|2009 NFL Preseason Betting Preview: Colts at Bengals Trends & Injuries|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Wednesday, 02 September 2009 16:41|
Colts at Bengals Preview
The Cincinnati Bengals will host the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night at 7:30PM ET in both team’s preseason finales.
Both teams enter this game with identical 1-2 preseason records. In Week 3, the Colts were upset 18-17 by the Lions as Indy failed to cover the 3-point spread. The under 41 covered in that game.
The Bengals were also defeated in Week 3. Cincy dropped a 24-21 score to the Rams as 2.5-point favorites. The over 34 posted in that game.
Oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.com have made the Colts 3.5-point underdogs against the Bengals, while the total has been established at 36.5.
Expect both teams to keep the ball on the ground and try to keep their players healthy. Colts quarterback Peyton Manning isn’t expected to play much and Bengals signal caller Carson Palmer won’t play at all as he nurses an injury.
Head-to-Head Series History
CINCINNATI is 2-0 against the spread versus INDIANAPOLIS over the last 3 seasons
CINCINNATI is 2-0 straight up against INDIANAPOLIS over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
Teams have not released an official injury report.
2009 NFL Preseason Week 4: Colts at Bengals Odds & Over/Under Totals
Indianapolis Colts +3.5 Over 36.5
Cincinnati Bengals –3.5 Under 36.5
Posted: 9/2/09 9:41PM ET