Steelers vs. Bengals Free Pick
The Bengals currently own the top seed in the AFC and they'd like to keep their No. 1 spot in the conference by beating the Steelers today at 1:00PM ET.
No team in the NFL has been better against the spread coming off a win than Cincinnati. The Bengals are 7-1-1 against the spread coming off a victory this season, with an average margin of victory of 10.8. They've also covered the spread by nearly a touchdown (+6.2) in games coming off a win.
The Bengals lead the NFL in scoring defense, allowing just 16.3 points per game this season. They've also held five of their last six opponents to 10 points or less and although they face a difficult challenge today, the Steelers won't have as much success moving the ball as they did last weekend versus the Colts.
As for the Steelers, they've allowed over 300 passing yards in three of their last four games and are 29th in pass defense (275.5 passing yards per game). According to oddsmakers from online sports book RealBet.eu, the Bengals are only laying 2.5 points versus the Steelers today. It might be a back-and-forth battle but Cincinnati should win by a field goal-plus.
NFL WEEK 14 FREE PICK: CINCINNATI BENGALS -2.5