Bengals vs Jaguars Week 4 Betting
Cincinnati Bengals vs Jacksonville Jaguars Odds
Coming home with an upset win over the Indianapolis Colts last Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars host the Cincinnati Bengals this Sunday at EverBank Field with a good history against this team at home.
The Jags are 7-1 SU and 5-2-1 ATS in their last eight home games against the Bengals. Cincinnati is just 3-9 SU in its last 12 games against Jacksonville, but has won its last two games against the Jaguars.
The Bengals had moved to 2-point road favorite status at Sportsbook.ag by mid-week. Of note, the Bengals have played 7 of 8 September road games OVER the total, while the Jags have trended UNDER at home in September.
The Jaguars were listed as 1-point underdogs at Bovada and other online sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 43.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The game pits the Jaguars, currently No. 28 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Bengals, who rate No. 24 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 22-20 victory for the Jaguars.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Jacksonville's No. 29-ranked offense (17.3 PPG) against a Bengals defense that ranks No. 30 at 34 PPG. The Jaguars passing attack has averaged 147.3 yards per game, less than the Bengals give up through the air (261.7 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Bengals feature the league's No. 30-rated road run defense, allowing 167.5 yards per game. Jacksonville, meanwhile, ranks No. 29 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Cincinnati was a 38-31 winner on the road against the Redskins. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (69) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Andy Dalton dusted the Redskins secondary for 3 TDs last time out as the Bengals defeated Washington 38-31 at FedExField.
Jacksonville was a 22-17 winner in its last match on the road against the Colts. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 39 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Maurice Jones-Drew went over the 100-yard mark (177) in his team's latest effort as Jacksonville defeated Indianapolis by a score of 22-17 on Sunday.
Cincinnati Bengals Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 8-2
Jacksonville Jaguars Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 2-8
A few Bengals at Jaguars trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 11 games on the road
Cincinnati is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Jacksonville
Cincinnati is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Jacksonville is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Jacksonville is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Jacksonville's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Jacksonville's last 19 games
Cincinnati home to Miami, Sunday, October 7
Jacksonville home to Chicago, Sunday, October 7