Steelers own trends vs Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 8-2 SU and ATS in their last 10 games against the Cincinnati Bengals and will look to continue their dominance over their division rival this Sunday at home at Heinz Field.

Pittsburgh is 16-4 SU and 12-7-1 ATS in its last 20 games at home, but has lost two straight at home.

They face a Bengals team that struggles ATS in the division, with a 0-7-2 ATS mark in 9 recent games against AFC North foes.

Cincinnati is 5-1 SU and ATS in its last six games overall. The total has gone UNDER in five of Cincinnati's last six games and in eight of Pittsburgh's last nine home games.

View Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Bengals were listed as 4-point underdogs at sportsbooks such as TopBet, with the total listed at 44. Watch for line moves at Sportsbook.ag this week.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 9-rated Bengals taking on the No. 7-rated Steelers in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 27-23 win for the Bengals on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh's No. 20-ranked offense (21.6 PPG) against a Bengals defense that ranks No. 10 at 20.9 PPG. The Steelers passing attack has averaged 248.6 yards per game, more than the Bengals give up through the air (219.4 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bengals feature the league's No. 10-rated road run defense, allowing 100.6 yards per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, ranks No. 20 in rushing offense at home.

Cincinnati was a 34-13 winner in its last match on the road against the Eagles. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 47 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Last time we saw the Eagles, they had no answer for BenJarvus Green-Ellis as the Bengals rolled to a 34-13 victory at Lincoln Financial Field.

Pittsburgh was a 27-24 loser in its last match on the road against the Cowboys. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 51 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Ben Roethlisberger led the way last time out for the Steelers, connecting for 339 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 27-24 loss to the Steelers at Cowboys Stadium.

Cincinnati Bengals Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the division are 3-7

Pittsburgh Steelers Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing within the division are 6-4

A few Bengals at Steelers trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games at home
Pittsburgh is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati home to Baltimore, Sunday, December 30
Pittsburgh home to Cleveland, Sunday, December 30

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