Ravens vs. Bengals Prediction
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bengals are currently 1-point favorites versus the Ravens while the over/under total is currently sitting at 41 points. Baltimore is 10-5 overall and 4-3 on the road while Cincinnati is 9-6 overall and 3-4 at home.
Line Movement: The Bengals opened as a 3-point favorite but the line has been bet down to 1 point at most sports books, although some books are still offering the spread as high as 2.5. The total, meanwhile, opened at 43 but has been bet down to 41.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 55% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Ravens. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
NFL Playoff Free Pick: Take Baltimore. According to latest NFL trends, the Bengals are 1-6-1 against the spread in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record and 1-7-2 ATS in their last 10 games versus the AFC North. The Bengals are also 0-3-1 ATS in their last four games after scoring less than 15 points in their previous game. The Ravens, meanwhile, are 3-1-1 ATS in their last five games following a straight up win of more than 14 points and the they’re ATS in their last five games after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous contest. The Ravens can’t improve their playoff position in the AFC but this is a team that has won just once in their last four games. They need to build some momentum heading into the postseason and thus, look for Baltimore to put together a solid effort.
2012 NFL WEEK 17 FREE PICK: BALTIMORE RAVENS +1