|2013 NFL on FOX Game of the Week Odds & Spread: Packers vs. Bengals|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 19 September 2013 14:00|
Packers vs. Bengals Odds
Green Bay is 1-1 on the season, 0-1 on the road and 1-1 against the spread. Cincinnati is 1-1 overall, 1-0 at home and 1-0-1 against the spread. Cincinnati has won two straight over Green Bay.
Trends show that the Packers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games while Cincinnati is 8-2-1 ATS in its last 11 games and 4-1 ATS in its last 5 home games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Green Bay is the favorite to win this game, as the Packers have odds of -2.5 points at Cincinnati on Sunday. The over/under total for this game has been set at 48.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Packers favored by a point. The spread moved up to a peak of 3 before settling back at Green Bay -2.5. The over/under total for the game opened at 48 points and since has added the hook.
The Packers picked up their first win of the season last week, beating Washington, 38-20 at home. Green Bay dominated the Redskins’ defense, racking up 580 total yards. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is off to a fast start, throwing for 813 yards with seven touchdowns and one interception through the two games. Four different Packers have over 120 receiving yards on the season as well. Defensively, Green Bay is led by Sam Shields, who has 17 tackles and five pass deflections.
The Bengals are 1-1 on the season thanks to a 20-10 win at home over the Steelers on Monday Night Football. Cincinnati is averaging 20.5 points and 373.5 yards per game on offense while the defense is holding opponents to 17 points and 300.5 yards per game. Quarterback Andy Dalton has thrown for 562 yards and three touchdowns in the two games. AJ Green has caught 15 passes for 203 yards and two scores.
In terms of Injuries, Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy (concussion) is doubtful for the game while safety Morgan Burnett (hamstring) is questionable. Cincinnati defensive end Robert Geathers (elbow) and guard Mike Pollak (knee) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Green Bay, as the Packers are getting odds of -2.5 points at Cincinnati on Sunday.