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Bengals at Ravens odds, betting trends, expert picks and predictions

Cincinnati will have to beat the odds to take the AFC North crown away from Baltimore.

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Being road underdogs inside their own division is nothing new for the Zac Taylor Cincinnati Bengals. That’s what they’ll be this weekend when they face the Baltimore Ravens off the coast of the Patapsco River. This is a chance for confident Bengals fans to make some coin.

Odds

The Bengals are touchdown underdogs in this one. DraftKings sportsbook has the spread at +6.5, meaning the Ravens have to win by seven points to cover. It’s the fifth time this season the Bengals are underdogs, and this is the biggest spread Vegas has put against them.

As far as total points go, the over/under is set at 46. Only four of the 12 weekend games have a lower point total threshold. The Bengals’ moneyline of +215 implies a win probability of 31%.

Odds/lines subject to change. T&Cs apply. See draftkings.com/sportsbook for details.

Betting Trends

  • The total has gone under in five of Cincinnati’s last five games.
  • Cincinnati is 6-3 straight up in their last nine games.
  • Cincinnati is 0-5 straight up in their last five games against Baltimore.
  • The total has gone under in five of Cincinnati’s last six games on the road.
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 straight up in their last five games when playing on the road against Baltimore.
  • The total has gone under in five of Cincinnati’s last six games this season.
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 straight up in their last five games against an opponent in the American Football Conference conference.
  • Cincinnati is 4-2 against the spread in their last six games played in October.
  • Baltimore is 10-4 against the spread in their last 14 games.
  • The total has gone under in seven of Baltimore’s last 10 games.
  • Baltimore is 5-0 straight up in their last five games.
  • Baltimore is 6-0 straight up in their last six games at home.
  • Baltimore is 4-1 straight up in their last five games when playing at home against Cincinnati.
  • Baltimore is 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference conference.
  • Baltimore is 8-1 against the spread in their last nine games against an opponent in the American Football Conference North division.
  • The total has gone under in 5 of Baltimore’s last seven games played in Week 7.
  • The total has gone under in 6 of Baltimore’s last seven games played on a Sunday.

Expert Picks and Predictions

  • Only one member of ESPN’s expert panel picked the Bengals to win straight up this week.
  • The CBS Sports experts were also nearly unanimous with picking against the Bengals, but most think they’re going to cover the spread.
  • Most of the Athletic NFL team are going with the Ravens as well.
  • Odds Shark has the Ravens winning 29-19.
  • NFL Pick Watch shows a consensus 93% of experts going with the Ravens.

It goes without saying that Vegas and the experts are betting against the Bengals this week. While they’ve shown major improvements on both sides of the ball, the Ravens are rolling right now with not signs of slowing down. They’ve owned this rivalry of late, and the status quo between them will not change until the Bengals prove otherwise.

Are you confident enough to put your money on Cincinnati Sunday? Let us know in the comments!