NFL Free Pick: BAL/CIN
The Baltimore Ravens try and keep their postseason hopes alive in the AFC while the Cincinnati Bengals just try to finish the season as the two division rivals square off this Sunday.
Oddsmakers from online sports book Sportsbook.com have made the Ravens -7 point spread favorite. The over/under for this game has been set at 36 total points.
Key Trend: The Ravens are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, while the Bengals are just 2-4 against the spread in their last six games. The total has also gone over in four of Baltimore’s last six games when playing on the road against Cincinnati.
Key Stat: The Ravens are allowing just 17 points per game defensively, while the Bengals are only scoring an average of 13.5. The Ravens have also limited opponents to 182.3 passing yards a game, while Cincy is averaging just 159.9 yards per game through the air.
Game Outlook: When in doubt, go with the team that has something to play for. The Bengals showed a valiant effort against the Eagles at home two weeks ago, but then was no match for the Steelers last Thursday. Ryan Fitzpatrick and the lackluster Bengals’ offense will struggle garnering any points against a stout Baltimore defense, while Joe Flacco and the Ravens’ outstanding rushing game shouldn’t have any trouble moving the ball against a Cincinnati defense full of holes. Buck the trend on the over, however, and go with the under. The Bengals won’t score more than 10 points.
Our Free NFL Pick for the Week 13 matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals game is
BALTIMORE RAVENS -7
TheSpread.com Projected Final Score
Baltimore Ravens 20
Cincinnati Bengals 10
We also predict that this game will GO UNDER THE TOTAL (36 Sportsbook.com) SET BY ODDSMAKERS
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Posted: 11/30/08 9:00AM ET