winning the AFC Championship game is 14/1, with the New England Patriots (8/5), Denver Broncos (11/5) and Indianapolis Colts (8/1) with better odds. The Kansas City Chiefs have 14/1 odds as well.
Heck, we can't even be certain that the Bengals will win the AFC North, but they do have the best odds.
Cincinnati Bengals - 7/4
Baltimore Ravens - 5/2
Pittsburgh Steelers - 13/5
Cleveland Browns - 9/2
There are some specialty bets this weekend within the division. Will all four teams in the AFC North finish this weekend at four games above .500? The Cleveland Browns play at Buffalo, while the Steelers host the Saints and the Ravens host the Chargers. Cincinnati finishes their three-game road trip in Tampa Bay before hosting Pittsburgh next Sunday. Bovada has 8/1 odds that everyone in the division wins.
As for the Bengals, they are obvious favorites against the Buccaneers this weekend (it ranges from three points to four). Cincinnati is 1-4-1 against the spread during Cincinnati's six-game losing streak to the Buccaneers. In addition to that, the Bengals are 1-5 against the spread as road favorites. Per Bovada this will be the second week in a row the Bengals face a team against whom they had a six-game losing streak. They were 0-6 ATS vs the Texans but won at Houston. This week, they bring an 0-6 SU losing skid vs Tampa Bay.