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Bengals vs. Jets odds, betting trends, expert picks and predictions

How highly are the Bengals favored against the Jets?

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The Cincinnati Bengals are going on the road to face the New York Jets.

The Jets may not quite be the same caliber of opponent as the Baltimore Ravens were last week, but can this young Bengals team keep their focus after a statement win?

We’ll take a look at how the oddsmakers and experts feel about this matchup.

Odds

The Bengals are currently 11-point favorites against the Jets, according to DraftKings Sportsbook. This may be the biggest spread that Cincinnati has had on the road in quite some time. It obviously helps that New York hasn’t done so well this season, and they will be without first-round pick Zach Wilson at quarterback. It still wasn’t uncommon to see these teams around the same area in power rankings at the beginning of the season.

The over/under is also set at 42.5 points. There is always a chance of a slow start hampering the Bengals, and their defense should be able to hold the Jets to a low score. This still just seems a tad bit low at the end of the day.

Betting trends

  • The total has gone under in five of Cincinnati’s last six games.
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 straight up in their last five games.
  • Cincinnati is 4-9 straight up in their last 13 games against New York.
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games on the road.
  • Cincinnati is 1-9 straight up in their last 10 games when playing on the road against New York.
  • The total has gone under in four of Cincinnati’s last five games this season.
  • Cincinnati is 5-1 straight up in their last six games against an opponent in the AFC.
  • The total has gone under in six of Cincinnati’s last eight games against an opponent in the AFC East.
  • New York is 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games.
  • New York is 1-6 straight up in their last seven games.
  • The total has gone over in six of New York’s last nine games against Cincinnati.
  • New York is 2-8 straight up in their last 10 games at home.
  • New York is 9-1 straight up in their last 10 games when playing at home against Cincinnati.
  • New York is 1-5 against the spread in their last six games this season.
  • New York is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games against an opponent in the AFC.
  • The total has gone under in six of New York’s last seven games against an opponent in the AFC North.
  • The total has gone over in six of New York’s last eight games played in week 8.

Expert picks and predictions

  • All 10 of ESPN’s experts are taking the Bengals
  • CBS Sports has all eight of their experts going with Cincinnati
  • None of the Athletic NFL team are taking the Jets
  • Odds Shark is predicting a 30-14 victory for the Bengals
  • NFL Pick Watch, which takes into account picks from across the web, has Cincinnati receiving 99 percent of the votes

It is clear that the Bengals made quite the statement, which has the national media listening. Sure, it is a game against the Jets, but there was a time earlier in this season where this would have been viewed as a closer matchup instead of an obvious mismatch.

A common theme from this post over the past few years is Cincinnati having to prove they deserve to be thought of more highly. It appears they have finally done that.