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Seahawks vs Bengals Wagering Preview

Cincinnati has been a lousy bet following its bye week the past dozen years, but this year's Bengal team is different from years past.

The Bengals are just 3-9 ATS in 12 post-bye games dating back to 2000. But they get a weak Seahawks that managed just a field goal in losing 6-3 to Cleveland last week.

Cincy is favored by just a point and maye be great value. More than 60% of the betting action is on the Bengals here according to Consensus data here at OddsShark.com.

View Cincinnati vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Seahawks in this one, they're listed as 2.5-point underdogs on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 38.5 for Monday. The best dog number is at TopBet while the best under line was at 5Dimes Saturday.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 29-rated Seahawks and the No. 8-ranked Bengals, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 24-15 result in favor of the Bengals.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 16.2 PPG, against a Bengals defense that ranks No. 4 this week at 18.5 PPG. The Seahawks aerial game is averaging 182.8 yards per game, less than the Bengals secondary allows through the air, 189 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Bengals feature the league's No. 9-rated road run defense, allowing 103.3 yards per game. Seattle, meanwhile, ranks No. 31 in rushing offense at home.

Cincinnati was a 27-17 winner in its last match at home against the Colts. They covered the 4.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 44 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. In their last gridiron battle, Jerome Simpson did much of the damage, producing 101 receiving yards as Cincinnati beat the Colts 27-17 at Paul Brown Stadium.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 6-3 loser as they battled the Browns on the road. The Seahawks earned a push in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 9 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. In their last game, the Seahawks were Week 7 losers coming out on the wrong end of 6-3 score against Cleveland.

Cincinnati Bengals Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 4-6

Seattle Seahawks Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 3-7

A few Bengals at Seahawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Seattle
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Seattle's last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 8 games at home
Seattle is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati at Tennessee, Sunday, November 6
Seattle at Dallas, Sunday, November 6

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