Up until this season, the Cincinnati Bengals were rarely mentioned in the same category of upper echelon NFL teams. But after a 3-0 SU and ATS start to the 2015 campaign, Andy Dalton and company are turning some heads.
- The Bengals are 14-4-1 ATS in their last 19 at home.
- The Chiefs are 6-1 SU in their last seven games in October.
- The Bengals have started back-to-back 3-0 seasons for the first time since 2006.
The Bengals have rattled off wins over Oakland, San Diego, and division rival Baltimore heading into Week 4’s meeting with the Kansas City Chiefs while averaging 418 total offensive yards per game – the second highest in the league. The friendly confines of Paul Brown Stadium have resulted in big profits for Bengals backers as of late. In their last 19 home games, Cincy is 14-4-1 ATS and 15-3-1 SU.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks, including Bodog, had set the Cincinnati Bengals as -3-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was hovering around 42.5 earlier in the week (check for the current over-under lines at MyBookie).
Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds – VSB
pick a 24-18 result in favor of the Bengals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Cincinnati Bengals Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Cincinnati Bengals sport a record of 3-0 and 3-0 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Kansas City Chiefs sit at 1-2 and 1-2 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 2-1 for the Bengals and 3-0 for the Chiefs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Kansas City injuries news.
According to the Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
it’s the No. 9-rated Cincinnati Bengals and the No. 19-rated Kansas City Chiefs in this matchup.
Offensively, the game matches up the Cincinnati Bengals No. 7-ranked offense (28.33 PPG) against a Kansas City Chiefs defense that ranks No. 29 at 29.67 PPG. The Bengals passing attack has averaged 285 yards per game, less than the Chiefs give up through the air (287 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Kansas City Chiefs feature the league’s No. 16-rated road run defense, allowing 110.5 yards per game. The Cincinnati Bengals, meanwhile, ranks No. 3 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Jamaal Charles rushed for 3 TDs but Kansas City still lost 38-28 versus Green Bay in their last outing on Monday at Lambeau Field.
Cincinnati comes off a game where it received a 3-TD performance from Andy Dalton in defeating the Ravens 28-24.
- Kansas City is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
- Kansas City is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 games
- Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- Cincinnati is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
- Cincinnati is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati’s last 12 games
- Cincinnati is 14-4-1 ATS in its last 19 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Kansas City home to Chicago, Sunday, October 11th
Cincinnati home to Seattle, Sunday, October 11th