Indianapolis vs Cincinnati Recap - Bengals Win 27-17
|Indianapolis vs Cincinnati Recap - Bengals Win 27-17|
Jerome Simpson inflicted damage on the Indianapolis secondary, getting 101 receiving yards as Cincinnati defeated the Colts 27-17 at Paul Brown Stadium.
Cincinnati was a favorite by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 40.5.
Andy Dalton completed 25 of 32 pass attempts for 264 yards and 1 TD for the Bengals in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Delone Carter rushed for 45 yards for Indianapolis, while Donald Brown added 35 yards. Curtis Painter threw for 188 yards for the Colts, while receivers Reggie Wayne and Dallas Clark had 58 and 53 yards respectively.
Indianapolis was outgained by Cincinnati 358-273 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-17 by the Colts.
Indianapolis lost the time of possession battle 33:36/26:24, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Cincinnati looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Seahawks. The Colts will aim to get back on the winning track at New Orleans.