The 8-3-1 Bengals will look to strengthen their lead in the AFC North on Sunday in the first of their two matchups with Pittsburgh in the final four weeks of the regular season.
The Bengals are 5-1 SU in their last six, but a middling 3-2-1 ATS. Cincy has given up just 12 points per game in their last three, with the point total finishing UNDER in each of their last four games, 8-4 on the season.
The 7-5 Steelers will be looking to pick up a win on Sunday to remain in contention in both the AFC North divisional race and the AFC Wild Card hunt. Pittsburgh is 1-2 SU and 0-3 ATS in its last three games, and has struggled to produce offense away from Heinz Field, averaging just 16.75 points per game in their last four on the road, but are 11-2 SU in their last 13 visits to Cincy.
The Steelers have been outscored 57-16 in divisional road games so far in 2014, a cautionary stat as they head to Cincy.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Cincinnati Bengals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Those siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Pittsburgh Steelers listed as 4-point underdogs at shops such as Bodog. Meanwhile, the over under line for the betting matchup was at 47 over at 5Dimes.
Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Steelers vs Cincinnati Bengals Pick
Odds – VSB
prediction models pick the Steelers to win this game on Sunday 28-23. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Cincinnati Bengals Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Cincinnati Bengals are 8-3-1 so far on the season, and 6-5-1 ATS vs the point spread. The Pittsburgh Steelers, meanwhile, are 7-5 and 5-7 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Cincinnati go 4-8 and the Pittsburgh Steelers go 8-4 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh injuries news.
The Power Rankings at Odds – VSB
have the No. 11-rated Pittsburgh Steelers taking on the No. 22-rated Cincinnati Bengals in this betting contest.
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How Pittsburgh Steelers vs Cincinnati Bengals Stats Matchup
The game also pits Cincinnati’s No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 21.67 PPG, against a Steelers defense that ranks No. 21 this week at 24.83 PPG. The Bengals aerial game is averaging 219.08 yards per game, less than the Steelers secondary allows through the air, 243 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Pittsburgh Steelers feature the league’s No. 10-rated road run defense, allowing 102 yards per game. The Cincinnati Bengals, meanwhile, ranks No. 3 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Ben Roethlisberger handled the Saints defense in his team’s most recent action, throwing for 435 yards and 2 scores, but Pittsburgh still lost to New Orleans 35-32.
In their last game, the Bengals were Week 13 winners, coming out on top of the Buccaneers by a score of 14-13.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Cincinnati Bengals Betting Odds Trends
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games on the road
Cincinnati is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games
Cincinnati is 12-3-1 ATS in its last 16 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Pittsburgh at Atlanta, Sunday, December 14th
Cincinnati at Cleveland, Sunday, December 14th