Bengals Down Detroit 27-24 - Match Report
|Bengals Down Detroit 27-24 - Match Report|
Cincinnati got 3 passing strikes from Andy Dalton en route to a 27-24 victory over Detroit on Sunday in Week 7 action at Ford Field.
Cincinnati won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 45.5.
Giovani Bernard rushed for 27 yards, while BenJarvus Green-Ellis added 24 yards in the win. A.J. Green and Jermaine Gresham added 155 and 64 receiving yards respectively.
Reggie Bush rushed for 50 yards for Detroit, while Joique Bell added 27 yards. Matthew Stafford threw for 357 yards for the Lions, while receivers Calvin Johnson and Kevin Ogletree had 155 and 50 yards respectively.
Cincinnati was outgained by Detroit 434-421 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-18 by the Lions.
Detroit led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:31/25:29 split in that important category.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Dallas.