Cincinnati Bengals vs Green Bay Packers in NFL odds tilt

Green Bay Packers Cincinnati Bengals
1-1 September 22, 2013, 01:00 | Paul Brown Stadium 1-1

 

Coming off their first victories of the season the Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals will each try to make it two wins in a row when they meet at Paul Brown Stadium Sunday afternoon (1 pm ET, Fox).

In the early betting the Pack, coming off its 38-20 rout of the Redskins, was favored by a field goal over the Bengals, who beat the Steelers Monday night 20-10.

Green Bay has dominated as a favorite lately, going 8-1 ATS in nine recent games. They have also dominated the Bengals over the years (5-1 ATS since 1986).

However, the Bengals have been tough as a dog lately, winning outright five times in their last nine games as an underdog.

View Green Bay Packers vs Cincinnati Bengals Odds and Stats.

Packers vs Bengals Line: Green Bay opened as small 3-point road favorites in this game over at SportBet - the total was 49 according to Sportsbook.ag as of Friday.

Power Rankings: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bengals rated this week at No. 4 and the Packers sitting at No. 5. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 28-26 result in favor of the Packers this week.

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The Packers were a 38-20 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Redskins. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (58) made winners of OVER bettors. The Bengals grabbed a Week 2 victory over the Steelers in their last game, winning 20-10 at Paul Brown Stadium.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cincinnati's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 20.5 PPG, against a Packers defense that ranks No. 24 this week at 27 PPG. The Bengals aerial game is averaging 278.5 yards per game, less than the Packers secondary allows through the air, 359 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Packers feature the league's No. 10-rated road run defense, allowing 81 yards per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, ranks No. 9 in rushing offense at home.

A few Packers at Bengals trends to consider:
Green Bay is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Green Bay is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Green Bay's last 6 games
Green Bay is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Green Bay

Next up:
Green Bay at Detroit, Sunday, October 6th
Cincinnati at Cleveland, Sunday, September 29th