Bengals still an AFC favorite
Are the Cincinnati Bengals in a free fall? See what oddsmakers think of them heading into Sunday’s game with the St. Louis Rams.
According to oddsmakers at MyBookie.ag, the Bengals are the clear favorite in today’s game, as they are getting odds of -10 points against the Rams. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 42 points. These two meet today at 1PM ET on FOX.
After an 8-0 start, the Bengals have suffered back-to-back losses to the Texans and Cardinals by a combined seven points. They are 8-1-1 against the spread and still the AFC North leader by two games and second in the AFC standings. Oddsmakers have them as a -800 favorite to win the division, while their odds to win the AFC are set at 5/1. Their odds to win the Super Bowl currently sit at 14/1, which is actually behind the Steelers, who have 12/1 odds.
The Bengals meet up with one of the league’s worst offenses in the Rams. St. Louis is 4-6 on the season and 4-5-1 against the spread. The Rams have lost three straight and they come into this game with the 31st-ranked scoring offense (17.9 ppg) and 31st-ranked offense in terms of yards (299.9 ypg). While St. Louis has a stud running back in Todd Gurley, who has 775 yards and six scores, he meets up with a Cincinnati defense that is giving up just 18.6 points per game.