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Bengals Horrible As Home Favorites

This is a spot where the Cincinnati Bengals almost never cover the spread - at home as a favorite.
The past 14 games when they were favored at home, they covered the spread just twice (2-14 ATS). The home team has won all four meetings between these teams dating from 1996 and the host Bengals opened as favorites here in Week 3 against the San Francisco 49ers.
Historically, the Bengals always lose to the 49ers going 2-9 SU in 11 meetings since 1980. But in the past 7 contests, the Bengals are 5-1-1 ATS. Both teams are 1-1 and both teams have played 2 OVERs so far.

View San Francisco vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Bengals in this one will find them as 1-point favorites , while the total sat at 40. [ Play for $1,000 per contest by picking NFL winners - simple to sign up for free, simple to play - sponsored by Bovada

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bengals sit at No. 5 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the 49ers are at No. 16 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the 49ers will win this game 30-28.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cincinnati's No. 13-ranked offense (24.5 PPG) against a 49ers defense that ranks No. 12 at 22 PPG. The Bengals passing attack has averaged 232.5 yards per game, less than the 49ers give up through the air (291 YPG on average).

In their last action, San Francisco was a 27-24 loser at home against the Cowboys. They earned a push of the 3–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (51) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Alex Smith passed for 2 touchdowns in his team's last game, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Cowboys, who won 27-24 on Sunday.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 24-22 loser on the road against the Broncos. They covered the 3–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (46) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In Cincinnati's last outing, Andy Dalton threw for 332 yards in a losing cause against the Broncos, 24-22 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

San Francisco 49ers Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 2-8

Cincinnati Bengals Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 2-8

 

A few 49ers at Bengals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games
San Francisco is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Cincinnati
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
San Francisco is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
Cincinnati is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing San Francisco
Cincinnati is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco

Next up:
San Francisco at Philadelphia, Sunday, October 2
Cincinnati home to Buffalo, Sunday, October 2