Recap - Lions Defeat Cincinnati 34-3
|Recap - Lions Defeat Cincinnati 34-3|
The battle between the Lions and Bengals didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Cincinnati was handed a 34-3 defeat on Friday at Ford Field.
Detroit was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 34.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Drew Stanton completed 7 of 15 pass attempts for 110 yards and 0 TDs for the Lions in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Cedric Benson rushed for 37 yards for Cincinnati, while Jay Finley added 15 yards. Andy Dalton threw for 69 yards for the Bengals, while receivers Jordan Shipley and A.J. Green had 37 and 29 yards respectively.
Cincinnati was outgained by Detroit 350-205 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-14 by the Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Detroit as their offense was on the field for 32:26, longer than the 27:34 of their opponents.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Browns. The Bengals will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.