San Francisco Defeats Cincinnati 13-8 - Recap
|San Francisco Defeats Cincinnati 13-8 - Recap|
San Francisco won 13-8 on Sunday against Cincinnati behind a 114-yard receiving performance from Vernon Davis at Paul Brown Stadium.
San Francisco was an underdog by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 38.5.
Alex Smith completed 20 of 30 pass attempts for 201 yards and 0 TDs for the 49ers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Cedric Benson rushed for 64 yards for Cincinnati, while Bernard Scott added 10 yards. Andy Dalton threw for 157 yards for the Bengals, while receivers Andre Caldwell and Jermaine Gresham had 53 and 51 yards respectively.
San Francisco was outgained by Cincinnati 228-226 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 16-14 by the 49ers.
Cincinnati lost the time of possession battle 35:20/24:40, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, San Francisco takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Cincinnati, they head home to face Buffalo.