Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh Recap - Steelers Win 35-7
Cincinnati couldn't hang with the Steelers on Sunday as Pittsburgh blasted the Bengals 35-7 in Week 13 action at Heinz Field.
Pittsburgh won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 43.5.
Ben Roethlisberger completed 15 of 23 pass attempts for 176 yards and 2 TDs for the Steelers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Cedric Benson rushed for 52 yards for Cincinnati, while Bernard Scott added 30 yards. Andy Dalton threw for 135 yards for the Bengals, while receivers A.J. Green and Jermaine Gresham had 87 and 37 yards respectively.
Cincinnati was outgained by Pittsburgh 295-232 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-13 by the Steelers.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 32:44, longer than the 27:16 of their opponents.
Pittsburgh 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 vs Houston.