|2013 NFL on CBS Week 7 Odds & Point Spread: Lions -1 vs. Bengals|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 16 October 2013 15:00|
Bengals vs. Lions Odds
Detroit is 4-2 overall, 2-0 at home and 4-2 against the spread. Cincinnati is 4-2 overall, 1-2 on the road and 3-2-1 against the spread. Cincinnati has won its last four meetings with the Lions, dating back to 1998.
Trends show that the Lions are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games in October while Cincinnati is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 games against a team with a winning record and 0-3-1 ATS in its last 4 road games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Detroit is the slim favorite, as the Lions have odds of -1 point at home against the Bengals. The over/under total for the game has been set at 47 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Detroit favored by a point. The spread climbed to 2.5 before falling back to 1. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 47 points.
The Lions are coming off a 31-17 win at Cleveland last week. The Lions have been mostly steady on offense, scoring at least 27 points in all four wins while posting 379.5 yards per game. The defense is giving up just under 400 yards per game, but has 12 sacks and 13 turnovers as a unit. DeAndre Levy is leading the way with a team-high 49 tackles and two interceptions. Matthew Stafford is leading the offense with 1,772 yards and 12 touchdowns.
The Bengals are coming off a 27-24 overtime win over Buffalo on the road. The Bengals have had their last three wins come by seven points or less. The defense is giving up just 317.6 yards per game while the offense is posing 355.6 yards per contest. Andy Dalton has thrown for 1,552 yards and eight touchdowns to lead the offense while A.J. Green has 37 receptions for 464 yards and four touchdowns. As a defensive unit, Cincinnati has 18 sacks and 10 turnovers created.
In terms of Injuries, Cincinnati cornerback Brandon Ghee (thigh) and guard Mike Pollack (knee) are both questionable for Sunday’s game. Detroit tackle Jason Fox (knee) and running back Joique Bell (ribs) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Detroit, as the Lions are getting 62% of the wagers with odds of -1 point against Cincinnati on Sunday.