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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns meet at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 34-30 winner as they battled the Packers at home. The Bengals covered in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 64 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 31-27 winner as they battled the Vikings on the road. The Browns covered in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 58 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Cincinnati has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Cincinnati: 2-1 SU, 2-0-1 ATS
Cleveland: 1-2 SU, 1-2 ATS

Cincinnati most recently:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the division are 5-5

Cleveland most recently:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the division are 2-8

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Cincinnati is 9-2-1 ATS in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cleveland's last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cleveland's last 13 games

Next up:
Cincinnati home to New England, Sunday, October 6
Cleveland home to Buffalo, Thursday, October 3