|2012 NFL Odds: Dolphins vs. Bengals Week 5 Point Spread & Total|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 04 October 2012 14:30|
Dolphins vs. Bengals Week 5 Odds
CINCINNATI, OH (The Spread) – Two teams heading in opposite directions will square off in Cincinnati on Sunday when the 3-1 Bengals host the 1-3 Dolphins at 1:00PM ET.
MIAMI: The Dolphins fell to 1-3 with their 24-21 loss to the Cardinals last Sunday. They once held a 13-0 lead but couldn't hang on as Arizona stormed back in the fourth quarter to eventually win the game in overtime. Miami did cover the spread, however, and is now 2-2 against the number this season while the over is 3-1. Reggie Bush leads the team with 369 yards and two touchdowns, while Ryan Tannehill has thrown for 1,046 yards and Brian Hartline has a team-high 455 receiving yards. Defensively, Cameron Wake has 4.5 sacks while Sean Smith has two interceptions.
CINCINNATI: The Bengals improved their record to 3-1 with a convincing 27-10 victory over the Jaguars last Sunday. Cincinnati is in a two-way time with Baltimore for first place in the AFC North, although the Ravens currently hold the tie-breaker after beating the Bengals in Week 1. A.J. Green leads Cincinnati in receiving with 428 yards and three touchdowns, while Andy Dalton has thrown for 1,111 yards and Geno Atkins has five sacks. The Bengals are 2-1-1 against the spread, and the over has covered in three of four games.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Bengals as 3.5-point home favorites over the Dolphins, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 45 points. Miami enters play with a 1-3 overall record and is 0-2 on the road, while Cincinnati is 3-1 overall and 1-0 at home.
TRENDS: The road team is 4-0 against the spread in the last four meetings between these two teams, while the Dolphins are 8-0 ATS in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record. They’re also 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games overall and 7-2 ATS in their last nine games versus the AFC. The Bengals are 1-7-2 ATS in their last 10 games versus the AFC and 1-4-1 ATS in their last six home games.Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!