|2013 NFL on CBS Week 6 Odds & Over/Under Total: Bengals vs. Bills|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 09 October 2013 14:00|
Bengals vs. Bills Odds
Cincinnati is 3-2 on the season, 0-2 on the road and 3-1-1 against the spread. Buffalo is 2-3 overall, 2-1 at home and 3-2 against the spread. Buffalo has won nine of its last 10 meetings with Cincinnati, dating back to 1991.
Trends show that the Bills are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 against the Bengals and the underdog has covered in 4 straight in this series. These two have also hit the over in their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Bengals are the favorite on the road, as they have odds of -7 points against the Bills. The over/under total for the game has been set at 42 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Bengals favored by 7.5 points. The spread climbed to a peak of 9 points before falling back to Cincinnati -7. The over/under total for the game hasn’t changed since opening at 42 points.
The Bengals are coming off a 13-6 win over the Patriots, which was the first loss of the season for New England. The Bengals have had a strong defensive showing all season, allowing just 316.8 yards per game. The Cincinnati offense hasn’t been stellar, posting just 330.2 yards per game. Quarterback Andy Dalton has thrown for 1,215 yards and five touchdowns, but has five interceptions as well. Receiver A.J. Green has 31 receptions for 361 yards and three scores.
The Bills are coming off a 37-24 loss at Cleveland last week. Along with the loss, Buffalo also lost quarterback E.J. Manuel indefinitely to a knee injury. Rookie QB Jeff Tuel stepped in last week, going 8 of 20 passing for 80 yards with an interception. Buffalo will have to rely on its strong rushing game that averages 152.6 yards per game. Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller have combined for 605 yards and five touchdowns on the ground this season. Defensive end Mario Williams is leading Buffalo’s defense with 7.5 sacks.
In terms of Injuries, Cincinnati cornerbacks Brandon Ghee (thigh) and Leon Hall (hamstring) are both questionable. Buffalo center Doug Legursky (leg) and cornerback Ron Brooks (foot) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Bengals, as they are getting 63% of the wagers with odds of -7 points at Buffalo on Sunday.