Bengals Fall 27-21 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
Pittsburgh won 27-21 on Monday against Cincinnati behind a 110-yard receiving performance from Mike Wallace at Paul Brown Stadium.
Pittsburgh won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 41.5.
Ben Roethlisberger completed 17 of 27 pass attempts for 163 yards and 1 TD for the Steelers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bengals defense.
Cedric Benson rushed for 54 yards for Cincinnati,. Carson Palmer threw for 248 yards for the Bengals, while receivers Terrell Owens and Jordan Shipley had 141 and 47 yards respectively.
Cincinnati was outgained by Pittsburgh 314-272 yards in Monday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-14 by the Bengals.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 32:19, longer than the 27:41 of their opponents.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face New England looking for another win. For Cincinnati, they head on the road to face Indianapolis.